As Volotea has now retired its B717s, we analyse the economic performance of its A319s – now the airline’s only type – on what was the B717’s number-one route.
GoAir has 106 domestic routes this winter, with direct competition on all. Yet it is now second-place on 70% of its top-10 routes.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi took off on 15 January. Based on mid-April and the first four aircraft, big schedule gaps remain; up to 16 new routes could be announced.
Airlink, now disassociated from South African Airways, is pushing ahead. It has 63 routes and almost 1.2 million seats this summer.
JetSMART Chile had 3.4 million seats in its first 2.5 years. This summer, it has 52 routes, with Chile’s domestic market accounting for nine in ten seats.
Air New Zealand has 40 domestic and nine international routes this week. Now, 80% of domestic flights are operated by turboprops, key for network continuity.
Allegiant to have 508 routes this summer, 13 of which have just been announced involving three new airports in its network.
EGO Airways will initially base two Embraer 190s at Catania and primarily operate W flights. Only one of its first 11 routes will have direct competition.
Thai Smile now has 16 bookable routes, with domestic routes up by three YOY. Its remaining international destinations are at pre-pandemic levels.
Swoop has 15 routes this winter, with seven domestic and eight international. Edmonton is top, followed by Toronto, a new airport for the carrier.
Air Senegal to begin Dakar – Lyon, with P2P demand of 40,000. This comes shortly after Milan was announced. We see where could be next in Europe.