Articles Tagged ‘Alitalia’
Delta targets US Airways at LaGuardia; Oman offers more Pakistan; CPH has ‘six’ appeal for Cimber; Alitalia swings axe at Malpensa; Ryanair/Wizz Air grow in CEE
More analysis of the latest route development announcements; this week from Europe, the Middle East and North America. Also featuring some analysis of Ryanair’s new base at Kaunas, Wizz Air’s new Serbian and Romanian routes and a swopping of LCCs at Friedrichshafen.
Yes, we know the Alitalia brand has been around for ages but the airline bearing that name now is technically only a year old. What have been its monthly load factors and which destinations and routes have been added and dropped?
Italian demand for air travel appears to be rebounding strongly but the latest figures are deceptive. Why? Which airline has been driving growth at Bologna? Which is growing faster; domestic or international traffic?
Over 40 new routes have been started since mid-December. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, the Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, the USA and Uzbekistan.
It is now ski season at the airport by the Italian Alps and the two largest airlines at the airport are launching a range of new routes. Which ones? How was the airport traffic affected by the 2006 Winter Olympics? And why is LOT’s only route to Turin from Katowice?
Over 60 new routes this week from 30 airlines. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Netherlands, Nepal, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, the UAE, the UK, and the USA. Phew, I guess that’s what you’d call global coverage
Overall traffic is recovering somewhat, but which region markets are growing? And which AEA member airlines reported load factors in the low-cost airline range this summer?
easyJet’s main Italian base has grown rapidly since 2006. But how many flights and routes does it serve compared with Ryanair at Bergamo? Which is easyJet’s nearest rival at Malpensa? It’s not Alitalia…
Alitalia recently reported some traffic and financial results for the first half of 2009. But what are its network strengths and weaknesses? Which are the leading country markets from Italy and which airports are growing in 2009?
Alitalia, Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Ryanair all offer at least double-daily flights between Brussels and Milan. How do fares compare during the next six months for a 2-night stay originating in Brussels? Is Ryanair the cheapest?
Alitalia re-born with smaller network; drops six EU capitals among 30 cities no longer served; now controls over 50% of domestic capacity
Alitalia started life as a private company this week with a considerably smaller network than a year ago, despite merging with Air One. Which EU capital cities are among 30 destinations no longer served and how dominant will it be in the domestic market?
No airline carried more than 20% of Bologna’s passengers in 2007 with Meridiana the leading airline. Some LCCs like easyJet and Vueling have abandoned the airport but Ryanair started six routes in October and plans to add 11 more next spring. Which other airlines have a significant presence?