Articles Tagged ‘European LCC’

UK LCC Jet2.com celebrates 10th birthday; Manchester closing in on Leeds/Bradford as airline's #1 base

UK LCC Jet2.com celebrates 10th birthday; Manchester closing in on Leeds/Bradford as airline’s #1 base

Jet2.com, the northern UK low-cost carrier, celebrated its 10th anniversary last week recreating is very first flight. As the airline enters its teens, anna.aero examines its operation.

ROUTEFLASH!!: Ryanair to open its first African bases in Marrakech and Fez

ROUTEFLASH!!: Ryanair to open its first African bases in Marrakech and Fez

Base number 56 and 57 will be in Africa for Ryanair, making it the first European low-cost airline to start operational bases outside of Europe.

Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in

Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in

Started in the summer of 2002, bmibaby’s passenger numbers peaked in 2007 as the carrier tried a total of six UK regional bases. Which routes was it operating this summer, what competition did it face, and which carriers have already stepped in to replace which services?


Go-fly 10 years on: What happened to the routes and people behind Europe's then third biggest LCC?

Go-fly 10 years on: What happened to the routes and people behind Europe’s then third biggest LCC?

Remember Go? Ten years ago it was Europe’s third largest LCC with a fleet of 27 737s based at London Stansted, Bristol and East Midlands. Then easyJet decided to make an offer Go’s majority shareholder (3i) couldn’t refuse. So what became of Go’s route network and the senior management team that ran the airline?

Venice launch for Europe’s newest LCC Volotea; 76 routes planned this summer across 53 airports in 10 countries

Venice launch for Europe’s newest LCC Volotea; 76 routes planned this summer across 53 airports in 10 countries

Southern Europe’s economies may be struggling, so is this a good time to launch a new low-cost airline in the region? With bases in France, Italy and Spain, we take a closer look at which markets will benefit most from Volotea’s planned 76 route network using seven 717s this summer.

How European LCC network are fundamentally different from LCCs elsewhere in the world

How European LCC network are fundamentally different from LCCs elsewhere in the world

When it comes to the low-cost carrier ‘rulebook’ it seems that there are basically two versions when it comes to network planning models. One for Europe and one for the rest of the world. We explain all in our unique analysis of the world’s leading low-cost airlines.