Articles Tagged ‘air fares’

Valentine’s Day fares for weekend in Rome revealed; easyJet, germanwings, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air routes tested

Valentine’s Day fares for weekend in Rome revealed; easyJet, germanwings, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air routes tested

With Valentine’s Day on a Saturday this year what better time to escape the cold of northern Europe for a romantic weekend away. We test 40 services on Europe’s six biggest LCCs to see where you should live to get the best deal.

Fancy an Easter break from London on easyJet or Ryanair?

Fancy an Easter break from London on easyJet or Ryanair?

The upcoming Easter weekend is a popular time to get away. Now that the UK’s record warm March has given way to a freezing April there is likely to be a surge of interest in getting away this weekend. But how much are the two biggest LCCs in the UK charging from their biggest bases? […]

Madison sees fares rise by 17%; Atlantic City's domestic fares fall by over 8% in 2011 Q1 v 2010 Q1

Madison sees fares rise by 17%; Atlantic City’s domestic fares fall by over 8% in 2011 Q1 v 2010 Q1

Which US airports have seen the biggest year-on-year increase (and decrease) in domestic air fares between 2011 Q1 and 2010 Q1. Data from the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics reveals the answer.


Norwegian joins airberlin, germanwings, Ryanair and SAS in serving Berlin-Stockholm market

Norwegian joins airberlin, germanwings, Ryanair and SAS in serving Berlin-Stockholm market

The capitals of Germany and Sweden are now connected by five different airlines. How do one-way fares for the next eight weeks compare and what “extras” do passengers have to pay for? Can you guess the ranking of the carriers in terms of average ‘basic’ fare? Probably, but exactly how wide is the range of […]

easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Vueling all compete on Milan Malpensa to Barcelona route; how do fares compare?

easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Vueling all compete on Milan Malpensa to Barcelona route; how do fares compare?

What happens when two LCCs go head-to-head with a legacy carrier operating a foreign base? How much more can passengers on LCCs pay if they have the ‘wrong’ sort of payment card, fancy a ‘good’ seat, and want to take some hold luggage? How does an upcoming national holiday in Italy impact fares in early […]

airberlin beats Lufthansa for late bookers on domestic flights; Lufthansa has lower fares for October

airberlin beats Lufthansa for late bookers on domestic flights; Lufthansa has lower fares for October

Following our lead story, how do airberlin and Lufthansa compare in terms of fares on Germany’s biggest domestic routes? What are average fares like for imminent travel and how much cheaper are they if booked six months in advance?


Ryanair’s €500 return fares for late-booking horse-racing enthusiasts on 330km Dublin - Bristol route

Ryanair’s €500 return fares for late-booking horse-racing enthusiasts on 330km Dublin – Bristol route

Ah, the Cheltenham Festival. The centenary of the legendary horse-racing event is taking place this week. There are plenty of enthusiasts in Ireland who can fly to nearby Bristol Airport. But how much will they have had to pay, depending on which flight they chose and when they booked it?

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?

Like a Virgin? Branson’s original airline open to offers – offers a boutique long-haul network

Like a Virgin? Branson’s original airline open to offers – offers a boutique long-haul network

What is to become of Virgin Atlantic? Sir Richard Branson seems willing to explore a variety of options so we take a closer look at the airline’s operations in London, particularly Heathrow. How much competition does it face on each route and what sort of fares is it offering across the network?


The great anna.aero European domestic fare comparison; 30 routes in seven countries on seven city-pairs compared

The great anna.aero European domestic fare comparison; 30 routes in seven countries on seven city-pairs compared

We compare day return air fares for this week and next February across seven European countries and see if LCCs are really that much cheaper than legacy carriers. Which route has the cheapest fares and which airline is the most expensive?

British Airways extracts £200pp premium from families for 'summer holiday' flights between London and Washington

British Airways extracts £200pp premium from families for ‘summer holiday’ flights between London and Washington

Complementing our transatlantic market trend analysis this week’s farewatch looks at lowest fares every day for the next eight months on the London Heathrow – Washington Dulles route. What is causing the fare ‘spikes’ in each direction?

Blue Air price leader on Vienna - Bucharest route; NIKI just beats Austrian as TAROM lags behind for cheap seats

Blue Air price leader on Vienna – Bucharest route; NIKI just beats Austrian as TAROM lags behind for cheap seats

Last week NIKI became the fourth carrier to link Vienna and Bucharest, but how do its fares compare for a two-night trip for the remainder of Feruary? How much extra is a hold bag with Blue Air?