Articles Tagged ‘Alitalia’
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Alitalia’s rivals ready to pounce at Rome; easyJet and Air One already exploiting opportunities at Malpensa
What might happen in Rome if Alitalia were to collapse? What can we learn from what has happened at Malpensa since Alitalia axed 70% of flights in April? Which airlines stand to gain most if Alitalia were to disappear?
Traffic data for Italy’s airports reveals the impact that Alitalia’s focus on Rome has had at other airports. The re-timing of Easter also had a significant impact on April traffic. Pisa and Bergamo continue to benefit from LCCs but which smaller airport has seen traffic double?
Confidence in Alitalia seems to be dwindling as load factors and passenger numbers are both down in recent months. Among AEA’s major airlines it now has the worst load factor. Which airline is trying to topple KLM from its perch as best filler of seats and which flag carriers are growing fastest?
Alitalia has axed 75% of its capacity at MXP and is no longer the leading airline at the airport. Who is? Which routes that Alitalia dumped are served by other airlines and which have been lost? Which carrier has burst onto the scene and what is Lufthansa planning?
Despite Alitalia’s woes growth at Italian airports averaged over 10% last year. Which were the fastest growing and which airport was the only member of the “1 Million” club to see traffic fall? What share of capacity do the major players have at Italy’s top 15 airports? In the major country markets what roles do LCCs and foreign carriers play?
We know it’s probably never going to happen, but what impact would the demise of Alitalia have at Italy’s three main airports? How many routes would be ‘lost’ and which airports would be most (and least) affected. On which routes does Alitalia compete with four other airlines and where does it have lots of monopoly routes?