Articles Tagged ‘easyJet’

Europe, Middle East and Africa S18 review; UK biggest market; Jeddah – Riyadh is busiest route

Europe, Middle East and Africa S18 review; UK biggest market; Jeddah – Riyadh is busiest route

This week, in the second instalment of our regional review for S18, we look at Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Nick Preston takes a look at the region’s busiest country markets, airlines and routes for a typical peak week in summer and offers a comparison of this year’s schedules with those of S17.

European airports have seven of 2018 Arch of Triumph top 10

European airports have seven of 2018 Arch of Triumph top 10

In a week when the nation’s football team failed to beat Croatia in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16, a little bit of Danish national pride will have been restored as a result of an Arch of Triumph win against 14 other airports in the FTWA World Competition.

easyJet starts 16 routes and adds two new airports to its network

easyJet starts 16 routes and adds two new airports to its network

easyJet starts new services from bases in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the UK.


Airbus outperforms Boeing for deliveries in April; combined productivity down 3.1%; Primera Air gets first A321neo

Airbus outperforms Boeing for deliveries in April; combined productivity down 3.1%; Primera Air gets first A321neo

Airbus and Boeing managed to deliver 95 aircraft between them in April, down 3.1% versus the same month last year. Among the delivery highlights for the fourth month of 2018 included Primera Air getting its first A321neo, allowing the LCC to become the latest to venture into the long-haul sector.

UK – Italy market on the up-and-up; London Gatwick is largest airport, Ryanair is top airline

UK – Italy market on the up-and-up; London Gatwick is largest airport, Ryanair is top airline

There were 17.38 million two-way seats available between the UK and Italy in 2017, a 5.0% increase over the previous year. The Anglo-Italian market has now enjoyed four consecutive years of capacity growth. Nick Preston takes a look at recent trends in terms of its leading airlines, airports and routes.

LEVEL's Austrian advance; set to become Vienna's #3 largest carrier

LEVEL’s Austrian advance; set to become Vienna’s #3 largest carrier

LEVEL announces its intention to start 14 routes from Vienna Airport – with six to start later this month. Marc Watkins takes a look at the airline rankings at the Austrian capital city airport and the competition on the routes it has announced so far.


Netherlands traffic surpassed 76 million passengers in 2017; Amsterdam market share drops below 90%; Eindhoven grows by +1500% since 2000

Netherlands traffic surpassed 76 million passengers in 2017; Amsterdam market share drops below 90%; Eindhoven grows by +1500% since 2000

Last year 76.20 million passengers passed through the five leading commercial airports in the Netherlands, however Amsterdam has seen its market share steadily drop year-on-year since 2004, when it peaked at over 97%. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look at the nation’s market development in recent years.

UK airport breaks into Lisbon dominated top 10

UK airport breaks into Lisbon dominated top 10

With the Portuguese not only qualifying for the Round of 16 at the World Cup, but also claiming first, third and fourth spots on the Arch of Triumph 2018 competition leader board, it is good to see a newcomer to the top 10 this week, as 13 airports battle it out for global water arch […]

easyJet begins four new routes from Belfast International

easyJet begins four new routes from Belfast International

easyJet also bases a sixth aircraft in Northern Ireland and expands from more bases in France and Italy.


easyJet vs. Ryanair in the UK; low-level route duplication at shared hubs, Spanish sun routes see most competition

easyJet vs. Ryanair in the UK; low-level route duplication at shared hubs, Spanish sun routes see most competition

On 13 June Ryanair announced its plans to open a base at London Southend with three aircraft operating 13 routes from April 2019. Southend is already a base for easyJet. Nick Preston decided to take a look at how the two low-cost heavyweights compete at the eight UK airports they both already consider home.

easyJet Heathrow base: 79 potential routes revealed at anna.aero-RABA HubLAB conference

easyJet Heathrow base: 79 potential routes revealed at anna.aero-RABA HubLAB conference

The anna.aero-RABA HubLAB Heathrow Connectivity Conference took place at the third British-Irish Airports EXPO in London on 12 June. In the Star Presentation easyJet’s Chief Commercial & Strategy Officer, Robert Carey revealed the airline’s plans for a potential base at an expanded Heathrow would include 18 domestic links and 61 European routes.

easyJet adds new route trio

easyJet adds new route trio

easyJet enters three new markets, including two from Basel.