Articles Tagged ‘Amsterdam’
Schiphol hopes to reap benefits of scrapped government tax; over 230 destinations served this summer
The 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 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?
The 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’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?
We take a look at 16 of Europe’s leading airports and examine how their traffic has been developing during 2007. Among the major hubs Madrid has had a fantastic year with 15% while Heathrow has struggled match its 2006 performance. Two Scandinavian hubs have seen only modest growth while Vienna is surging ahead thanks to SkyEurope.