Articles Tagged ‘CHQ’
Jet2.com initiates its first routes to Bourgas in Bulgaria, Chania in Crete and Izmir in Turkey.
Jet2.com to grow 12% in S19; Birmingham poised to be fastest-growing base; London Stansted to be busier than home base of Leeds Bradford
Jet2.com is schedule to operate 12.19 million seats next summer from its nine UK bases, with it continuing its rapid expansion strategy. With 329 routes expected to be operated by the carrier in S19, Jonathan Ford looks at which UK airports are seeing the biggest benefits in terms of capacity and new routes.
Eindhoven-Istanbul is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 42,000 searches; Schiphol capacity reliever for Turkish Airlines??
In the past year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 42,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between Eindhoven and Istanbul ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? Turkish Airlines operates five daily flights to Amsterdam, so will Eindhoven become its first regional destination in the Netherlands??
Greece’s passenger numbers climb 60% between 2012 and 2017; Volotea and Wizz Air expanding fast; leading airports see market share fall
A country that has suffered economic issues in recent years, Greece has certainly witnessed a change of fortune within its aviation market, with annual passenger numbers growing from 36.7 million to 58.5 million in the space of five years. Jonathan Ford looks in more detail at the nation’s recent aviation advancement.
Jet2.com’s biggest base Manchester analysed; capacity set to grow 19% this year to 1.57 million one-way seats; Turkish market growing fast
With over 50,000 one-way seats during its peak weeks, Manchester Airport has worked its way to become Jet2.com’s biggest base – nearly double the size of the LCC’s next largest hub at Leeds Bradford. Marc Watkins analyses this +40-destination operation to reveal the areas of its recent growth, as well as its biggest routes and […]
easyJet starts new services from bases in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the UK.
easyJet also bases a sixth aircraft in Northern Ireland and expands from more bases in France and Italy.
Laudamotion starts 32 new routes with Berlin Tegel, Palma de Mallorca and Vienna being its main focus cities.
Ryanair kicks off first week of S18 with 29 new routes.
Ryanair calls time on Glasgow where it is currently the third biggest airline; more than one aircraft being lost as 19 routes are poised to close
Ryanair has confirmed that it will close its Glasgow base for W18/19, leaving just Edinburgh and Glasgow Prestwick as bases in Scotland. The airline stated APD as part of the reason for the closure, but schedules indicate that Glasgow was more of an operational challenge for the airline. Jonathan Ford discovers more.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Primera Air promotes its new low-cost long-haul services from Birmingham to local business leaders, while Tampa Airport celebrates the start of Air Transat flights to Canada. More news also from Wizz Air in Dortmund, plus Manchester Airport.
Cobalt prepares to go long-haul; anna.aero visits Cyprus’ leading airline as it gets ready to enter its second year of operations
Cobalt first started operations on 7 July 2016. It now operates six aircraft to 16 destinations in Europe and the Middle East. As Cobalt enters its second year of operations, anna.aero paid a visit to the carrier in Larnaca to find out more about one of Europe’s newest airlines, and its future plans including its […]