Articles Tagged ‘SXB’

18 airports battle for Arch of Triumph Week 23; 200-FTWA barrier burst through

18 airports battle for Arch of Triumph Week 23; 200-FTWA barrier burst through

This is a landmark edition of the 2017 Arch of Triumph battle, as we pass the 200-FTWA barrier in the 23rd week of the annual competition. With a massive 18 entries this week, including four from Blue Air and three each from Norwegian and Air Arabia Maroc, its no surprise we’ve had a busy week […]

Air Arabia Maroc expands from Fez

Air Arabia Maroc expands from Fez

Air Arabia Maroc opens eight new routes from Fez – includes carrier’s first domestic route.  

Volotea ventures into 11 new sectors across eight different countries

Volotea ventures into 11 new sectors across eight different countries

Volotea starts new routes in Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the UK.


Germania opens Palma base with three new routes

Germania opens Palma base with three new routes

Germania starts six new routes as it opens a base at its biggest airport.

Volotea celebrates five years of flying; fleet of 28 aircraft expected to carry 4.3 million passengers on over 240 routes in 2017

Volotea celebrates five years of flying; fleet of 28 aircraft expected to carry 4.3 million passengers on over 240 routes in 2017

With its fleet of 717s and A319s, Volotea is big in France and Italy. With nine operating bases this summer, the LCC serves almost 80 airports across Europe. We reveal its extreme seasonality, rapid growth, leading airports and range of route frequencies.

TUI Airlines Belgium connects Belgium and Bosnia and Herzegovina

TUI Airlines Belgium connects Belgium and Bosnia and Herzegovina

TUI Airlines Belgium begins twice-weekly flights between Brussels Charleroi and Sarajevo. 


Ryanair launches 48 new routes in two days

Ryanair launches 48 new routes in two days

Ryanair leads the way in terms of S17 route launches, with nearly 50 new airport pairs.

Fly KISS gets all-lippy at London Luton launch

Fly KISS gets all-lippy at London Luton launch

Fly KISS starts operations with multiple sector domestic and international routes across France and the UK.

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France is still clinging on to having more than 50% of seats and frequencies at its main Paris CDG hub, despite the LCC onslaught. Seven years since our data elves last looked under the hood at the SkyTeam carrier’s biggest operations, they check the oil and kick the tyres again.


Volotea operates almost 200 routes; Europe’s youngest LCC adding A319s; Albania, Malta, Moldova, Portugal and UK new in S16

Volotea operates almost 200 routes; Europe’s youngest LCC adding A319s; Albania, Malta, Moldova, Portugal and UK new in S16

This niche LCC began operations in April 2012 and will this summer operate 183 routes, that’s 146 more than it does in winter. We highlight the airline’s extreme seasonality, its busiest airports and where it’s growing this summer.

Volotea starts routes #4 and #5 from Strasbourg for W15/16

Volotea starts routes #4 and #5 from Strasbourg for W15/16

Volotea begins two new domestic services to Toulouse and Nice from its Strasbourg base.

SunExpress starts new route trio in France and Italy

SunExpress starts new route trio in France and Italy

SunExpress begins its first flights to Italy – Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino. Antalya and Strasbourg also now connected.