Airport Analysis

Billund adds five routes and a new airline

Billund adds five routes and a new airline

Billund will welcome Vueling this summer from Barcelona, Malaga, and Palma, while Ryanair and Turkish Airlines also add routes

Delta has up to 71 hourly movements at Minneapolis

Delta has up to 71 hourly movements at Minneapolis

Delta has 120 routes and almost 2,600 weekly flights each way from Minneapolis in mid-April. We examine its network from this hub.

Sochi traffic up 30% in January; we chat with Alexander Nikonov about route opportunities

Sochi traffic up 30% in January; we chat with Alexander Nikonov about route opportunities

With 12 new routes in 2020 and a 30% increase in traffic in January, Sochi – a sea resort with skiing one hour away – is on the up. 


easyJet adds Milan Bergamo; now 18th airport in Italy

easyJet adds Milan Bergamo; now 18th airport in Italy

easyJet will begin Olbia – Bergamo in late May, with this market again having two carriers and by far the most seats – over 110,000 – ever.

Newquay to Manchester; RDC Aviation shows case for year-round service

Newquay to Manchester; RDC Aviation shows case for year-round service

Newquay to Manchester had winter PDEW of 78 in 2019, but easyJet and Loganair end in October. We look at the case for year-round.

Burgas gets new Wizz Air base and two new airlines

Burgas gets new Wizz Air base and two new airlines

Burgas will have a new summer-seasonal base with Wizz Air, while easyJet and Blue Air will begin service. All three were announced within the same 24 hours.


easyJet adds Newquay from Manchester and Glasgow

easyJet adds Newquay from Manchester and Glasgow

easyJet will return to Newquay after a six-year absence, with Manchester currently down to have three operators this summer.

Łódź’s top-25 unserved markets have leakage of 677,000

Łódź’s top-25 unserved markets have leakage of 677,000

With SkyUp to begin Łódź to Kyiv and Lviv – two of the Polish airport’s most-leaked markets – we chat with Łódź to find out where else is in the list.

Sibiu talks about its new incentive scheme, with up to €800,000 available per airline

Sibiu talks about its new incentive scheme, with up to €800,000 available per airline

Sibiu Airport, located in the heart of Romania, talks to us about its incentive scheme to kickstart growth to pre-pandemic levels.


Sarajevo aims for two based aircraft; what routes most likely?

Sarajevo aims for two based aircraft; what routes most likely?

Sarajevo in talks for two based aircraft, so we look at key unserved/underserved routes from the airport. Frankfurt is top, followed by London.

Southwest reveals five routes from Fresno and Santa Barbara

Southwest reveals five routes from Fresno and Santa Barbara

Southwest has announced its initial routes from Fresno and Santa Barbara, two new airports in its networks. It’ll serve 13 California airports this year.

Zanzibar now East Africa’s fourth-largest airport – seven new airlines

Zanzibar now East Africa’s fourth-largest airport – seven new airlines

Zanzibar has risen three places to fourth-largest airport, thanks to seven new airlines (and one returning), multiple new routes, and new inbound markets.