Articles Tagged ‘KLM’

Routes gorilla run; Toronto awarded for charity; more news from Kristiansand, Leeds/Bradford and Perth

Routes gorilla run; Toronto awarded for charity; more news from Kristiansand, Leeds/Bradford and Perth

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, we report on Routes’ gorilla run and Toronto Airport’s Outstanding Philanthropist Award, but also have news from other celebrations worldwide.

KLM launches services to Manston; adds Fukuoka in Japan and Ålesund in Norway

KLM launches services to Manston; adds Fukuoka in Japan and Ålesund in Norway

KLM starts flying from its Amsterdam hub to Manston in the UK, Ålesund in Norway and Fukuoka in Japan.

Condor's great wedding; Finnair, Wizz Air help Santa; more stories from St Petersburg, Moscow Sheremetyevo, Friedrichshafen, Chengdu, Christchurch

Condor’s great wedding; Finnair, Wizz Air help Santa; more stories from St Petersburg, Moscow Sheremetyevo, Friedrichshafen, Chengdu, Christchurch

In this week’s portion of Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from Friedrichshafen where the anna.aero Cake of the Week Certificate has been spotted together with the man behind the great creation. But we also have news from St Petersburg, Moscow Sheremetyevo, Leeds/Bradford, Chengdu, Christchurch and many more.


Volotea announces new base in Bordeaux; Jetstar carries 100-millionth passenger; Alitalia and KLM enjoy cakes in Kiev

Volotea announces new base in Bordeaux; Jetstar carries 100-millionth passenger; Alitalia and KLM enjoy cakes in Kiev

125 new routes may have been launched worldwide in the last week, but airlines and airports were keen to celebrate other landmarks as well! Gambia Bird launched last week, but which other West African airline is readying up for the big launch? What made Kiev Boryspil bake two spectacular cakes? And what were the prizes […]

KLM launches route to Zimbabwe’s capital Harare

KLM launches route to Zimbabwe’s capital Harare

KLM now flies from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands to Harare in Zimbabwe.

MEB3 and Turkish Airlines grow in Africa at Europe’s big airlines’ expense

MEB3 and Turkish Airlines grow in Africa at Europe’s big airlines’ expense

The Middle East Big 3 (MEB3) and Turkish Airlines are growing their networks to Sub-Saharan Africa fast, but how are the big European airline groups developing in the market? What are their African network strategies? Who is the biggest in the market and who is growing the fastest?


Grounding planes in winter improves profitability: The new network planning reality explored among Europe’s airlines

Grounding planes in winter improves profitability: The new network planning reality explored among Europe’s airlines

We all know about Ryanair grounding 80 aircraft last winter but by how much did other European LCCs cut their capacity between July 2011 and January 2012? How does this compare with the year before? And how much have Europe’s legacy carriers started to follow this behaviour?

KLM resumes its Amsterdam to Lusaka service after 16 years

KLM resumes its Amsterdam to Lusaka service after 16 years

KLM relaunches services from Amsterdam to Zambia’s capital Lusaka.

KLM launches services from Amsterdam to Luanda

KLM launches services from Amsterdam to Luanda

KLM starts flying to the Angolan capital Luanda from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.


Europe's long-haul market this summer features new Chinese destinations, fewer Delta routes, and lots of London changes

Europe’s long-haul market this summer features new Chinese destinations, fewer Delta routes, and lots of London changes

Europe’s economies and the EU’s insistence on applying its ETS to aviation might not seem like the ideal combination to attract more long-haul but many airlines appear to have a different view. See which carriers have added new long-haul services to Europe for this summer and which routes have been suspended.

The Europe-Asia market: EURO legacy carriers struggle to keep up with “MEB3” Emirates, Etihad & Qatar

The Europe-Asia market: EURO legacy carriers struggle to keep up with “MEB3” Emirates, Etihad & Qatar

This week’s Dubai Air Show proved beyond doubt that Emirates and Qatar Airways’ global ambitions remain undiminished by pesky economic issues in certain parts of the world. But what competition do they face from Europe’s big global airlines in serving the Europe – Asia market? Which MEB3 markets remain untouched by European carriers?

KLM launches new route to Luanda in Angola

KLM launches new route to Luanda in Angola

KLM now flies from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Luanda, the capital of Angola.