With such strong competition with Iberia – on 45 of 56 routes – the acquisition of Air Europa by IAG is all about dominance at Madrid.
Hong Kong start-up Greater Bay Airlines has applied for 104 routes. While 89% were served pre-pandemic, it’s currently 65%. We explore its network strategy.
Sun Country’s 16 routes are highly spread out, sensibly making predicting where will be served much harder. Three main reasons, other than leisure, explain its new routes.
Surinam Airways naturally revolves around Amsterdam and the Dutch Caribbean – but still has three routes to Miami.
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.