Lufthansa’s in-house LCC is celebrating its seventh birthday with several new routes. But how has the network developed season-by-season from each of its five bases? Which country markets lead the way this winter?
easyJet’s main Italian base has grown rapidly since 2006. But how many flights and routes does it serve compared with Ryanair at Bergamo? Which is easyJet’s nearest rival at Malpensa? It’s not Alitalia…
AirAsia’s long-haul division is almost two years old and now operates six aircraft. What competition does it face and how much has traffic been stimulated on the London route? What load factors have AirAsia X managed and where is it going next?
Lufthansa has 60% of scheduled seats at both its major hubs, but which country markets are better served from Munich? What are the airline’s plans for this winter and which region will benefit most?
When are average load factors in the high 80s just not good enough? When you’re Allegiant Air it seems. We take a look at load factors by month on the airline’s routes from Phoenix/Mesa. It’s fascinating stuff.
Frontier has emerged from Chapter 11 with its “talking” tailfins intact. How much competition does the airline face on its major routes and which seasonal destinations will be re-starting shortly?
SkyEurope may have gone but Slovakia still has a fast-growing local airline. How has its route network developed since it launched earlier this year, and what plans does it have for this winter?
Greece follows in the footsteps of Italy in re-launching its national carrier. But who is providing some of the aircraft for domestic operations and how tough will life be on the 10 international routes it is keeping?
Nearly 70 million passengers passed through O’Hare last year, around half travelling with United. But which routes has the airline added (and dropped) and how many international destinations are served?
Wizz Air now operates almost 150 routes but how many are operated daily? Which are its busiest bases and from which country does it operate twice as many flights as any other?
Aer Lingus has launched two UK bases in the last two years, taking on easyJet at both. It now seems to be trying to avoid too much head-to-head competition but which new routes have been revealed for this winter?
easyJet has announced plans to close its East Midlands base but is being rather vague about when. We take a look at the history of the airline’s network at the airport and how competition has increased since 2002.