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The bmibaby and bmi regional route networks – so what's for sale?

The bmibaby and bmi regional route networks – so what’s for sale?

Lufthansa was unable to find buyers for bmibaby and bmi regional. Will BA have better luck? If not it would seem that the two airlines’ days are numbered. We take a closer look at the fleet and route networks of the two niche carriers to see what prospective purchasers would be getting.

easyJet announces 10 new routes for winter 2012

easyJet announces 10 new routes for winter 2012

easyJet is inching close to the 100-route mark from London Gatwick. Which four new destinations did it announce last week and which new European country market will it soon serve? Which Italian destination returns to the airline’s network and which UK airport will get its first year-round service?

Monarch embraces Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona) as total passenger numbers rise 2.4% to 6 million in 2011

Monarch embraces Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona) as total passenger numbers rise 2.4% to 6 million in 2011

UK hybrid carrier Monarch is increasing its scheduled network while reducing charter capacity. This summer it is launching flights to seven new destinations across Europe, but how important is the Spanish market? Which is its busiest UK base and which destinations receive the mostly weekly flights this summer?


bmibaby adds new routes from Belfast City, Birmingham and East Midlands

bmibaby adds new routes from Belfast City, Birmingham and East Midlands

bmibaby adds seven new routes to Barcelona, Gibraltar, Lisbon, Murcia, Naples, Palma de Mallorca and Rome.

Ryanair opens Wroclaw base as part of 70-route expansion

Ryanair opens Wroclaw base as part of 70-route expansion

Ryanair launches major Greek offensive. Alexandroupolis, Araxos/Patras, Chania, Corfu, Kefalonia, Kos, Rhodes and Thessaloniki all benefit.

Flybe launches new routes from Birmingham and Leeds/Bradford

Flybe launches new routes from Birmingham and Leeds/Bradford

Flybe introduces two new UK-Ireland routes; resumes Exeter-Norwich flights.


Monarch launches seven new route between UK and Italy

Monarch launches seven new route between UK and Italy

Monarch Airlines starts scheduled flights to Milan Malpensa, Rome Fiumicino and Venice.

Ryanair returns to Budapest with five routes for summer; wants additional incentive to grow network further

Ryanair returns to Budapest with five routes for summer; wants additional incentive to grow network further

According to Ryanair their relationship with some airports is a bit like a marriage. You fall out, you make up. Budapest would appear to have ‘kissed and made up’ as Ryanair returns after an 18 month hiatus. Three of the five new routes are to the UK but how has the UK – Hungary market […]

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham Airport in the UK has seen a dramatic change in its mix of airlines during the last decade, with once dominant British Airways no longer on the scene. Which carriers filled the gap left by the departing flag-carrier and what is particularly impressive about Emirates’ double-daily service to Dubai?


bmibaby relaunches route from Birmingham to Prague

bmibaby relaunches route from Birmingham to Prague

bmibaby again flies to Prague in the Czech Republic from Birmingham in the UK.

Flybe axes two of three Frankfurt routes; still serving five German airports from across four UK airports

Flybe axes two of three Frankfurt routes; still serving five German airports from across four UK airports

Flybe is axing two of its three routes to Germany’s busiest airports. We take a closer look at the competition it faces on these routes from Lufthansa. But, what other routes does Flybe operate from the UK to Germany and what competition (if any) does it face on these routes?

New airline routes launched (17 – 23 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (17 – 23 May 2011)

Although ‘only’ 30 routes launched in the last week, we have a comprehensive selection of great photos from celebrations all across the world – including lots of cakes! But which two landmark jetBlue routes are among them? And don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet to keep track of all the routes!