Articles Tagged ‘VLM’

Air France’s HOP! leaves CityJet without a leg to stand on

Air France’s HOP! leaves CityJet without a leg to stand on

From S’13, HOP! will operate 530 daily flights to 136 destinations across 15 countries for parent Air France.

Deauville anticipates growth in visiting tourists flying in with CityJet’s new service from London City Airport

Deauville anticipates growth in visiting tourists flying in with CityJet’s new service from London City Airport

We were on board last week’s familiarisation flight from London City to Deauville and enjoyed a guided tour of the seaside resort town in Normandy. But which other destinations are served as charter routes from the airport?

Have cake and eaten it? Has abolition of departure tax helped KLM and Amsterdam?

Country AnalysisAnalysis of Amsterdam’s traffic figures show what impact the demise of the departure tax has had – or does it? What’s happening at the other Dutch airports and which are the leading country markets?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 2 May – Friday 8 May):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsRecession? What recession? The world’s airlines unleashed another 70-plus new routes this week featuring Aegean Airlines, Air Arabia Maroc, Air India Express, Air Malta, airBaltic, airberlin, Air Transat, Allegiant Air, Austrian, Blue1, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, easyJet, El Al, Etihad, Flybe, Flyglobespan, Germanwings, GOL, Helvetic, Iberia, Intersky, JAT Airways, Jet2.com, LOT, MyAir.com, Northwest, Norwegian, Ryanair, TAAG Angola Airlines, Turkish Airlines, VLM and WestJet. We have photos!

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 10 January – Friday 16 January):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsAnother 17 new routes were started around the world this week by Azul (Brazil), BA (UK), Cebu Pacific (Philippines), Cimber Air (Denmark), Eastern Airways (UK), easyJet (UK), JAL (Japan), Mihin Lanka (Sri Lanka), Oman Air (Oman), Turkish Airlines (Turkey), Vivaaerobus (Mexico) and VLM (Netherlands).

British Airways doubled route network at London City in 2008; now #1 airline with New York A318 service starting later this year

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisLondon City airport passed the three million passenger mark in 2008 thanks in part to BA’s expansion. Which new routes did it add and which has it dropped as it looks to create a significant niche operation at the airport?


VLM’s takeover by Air France/KLM creates dominant force at London’s City airport

VLM’s takeover by Air France/KLM creates dominant force at London’s City airportAir France has made a bold move to grab the initiative at London City airport by acquiring Dutch-owned, Belgian-based VLM. With a fleet of mostly Fokker 50s the business focused airline has been profitable for the last nine years and operates a number of short-haul, high-frequency routes. We take a detailed look at the airline’s operations.

VLM fares fall by 50% if bookings can be planned a fortnight in advance

VLM fares fall by 50% if bookings can be planned a fortnight in advanceAs the ultimate pure business airport you would think that air fares from London City would be ultra expensive. But day return fares for next day travel are under £400 and if you can plan two weeks ahead this falls to around £150. Which route is the best value for money in terms of cost per kilometre? We reveal all!