Articles Tagged ‘Czech Republic’

EU now ended ‘use it or lose it' slots for summer 2020

EU now ended ‘use it or lose it’ slots for summer 2020

The EU suspended the ‘80% rule’ on 1 April from the current exceptional circumstances. With 88 level three EU airports in S20, we look at what’s happening.

Wizz Air and Ryanair are the biggest and fastest-growing airlines in Central Europe; Poland-UK remains biggest country pair

Wizz Air and Ryanair are the biggest and fastest-growing airlines in Central Europe; Poland-UK remains biggest country pair

We define a new region of 17 countries across Central and Eastern Europe and analyse which are the biggest and fastest-growing in 2016. Plus we reveal the top 15 airlines (and how fast they are growing) and busiest country pairs.

Ryanair’s return to Prague Airport helps boost Czech Republic traffic; easyJet and Vueling make it six carriers serving Rome

Ryanair’s return to Prague Airport helps boost Czech Republic traffic; easyJet and Vueling make it six carriers serving Rome

Prague Airport dominates air traffic in the Czech Republic. Passenger numbers grew rapidly between 1995 and 2008, but since then things have developed more slowly as we reveal with our look at the leading routes and airlines serving the market.


Czech-Russian liberalisation an effect of booming Moscow-Prague traffic

Czech-Russian liberalisation an effect of booming Moscow-Prague traffic

The Czech-Russian bilateral is about to be liberalised, but what are the developments leading to this decision? How has the Prague-Moscow route developed? And which airports have received traffic spill?

Prague still #1 in Central Europe as traffic grows 5% this year; Czech Airlines launches Abu Dhabi service this week

Prague still #1 in Central Europe as traffic grows 5% this year; Czech Airlines launches Abu Dhabi service this week

Prague airport has grown rapidly during the last decade. Which are the airport’s biggest carriers in terms of seats and flights? Which LCCs have been and gone from the airport and which are the airport’s leading destinations and how fast are they growing? And what’s happened to the UK market?

Czech Airlines’ major network overhaul leaves room for return to Asia? UK & Ireland no longer served

Czech Airlines’ major network overhaul leaves room for return to Asia? UK & Ireland no longer served

As European competition authorities take a closer look at the Czech state carrier, we look at how the airline has developed over time. What changes are currently made to its network? Which countries are gaining and which are losing? Does there seem to be a new strategy behind these moves? And which Asian destination looks […]


Prague-based LCC SmartWings adds Antalya, Nantes, Nice and Pescara for S11; Icelandair now minority shareholder

Prague-based LCC SmartWings adds Antalya, Nantes, Nice and Pescara for S11; Icelandair now minority shareholder

It has been around since 2004 but smartWings still only operates two aircraft in its own colours. Whose aircraft does it use the rest of the time? Which are its biggest country markets this summer and which destinations does it no longer serve?

Routes Europe host Prague gains 30 new services in a year; Wizz Air challenging SkyEurope to be leading LCC

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusAviation in the Czech Republic is dominated by Prague airport and Czech Airlines but most of Europe’s biggest LCCs are present at the airport. Which new services have been gained (and lost) during the last year? How busy are the country’s airports at Brno and Ostrava?