Articles Tagged ‘EXT’
Flybe introduces two new UK-Ireland routes; resumes Exeter-Norwich flights.
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?
Flybe’s IPO last Friday raised over £60 million. What is the airline’s position in the UK market and which European country markets does it serve? Which are its biggest bases and how has the network changed in recent seasons? Which new routes did Flybe start in 2010 and what is it planning for 2011?
Few UK airports reporting growth; APD increase, strikes, the economy, exchange rates and the World Cup all factors
The new government has scrapped plans for runway expansion at London’s airports and decided not to make any changes to APD. So how have the UK’s airports fared in Q2? Not that well, though there are a few bright spots.
UK airports see traffic fall 2% in 2010 Q1; poor weather, APD increases and industrial action have all had an impact
UK airports have had a poor start to 2010 compared to many other EU countries. Which regions have fared best and worst? Which airport has gone 30 months since last reporting growth? Which returned to growth in February after over a year?
Flybe #1 UK domestic airline; 72 active aircraft spread across 14 UK bases this winter including fast-growing Gatwick
Flybe carried almost seven million passengers last year. How rapidly has it grown and which are its biggest UK bases in terms of routes and seat capacity? Which are its leading international markets and who is its latest codeshare partner?
Flybe has pensioned off the last of its BAe 146s and now operates just Q400s and Embraer jets. The integration of BA Connect makes Flybe the UK’s biggest domestic airline if measured by flights. Which other markets does it serve and which are its biggest and fastest growing UK bases?
Exeter airport joined the “million” club in 2007 thanks to Flybe and its range of routes. When did Flybe start to make the most of its home airport and which routes have been abandoned along the way? Which are the airline’s busiest routes and what new routes are being started next month? Which are the airport’s nearest competitors?