Articles Tagged ‘Amsterdam’

Orlando Sanford welcomes back 'lost' Allegiant routes; Arkefly to start Amsterdam flights in June

Orlando Sanford welcomes back ‘lost’ Allegiant routes; Arkefly to start Amsterdam flights in June

Orlando in Florida is blessed with two airports but the smaller airport suffered last year when Allegiant moved some flights to the bigger airport. Now they’re back and the airport expects traffic to grow considerably. In what year did international flights peak and what role do UK charter airlines play?

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe's major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe’s major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

With 10 months of data for 2010 we take a closer look at how Europe’s top 16 airports have performed year-on-year. Which is the only one not to have grown in any month so far this year? And which two airports just escaped this fate thanks to October growth?

Transavia.com re-focuses on Netherlands after Danish dalliance; six new destinations starting next summer

Transavia.com re-focuses on Netherlands after Danish dalliance; six new destinations starting next summer

Copenhagen didn’t work out for Transavia.com so it’s focussing on new Dutch routes for 2011. Which new destinations are being added and what competition will be faced? And which major European market has the airline pulled out of after seven years?


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?