Articles Tagged ‘Volotea’

Airlines started 3,000+ new routes in 2016; Ryanair back on top beating easyJet and Wizz Air as Euro and US (U)LCCs dominate

Airlines started 3,000+ new routes in 2016; Ryanair back on top beating easyJet and Wizz Air as Euro and US (U)LCCs dominate

We have analysed our New Route Database to reveal the startling statistics for 2016 – including whether Airbus or Boeing aircraft started more new routes. We reveal the top 20 airlines for new routes last year, and the top 15 country markets. We also look ahead to 2017 for which we already know about 1,150 […]

Ajaccio Airport sees international traffic quadruple; low-cost traffic accounts for 26% of passengers; gearing up to host CONNECT 2017

Ajaccio Airport sees international traffic quadruple; low-cost traffic accounts for 26% of passengers; gearing up to host CONNECT 2017

Serving the capital of Corsica, Ajaccio Airport has seen its annual traffic grow by 39% during the past decade, with traffic for 2016 (January-November) up 4.3%. The biggest development however is in the low-cost market, which now contributes 26% of the airport’s passengers. To learn more about traffic development of this year’s CONNECT conference host, […]

Air France still dominant in French domestic market but easyJet, Volotea and newcomer Fly KISS all gaining ground slowly

Air France still dominant in French domestic market but easyJet, Volotea and newcomer Fly KISS all gaining ground slowly

We look back at the last decade and see how market shares have shifted in the French domestic market. Plus an analysis of the growth in traffic on the leading regional French domestic routes as LCCs have made their presence felt since 2008.


Italy set to pass 160 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Alitalia as LCC share gets close to 50%; Germany still #1 market

Italy set to pass 160 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Alitalia as LCC share gets close to 50%; Germany still #1 market

Italian airport traffic is up 4.4% so far in 2016, with international growth outstripping domestic. Ryanair is growing faster than Alitalia, but not as fast as Volotea. Growth at top 15 country markets compared.

Chisinau International Airport – the main gateway to Moldova is going through great changes

Chisinau International Airport – the main gateway to Moldova is going through great changes

After a period of terminal and airfield modernisation, Chisinau International Airport has begun to reap the rewards in terms of route development success. At the same time, airport administrator Avia Invest LLC seeks to maintain the airport as one of the most modern and safest airports in the region.

Does Ernest know best? anna.aero finds out as Europe’s latest LCC takes off from Tirana to nine Italian destinations

Does Ernest know best? anna.aero finds out as Europe’s latest LCC takes off from Tirana to nine Italian destinations

Ernest is the latest LCC to commence operation in Europe. Using Mistral Air 737-400s and ATR 72s, the airline operates a virtual base from Tirana in Albania to nine destinations across Italy. With five of its routes already being served, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airline’s flying schedule, and to discover the impact […]


Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; Kjos he’s worth it again – Norwegian CEO loves his long-haul award

Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; Kjos he’s worth it again – Norwegian CEO loves his long-haul award

Kjos he’s worth it again. Well you now know one of the four airline winners in Part II of the Euro ANNIES awards, after last week’s airport awards in Part I. Will Germania, Iberia or Turkish Airlines secure back-to-back wins or will the prizes be soon gathering dust in the lobbies of new airlines like […]

Amsterdam and Dundee celebrate Route of the Week wins

Amsterdam and Dundee celebrate Route of the Week wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Etihad Airways begins 787 services to Perth while Southampton Airport welcomes the arrival of Volotea. More news also from Cardiff, Leeds Bradford and Miami airports.

Volotea makes Marseille market #8 from Naples

Volotea makes Marseille market #8 from Naples

Volotea adds a weekly Marseille connection from the Southern Italian airport.


Croatia again welcomes new routes from over 20 airlines in 2016; airberlin, easyJet, Volotea and Transavia adding most new routes

Croatia again welcomes new routes from over 20 airlines in 2016; airberlin, easyJet, Volotea and Transavia adding most new routes

The Croatian market is forecast to grow by around 15% this summer with many carriers launching new routes. We reveal the top 12 airlines and top 15 country markets and how they compare with last summer.

Volotea starts Bordeaux new route brace

Volotea starts Bordeaux new route brace

Volotea starts routes #17 and #18 from its French base to Alicante and Split.

Airlines starting over 320 new routes in first three weeks of S16 season; Ryanair leads way (yet again!) as FIGUS countries still dominate

Airlines starting over 320 new routes in first three weeks of S16 season; Ryanair leads way (yet again!) as FIGUS countries still dominate

The start of the (northern) summer season always heralds a surge in new route launches. And this year is no exception, with almost 100 airlines, launching over 320 new routes across over 80 countries in the first three weeks alone.