Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

Vueling trims fleet by one-third; Ibiza becomes summer focus

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisAs Vueling is about to merge with former local rival clickair we look at how the airline’s network has evolved in recent times. Drastic cutbacks were made last year but which airports suffered most? Which countries has the airline studiously avoided and what’s happening in Ibiza this summer?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 14 February – Friday 20 February):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsNew routes this week from Air New Zealand (New Zealand), Allegiant Air (USA), Cebu Pacific (Philippines), Cimber Sterling (Denmark), Flybe (UK), jetBlue (USA) and Wizz Air (Czech Republic and Romania).

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 7 February – Friday 13 February):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsNew routes this week from AeroMexico (Mexico), Alaska Airlines (USA), Athens Airways (Greece), Blue1 (Finland), Cimber Sterling (Denmark), easyJet (France), Jet2.com (UK), Mexicana (Mexico) and Virgin America (USA).


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 31 January – Friday 6 February):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsWe identified 20 new routes from 13 airlines, including Air Canada, American Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Interjet, jetBlue, Lufthansa Italia, Mahan Air, Northwest, Ryanair, Transaero, Uzbekistan Airways, Volaris and WestJet. Click here for more.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 6 December – Friday 12 December):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsA brief lull this week before we have over 50 new routes starting next week. However, BA started a new route to India, easyJet launched four new routes including a domestic French route, and Transavia (a Dutch airline) started a whopping eight new routes from Copenhagen (in Denmark). Ah, the joys of EU liberalisation. Plus new routes from Mexicana, SriLankan and TUIfly.com. Ryanair took the week off but will be back with a bang next week!

Spanish airport traffic down 5% in Q3 2008;
MAD-BCN air traffic down 35% due to HSR

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsSpain’s airports saw traffic fall significantly during the third quarter. Which airports have suffered most and which still managed to report growth? What impact is the high-speed rail link between Spain’s two biggest cities having on air travel demand?


New routes launched during the last week:
Saturday 6 September – Friday 12 September

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefNew route started this week operated by Air Asia, Alaska Airlines, Best Air, bmibaby, Hong Kong Express, Monarch, Northwest, Virgin America and Westjet.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 26 July – Friday 1 August 2008)

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 26 July - Friday 1 August 2008):News, commentary and photos on routes launched this week by Blue Air, Etihad, Ryanair, Volareweb and Wizz Air.

Merged clickair + Vueling will fly to 50 airports; 17 routes to lose a competitor

Logo: Merged clickAir + Vueling will fly to 50 airports; 17 routes to lose a competitorBarcelona-based Spanish LCCs clickair and Vueling have finally announced their long awaited engagement. What does this mean for routes from Barcelona? At which other airports will the combined force have a major presence? Which routes will lose a competitor?


Barcelona: “New Vueling” dominates but rail taking 25% of Madrid traffic

Barcelona: “New Vueling” dominates but rail takes 25% of traffic of biggest route MadridSpain’s second airport has witnessed impressive growth in recent years thanks to LCCs and infrastructure development. Which country markets are the most popular and where are there gaps in the network? Who has added new routes this year?

clickair at Barcelona: over 85% of flights are on former Iberia routes

Click Air at Barcelona: over 85% of flights are on former Iberia routesOver 85% of clickair’s flights from Barcelona are on routes it has inherited from Iberia, one of its major shareholders. However, the airline has started some new routes of its own with mixed success. How much of its route network is domestic? In 16 months, it has become Barcelona’s leading carrier but what have its monthly load factors been?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 27 July – Friday 3 August 2007)

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefClick Air launches four more Barcelona routes – Air India launches first non-stop flights to US – easyJet adds new destinations across Europe – Cimber Air serves up a new route to Berlin