Articles Tagged ‘Amsterdam’

easyJet grows flights 13% this winter; nine airports added

easyJet grows flights 13% this winter; nine airports added

easyJet is growing faster than usual this winter. Which country markets and airports will see most new flights compared with last winter, and which are the nine new airports to see orange aircraft this winter?

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Our annual review of European winter capacity shows that European capacity is up around 6% this winter, the UK is only just ahead of Germany, Lufthansa is holding off Ryanair and only one of the top 15 airports is reporting a decline.

Schiphol slot speculation: Is Amsterdam Vueling's next base? Is Qatar Airways launching passenger flights?

Schiphol slot speculation: Is Amsterdam Vueling’s next base? Is Qatar Airways launching passenger flights?

We have had a look at the detailed Dutch slot allocations and speculate what they will mean for Amsterdam next summer season. We have indications of several airlines either expanding greatly or even being entirely new to Schiphol, before any such developments have been announced.


Budapest attracts American to serve New York JFK; KLM and Qatar Airways also new, but Ryanair quits

Budapest attracts American to serve New York JFK; KLM and Qatar Airways also new, but Ryanair quits

Budapest gets a second US carrier from next April and will also welcome Qatar Airways and welcome back KLM. But which are the leading airlines at the airport and which non-local carrier operates more weekly flights than Wizz Air? And which three destinations is the airport about to lose as Ryanair terminates flights?

Bradley International welcomes eight new services from five carriers in second half of 2010; JetBlue arriving in November

Bradley International welcomes eight new services from five carriers in second half of 2010; JetBlue arriving in November

Serving Hartford in Connecticut and Springfield in Massachusetts, Bradley’s traffic numbers have fallen significantly from their 2005 peak. However, several new routes will be starting soon including JetBlue services for the first time.

London Heathrow still attracting new services; bmi, China Airlines and Kingfisher celebrate route launches; British Airways now serves 104 destinations

London Heathrow still attracting new services; bmi, China Airlines and Kingfisher celebrate route launches; British Airways now serves 104 destinations

A busy week for London Heathrow, but what changes has the airport seen regarding its global network in the last two years? Quite a lot it turns out. And how does the airport’s portfolio of routes compare with its European hub rivals? Not well, and getting worse.


Have cake and eaten it? Has abolition of departure tax helped KLM and Amsterdam?

Country AnalysisAnalysis of Amsterdam’s traffic figures show what impact the demise of the departure tax has had – or does it? What’s happening at the other Dutch airports and which are the leading country markets?

Transavia.com develops Copenhagen base as Dutch market falters; Innsbruck winter niche

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Profitable for the last 10 years KLM’s wholly-owned subsidiary Transavia.com has had to set up a foreign base to maintain growth. At which Austrian airport is it the second busiest carrier in winter?

Schiphol hopes to reap benefits of scrapped government tax; over 230 destinations served this summer

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusThe introduction of a departure tax last July for O&D passengers had a significant impact on traffic at Schiphol. Now it’s being abolished and traffic may return. Which routes were lost and which are being added this summer?


KLM still growing at Amsterdam; UK and Norwegian markets important; three new routes in 2008

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisKLM flies non-stop to 119 destinations in 58 countries from Amsterdam. How significant are its UK and Norwegian services and which country market has most ASKs? And which three new routes were added by KLM in 2008. And which significant short-haul route is it axing?

UK; Polish market growth still at 40%, Amsterdam out of favour with certain airlines

UK; Polish market growth still at 40%, Amsterdam out of favour with certain airlinesThe UK to Poland market is still booming and some mature markets like Ireland have recovered but Amsterdam routes have been axed by three airlines. Which ones? And which other Central European states have had good (and bad) starts to 2008?

Transavia: the low-profile ‘LCC’ that’s #2 at Amsterdam

Logo: TransaviaTransavia’s hybrid charter/LCC business model continues to be a financial success despite modest traffic growth of just 7% per annum and no high-profile fleet order. What are its main routes and how does it mix charter and LCC destinations? What are fares like for Dutch late-bookers wanting to undertake a quick city-break in January?