Articles Tagged ‘JMK’
Aegean Airlines is to start 33 additional routes next summer, with 2021 to be one of its best-ever years for non-Athens capacity across Europe.
Lufthansa will begin 13 summer-seasonal routes from FRA. Six are to Greece; Lufthansa will now have 11 routes to the country from its top airport in S21.
Ryanair begins two new routes from Prague; Air Dolomiti launches Verona – Düsseldorf; Wizz Air jets into Mykonos from Budapest; and more.
Wizz Air started Budapest – Mykonos on 4 August, with all eight of the ULCC’s Greek airports now linked to the Hungarian capital.
With another 27 routes revealed, including eight from Bucharest, eight from Varna, and three from Odesa, we look at the carrier’s summer plans.
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.
Ryanair to launch French bases at Bordeaux and Marseille in S19; anna.aero’s predictions prove correct
In January, Ryanair indicated that France was foremost in its thoughts for potential new operating bases and anna.aero predicted the four French airports most likely to host a hub. On 27 September the ULCC confirmed that two of these airports, Bordeaux and Marseille, will become bases in time for S19.
Ryanair to grow 3.5% from Bologna in 2018, offering 4.22 million seats; 46 destinations in S18; Amman and Kaunas launching for winter
Ryanair opened its Bologna base in 2009, and since then the carrier’s annual seat capacity from the Italian city has grown by 200%. Jonathan Ford investigates the airline’s expansion from its third biggest base in Italy, including how many based aircraft it has this summer and its top destinations.
easyJet’s Nice operation doubles in size between 2008 and 2018; has a 27% market share of all seats; Tenerife South next new destination
One of easyJet’s first non-UK destinations was Nice, an airport it started serving in 1996. This summer the airline is offering 38 destinations from the French Riviera hub, with a 39th service launching in September. Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s developments from its 12th biggest airport operation this summer.
Greece’s passenger numbers climb 60% between 2012 and 2017; Volotea and Wizz Air expanding fast; leading airports see market share fall
A country that has suffered economic issues in recent years, Greece has certainly witnessed a change of fortune within its aviation market, with annual passenger numbers growing from 36.7 million to 58.5 million in the space of five years. Jonathan Ford looks in more detail at the nation’s recent aviation advancement.
Volotea adds 10 new low frequency connections across Europe.
The Mediterranean island becomes Qatar Airways’ third route to Greece after Athens and Thessaloniki.