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Wizz Air to open Krakow base, stationing two A321s and opening 12 routes; leading airport in CEE nations not yet served by carrier

Wizz Air to open Krakow base, stationing two A321s and opening 12 routes; leading airport in CEE nations not yet served by carrier

On 21 November Wizz Air announced that it will begin its first-ever flights from Krakow Airport, commencing in 2019. It will base two A321s and open up 12 new routes. Jonathan Ford looks further into the base details, and highlights some reasons as to why Wizz Air has made this move. 

Ryanair to launch French bases at Bordeaux and Marseille in S19; anna.aero's predictions prove correct

Ryanair to launch French bases at Bordeaux and Marseille in S19; anna.aero’s predictions prove correct

In January, Ryanair indicated that France was foremost in its thoughts for potential new operating bases and anna.aero predicted the four French airports most likely to host a hub. On 27 September the ULCC confirmed that two of these airports, Bordeaux and Marseille, will become bases in time for S19.

Air France adds five seasonal services

Air France adds five seasonal services

Air France begins operations from three French airports to seasonal destinations.


Alitalia's biggest base Rome Fiumicino analysed; capacity set to grow 6.3%; Brazil market growing fast

Alitalia’s biggest base Rome Fiumicino analysed; capacity set to grow 6.3%; Brazil market growing fast

Rome Fiumicino Airport has long been established as Alitalia’s biggest base, with over 240,000 one-way weekly seats – more than double the size of the flag carrier’s next largest operation at Milan Linate. Marc Watkins analyses this 80-destination hub to reveal the areas of its recent growth, as well as its biggest routes and country […]

Volotea now operates nearly 300 routes; six new destinations in S18, three cities dropped

Volotea now operates nearly 300 routes; six new destinations in S18, three cities dropped

Having begun life in April 2012 this quirky LCC will operate 271 routes in a peak S18 week, that’s 213 more than it did in February. Marc Watkins highlights Volotea’s extreme seasonality, its busiest airports and where it’s growing this summer.

Wizz Air launches first phase of Vienna-based operations

Wizz Air launches first phase of Vienna-based operations

Wizz Air stations first aircraft in Vienna, opening five routes – also adds five routes from other bases.


easyJet enters eight new city pairs

easyJet enters eight new city pairs

easyJet starts routes from Berlin Tegel, Bristol and Milan Malpensa.

Wizz Air to expand by 18% at its biggest base this year; Budapest link #1; Slovakia growing fast

Wizz Air to expand by 18% at its biggest base this year; Budapest link #1; Slovakia growing fast

London Luton is Wizz Air’s biggest operation, passing some time ago its home base in Budapest. Marc Watkins reviews the carrier’s capacity expansion over the last 10 years, its biggest routes and country markets from the UK capital city airport.

Wizz Air stations second aircraft in Wroclaw

Wizz Air stations second aircraft in Wroclaw

Wizz Air opens five routes from Wroclaw with second-based unit – five other routes also added to network.


Wizz Air inaugurates 13 routes during first week of S18

Wizz Air inaugurates 13 routes during first week of S18

Wizz Air opens 13 services from 11 bases – includes first route between two Western European airports. 

Wizz Air to open Vienna base with three based aircraft and 17 new routes; appears at first not to target easyJet or Eurowings

Wizz Air to open Vienna base with three based aircraft and 17 new routes; appears at first not to target easyJet or Eurowings

Wizz Air has announced that it will begin serving Vienna from April, with the base opening in June when it will station one A320, with two A321s joining the new operation from November. While the airline is planning 17 routes from Vienna, it appears its strategy is to avoid easyJet and Eurowings. 

Ryanair adds more routes as winter season gets into full swing

Ryanair adds more routes as winter season gets into full swing

Ryanair has a quiet week – introduces 31 new routes between 31 October and 5 November.