Articles Tagged ‘Faro’

Ryanair makes Faro base; expands network to 30 routes this summer; overtakes easyJet as busiest carrier

Ryanair makes Faro base; expands network to 30 routes this summer; overtakes easyJet as busiest carrier

Ryanair has set up a second base in Portugal with six 737-800s, and will overtake easyJet as Faro’s leading airline. What routes will it operate at what frequency and who will provide direct competition?

Over 150 new routes get summer 2010 season underway; Ryanair launches two new bases; Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Kingfisher and Singapore Airlines add new Europe-Asia links

Over 150 new routes get summer 2010 season underway; Ryanair launches two new bases; Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Kingfisher and Singapore Airlines add new Europe-Asia links

Yes, summer’s here apparently. The world’s airlines celebrate with over 150 new routes and we have a free, downloadable, sortable, spreadsheet for you to analyse at your leisure. Which airports get the most new weekly flights?

This winter, Ryanair versus the world (again)

Top StoryAnd so the winter season begins with a flurry of new route activity. Although total route launches may be down on last year, Ryanair is still #1 for new routes with over 50 starting this week. Download our free Excel spreadsheet detailing all 128 of this week’s new route launches.


One in three passengers now using LCCs in Portugal; Ryanair and easyJet still adding routes

nl230309-country-100.jpgPortugal has increasingly embraced LCCs but which airlines are dominant in Faro, Lisbon and Porto? How seasonal is demand at each airport and which new routes have been added in the last 12 months?

Aer Lingus joins battle with easyJet and Monarch on Gatwick-Faro

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchFarewatch returns with a look at a popular UK leisure route. Our analysis reveals which of the LCCs is cheapest and how much more expensive BA is? But how much are the hidden charges and how do airlines revenue manage Bank Holidays?

Faro’s growth driven by low-cost routes from UK; Ryanair second biggest airline this winter

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisDuring the last 10 years Faro’s growth has mostly come from LCCs operating to and from the UK, a country market which is responsible for almost 60% of all passengers. Who started the ball rolling back in 1999 and who is now the biggest airline?


Portugal’s momentum builds as LCCs start to make their presence felt

Portugal’s momentum builds as LCCs start to make their presence feltPortugal has finally begun to embrace LCCs and international passenger numbers are booming in Faro, Lisbon and Porto. easyJet is big in Lisbon while Ryanair is rivalling TAP Portugal in Porto. TAP is struggling to make profits but has recently absorbed Portugalia to help provide long-haul feed. Brazil and Angola feature among the top 10 countries served.