Articles Tagged ‘Austrian’
Lufthansa is getting serious about sorting out Austrian. But what changes are planned for the airline’s summer schedule compared with last summer? Which country markets are growing and which are shrinking? And which destinations have been dropped from Vienna in recent years?
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.
Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]
Iberia-British Airways merger creates third European mega-legacy carrier; each has different global network focus
How do the non-European networks of Europe’s three legacy mega-carriers compare? Who serves most non-European destinations? What’s special about New York JFK and who is the only carrier to make it down under?
Austria’s second biggest airport is a major gateway to the Alps. How has traffic developed in recent years and what have been the latest developments? Which major LCC has dropped five routes to the airport but is still the third biggest carrier?
While Lufthansa struggles to complete its takeover of Austrian we take a look at how unique (or not) Austrian’s routes to the east are. How has traffic fared in the first six months compared with other European destinations?
Recession? What recession? The world’s airlines unleashed another 70-plus new routes this week featuring Aegean Airlines, Air Arabia Maroc, Air India Express, Air Malta, airBaltic, airberlin, Air Transat, Allegiant Air, Austrian, Blue1, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, easyJet, El Al, Etihad, Flybe, Flyglobespan, Germanwings, GOL, Helvetic, Iberia, Intersky, JAT Airways, Jet2.com, LOT, MyAir.com, Northwest, Norwegian, Ryanair, TAAG Angola Airlines, Turkish Airlines, VLM and WestJet. We have photos!
Linz is a designated European City of Culture in 2009 and its airport saw traffic grow last year to just over 800,000 passengers. Just three airlines (including one LCC) operate scheduled services to 10 destinations this winter. Which are the key routes and which destinations are served by charter flights?
Despite being almost as big as the UK and with a population of 10 million, Belarus’ capital airport at Minsk handled less than one million passengers in 2007. How big is national carrier Belavia’s network and which Western airlines operate regular flights to the country?
This week’s new routes are provided by AerArann, Allegiant Air, Austrian, Baboo, jetBlue and Volaris.
Austrian is looking for a ‘strategic partner’ to help ensure its long term survival. If it has to ‘stand alone’ it will have to cut its fleet and route network. But how much competition is it really facing at Vienna? How does the LCC threat compare with other major European hubs?
Austrian promotes Vienna as the natural hub to connect West and East Europe. It has recently ditched a lot of long-haul flying but passenger numbers in 2007 were still up 4%. How much competition does it face on its network and which new routes did it open last year? What are its plans for 2008 and how much pressure is SkyEurope now applying?