Articles Tagged ‘Europe’

Amsterdam busiest in Europe with 835 daily flights, Eurocontrol shows; we explore Schiphol’s network

Amsterdam busiest in Europe with 835 daily flights, Eurocontrol shows; we explore Schiphol’s network

Amsterdam is fighting back. KLM had 35 routes with 3+ daily flights on 21 August. Of all regions, we see that Latin America is very strong, with this region the least affected.

UK - Spain most profitable for Euro LCCs last year with est. €395m, RDC’s Apex platform shows

UK – Spain most profitable for Euro LCCs last year with est. €395m, RDC’s Apex platform shows

Despite tough times, we explore Europe’s top-20 most profitable markets last year. The UK’s quarantine undermines the recovery of the #1 most profitable market, UK – Spain.

Ryanair Route Development Director’s webinar signs 800++; Billund and Shannon sponsor

Ryanair Route Development Director’s webinar signs 800++; Billund and Shannon sponsor

“Time to get Ryanair flying again”: The webinar on Europe’s biggest airline takes place just days before Ryanair’s July restart of 40% of normal flight schedules from most of its 80 bases. Taking place 14.00-14.30 on 25 June 2020.


Budapest on COVID-19 crisis management: “Act swiftly, check the trends, be bold but be calm”

Budapest on COVID-19 crisis management: “Act swiftly, check the trends, be bold but be calm”

Kam Jandu, Chief Commercial Officer, Budapest Airport, talks about Budapest’s crisis management techniques which could help your organisation.

Frankfurt responds to COVID-19 with defined procedures and major cost-reductions

Frankfurt responds to COVID-19 with defined procedures and major cost-reductions

Before any crisis happens, the first important step is to be prepared.  Fraport talks to our sister publication about things that will help your airport to better deal with crises.

New York – Paris approaches three million seats with nine airlines

New York – Paris approaches three million seats with nine airlines

New York to Paris seats grew by 15% in 2020, cementing its position as the #2 city-pair from the USA to Europe. French Bee and Corsair coming this year.


Icelandair's top-20 connecting markets; Paris CDG - Washington IAD #1

Icelandair’s top-20 connecting markets; Paris CDG – Washington IAD #1

About 53% of Icelandair’s passengers connect via Keflavik, with Paris CDG, Amsterdam, Stockholm, and Copenhagen featuring heavily in top-20 airport-pairs.

Norwegian 56% lower fare to US than airlines from Heathrow

Norwegian 56% lower fare to US than airlines from Heathrow

Norwegian has six million Europe – US seats and Gatwick is key. From Gatwick, NYC, Tampa, Seattle, Austin, and LA perform well by fare/mile; others don’t.

China to Europe sees highest YOY growth; Shanghai – Iceland coming

China to Europe sees highest YOY growth; Shanghai – Iceland coming

China to Europe sees 48 European and 34 Chinese airports. In 2019, 2.4m extra seats were added, the biggest ever, with over 50 new routes. Keflavik coming.


Tel Aviv – Europe has 20 million seats; LCCs have 30% share

Tel Aviv – Europe has 20 million seats; LCCs have 30% share

LCCs have a 30% share of Tel Aviv – Europe capacity, and almost the same capacity as El Al. In all, 141 European airports are served from Tel Aviv.

Adria Airways gone; 9 routes left unserved

Adria Airways gone; 9 routes left unserved

Slovenia’s Adria has ceased to exist – and, along with it, nearly 60% of Ljubljana’s capacity. Adria actively pursued wet leases and foreign bases, which in 2015 saw Ljubljana have just 55% of its capacity. In 2019, it operated 17 routes from Ljubljana, with 9 presently unserved by others. After Brussels Airlines and the Lufthansa […]

2018 sees biggest net rise in airline seats between Europe and China this decade; 30 new routes added last year; two new airline players for 2019

2018 sees biggest net rise in airline seats between Europe and China this decade; 30 new routes added last year; two new airline players for 2019

In 2018 there was 17.72 million two-way seats on routes between Europe and China, with this having risen from just 7.47 million in 2009. Jonathan Ford looks at the biggest players in the market, the number of routes that have been added in the past few years, and highlights the recent announcements for 2019.