Articles Tagged ‘Copenhagen’

Nordic airports reporting solid growth in 2010-11; Keflavik, Gothenburg and Malmö all up more than 20% in May

Nordic airports reporting solid growth in 2010-11; Keflavik, Gothenburg and Malmö all up more than 20% in May

Since last April’s volcanic incident, the major Nordic airports have (nearly) all reported solid, uninterrupted growth. But which airports reported the best year-on-year growth in May, and how did the region’s capital airports fare in 2010 compared with 2009 and 2008?

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe's major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe’s major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

With 10 months of data for 2010 we take a closer look at how Europe’s top 16 airports have performed year-on-year. Which is the only one not to have grown in any month so far this year? And which two airports just escaped this fate thanks to October growth?

Transavia.com first to blink in Copenhagen low-cost battle

Transavia.com first to blink in Copenhagen low-cost battle

Sooner or later someone had to back down. With up to five carriers competing on some leisure routes from Copenhagen it was inevitable that not all would succeed. Good news for Cimber Sterling and Norwegian as Transavia.com plans to close its Danish base by April.


Europe’s third-largest LCC Norwegian continues aggressive growth; long haul next in sight

Europe’s third-largest LCC Norwegian continues aggressive growth; long haul next in sight

anna.aero met with Norwegian at the airline’s headquarters in Oslo and found out about what is going on at fast-growing low-cost carrier. What is happening to its Polish base? Which markets is Norwegian eyeing for future expansion? And what are the plans for long haul operations all about?

Iceland Express starts new routes to US, Canada and EU this week; serves 24 airports in summer, just seven in winter

Iceland Express starts new routes to US, Canada and EU this week; serves 24 airports in summer, just seven in winter

Iceland Express started transatlantic flights this week, but where in Europe does it fly to and how often? Which destinations have been added (and dropped) since last year and which routes operate year-round?

Nordic airports see growth returning; Billund, Copenhagen and Gothenburg report fastest growth in February; Iceland recovering

Nordic airports see growth returning; Billund, Copenhagen and Gothenburg report fastest growth in February; Iceland recovering

Airports in the Nordic region have gradually started reporting year-on-year traffic growth once more – by December only Helsinki and Stockholm Arlanda were still experiencing declines and by February the two Danish airports in our analysis were both reporting double-digit growth. Even traffic at Iceland’s busiest airport has once again stabilised and will hopefully advance […]


Cimber Sterling 3rd in Copenhagen; operates mix of regional and European low-cost services

Cimber Sterling 3rd in Copenhagen; mix of regional and European low-costA year after Cimber Air rebranded as a hybrid regional/LCC, it is number 3 in Copenhagen, but how much of that is domestic? What changes have been made to the airline’s London Gatwick services? And which route will the airline take over from SAS this spring?

Vilnius Airport rebuilds route network after FlyLal collapse and airBaltic cutbacks

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusLithuania’s main airport grew rapidly between 2000 and 2008, but the failure of the national carrier made 2009 challenging. Which carriers have taken up the slack and which routes remain unserved?

Transavia.com’s Copenhagen base serves 13 destinations; local LCCs compete on all but one

nl201109-airline-trans-100.jpgFilling the void left after Sterling, Transavia.com was one of three LCCs entering Copenhagen about a year ago. How big has the Transavia.com base become? Which destinations are served and how much competition is the airline faced with? How do its fares compare to the competition?


SAS’s troubles impacting Scandinavian airport traffic; Stockholm Skavsta still growing

Market TrendsCopenhagen received many famous visitors last week for the IOC’s vote on the location of the 2016 summer Olympics, but is the Danish capital still the leading airport in the Nordic region?

Transavia.com develops Copenhagen base as Dutch market falters; Innsbruck winter niche

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Profitable for the last 10 years KLM’s wholly-owned subsidiary Transavia.com has had to set up a foreign base to maintain growth. At which Austrian airport is it the second busiest carrier in winter?

Norwegian closes in on 10 million annual passengers; London Gatwick is leading non-Scandinavian airport

Airline AnalysisIn just seven years Norwegian has developed into one of Europe’s biggest LCCs. How reliant is it on its domestic market and how many bases does it now operate across Northern Europe?