Articles Tagged ‘France’

Volotea's A319s have 11% lower breakeven fare than B717s, RDC shows

Volotea’s A319s have 11% lower breakeven fare than B717s, RDC shows

As Volotea has now retired its B717s, we analyse the economic performance of its A319s – now the airline’s only type – on what was the B717’s number-one route.

Air Senegal announces Lyon – where could be next?

Air Senegal announces Lyon – where could be next?

Air Senegal to begin Dakar – Lyon, with P2P demand of 40,000. This comes shortly after Milan was announced. We see where could be next in Europe.

Ryanair opens Beauvais base – its 16th most profitable airport, RDC’s Apex platform shows

Ryanair opens Beauvais base – its 16th most profitable airport, RDC’s Apex platform shows

As Ryanair launches its Beauvais base, we examine the carrier’s network and estimated financial performance at the airport.


<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Guadeloupe to develop as top Caribbean destination

Routes Reconnected: Guadeloupe to develop as top Caribbean destination

Guadeloupe is offering up to 90% discounts to fly to paradise, with the island also having the region’s highest GDP, helping with outbound demand too.

Vueling launches Paris Orly to Montpellier, one of 3 new domestic routes

Vueling launches Paris Orly to Montpellier, one of 3 new domestic routes

Vueling started Paris Orly to Montpellier on 16 October, the first time since 2016 that it operated domestically within France.

Transavia has 127 routes + 857 flights in early October

Transavia has 127 routes + 857 flights in early October

Transavia’s two AOCs passed 18m seats last year, with Transavia France up by a 17% CAGR since 2010. This year, they were to begin 60+ routes and many began.


Air France now #1 Euro FSC with 4,256 flights and 253 routes

Air France now #1 Euro FSC with 4,256 flights and 253 routes

Over eight in ten Air France flights are at Paris next week, with CDG having 143 of the carrier’s 173 international routes. Where’s top?

Ryanair begins Porto - Grenoble, its 16th French airport from Porto

Ryanair begins Porto – Grenoble, its 16th French airport from Porto

Ryanair began Porto – Grenoble on 3 August, one of 16 French airports served from the Portuguese city.

Transavia France takes off from Montpellier Méditerranée with new base and routes

Transavia France takes off from Montpellier Méditerranée with new base and routes

Transavia France has opened its new Montpellier Méditerranée base on 26 June, its fourth in France, and began its first three of 15 routes this summer.


Volotea's summer sizzler as 41 new routes announced

Volotea’s summer sizzler as 41 new routes announced

Volotea has put on sale 41 new routes, with all but one domestic. Almost all start in early July, and 66% will have direct competition.

TUI plans Lille – Fes this winter; France – Fes had 14 routes last year

TUI plans Lille – Fes this winter; France – Fes had 14 routes last year

We look at the France – Fes market, which grew strongly pre-coronavirus with a CAGR of 6.5%. This coming winter, the two main airlines are down just 6% YOY.

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.