Articles Tagged ‘FSC’

British Airways expands in Europe from London

British Airways expands in Europe from London

British Airways starts three new routes from London Gatwick and one from London Heathrow. 

SWISS grew annual traffic by 19% between 2010 and 2017, however it is still losing home market share to easyJet despite increased capacity

SWISS grew annual traffic by 19% between 2010 and 2017, however it is still losing home market share to easyJet despite increased capacity

SWISS transported 16.9 million passengers last year, up 2.3% on 2016. Yet despite enhanced capacity, plus rising passenger numbers, the carrier is still losing market share to easyJet. We look in more detail at the Star Alliance member to see how it has developed in recent years.   

Flybe announces London Heathrow as its fifth London airport, but will its various operations from the UK capital in S17 be sustainable?

Flybe announces London Heathrow as its fifth London airport, but will its various operations from the UK capital in S17 be sustainable?

In December Flybe announced that from 26 March it will start multiple daily flights to London Heathrow from Aberdeen and Edinburgh, becoming the airline’s fifth UK capital airport. In the same week, the regional carrier announced an advanced agreement with Stobart Air to operate 12 new routes from London Southend. We look at Flybe’s various […]


Air Corsica looking for international market opportunities; Ajaccio is carrier's number one airport; has fleet of 11 aircraft

Air Corsica looking for international market opportunities; Ajaccio is carrier’s number one airport; has fleet of 11 aircraft

Air Corsica is based at the Corsican airport of Ajaccio, and it is the official carrier of CONNECT 2017. anna.aero caught up with the airline’s Hervé Pierret, Member of Management Board, to find out more about its operation and to see why it is so keen to expand its international presence.

Air France still dominant in French domestic market but easyJet, Volotea and newcomer Fly KISS all gaining ground slowly

Air France still dominant in French domestic market but easyJet, Volotea and newcomer Fly KISS all gaining ground slowly

We look back at the last decade and see how market shares have shifted in the French domestic market. Plus an analysis of the growth in traffic on the leading regional French domestic routes as LCCs have made their presence felt since 2008.

Air France commences four new routes

Air France commences four new routes

Air France commences two routes from Paris CDG to Biarritz and Glasgow while Paris Orly gains a link to Figari – Rennes sees launch of flights to Amsterdam.


easyJet launches 10 new routes including first to Tunisia

easyJet launches 10 new routes including first to Tunisia

easyJet adds 10 routes to its expanding network from bases at Geneva, London Stansted, Newcastle, Porto, and Rome Fiumicino.

Volotea starts six new services

Volotea starts six new services

Volotea boosts operations at its third French base – as Strasbourg gains links to Figari, Olbia and Venice Marco Polo.

Gothenburg and Frankfurt airports show-off certificates for Czech Airlines and Air Armenia respectively

Gothenburg and Frankfurt airports show-off certificates for Czech Airlines and Air Armenia respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates 245,000 passengers at Figari Airport. We also have news from London Stansted and St. Louis airports.


Ryanair starts new routes to Ireland and Corsica

Ryanair starts new routes to Ireland and Corsica

Ryanair launches seasonal links between Glasgow Prestwick and Knock, and Paris and Figari.

Corsica’s airports pass 3-million mark; Ajaccio and Bastia both report double-digit growth in 2013

Corsica’s airports pass 3-million mark; Ajaccio and Bastia both report double-digit growth in 2013

The four commercial airports serving the French island of Corsica saw total traffic grow by almost 8% last year, the highest rate of growth since 1998. We determine the seasonality scores of three of the four airports, and reveal which airlines are contributing to the island’s range of over 30 new services this summer.

Volotea adds three domestic and one international route in France

Volotea adds three domestic and one international route in France

Volotea boosts flights from Nantes and Ajaccio as S14 expansion continues.