Articles Tagged ‘EDI’

Ireland West Airport welcomes new year-round services to Manchester and Edinburgh with Ryanair

Ireland West Airport welcomes new year-round services to Manchester and Edinburgh with Ryanair

Ryanair has launched two new services from Ireland West Airport to Edinburgh and Manchester. Both services will initially operate twice-weekly and on a year-round basis. These new services provide a major boost for the airport and the region as it restores critically-important connectivity.

Virgin Atlantic to launch routes from Edinburgh to Barbados and Orlando

Virgin Atlantic to launch routes from Edinburgh to Barbados and Orlando

Virgin Atlantic will set up home in Edinburgh later this year, offering direct services to Barbados and Orlando. The route to Barbados will be Scotland’s only direct service to the Caribbean and will launch on 5 December 2021. Flights to Orlando will launch on 30 March 2022.

airBaltic launches Edinburgh-Riga service

airBaltic launches Edinburgh-Riga service

airBaltic launched a new route between Edinburgh and Riga on 2 July 2021, connecting the two cities twice-weekly. The service is operated with an A220-300.


Loganair announces four new routes from the Isle of Man

Loganair announces four new routes from the Isle of Man

Loganair to more than double its network from the Isle of Man while increasing frequencies on existing routees. Three based aircraft from 1 July.

Jet2 reveals four new routes from Edinburgh, its eighth-largest base

Jet2 reveals four new routes from Edinburgh, its eighth-largest base

Jet2 to begin four new routes from Edinburgh, taking the carrier’s Greece routes to nine. Jet2 will have 29 routes from the Scottish capital this coming summer.

Melbourne, Florida – EIGHT transatlantic routes, but still no New York

Melbourne, Florida – EIGHT transatlantic routes, but still no New York

Melbourne is to have a larger international network than domestic. We look at what’s happening and key unserved US markets from the Florida airport.


Loganair 'won't be another flybe', MD tell us; Isle of Man to LHR coming?

Loganair ‘won’t be another flybe’, MD tell us; Isle of Man to LHR coming?

In a wide-ranging interview with Jonathan Hinkles, Loganair MD, he told us that the carrier has “no ambition to have 60+ aircraft and looking like flybe.”

Edinburgh appoints Kate Sherry as Aviation Director; airport reached almost 15 million in 2019

Edinburgh appoints Kate Sherry as Aviation Director; airport reached almost 15 million in 2019

Kate Sherry’s 10 years as Ryanair’s Director of Route Development will be helpful, with LCCs just 40,000 seats short of 10 million at Edinburgh last year.

78% of flybe’s international routes still unserved; Southampton worst hit

78% of flybe’s international routes still unserved; Southampton worst hit

Only 17 of flybe’s 77 international routes last Sept are now operated. WF are down by 342 YOY, with Southampton hardest hit. Which routes will return?


easyJet's most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

easyJet’s most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

We look at easyJet’s most profitable airports and see fast growth and strong dominance. Five of its largest airports aren’t in its top-10 for profit.

Route launches (27 August - 3 September)

Route launches (27 August – 3 September)

Alaska began San Jose from Spokane, its second Bay Area service; Aer Lingus replaced flybe on core Belfast City route to Edinburgh; and more.

Aer Lingus Regional opens Belfast City base as new Edinburgh service takes off

Aer Lingus Regional opens Belfast City base as new Edinburgh service takes off

Aer Lingus Regional on 27 August opened its new Belfast City base and its first route, to Edinburgh, was launched.