Articles Tagged ‘FAO’

London's airports handle 44 million more passengers than in 2010; four of the top five airlines don't serve Heathrow

London’s airports handle 44 million more passengers than in 2010; four of the top five airlines don’t serve Heathrow

London’s Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, City and Southend airports hosted over 171.06 million passengers last year, up from 127.17 million in 2010. Jonathan Ford highlights which airports are reporting the biggest net gain in passengers, the top destinations, plus the growth patterns of its leading airlines.

easyJet's Nice operation doubles in size between 2008 and 2018; has a 27% market share of all seats; Tenerife South next new destination

easyJet’s Nice operation doubles in size between 2008 and 2018; has a 27% market share of all seats; Tenerife South next new destination

One of easyJet’s first non-UK destinations was Nice, an airport it started serving in 1996. This summer the airline is offering 38 destinations from the French Riviera hub, with a 39th service launching in September. Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s developments from its 12th biggest airport operation this summer.

Second Brazilian airport makes top 10 leader board

Second Brazilian airport makes top 10 leader board

The 2018 Arch of Triumph leader board now sees two Brazilian FTWAs taking pride of place inside the top 10. What with three victorious baptisms from Lisbon too, Portuguese appears to be the winning language of water arches. Excelentes arcos de água!!


easyJet expands from London Southend, Liverpool and Naples

easyJet expands from London Southend, Liverpool and Naples

easyJet launches four routes from London Southend, three from Liverpool and two from Naples.

Jet2.com's biggest base Manchester analysed; capacity set to grow 19% this year to 1.57 million one-way seats; Turkish market growing fast

Jet2.com’s biggest base Manchester analysed; capacity set to grow 19% this year to 1.57 million one-way seats; Turkish market growing fast

With over 50,000 one-way seats during its peak weeks, Manchester Airport has worked its way to become Jet2.com’s biggest base – nearly double the size of the LCC’s next largest hub at Leeds Bradford. Marc Watkins analyses this +40-destination operation to reveal the areas of its recent growth, as well as its biggest routes and […]

easyJet vs. Ryanair in the UK; low-level route duplication at shared hubs, Spanish sun routes see most competition

easyJet vs. Ryanair in the UK; low-level route duplication at shared hubs, Spanish sun routes see most competition

On 13 June Ryanair announced its plans to open a base at London Southend with three aircraft operating 13 routes from April 2019. Southend is already a base for easyJet. Nick Preston decided to take a look at how the two low-cost heavyweights compete at the eight UK airports they both already consider home.


Wizz Air launches first phase of Vienna-based operations

Wizz Air launches first phase of Vienna-based operations

Wizz Air stations first aircraft in Vienna, opening five routes – also adds five routes from other bases.

Laudamotion gets moving across Europe

Laudamotion gets moving across Europe

Laudamotion starts 32 new routes with Berlin Tegel, Palma de Mallorca and Vienna being its main focus cities.

easyJet enters eight new city pairs

easyJet enters eight new city pairs

easyJet starts routes from Berlin Tegel, Bristol and Milan Malpensa.


Germania feeds Faro from Friedrichshafen

Germania feeds Faro from Friedrichshafen

Germania adds its 11th service from South German gateway.

Germania gets going on 30 new routes

Germania gets going on 30 new routes

Germania begins European and African services from nine German bases.

Ryanair to grow by 4% at its Dublin home this year; Stansted link #1; Germany growing fast

Ryanair to grow by 4% at its Dublin home this year; Stansted link #1; Germany growing fast

While Ryanair’s largest base has been at London Stansted for years, and despite the airline being a true pan-European success, the ULCC’s spiritual home will always be in Dublin, the place from which this industry titan grew. Marc Watkins takes a look at the carrier’s biggest routes and country markets from the Irish capital city […]