Articles Tagged ‘Aer Lingus’

Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in

Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in

Started in the summer of 2002, bmibaby’s passenger numbers peaked in 2007 as the carrier tried a total of six UK regional bases. Which routes was it operating this summer, what competition did it face, and which carriers have already stepped in to replace which services?

The Ryanair offer for Aer Lingus – how do the two airlines’ networks at Dublin compare?

The Ryanair offer for Aer Lingus – how do the two airlines’ networks at Dublin compare?

So Ryanair is making another attempt at acquiring Aer Lingus. The aviation environment has changed considerably in the last five years but how much do the networks of the two carriers already overlap in the key Dublin market? Which major European airports does Aer Lingus not already serve?

Aer Lingus Regional reconnects Dublin and Bournemouth

Aer Lingus Regional reconnects Dublin and Bournemouth

Aer Lingus launches new route to Bournemouth from Dublin.


Aer Lingus launches new international routes to Brussels, Stockholm and Verona

Aer Lingus launches new international routes to Brussels, Stockholm and Verona

Aer Lingus connects Dublin Airport with Stockholm and Verona, links Cork to Brussels.

Aer Lingus adds Gran Canaria from Cork; resumed winter flights to Barcelona and Rome lift network to 24 destinations

Aer Lingus adds Gran Canaria from Cork; resumed winter flights to Barcelona and Rome lift network to 24 destinations

Aer Lingus adds new ‘winter sun’ route from Cork to the Canary Islands. Resumes year round flights to Barcelona and Rome raising airline’s network from Cork to 24 destinations.

Ireland West Airport Knock celebrates 25th anniversary; served by Aer Lingus, bmibaby, Flybe and Ryanair

Ireland West Airport Knock celebrates 25th anniversary; served by Aer Lingus, bmibaby, Flybe and Ryanair

Celebrating a quarter of a century this week is Ireland’s Knock airport. How has traffic developed since 1986 and how seasonal is demand? Which UK routes are the busiest and have the highest (and lowest) load factors? Which international destinations have been added in recent years?


New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

Out of this week’s 63 routes, Ryanair stands for 20. But which US low-cost carrier entered a route where it faces five competing airlines that already operate over 30 flights a day? And which European national carrier began serving Turkey? Don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet in left-hand column on the website, detailing all of this […]

New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]

Aer Lingus launches new routes from Ireland to the UK, Germany & Spain

Aer Lingus launches new routes from Ireland to the UK, Germany & Spain

Aer Lingus launched seven new routes in one day, from Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Belfast to Gran Canaria, Majorca, Stuttgart, England and Scotland.


New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]

Ryanair and DAA in high-profile 'talks' about Shannon’s future; anna.aero presents some unbiased analysis

Ryanair and DAA in high-profile ‘talks’ about Shannon’s future; anna.aero presents some unbiased analysis

We present our own analysis of what’s been happening at Shannon airport in Ireland. How has traffic developed over the last 13 years by geographic segment? Just how many routes has Ryanair operated from Shannon, and which routes have been dropped? And which new routes have been started during the last year?

Aer Lingus adapts to new home in Dublin’s T2; adding Aberdeen, Izmir, Perpignan and Stuttgart for S11

Aer Lingus adapts to new home in Dublin’s T2; adding Aberdeen, Izmir, Perpignan and Stuttgart for S11

How has the airline developed in recent years and which are its biggest airports after Dublin? On which routes does it face competition from Ryanair and how do fares compare with Ryanair on a basket of routes for an imminent weekend break?