Articles Tagged ‘KLM’

Transavia.com re-focuses on Netherlands after Danish dalliance; six new destinations starting next summer

Transavia.com re-focuses on Netherlands after Danish dalliance; six new destinations starting next summer

Copenhagen didn’t work out for Transavia.com so it’s focussing on new Dutch routes for 2011. Which new destinations are being added and what competition will be faced? And which major European market has the airline pulled out of after seven years?

AEA passenger numbers up 1.7% in first nine months of 2010; Tarom growing fastest with improved load factors

AEA passenger numbers up 1.7% in first nine months of 2010; Tarom growing fastest with improved load factors

Which AEA airlines are reporting double-digit growth and which are averaging load factors above 80% this year? Demand for travel to which region is growing fastest this year, and which regional market is shrinking? Are load factors generally improving or declining?

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]


Bergen airport benefiting from more Norwegian services; six new routes added this summer including Barcelona

Bergen airport benefiting from more Norwegian services; six new routes added this summer including Barcelona

Norway’s second biggest airport serves Norway’s second biggest city. How has traffic grown since 1990 and which are the leading carriers at the airport? How dominant is the domestic market? And which destinations has Norwegian added this year?

Budapest attracts American to serve New York JFK; KLM and Qatar Airways also new, but Ryanair quits

Budapest attracts American to serve New York JFK; KLM and Qatar Airways also new, but Ryanair quits

Budapest gets a second US carrier from next April and will also welcome Qatar Airways and welcome back KLM. But which are the leading airlines at the airport and which non-local carrier operates more weekly flights than Wizz Air? And which three destinations is the airport about to lose as Ryanair terminates flights?

AEA passenger numbers down 1.5% in first five months of 2010 (blame the volcano!); Tarom does growth 'double'

AEA passenger numbers down 1.5% in first five months of 2010 (blame the volcano!); Tarom does growth ‘double’

How have Europe’s national flag carriers fared so far in 2010 compared with 2009. Which are the fastest growing (and shrinking) and who are the only four carriers to see load factors fall so far this year.


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 4 May - Monday 10 May)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 4 May – Monday 10 May)

The last week has been another busy week with 87 routes being launched by 27 of the world’s airlines. New routes have started in countries as varied as across 25 European countries as well as Canada, China, Dominican Republic, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, South Africa and the US.

Iberia-British Airways merger creates third European mega-legacy carrier; each has different global network focus

Iberia-British Airways merger creates third European mega-legacy carrier; each has different global network focus

How do the non-European networks of Europe’s three legacy mega-carriers compare? Who serves most non-European destinations? What’s special about New York JFK and who is the only carrier to make it down under?

AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

Which three of AEA’s 28 member airlines reported growth in 2009? What happened to load factors and which regions are still reporting traffic declines? Which carriers have had a great start to 2010 in terms of traffic growth?


New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 30 January - Tuesday 9 February)

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 30 January – Tuesday 9 February)

A busy 10 days to look back on with almost 50 new routes launched. Countries benefiting from new services include Australia, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Denmark, Finnland, Germany, Greece, India, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Morocco, Netherlands, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the UAE, the UK and the US.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 5 December – Friday 11 December)

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 5 December - Friday 11 December)A big anna.aero welcome to AeroGal of Ecuador making their first appearance in this section as part of another healthy crop of new routes this week with a particular focus on leisure routes from Canada. We have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Albania, Australia, Austria, Canada, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Macau, Mexico, Netherlands, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Thailand, the UK and the USA.

Have cake and eaten it? Has abolition of departure tax helped KLM and Amsterdam?

Country AnalysisAnalysis of Amsterdam’s traffic figures show what impact the demise of the departure tax has had – or does it? What’s happening at the other Dutch airports and which are the leading country markets?