Articles Tagged ‘EGC’
Jet2.com to grow 12% in S19; Birmingham poised to be fastest-growing base; London Stansted to be busier than home base of Leeds Bradford
Jet2.com is schedule to operate 12.19 million seats next summer from its nine UK bases, with it continuing its rapid expansion strategy. With 329 routes expected to be operated by the carrier in S19, Jonathan Ford looks at which UK airports are seeing the biggest benefits in terms of capacity and new routes.
Ryanair to launch French bases at Bordeaux and Marseille in S19; anna.aero’s predictions prove correct
In January, Ryanair indicated that France was foremost in its thoughts for potential new operating bases and anna.aero predicted the four French airports most likely to host a hub. On 27 September the ULCC confirmed that two of these airports, Bordeaux and Marseille, will become bases in time for S19.
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.
Jet2.com links Birmingham to Venice, Leeds Bradford to La Rochelle, and Manchester to Bergerac.
On 17 January, Ryanair released a number of new routes for W18/19 serving the French market. At the same time it announced that it is in talks with various airports about the possibility of opening bases in the country. anna.aero has considered the ULCC’s current operations in France, alongside its recent approach to network strategy, […]
Gothenburg-Stuttgart is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches; SAS’ fifth German link??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months nearly 40,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Gothenburg and Stuttgart ‒ but the route is unserved!? Already operating to four German airports from the Swedish airport, surely the home of Mercedes-Benz is revved up to become SAS’ […]
Bergerac-Dublin is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 16,000 searches; Ryanair’s sixth route from French airport for S18??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year 16,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Bergerac and Dublin ‒ but the route is unserved!? Ryanair is both airports’ biggest operator, so will a new Dordogne route from the ULCC debut in S18? Or will Aer Lingus, CityJet […]
East Midlands-Nice is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 60,000 searches; Ryanair’s 39th route from UK airport??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 60,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between East Midlands and Nice ‒ but the route is unserved!? The UK airport is the 18th largest base on the Ryanair network, maybe the French hot-spot will be its next new route addition?
Transavia begins six routes from three bases – includes resumption of flights between Rotterdam and Bergerac.
British Airways start seven new services from three of its London bases.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Turkish Airlines announces it will commence services to Košice in Slovakia while Flybe confirms it will begin flights between Leeds Bradford and Newquay. More news from Birmingham, Cork, Glasgow and Bergerac airports as well as Tigerair Australia.
Transavia opens 10 routes from its latest base – also new routes from Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Nantes.