During the last 10 years Faro’s growth has mostly come from LCCs operating to and from the UK, a country market which is responsible for almost 60% of all passengers. Who started the ball rolling back in 1999 and who is now the biggest airline?
Sweet dreams for LAX*; A380 and Emirates both make first appearance at airport as major development plans are revealed
The world’s busiest O&D airport has had a busy few weeks PR-wise. Which are its biggest airlines and how competitive are the busiest routes? Which new airline has made it into the airport’s Top 10 for the first time this winter?
Zaragoza lies mid-way between Madrid and Barcelona and hosted this summer’s water-themed Expo. Traffic has blossomed in the last three years thanks to new routes from Ryanair but which are the most popular routes? And which routes do Iberia and Air Europa operate?
Hamilton International airport, some 70 kilometres south-west of Toronto, has seen traffic yo-yo in recent years. Once a significant base for WestJet it saw FlyGlobespan start services from 11 UK airports in 2007 before adding Bristol and Dublin routes in 2008.
Berlin capitalising on German low-cost growth; historic Tempelhof closes this month; new BBI ready in 2011
Historic Tempelhof closes this month leaving Berlin with just two airports. How has traffic developed in recent years and what role have LCCs played? Which are the leading carriers at the remaining airports and which new routes have started this year?
Malaysia’s international gateway at KLIA celebrated its 10th anniversary earlier this year. In recent years traffic growth has been impressive thanks to AirAsia. But where are the European carrier and routes to North America?
Marseille’s growth driven by Ryanair’s international routes; TGV took one million air passengers on Paris route
The opening of Europe’s first dedicated low-cost terminal in late 2006 has helped Marseille attract several LCCs. Ryanair now flies to more destinations than Air France but where has it failed to make an impression? How significant is the North African market?
London Gatwick: easyJet usurps British Airways as #1 carrier at world’s busiest single runway airport
Wanted: one new owner for the UK’s second busiest airport. How has traffic developed in recent years and who, apart from easyJet, has been adding routes at the airport this year. Which are the busiest routes and how competitive are they? Which routes have failed?
Famous for its leaning tower Pisa’s traffic grew by 30% in 2006 and 24% in 2007 despite the presence of the Italian Air Force. LCCs have been the catalyst for growth but which carriers other than Ryanair have helped stimulate traffic? Which is by far the leading country market?
US election not boosting traffic at Washington’s two major airports; United adding Dubai this winter, JetBlue heads south
Washington’s two major airports are struggling this year to match the 45 million passengers they handled in 2007. United dominates IAD and US Airways is the clear leader at DCA, but how much of an issue are the high fares?
Cork airport handled more than three million passengers last year and is growing by over 5% again this year. Passengers to the UK represent around 45% of demand but growth is being driven by routes to continental Europe. To what extent do Irish carriers dominate?
Growth at Helsinki airport is being generated by international traffic as domestic traffic has still to return to the levels of eight years ago. Helsinki appears to be a graveyard for LCCs, many of whom have been and gone (or gone bust). But easyJet hopes to change all that in November.