Articles Tagged ‘EDI’

Ryanair opens Wroclaw base as part of 70-route expansion

Ryanair opens Wroclaw base as part of 70-route expansion

Ryanair launches major Greek offensive. Alexandroupolis, Araxos/Patras, Chania, Corfu, Kefalonia, Kos, Rhodes and Thessaloniki all benefit.

easyJet launches new routes from Basel to the Canaries and UK to Alps

easyJet launches new routes from Basel to the Canaries and UK to Alps

easyJet now flies new routes from Basel in Switzerland to the Canary Islands, from the UK to the Alps and between Paris and Bologna

easyJet launches new route from Edinburgh to Athens

easyJet launches new route from Edinburgh to Athens

easyJet now flies from Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, to Athens, the capital of Greece.


easyJet launches new route to Tenerife from Edinburgh

easyJet launches new route to Tenerife from Edinburgh

easyJet now flies from Scotland’s capital Edinburgh to Tenerife South Airport in Spain’s Canary Islands.

easyJet adds 5th Airbus to Edinburgh base; new routes to Athens, Dalaman, Grenoble, Naples and Tenerife

easyJet adds 5th Airbus to Edinburgh base; new routes to Athens, Dalaman, Grenoble, Naples and Tenerife

easyJet first started serving Edinburgh just days after its first ever flight in 1995. But how has the network developed in recent years? What competition does it face on its routes and from whom, and which three destinations has it dropped over the years?

Ryanair challenging easyJet to be #1 in Edinburgh

Ryanair challenging easyJet to be #1 in Edinburgh

For five years Ryanair operated now more than two routes from Scotland’s biggest airports, but since 2006 it has served, at one time or other, 50 destinations. But which routes is it operating this summer and which have fallen by the wayside? And on which routes does it compete head-to-head with other LCCs?


New airline routes launched (7 - 13 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 June 2011)

53 new routes saw the light of day in the last week. But which low-cost airline took on three network carriers? And which airline returned to Baghdad after 21 years of absence? We have lots of pictures to go with the analysis and of course the downloadable spreadsheet detailing all the routes.

Iceland Express adds Boston, Chicago and Edinburgh

Iceland Express adds Boston, Chicago and Edinburgh

After introducing US flights last summer, Iceland Express has added two more US routes this week. But which European destinations has it dropped since last summer and how seasonal are its operations? Which are the only routes to operate daily in winter?

UK airports report growth of less than 1% in Q1; London, Scotland and Leeds/Bradford performing above average

UK airports report growth of less than 1% in Q1; London, Scotland and Leeds/Bradford performing above average

The UK air travel market is still not really in recovery mode. Traffic was basically unchanged during Q1 but some airports did significantly better than others. Which region has been performing particularly badly and which airports have seen traffic declines most often during the last 51 months?


New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

51 new routes were launched across the world in the last week, with Russian, German and Canadian airports represented the most. But which airport had 500 people celebrate the arrival of its first international passenger service? And in which country did three airlines launch domestic, regional services?

New airline routes launched (19 - 25 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (19 – 25 April 2011)

Although ‘only’ 38 new routes launched in the last week, we have witnessed an unusually busy week for cakes. It seems Easter gave a sweet tooth for the world’s route launch celebrations. But which airline launched a new international route last week with its single aircraft?

Scotland: Flybe #1 for domestic services; Ryanair #1 for international routes; easyJet #1 overall

Scotland: Flybe #1 for domestic services; Ryanair #1 for international routes; easyJet #1 overall

How have Scotland’s airports fared in the last three years compared with those of the UK as a whole? What have been the key airline developments during this period? And what new routes are currently planned to start this summer? Who would have bet on an Aberdeen – Azerbaijan link starting this summer?