Articles Tagged ‘French airport trends’

anna.aero presents at FrenchConnect 2012 in Paris

anna.aero presents at FrenchConnect 2012 in Paris

Disneyland® Paris was the venue for this year’s 9th annual FrenchConnect aviation forum, hosted by Paris Vatry airport and attended by record numbers of delegates and speakers. anna.aero’s very own Ralph Anker gave the first keynote speech looking at the French and European aviation market. With lots of content not previously published on anna.aero download […]

French airports report healthy growth in 2011 led by Paris Beauvais (+31.3%); easyJet stimulates Lyon - Nice by 70%

French airports report healthy growth in 2011 led by Paris Beauvais (+31.3%); easyJet stimulates Lyon – Nice by 70%

So what’s been happening at French airports in 2011? Which have been growing fastest, and which two have seen passenger numbers fall? How have the top 15 regional domestic routes fared so far in 2011? Which three have seen changes of more than 30%?

Air France still dominates domestic routes from French regional airports; international routes left to foreign carriers

Air France still dominates domestic routes from French regional airports; international routes left to foreign carriers

We all know Air France is big in Paris, but what does it contribute at French regional airports? At which airport has it cut several international services, and how much do French regional airports rely on the likes of easyJet and Ryanair for their international services?


Biggest French airports nearly all growing in November; domestic traffic up at Paris CDG but down at Paris Orly

Biggest French airports nearly all growing in November; domestic traffic up at Paris CDG but down at Paris Orly

We take a look at the latest data from French airports including a detailed analysis of how the leading regional domestic routes have performed this year. Two have grown by over 30% but what about the rest? We also look at Paris’ domestic routes.

French airport traffic down less than 3% in Q3; LCCs generating regional growth

Market TrendsFrance’s economy has suffered less than others in Europe during the recession, and the same can be said of its airports. We look at traffic trends this year at the top 15 airports, and also how passenger numbers in September compare with those of two years ago.

easyJet (Lyon) and Ryanair (Marseille) prove French domestic routes can be stimulated

Route AnalysisIn case anyone was in any doubt easyJet and Ryanair are demonstrating how the French respond to lower fares on domestic routes not involving Paris. They travel more, lots more. We have the figures that reveal the truth.


Lille and Strasbourg represent extremes in French airport performance in first half of 2009

Lille and Strasbourg represent extremes in French airport performance in first half of 2009How have French airports fared so far this year? Which market segments have performed best and worst from Paris and what has been the key driver to Lille’s recent surge in demand?

French airport growth driven by LCCs; domestic demand still falling though LCCs stimulating inter-regional routes

Article ThumbNine of France’s top 15 airports reported growth last year and demand was up 1.5% across all airports. But how much of that was down to LCCs? And what impact have easyJet and Ryanair had on French domestic routes? Which airport saw 50% growth?

French airports see traffic fall in September; easyJet grows Lyon domestic routes by 50%

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsThe French market has responded less dramatically than other markets to the economic downturn in Europe. Traffic was even up in October. What impact is easyJet having on its new domestic routes from Lyon and how is Strasbourg coping with the impact of the TGV?


Nine of top 10 French airports growing in 2008; Beauvais and Lyon lead the way

Image: Paris Beauvais and Lyon lead French airport growth in 2008Nine of France’s top 10 airports are growing in 2008 and the other one has a really good excuse. Why are Beauvais and Lyon leading the way? How are the two major Paris airports evolving? According to DGAC how is the domestic market developing? And which international regions are up and which down?

France: Domestic traffic flat: inter-regional demand up, Paris routes down

France: Domestic traffic flat: inter-regional demand up, Paris routes downIt’s official. The French domestic market is stagnating. While inter-regional traffic is up 5%, routes to and from Paris are down 2%. The good news is international demand is booming. Demand to Egypt has bounced right back while the Spanish market goes from strength to strength. But, the biggest country market (the UK) saw traffic grow less than 2% last year.

International traffic drives modest French growth

International traffic drives modest French growthFrench airports saw traffic grow a modest 4% in 2007. The two main Paris airports still handle 60% of all French airport traffic and Air France continues to maintain its stranglehold on French domestic routes. But foreign LCCs are growing fast and now even Air France is involved in one. Which airports are growing fastest and which rely almost totally on LCCs?