Articles Tagged ‘Copenhagen’
SAS Scandinavian Airlines returns to Los Angeles; significant opportunity as rival Norwegian cuts back transatlantic network.
30-Second Interview – Bernard Lavelle, Aviation Business Development Director, London Southend Airport
anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Nick Preston paid a visit to London Southend last week to see it welcome its latest carrier, Air Malta. While on site, there was also an opportunity to discuss the airport’s plans for future growth and network expansion with its Aviation Business Development Director, Bernard Lavelle.
Scandinavian Airlines targets long-haul growth in 2016; many new US services confirmed; Gothenburg Airport is fastest-growing presence
SAS survived a near-death experience in 2012 and is once again profitable. We look at how the Star Alliance carrier has grown capacity at its three major hubs in the last few years and what seasonality issues it faces.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Birmingham Airport celebrates passing 10 million passengers in the past 12 months, while Beijing Capital Airlines commences its first long-haul charter programme to Copenhagen. More news also from Amsterdam, as well as Frankfurt, Glasgow and Newcastle airports, plus Ryanair.
Ryanair will join fellow LCCs easyJet and Norwegian, along with British Airways and SAS, in serving the London-Copenhagen market in 2015. We reveal how demand has grown since 1996 and which carriers have been operating in the market.
Norwegian closing the gap on SAS; new long-haul flights increase pressure on Scandinavia’s biggest airline
Less than a year ago SAS’ future was in doubt. Despite its precarious financial position, very few routes were axed, and plenty have been added. But Norwegian is growing fast and competing on all of SAS’ major routes. We reveal at which major airports Norwegian is now bigger than SAS.
Still not booked to go to next week’s IATA Slot Conference in Copenhagen? Check out our fares analysis!
With the 132nd IATA Slot Conference starting in just over a week, anna.aero takes a closer look at airline fares from 12 major European cities to Copenhagen. Despite being just a snapshot, the fare advantage of LCCs is still clear. SAS’ fares compare favourably with other legacy carriers on most routes.
Do you think you have got the wrist action to beat off some of your peers from the world’s airports and airlines attending the 132nd IATA Slots Conference in Copenhagen from 19 June? Read on to register for the fun in anna.aero and Copenhagen Airport’s co-hosted table football competition.
SAS expands summer service to Spanish beaches and Croatia; ASKs up 10% despite 2% reduction in flights
Analysis of schedule data reveals that SAS appears to have re-discovered Spanish beach destinations and Croatia. The airline’s average sector length is up 8.5% this summer as ASKs increase 10% despite 2% fewer flights? Which regional Norwegian airports have seen significant ASK growth this summer?
After the announcement that Denmark’s regional/low-cost hybrid airline Cimber Sterling has filed for bankruptcy, other airlines are quickly moving in to fill the void on selected routes. Here’s our analysis of the routes up for grabs, and who is doing the cherry picking. (Updated regularly.)
Europe’s long-haul market this summer features new Chinese destinations, fewer Delta routes, and lots of London changes
Europe’s economies and the EU’s insistence on applying its ETS to aviation might not seem like the ideal combination to attract more long-haul but many airlines appear to have a different view. See which carriers have added new long-haul services to Europe for this summer and which routes have been suspended.
Norwegian grasps Frankfurt opportunity with new Copenhagen flights; Oslo and Stockholm flights to follow?
Build it and they will come? Frankfurt’s new runway is already attracting its fair share of new flights and now comes news that Europe’s third biggest LCC plans to start serving the airport this winter. What competition will it face and what other German airports does Norwegian already serve?