Savannah up 57% since 2015; eight new routes in winter 2020
Savannah has grown very strongly and will have eight routes in W20 that weren’t operated in W19. Yet the airport remains woefully underserved by non-stops.
Qatar Airways new Seattle route won’t just be targeting India traffic
With Seattle times mirroring other North American routes, connectivity over Doha will be big. Traffic of 350,000 – excl. Alaska Airlines feed – targeted.
BA CityFlyer adds 11 routes from Southampton – strong performance likely
BA CityFlyer to begin some of flybe’s most profitable routes, while fares from Southampton are similar to London City yet with lower charges, RDC shows.
Ryanair announces Venice Treviso base, its 15th in Italy
Ryanair reveals Treviso as its next base with 18 routes coming for 45 in S21. Treviso is the ULCC’s 28th largest airport and biggest remaining non-base.
Ryanair opens Beauvais base – its 16th most profitable airport, RDC’s Apex platform shows
As Ryanair launches its Beauvais base, we examine the carrier’s network and estimated financial performance at the airport.
Wizz Air announces Cardiff base; all 9 routes will have direct competition
With Cardiff becoming the fourth base for Wizz Air UK but with competition on all routes, we examine why it’s happening. There’s a clear opportunity.
Routes Reconnected: Łódź targets leakage to show real market demand
Łódź is Poland’s third-largest city with almost the same population as Kraków. Yet it has significant leakage to Warsaw, which it is now actively tackling.
Routes Reconnected: Tallinn had record 2019 and sees people wanting to travel
With nearly 3.3 million passengers last year, Tallinn is now very keen to get more Croatia and Greece routes given surging leisure demand.
Routes Reconnected: Demand picks up for Melbourne, with 4.4 million flight searches each week
Victoria has only 3% of Australia’s landmass but 23% of its GDP. With real pent-up demand, Melbourne is seeing 4.4 million flight searches each week.
Routes Reconnected: Indianapolis building new incentive scheme to support new service
Indianapolis has welcomed three new routes this year, with its eyes on West Coast service and Europe access, aided by a new incentive scheme.
Routes Reconnected: Billund welcomed two new routes during coronavirus
Munich, Zurich, Barcelona, and Madrid all “have great potential” from Billund, airport’s management tells us, including strong business demand.
Routes Reconnected: Keflavik sees Asia as missing piece of network
Keflavik was to receive Juneyao from Shanghai before coronavirus, with Asia a key target for the airport. Its revamped incentive scheme will help.