Airline Analysis

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.


Cathay Dragon ends – had 14 million seats and 51 routes in 2019

Cathay Dragon ends – had 14 million seats and 51 routes in 2019

Cathay Dragon ceased to exist on 21 October. Will Cathay Pacific or HK Express take up the 10 destinations that are now unserved?

Wizz Air adds THIRD Italy + SECOND Norway base; 14 routes coming

Wizz Air adds THIRD Italy + SECOND Norway base; 14 routes coming

Wizz Air has revealed 14 new domestic routes in Italy and Norway – and only two are unserved. We see where could be next in Norway for the ULCC.

flybe had 15 international routes with £16m profit in 2019, RDC's Apex shows – 11 still unserved

flybe had 15 international routes with £16m profit in 2019, RDC’s Apex shows – 11 still unserved

11 of flybe’s most profitable international routes still unserved – but what are they? Southampton key, with 121% fare premium over Ryanair at Bournemouth.


Blue Air announces 12 routes from Cluj-Napoca for 2021

Blue Air announces 12 routes from Cluj-Napoca for 2021

Romania’s Blue Air has revealed 12 routes from Cluj-Napoca.  Five will have direct competition, five indirect, and two none.

Wizz Air’s most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

Wizz Air’s most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

We look at Wizz Air’s most profitable airports. Two of its big airports aren’t in its most-profitable list, while others punch well above their weight.

Jet2 announces five routes to Jersey, joining existing Leeds Bradford

Jet2 announces five routes to Jersey, joining existing Leeds Bradford

Five routes revealed by Jet2 – with one unserved since 2014 and another ended this current year. In 2019, they had 191,000 passengers; we explore them.