Articles Tagged ‘Dublin’

Ryanair announces 15 new routes; takes aim at SkyUp

Ryanair announces 15 new routes; takes aim at SkyUp

With 15 new routes from Germany and Ukraine, we look at the where, what, and why of Ryanair’s plans.

New routes announced (5 – 10 June)

New routes announced (5 – 10 June)

Luxair announces four summer-seasonal services; airBaltic jets to Gatwick and Dublin from Vilnius; and Eastern Airways surfs into Newquay.

airBaltic expands Vilnius with two new routes to Dublin & London Gatwick

airBaltic expands Vilnius with two new routes to Dublin & London Gatwick

airBaltic has announced its return to London Gatwick and Dublin from Vilnius after nearly a decade. Vilnius will now have service from five London airports.


HiSky new Moldovan airline starting April in competitive markets

HiSky new Moldovan airline starting April in competitive markets

HiSky will initially operate six routes, including London and Paris. All but one route will see two to three competitors, including Wizz Air on four.

Irish backstop begorrah! Aer Lingus ‘US-HUB-at-DUB’ thrives with 60% transferring

Irish backstop begorrah! Aer Lingus ‘US-HUB-at-DUB’ thrives with 60% transferring

Aer Lingus has increased capacity to North America by almost 80% in five years, with nearly double the number of destinations. While its average local fare is USD$664 one-way, San Francisco and Toronto stand out for the opposite reason.

Over 40 airlines already signed up for FREE to attend Future Travel Experience Ancillary Dublin – Ryanair’s O’Leary to give keynote

Over 40 airlines already signed up for FREE to attend Future Travel Experience Ancillary Dublin – Ryanair’s O’Leary to give keynote

Future Travel Experience Ancillary, Dublin, 26-27 June, will bring together airlines, airports and various other tech stakeholders to find out how new digital revenue opportunities can be created at every step of the journey. The show has the support of Ryanair and 44 airlines from around the world have already registered to attend. Airlines can […]


Aer Lingus/BA deal could create opportunities for new transatlantic flows

Aer Lingus/BA deal could create opportunities for new transatlantic flows

The return of Aer Lingus to the oneworld alliance looks more likely as BA’s latest offer appears to be supported by the airline’s management (and largest shareholder Ryanair). We look at the implications on the London-Dublin and Aer Lingus transatlantic networks.

Ryanair reveals nine new routes from Dublin Airport; Bucharest makes first ever appearance, while Basel and Prague are back in favour

Ryanair reveals nine new routes from Dublin Airport; Bucharest makes first ever appearance, while Basel and Prague are back in favour

Ryanair’s route network from Dublin is to return to growth in 2014 – by almost 10% –following the scrapping of the €3 per passenger air travel tax.

Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary: No departure from continuous revolution

Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary: No departure from continuous revolution

This week anna.aero talked separately with both the Ryanair CEO, Michael O’Leary and the CFO and Deputy CEO, Howard Millar. We also did our own thorough analysis of Ryanair’s shifts in capacity to see which airports have been dropped and added (+21)  in the last 12 months.


Fourth airline in four years fails at London Oxford

Fourth airline in four years fails at London Oxford

anna.aero is the champion of those brave entrepreneurs which take the risk to launch new services in unproven markets. So we were quite confused when we heard that Minoan Air was cancelling its London Oxford routes despite gradually improving load factors. Read our investigation here.

Ryanair-Aer Lingus: 46-route giveaway is biggest unsolved mystery, ever

Ryanair-Aer Lingus: 46-route giveaway is biggest unsolved mystery, ever

We take a closer look at the route network implications of what Ryanair was trying to achieve with its latest attempt to take over Aer Lingus. We reveal which routes Ryanair would have been left with and wonder what the whole point of the exercise was, apart from potentially destabilising a local rival.

The Ryanair offer for Aer Lingus – how do the two airlines’ networks at Dublin compare?

The Ryanair offer for Aer Lingus – how do the two airlines’ networks at Dublin compare?

So Ryanair is making another attempt at acquiring Aer Lingus. The aviation environment has changed considerably in the last five years but how much do the networks of the two carriers already overlap in the key Dublin market? Which major European airports does Aer Lingus not already serve?