Articles Tagged ‘Wizz Air’

Wizz Air makes Vilnius base #14 with one A320 and eight routes; Ryanair in nearby Kaunas provides competition

Wizz Air makes Vilnius base #14 with one A320 and eight routes; Ryanair in nearby Kaunas provides competition

Wizz Air is following in Ryanair’s footsteps and setting up a base in Lithuania. But what competition will it face next April when it launches its eight new routes? And which of these routes might provoke Ryanair into responding?

Wizz Air's Belgrade base; Spicejet goes international; Blue1 adds European routes; Frontier expands operations in Omaha

Wizz Air’s Belgrade base; Spicejet goes international; Blue1 adds European routes; Frontier expands operations in Omaha

How is Wizz Air scheduling its new Belgrade base? How much competition will Spicejet face on its first international route? Which new aircraft type is Blue1 using for expansion? And how many routes does Frontier already operate from Nebraska’s biggest airport?

Ukraine’s rapid growth faltered in 2009; Kiev leads recovery in 2010 as Aerosvit and Ukraine International add new routes

Ukraine’s rapid growth faltered in 2009; Kiev leads recovery in 2010 as Aerosvit and Ukraine International add new routes

Ukraine’s airport traffic had been growing rapidly in recent years, but 2009 saw traffic fall by 15%. How dominant is Kiev, and which carriers have started new routes since the beginning of 2009? And what sporting event will boost traffic in 2012?


New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 20 July - Monday 26 July):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 20 July – Monday 26 July):

Although the last week offered a modest 15 new routes, we have fantastic photo coverage to go with our comprehensive report. Several of the new routes are domestic Chinese services to remote regions, reflecting the Chinese government’s ambition to give these areas a greater share of the country’s economic growth.

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 29 June - Monday 5 July):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 29 June – Monday 5 July):

This week, the world’s 64 new routes have had a global spread, with every continent represented with multiple new routes. US airports have seen the most launches, but the week has also seen landmark events elsewhere, such as the opening of a brand-new airport in Tibet and the first international route in 18 years at […]

Despite Wizz Air's three new routes starting last week, Blue Air still offers twice as many flights from Bucharest Baneasa

Despite Wizz Air’s three new routes starting last week, Blue Air still offers twice as many flights from Bucharest Baneasa

Bucharest is one of a handful of Eastern European cities served by two airports. How has traffic developed at the old airport which is now home to various LCCs? Italian destinations are popular but is there too much competition?


New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 15 June - Monday 21 June):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 15 June – Monday 21 June):

39 new routes were launched by 28 airlines in the last week. Although several new routes started in the Middle East, it is notable that none of them were launched by the ‘MEB3’ Gulf carriers. Launching the most new routes are Wizz Air from London Luton, Hamburg International from Cologne/Bonn and flydubai from Dubai. Read […]

New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 8 June - Monday 14 June):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 8 June – Monday 14 June):

The United States dominated the world’s route launches this week, which is detailed in our top story, but a major political breakthrough for flights between Taiwan and mainland China resulted in three airlines launching the same route. The total of 65 new routes involved 60 airports in the US, followed by Germany, China, Spain, the […]

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 18 May - Monday 24 May):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 18 May – Monday 24 May):

Over 60 new routes this week with a strong bias towards European LCCs. Cimber Sterling, easyJet, Jet2.com, Ryanair and Wizz Air all launched multiple routes. But AirAsia, Avianova, BA CityFlyer, Delta, Flydubai, Southwest, Spanair and Transaero among others all had reasons to celebrate this week.


Wizz Air celebrates 6th birthday with expansion in Sofia; Bulgarian base has three aircraft serving 14 destinations

Wizz Air celebrates 6th birthday with expansion in Sofia; Bulgarian base has three aircraft serving 14 destinations

Wizz Air has placed a third A320 in Sofia and has added four routes. But one of the aircraft is used to serve Luton destinations. See our unique aircraft rotation plan analysis to see how they do it. Where does Sofia now rank among Wizz Air airports?

easyJet's founder doesn't like 'rapid' growth; germanwings, Norwegian, Ryanair, Wizz Air will all grow faster this summer

easyJet’s founder doesn’t like ‘rapid’ growth; germanwings, Norwegian, Ryanair, Wizz Air will all grow faster this summer

Sir Stelios has quit the board in protest at the airline’s growth plans. But how do they compare with other major LCCs in Europe? Who is growing fastest and which milestone will Ryanair pass this summer?

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 11 May - Monday 17 May):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 11 May – Monday 17 May):

54 new routes were launched in the last week, with the most airports involved located in the United States, followed by Italy. 25 European countries are represented as well as the US, Canada, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, UAE, Afghanistan, Greenland, Kuwait, Oman and Singapore.