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New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 27 April - Monday 3 May):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 27 April – Monday 3 May):

A staggering 118 new routes in 46 of the world’s countries have been launched in the last week. We have all the information about them, along with pictures of the cakes and celebrations. Read about the routes launched to and from 26 European countries, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, Israel, India, Japan, Kuwait, […]

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 30 March - Monday 5 April):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 30 March – Monday 5 April):

You know what? It wasn’t all Ryanair this week. We also have great coverage from Qatar Airways’ two route launches, Avianova’s new operations from Sheremetyevo, easyJet and Norwegian in Malta, Meridiana in Helsinki and much, much more.

Ryanair launches 14 new routes from Leeds/Bradford; several will compete head-to-head with

Ryanair launches 14 new routes from Leeds/Bradford; several will compete head-to-head with

Ryanair’s latest UK base sees it going head-to-head with a local LCC on several routes. How do frequencies compare and how many routes are likely to be year-round? What might happen in winter? still dominant at Leeds/Bradford despite Ryanair’s 14 new routes this summer

Article Thumbnail: Airport will soon be seven years old and has helped grow traffic but which routes have not been a success? How many routes will see competition this summer as Ryanair expands? And who’s flying to London these days?

Ryanair carried 65 million passengers last year; that’s 40% more than easyJet (46.1m)

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsEurope’s LCCs continued to evolve (and mostly grow) in 2009. So who is #2 behind easyJet and Ryanair? Which second-tier LCC has already announced plans for a new base in 2010? Which had the highest (and lowest) load factors?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 17 October – Friday 23 October):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThe lull before the (winter) storm. Just 16 new routes this week but they involve airports in Canada, China, Egypt, Macau, Malaysia, the Maldives, Oman, Spain, Sri Lanka, the UAE, the UK and the US. Get ready, next week we’ll be reporting on the launch of over 150 new routes.

London – Newcastle air traffic back to pre-9/11 levels; BA, easyJet and Flybe share market

Article Thumbnail: Route AnalysisEastern, Gill Air, Go and have all served this market in recent years but now there are just three airlines each using a different London airport. When did demand peak and how much has it fallen in recent years?

The rise and fall of the UK – Valencia market; from two routes to 11 and back to just four

Article Thumbnail: Route AnalysisValencia was ‘discovered’ by UK LCCs in 2004 and the market quadrupled in just two years. But that growth has not been sustained and having been a duopoly between Iberia and British Airways in the early 00s, now easyJet and Ryanair dominate.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 13 June – Friday 19 June):

Article thumbSign of a good week – some 40+ new routes have begun and no shortage of festivities as the likes of Safi Airways, Swiss, jetBlue, Thai Airways and Delta ensured their new services will be remembered. If you can fight your way through the cakes and balloons, other airlines adding to their network this week include Air Canada, Air Astana, Virgin Nigeria Airways, Wizz Air, Spirit Airlines, BlueWings, Cebu Pacific,, Carpatair and SkyGeorgia.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 23 May – Friday 29 May):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsA slightly quieter week but still over 20 new routes from the likes of airberlin, Allegiant Air, B&H Airlines, Carpatair, Cimber Sterling, easyJet,, Norwegian, Southwest,, and Wind Jet. Next week we have over 100 new routes starting.

bmibaby adds more sunshine and ski routes; 40% of capacity on UK domestic routes

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisBorn in a hurry in early 2002 this baby has developed a split personality with major bases at four UK airports. But how have the number of routes at each base changed with each season? Which are the leading foreign destinations?

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 16 May – Friday 22 May):

nib_anim3.gifNearly 40 new routes identified this week from airlines including Air Arabia Maroc, airberlin, AirTran, Allegiant Air, B&H Airlines, bmibaby, Cimber Sterling, easyJet, Finnair, Germania, Germanwings,, jetBlue, Oren Air,, and US Airways.