Articles Tagged ‘Basel’
TWIN JET will grow weekly flights by 13.7% this September, when compared to same month last year, including starting new routes to places like Milan Malpensa to Toulouse. We also look at what points the French regional carrier has dropped in the last 12 months.
bmi makes changes at Heathrow; Glasgow service axed but four new international routes to Morocco and Norway added
The German management at British Midland International (bmi) has decided to drop one domestic route and add four new international ones. What proportion of flights are currently on domestic routes and how much competition will bmi face on its new routes from existing services across London’s airports?
easyJet adds Dresden, Edinburgh, Gran Canaria and Tel Aviv routes from Basel base; now serves 31 destinations
easyJet has two bases in Switzerland. Geneva is the bigger one but how many routes has easyJet tried in the last six years from the airport on the French border? On how many routes does it face competition from Swiss and other carriers?
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?
flydubai and Wataniya Airways expand in Gulf; Angoulême’s London link is rebuilt; Continental drops Bristol; Swiss swaps routes at Basel
This week’s new route headlines come from the Middle East. Flydubai and Wataniya Airways grow their networks as Qatar Airways praises its new Indian route. Continental drops a UK destinations while Swiss does a route swap in Basel.
Switzerland better prepared for latest industry downturn; Swiss continues to prosper while still adding capacity
Zurich’s traffic has still not passed the dizzy heights of 2000 but traffic across Switzerland’s major airports did set a new record in 2008. Apart from Swiss which other carriers are significant? Which new routes have LCCs been adding?
Basel suffered when Swissair collapsed but was rescued in 2004 by the arrival of easyJet, now the airport’s #1 customer. But easyJet has dropped routes to Paris and Munich and traffic was down over the winter. But now Ryanair operates to five airports and Swiss has added new destinations.