Articles Tagged ‘Europe’

Coronavirus: flights down by 49,000 each day – domestic lowest since July

Coronavirus: flights down by 49,000 each day – domestic lowest since July

Domestic flights are down by 36% this week from coronavirus, while international is 76% lower.  There has been little progress in restoring capacity since last summer.

UK + EU new traffic rights in place – new AOCs to access single market

UK + EU new traffic rights in place – new AOCs to access single market

Despite the many changes between the UK and EU on aviation, the focus on COVID probably means little difference will be noticed in the short-term.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Indianapolis building new incentive scheme to support new service

Routes Reconnected: Indianapolis building new incentive scheme to support new service

Indianapolis has welcomed three new routes this year, with its eyes on West Coast service and Europe access, aided by a new incentive scheme.


<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> "Quick wins are where you can combine passenger and cargo demand," Virgin Atlantic says

Routes Reconnected: “Quick wins are where you can combine passenger and cargo demand,” Virgin Atlantic says

Routes Reconnected put the spotlight on Europe in a panel session featuring senior stakeholders from Virgin Atlantic, Avinor, and Berlin Brandenburg.

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.