Articles Tagged ‘Dublin’

Ryanair's most profitable airports identified using RDC’s Apex platform; which are in its top-10?

Ryanair’s most profitable airports identified using RDC’s Apex platform; which are in its top-10?

We look at Ryanair’s most profitable airports and see fast growth, strong dominance, and a number of surprises that help to better understand this ULCC.

Route launches (20 - 27 August)

Route launches (20 – 27 August)

Not a LOT of launches this week, with LOT Polish beginning both Warsaw – Dublin and Wroclaw – Budapest.

LOT Polish begins Warsaw Chopin - Dublin, an unserved market of 30,000

LOT Polish begins Warsaw Chopin – Dublin, an unserved market of 30,000

LOT Polish took off to Dublin on 23 August.


Aer Lingus to use A321neos to Newark + Toronto, with its A330-300s having 50% higher costs, RDC Apex platform shows

Aer Lingus to use A321neos to Newark + Toronto, with its A330-300s having 50% higher costs, RDC Apex platform shows

As Aer Lingus will use its A321neos on more transatlantic routes from S21, replacing its mainstay A330-300s, we see how the two aircraft differ economically. 

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

We explore the carrier’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt service, which had ~233,000 passengers last year and nearly 60% connecting. Nagoya #1 O&D.

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.