Airline Analysis

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Air France - KLM CEO: “Transavia won’t operate from Paris CDG or use A220s"

Routes Reconnected: Air France – KLM CEO: “Transavia won’t operate from Paris CDG or use A220s”

As Air France and KLM focus more than ever on the core, Transavia France will become a much more important unit in the group.

Qatar Airways to begin Abuja; it’ll serve 26 African airports in 2021

Qatar Airways to begin Abuja; it’ll serve 26 African airports in 2021

Qatar Airways to begin Abuja, just a few days after being announced. Operating via Lagos in both directions, it’ll be its third city in West Africa.

Turkish Airlines to Bogota and Panama City had 90% seat factor in 2019

Turkish Airlines to Bogota and Panama City had 90% seat factor in 2019

68% of Turkish Airlines’ Bogota and Panama City traffic connected over Istanbul, but where? This route will operate four-weekly from January.


Aegean Airlines reveals 33 routes for summer 2021

Aegean Airlines reveals 33 routes for summer 2021

Aegean Airlines is to start 33 additional routes next summer, with 2021 to be one of its best-ever years for non-Athens capacity across Europe.

Allegiant will have no direct competition on 12 of its 15 new routes

Allegiant will have no direct competition on 12 of its 15 new routes

Allegiant has announced 15 new routes, with 12 having no direct competition, two new airports coming, and a new shortest route.

Korean Air bids to buy Asiana – 70% of Asiana's route network overlaps

Korean Air bids to buy Asiana – 70% of Asiana’s route network overlaps

We examine both carriers’ route networks. Asiana may offer Korean Air a reasonably ‘straightforward’ means of consolidation around very similar networks.


Loganair reveals 5 routes from Teesside – to compete with Eastern on 4

Loganair reveals 5 routes from Teesside – to compete with Eastern on 4

Loganair to begin Aberdeen, Belfast City, Dublin, Jersey, and Newquay from Teesside, with 29 weekly flights in July. Will Eastern or Loganair blink first?

Ryanair has new top route this winter – Catania to Rome Fiumicino

Ryanair has new top route this winter – Catania to Rome Fiumicino

Ryanair has a new top route this winter. In fact, ALL of its top-10 routes are now in Italy, with the ULCC’s filed domestic Italy seats up by 140% a week.

flydubai becomes THIRD airline on brand-new Tel Aviv to Dubai

flydubai becomes THIRD airline on brand-new Tel Aviv to Dubai

flydubai has revealed Tel Aviv, with a twice-daily offering starting in 3 weeks. With its schedule, 19 two-way connections + 704,000 passengers available.


Aer Lingus Regional's 1.9 million seats – Emerald to face Stobart for franchise?

Aer Lingus Regional’s 1.9 million seats – Emerald to face Stobart for franchise?

As a new Irish airline may be created to challenge Stobart Air, we see that Aer Lingus Regional had no direct competition on 17 of its 24 routes.

Southwest to start 10 routes from O’Hare and Colorado Springs

Southwest to start 10 routes from O’Hare and Colorado Springs

Southwest’s 10 new routes will have 231 weekly departures. It’ll now serve 105 airports in mid-March – and it has a new shortest route.

Turkish Airlines has 80 widebody destinations in December

Turkish Airlines has 80 widebody destinations in December

As Turkish Airlines receives first A350-900, we examine the carrier’s widebody network – with widebodies used on 1/3 of network in early December.