Edelweiss plans record summer with 72 bookable routes from Zurich

Edelweiss plans record summer with 72 bookable routes from Zurich

With Montego Bay and Muscat beginning soon, we examine Edelweiss’ network from Zurich, which this summer will have its most seats to date.

Billund adds five routes and a new airline

Billund adds five routes and a new airline

Billund will welcome Vueling this summer from Barcelona, Malaga, and Palma, while Ryanair and Turkish Airlines also add routes

Delta has up to 71 hourly movements at Minneapolis

Delta has up to 71 hourly movements at Minneapolis

Delta has 120 routes and almost 2,600 weekly flights each way from Minneapolis in mid-April. We examine its network from this hub.

Sochi traffic up 30% in January; we chat with Alexander Nikonov about route opportunities

Sochi traffic up 30% in January; we chat with Alexander Nikonov about route opportunities

With 12 new routes in 2020 and a 30% increase in traffic in January, Sochi – a sea resort with skiing one hour away – is on the up. 

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Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run wins Organisational Fundraiser of the Year at Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run wins Organisational Fundraiser of the Year at Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards

With over €110,000 so far raised for Anthony Nolan, the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run has helped to save lives – even during coronavirus.  

easyJet adds Milan Bergamo; now 18th airport in Italy

easyJet adds Milan Bergamo; now 18th airport in Italy

easyJet will begin Olbia – Bergamo in late May, with this market again having two carriers and by far the most seats – over 110,000 – ever.


Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

Air Arabia 60 routes across 26 countries from Sharjah this summer

We explore Air Arabia’s Sharjah network, with many changes over pre-coronavirus S19.  The carrier’s longest route, to Kuala Lumpur, will use A321neos.

Newquay to Manchester; RDC Aviation shows case for year-round service

Newquay to Manchester; RDC Aviation shows case for year-round service

Newquay to Manchester had winter PDEW of 78 in 2019, but easyJet and Loganair end in October. We look at the case for year-round.

Burgas gets new Wizz Air base and two new airlines

Burgas gets new Wizz Air base and two new airlines

Burgas will have a new summer-seasonal base with Wizz Air, while easyJet and Blue Air will begin service. All three were announced within the same 24 hours.

Flair Airlines expands network with 5 new airports and 24 routes

Flair Airlines expands network with 5 new airports and 24 routes

Flair Airlines will face direct competition on 75% of its coming 24 routes – most without an LCC. The summer will be key for the Canadian carrier.


easyJet adds Newquay from Manchester and Glasgow

easyJet adds Newquay from Manchester and Glasgow

easyJet will return to Newquay after a six-year absence, with Manchester currently down to have three operators this summer.

Łódź’s top-25 unserved markets have leakage of 677,000

Łódź’s top-25 unserved markets have leakage of 677,000

With SkyUp to begin Łódź to Kyiv and Lviv – two of the Polish airport’s most-leaked markets – we chat with Łódź to find out where else is in the list.

Allegiant reveals 34 routes – with 82% unserved

Allegiant reveals 34 routes – with 82% unserved

Allegiant will have no direct competition on 28 of its 34 routes, with these 28 having an average 17,000 passengers before being stimulated.

Tel Aviv to North America record year – 2.6 million seats

Tel Aviv to North America record year – 2.6 million seats

Tel Aviv has 12 routes to North America this year, its highest number to date. New York – JFK and Newark – will have up to 11 daily non-stops this summer.