Articles Tagged ‘France’

EU now ended ‘use it or lose it' slots for summer 2020

EU now ended ‘use it or lose it’ slots for summer 2020

The EU suspended the ‘80% rule’ on 1 April from the current exceptional circumstances. With 88 level three EU airports in S20, we look at what’s happening.

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.

Marseille ended 2019 with record capacity from strong international growth

Marseille ended 2019 with record capacity from strong international growth

Marseille added dozens of new routes in 2019, including to two Moscow airports. Ryanair’s new base in 2019 has resulted in fast seat and route growth.


80 unserved routes within Europe with median 25,000 passengers

80 unserved routes within Europe with median 25,000 passengers

80 unserved routes within Europe have 2.3m passengers. Hamburg – Toulouse #1. Larnaca – Paris, Gothenburg – Lisbon, Birmingham – Oslo in the 80.

Transavia France announces first 12 routes from new Montpellier base

Transavia France announces first 12 routes from new Montpellier base

Transavia France new Montpellier base starts in April. Only one of its 12 routes will see direct competition. anna.aero predicted these 10 of these routes.

Exclusive: Transavia France makes Montpellier its next base

Exclusive: Transavia France makes Montpellier its next base

Transavia France has just announced a base at Montpellier from spring 2020. It’ll operate 20 routes – anna.aero says a good mixture of tourism and VFR.


Ryanair's winter growth down to 4% from 13% last winter; France #1

Ryanair’s winter growth down to 4% from 13% last winter; France #1

Winter 2019 sees Ryanair grow by just 4%. The #1 country market for growth is France with three new bases, and the east also stands out this winter.

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

The final new route numbers are in for 2018! anna.aero has been busy studying its New Routes Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics from last year. We reveal the top airlines, country markets and airports for new routes in 2018, and a take a look ahead to see what is coming in 2019.

MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table

MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table

Qatar Airways stretched its lead over Emirates and Etihad Airways in terms of destinations served between peak S17 and peak S18. anna.aero reveals which routes have been added and dropped by the MEB3 carriers since summer 2017, plus the fastest growing destination markets across the trio’s networks.


India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

There were 80.63 million two-way seats available between India and international destinations in 2018, up 5.6% on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at key trends in India’s international connections, including the strongest growing airlines, country markets and individual destinations.

Swedish seats soar by 64% over past 10 years; foreign flights lead growth, Germany is top international destination in S18

Swedish seats soar by 64% over past 10 years; foreign flights lead growth, Germany is top international destination in S18

There are 51.22 million two-way seats scheduled on flights serving Swedish airports in 2018, 2.7% more than last year. The Nordic nation has seen a 64% jump in available seats since 2009. Nick Preston takes a look at the main drivers of this growth, including Sweden’s leading airlines, airports and routes.

Russia rules European capacity growth in 2017; FLAPI airports all see traffic increase, Amsterdam fastest growing last year

Russia rules European capacity growth in 2017; FLAPI airports all see traffic increase, Amsterdam fastest growing last year

Russia led a group of 20 select European nations with a 16% year-on-year increase in departing seat capacity in 2017. Nick Preston examines other European traffic trends, including growth rates at the continent’s five largest hub airports, with Amsterdam seeing the biggest increase in passengers last year.