Airline Analysis

Tiger ready to leap beyond Singapore

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisTiger Airways is picking up the pace with its plans for growth. Now well established in Singapore it has plans to enter the Australian domestic market and has placed orders and options for 50 A320s by 2014. How is it finding new routes in a not always liberalised region of the world? We examine its network in detail.

Transavia – France’s very own low-cost carrier. Well, sort of.

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisThe French finally have their first proper LCC. Except that it’s part-owned by the Dutch and the brand is Transavia, which is also Dutch. So what is Air France playing at? Why pick now to start an LCC with a name that will mean very little in the French market. investigates!

easyJet’s new Geneva routes include first flights to Belgium

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysiseasyJet gets an eighth aircraft at Geneva and launches several new routes, including its first to Belgium. We analyse easyJet’s Geneva base and reveal what it has dropped to make way for some seasonal routes. Is easyJet bigger than Swiss at GVA? You bet, and we show you who else it’s beating too.

TUIfly launches operations from ‘new’ airport in southern Bavaria

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisMemmingen in Bavaria recently witnessed the launch of scheduled air services by TUIfly at what used to be a military airfield. It may only be one aircraft this summer, but TUIfly is confident enough to allocate a second for this winter already. Are Stuttgart and Munich worried?