Articles Tagged ‘BLL’
This week’s new routes involved airports in China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, New Zealand, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, the UK and the USA. But who wins our prestigious weekly awards?
The start of September sees increased activity on the new route front. Nearly 30 new routes from 18 airlines covering Africa, Australia, Europe, India, Middle East, New Zealand, South America and the USA. Something for everyone.
Cimber Sterling and Ryanair battle for lead at Billund; Legoland also served by BA, KLM and Lufthansa (but not SAS)
Denmark’s second busiest airport has a major tourist attraction on its doorstep. But how has traffic developed in recent years and how seasonal is demand? And which routes have been added recently?
Airlines across the world seem to have decided that the beginning of March is a good time to start a new route. This week we have news and analysis on 27 new routes being started by 15 different airlines. Leading the way is Tiger Airways with five new routes, Lufthansa Italia with four new routes from Milan Malpensa and Wataniya Airways with three.
New 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).
Another nine new routes were started around the world this week by Aer Arann (Ireland), Air France (France), EVA Air (Taiwan), Kingfisher (India), Mexicana (Mexico), Turkish Airlines (Turkey), Sun-Air (Denmark) and Wizz Air (Poland).
CRJ and ATR operator Cimber Air has decided to take on some of Sterling’s old routes with some of Sterling’s aircraft. What has Cimber’s network strategy been so far? From where will competition come on its new expanded route network?
This week sees several airlines venturing into new markets including Bahrain Air, Cimber Air, Kenya Airways, Pacific Blue, Qantas, Shenzhen Airlines and Volaris. So where were Ryanair’s new routes this week? Well, surprise surprise, there weren’t any.
Icelandic air traffic reflects local economic problems; Skavsta and Billund regional star performers
The major problems in the Icelandic banking market have taken their toll on the Icelandic air travel market and also been behind the collapse of Copenhagen-based Sterling. What impact has all this had on the region’s biggest airports?
Just three new routes from two airlines (Horizon Air, Sun-Air) this week. Things start picking up again next week with an estimated 12 new routes.
Skavsta and Billund only Nordic airports growing at least 10% in May and June;
Oslo gaining on Copenhagen
We take a look at how airport traffic has developed in the second quarter of 2008 at the major airports serving the Nordic countries. Whose airports were most affected by the re-timing of Easter and how is the battle among the ‘big-3′ shaping up?
A country that has removed a tax on aviation? Surely some mistake. But what effect has it had on Danish air travel, especially in the domestic market? Apart from Copenhagen which other Danish airports have international services and what impact are LCCs having in the country? What role have bridges played in recent traffic trends?