Articles Tagged ‘Bratislava’

Czech Airlines' new Bratislava base creates indirect competition with several key Ryanair routes

Czech Airlines’ new Bratislava base creates indirect competition with several key Ryanair routes

Slovakia’s main airport has a great new terminal but traffic peaked in 2008 before SkyEurope collapsed. Now Czech Airlines is basing an aircraft at the airport to serve major airports at major European cities. What competition does it face from Ryanair, and which routes has the Irish LCC giant cut at the airport for this […]

Bratislava has a new mate in Czech Airlines; six new routes to major airports including Amsterdam to start in June

Bratislava has a new mate in Czech Airlines; six new routes to major airports including Amsterdam to start in June

Czech Airlines has announced plans to base a single 737-500 at Bratislava Airport and start six new routes from 23 June. It already operates flights from Prague, but now it will compete indirectly with Ryanair on four routes. What does the aircraft’s schedule look like?

Ryanair serves 19 destinations from Slovakia; ice-hockey world championships will boost traffic in April and May

Ryanair serves 19 destinations from Slovakia; ice-hockey world championships will boost traffic in April and May

Slovakia is still recovering from the demise of its de facto flag carrier SkyEurope in 2009. But which destinations has Ryanair added during the last year and which countries does it now serve? Which other airlines are present and which route is likely to benefit most from the forthcoming ice-hockey world championships?


Slovakia now belongs to Ryanair; has 67% of Bratislava’s seat capacity

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusSlovakia has lost its de facto national carrier SkyEurope, but how has traffic developed and who have filled the void? How many routes have been started in the last year and by whom?

Slovakia’s Danube Wings cooperates with ČSA to fill SkyEurope’s UK and Irish routes

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisSkyEurope may have gone but Slovakia still has a fast-growing local airline. How has its route network developed since it launched earlier this year, and what plans does it have for this winter?

Slovakian LCC SkyEurope finally goes under; Ryanair and Wizz Air likely to take advantage

nl040909-lead-slovak100.jpgAfter seven and a half unprofitable years Central Europe’s second biggest LCC has ceased flying. Which airports will notice its disappearance most and what can be learnt from the airline’s demise?


Slovakia: Ryanair’s presence increasing as SkyEurope looks elsewhere for opportunities

Slovakia: Ryanair’s presence increasing as SkyEurope looks elsewhere for opportunitiesSkyEurope may still be the leading airline in Slovakia but it has dropped as many routes as it operates from Bratislava. Ryanair’s presence is growing quickly but which airlines have been and gone again in recent years? And how fast is the country’s second airport growing?