Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

Dublin opens Terminal 2 amid economic crisis; DAA pax down 13% in 2010; 40 Irish routes dropped in two years

Dublin opens Terminal 2 amid economic crisis; DAA pax down 13% in 2010; 40 Irish routes dropped in two years

It’s been a mixed week in Ireland. The country’s capital airport finally opened its new terminal while the country sought an EU bail out. But which routes have been lost from which airports in the last two years?

UK - Morocco traffic up 60% this summer; more routes now served year round; BA returning in 2011

UK – Morocco traffic up 60% this summer; more routes now served year round; BA returning in 2011

Morocco’s ‘Open-Skies’ agreement with the EU has certainly helped stimulate the UK market as the growing presence of easyJet and Ryanair testifies. Which UK regional airports have scheduled services to Morocco and who will BA be competing with when it returns to the market next year?

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Our annual review of European winter capacity shows that European capacity is up around 6% this winter, the UK is only just ahead of Germany, Lufthansa is holding off Ryanair and only one of the top 15 airports is reporting a decline.


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Wednesday 3 – Monday 8 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Wednesday 3 – Monday 8 November)

WINTER SEASON PART II: 80 new routes!!! This week features full analysis of the big batch of new routes that launched in the last week. Which European capital city got four new routes with four different airlines? Great parties featured included British Airways’ London Gatwick to Cancun and RwandAir’s Kigali to Mombasa and Dubai.

Over 250 new routes started this week as the winter season gets underway

Over 250 new routes started this week as the winter season gets underway

The number of new route launches has doubled compared with this time last year suggesting that globally the industry is definitely recovering. Download our free spreadsheet detailing all the new routes and what competition they face. AND VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE CAKE OF THE WEEK!!

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]


Ryanair’s new Seville base opens with 11 new routes; overtakes Vueling as airport’s leading carrier by seats

Ryanair’s new Seville base opens with 11 new routes; overtakes Vueling as airport’s leading carrier by seats

Spain is where Ryanair is growing the fastest. Its newest two aircraft base at Seville sees it competing with which carriers on which routes? And which destinations served this summer are not being operated this winter?

Ryanair responds to German air travel tax by cutting 30% of flights at Frankfurt Hahn next summer; nine routes axed

Ryanair responds to German air travel tax by cutting 30% of flights at Frankfurt Hahn next summer; nine routes axed

And so it begins. Ryanair, never afraid to respond to changing market conditions, has announced cuts at its Hahn base. But which routes will be lost next year, and which were lost (and gained) between 2009 and 2010?

Ryanair re-allocates winter capacity; Spain now #1 market with 26% growth; France and UK suffer 20% cuts in flights

Ryanair re-allocates winter capacity; Spain now #1 market with 26% growth; France and UK suffer 20% cuts in flights

Ryanair’s ruthless approach towards routes, bases and even countries means that its network is constantly evolving. We take a closer look at how its winter capacity this year will differ from last year to reveal which countries are gaining Ryanair services and which are losing them.


British Airways announces new service from London City to Stockholm Arlanda to start in early 2011

British Airways announces new service from London City to Stockholm Arlanda to start in early 2011

The London – Stockholm market has not grown during the last decade but BA’s latest decision marks the third new service between the two cities in the space of 15 months. Apart from BA, Ryanair and SAS, who else serves the market?

Boeing closes in on Airbus in 2010 delivery race; US majors take large narrowbody deliveries

Boeing closes in on Airbus in 2010 delivery race; US majors take large narrowbody deliveries

In August and September, Boeing delivered more aircraft than Airbus, but which aircraft type dominated? Which US majors had large aircraft orders fulfilled? And which airlines took delivery of A380s?

germanwings launches Italian offensive with nine new routes from Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart and Hannover in 2011

germanwings launches Italian offensive with nine new routes from Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart and Hannover in 2011

While the Brits love to get away to France, the Germans prefer Italy. Lufthansa’s LCC announces nine new routes for next summer but who are the leading airlines in the market? And just how small is Alitalia’s share of traffic?