easyJet's most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

easyJet’s most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

We look at easyJet’s most profitable airports and see fast growth and strong dominance. Five of its largest airports aren’t in its top-10 for profit.

Transavia has 127 routes + 857 flights in early October

Transavia has 127 routes + 857 flights in early October

Transavia’s two AOCs passed 18m seats last year, with Transavia France up by a 17% CAGR since 2010. This year, they were to begin 60+ routes and many began.

The 8th Budapest Airport - anna.aero Runway Run raises nearly €20,000 for charity

The 8th Budapest Airport – anna.aero Runway Run raises nearly €20,000 for charity

The Budapest Airport – anna.aero Runway Run, in partnership with Lufthansa Technik, took place at 11am on Saturday 19 September on Budapest’s 13R-31L runway.

Ukraine International to restart JFK via KEF using B737-900ERs; the world's longest 737 route

Ukraine International to restart JFK via KEF using B737-900ERs; the world’s longest 737 route

We examine Ukraine International’s Kiev – JFK, which began in 2014. Last year, 73% of its JFK traffic transiting over Kiev, with Tel Aviv #1.

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JetBlue announces LAS, LAX, SFO, and CUN from Hartford

JetBlue announces LAS, LAX, SFO, and CUN from Hartford

JetBlue today (22 September) revealed four new routes from Hartford, adding to its transcontinental push and its pursuit of the leisure dollar.

Eindhoven interview: London Heathrow and Munich core route targets

Eindhoven interview: London Heathrow and Munich core route targets

We interview Dean Boljuncic about EIN’s development + future. The airport’s one-hour catchment has 7 million people + a 20% higher GDP than the Dutch avg.


Palm Springs to have 10 more routes in W20; November flights +17% YOY

Palm Springs to have 10 more routes in W20; November flights +17% YOY

W20 looks to be a bumper one for Palm Springs, despite – or because of – coronavirus. This builds on the airport passing three million seats last year.

British Airways to Islamabad and Lahore – is Dhaka next?

British Airways to Islamabad and Lahore – is Dhaka next?

British Airways serves Islamabad with Lahore coming soon. Will Dhaka be next? It has good yield, strong local traffic, and Biman with a one-stop offering.

Lufthansa adds 13 routes from Frankfurt for S21; 11 are brand-new

Lufthansa adds 13 routes from Frankfurt for S21; 11 are brand-new

Lufthansa will begin 13 summer-seasonal routes from FRA. Six are to Greece; Lufthansa will now have 11 routes to the country from its top airport in S21.

Kathmandu grown by 52% since 2016 as it passes nine million seats

Kathmandu grown by 52% since 2016 as it passes nine million seats

We look into the drivers of Kathmandu’s fast growth and see four key domestic airlines are responsible. ‘Three Ds’ lead Kathmandu’s international network.


Good luck to everyone doing the BUD Runway Run this Saturday!

Good luck to everyone doing the BUD Runway Run this Saturday!

Over 700 have signed up to the anna.aero – BUD Runway Run 8.0 that takes place this Saturday, 19 September. Who’ll be crowned Fastest Airline in the World?

Copenhagen - Bilbao, a large unserved market; we examine profitability using RDC’s Apex platform

Copenhagen – Bilbao, a large unserved market; we examine profitability using RDC’s Apex platform

Copenhagen – Bilbao is unserved with 22,000 pax, 18% YOY growth, 485,000+ searches, + a good avg fare. We look at who could operate it + likely performance.

Delta resumes Rio - ATL in December; we examine this market + connectivity

Delta resumes Rio – ATL in December; we examine this market + connectivity

Over 90% of Delta traffic on Rio – ATL connects over its Georgia hub, so we see where. This route had a higher SLF than the carrier’s system average.

TAP Air Portugal adds six new Europe and Africa routes for S21

TAP Air Portugal adds six new Europe and Africa routes for S21

TAP Air Portugal will now serve 12 airports in Spain, including three in the Canaries, as its Africa network – with 9% of seats – sees two new routes.