Articles Tagged ‘DSA’

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Wednesday 3 – Monday 8 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Wednesday 3 – Monday 8 November)

WINTER SEASON PART II: 80 new routes!!! This week features full analysis of the big batch of new routes that launched in the last week. Which European capital city got four new routes with four different airlines? Great parties featured included British Airways’ London Gatwick to Cancun and RwandAir’s Kigali to Mombasa and Dubai.

Few UK airports reporting growth; APD increase, strikes, the economy, exchange rates and the World Cup all factors

Few UK airports reporting growth; APD increase, strikes, the economy, exchange rates and the World Cup all factors

The new government has scrapped plans for runway expansion at London’s airports and decided not to make any changes to APD. So how have the UK’s airports fared in Q2? Not that well, though there are a few bright spots.

New routes launched during the last week <br />(Tuesday 20 April - Monday 26 April)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 20 April – Monday 26 April)

A bit of a lull before the beginning of May when over 100 new routes will begin. After the ash cloud dispersed from European airspace, launch celebrations were not at the top of the agenda everywhere. However, we still have news and pictures on new routes started during the last week involving airports in France, […]


UK airports see traffic fall 2% in 2010 Q1; poor weather, APD increases and industrial action have all had an impact

UK airports see traffic fall 2% in 2010 Q1; poor weather, APD increases and industrial action have all had an impact

UK airports have had a poor start to 2010 compared to many other EU countries. Which regions have fared best and worst? Which airport has gone 30 months since last reporting growth? Which returned to growth in February after over a year?

easyJet's new Doncaster/Sheffield base will offer five routes; Spain and Poland are airport's leading markets

easyJet’s new Doncaster/Sheffield base will offer five routes; Spain and Poland are airport’s leading markets

easyJet’s newest UK base will require just a single aircraft when commercial flights in the UK finally resume. How has the airport developed since it opened in 2005 and how is easyJet’s aircraft scheduled?

Aer Lingus Regional launches with 12 routes; only three not previously operated by either Aer Arann or Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus Regional launches with 12 routes; only three not previously operated by either Aer Arann or Aer Lingus

What happens when you combine Aer Lingus with Aer Arann? You get Aer Lingus Regional operating from Dublin and Cork, and three new UK – Ireland routes all of which Ryanair used to serve, two of them up until last June.


New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 23 March - Monday 29 March):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 23 March – Monday 29 March):

Over 150 new routes to celebrate this week with the focus heavily on Europe. There are so many great cakes to choose from we’re asking you to help us identify our Cake Of The Week. And don’t forget, there’s a free, downloadable, spreadsheet for you to look at all the new route data any way […]

New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 9 March - Monday 15 March)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 9 March – Monday 15 March)

This week’s new routes cover destinations in Afghanistan, Australia, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, South Africa, Taiwan, Turkey, the UK and the USA.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 5 December – Friday 11 December)

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 5 December - Friday 11 December)A big anna.aero welcome to AeroGal of Ecuador making their first appearance in this section as part of another healthy crop of new routes this week with a particular focus on leisure routes from Canada. We have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Albania, Australia, Austria, Canada, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Macau, Mexico, Netherlands, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Thailand, the UK and the USA.


Doncaster/Sheffield: Thomsonfly drops city-breaks in favour of sun and ski

Doncaster/Sheffield: Thomsonfly drops city-breaks in favour of sun and skiThomsonfly is yet another airline that mixes scheduled and charter services. In 2005 it set up a base at the UK’s newest airport at the former RAF Finningley. Which routes have succeeded and which have been consigned to the dustbin of history? What role do medium-haul ‘charter’ destinations now play at the airport?

Doncaster/Sheffield: Cheap flights to Ireland, Poland and Spain from UK’s newest airport

Doncaster/Sheffield: Cheap flights to Ireland, Poland and Spain from UK’s newest airportFlybe, Ryanair and Wizz Air have joined Thomsonfly in offering scheduled services from Robin Hood Airport. Which are the cheapest destinations for a quick trip away in early February? How do Ryanair and Thomsonfly compare on flights to Alicante? How different are fares to Dublin (with Ryanair) and Belfast (with Flybe)?

UK airports mostly showing only modest growth: London City, Doncaster/Sheffield and Bournemouth bucking trend

Logo: airport market trendsIn the week that the UK CAA published a report on recent trends in UK air travel demand, we take a closer look at monthly growth rates at the UK’s 23 busiest airports in 2007. We identify three star performers among the relatively lacklustre overall market. Which airports will have a better 2008? We highlight some trends.