Articles Tagged ‘KLM’

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?

A318 to A380; Europe’s legacy carriers take different approaches to long-haul development

Lead StoryBritish Airways and Air France have come up with different ways of serving the New York market. But how do their networks (and that of Lufthansa) compare in terms of geographic spread and current ‘growth’?

Liverpool welcomes back KLM after 70 years, as easyJet and Ryanair vie for supremacy

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusJohn Lennon’s home airport is a battleground between easyJet and Ryanair but the airport recently welcomed back a legacy carrier. We take a closer look at competition on the Amsterdam and Belfast routes.


Schiphol hopes to reap benefits of scrapped government tax; over 230 destinations served this summer

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusThe introduction of a departure tax last July for O&D passengers had a significant impact on traffic at Schiphol. Now it’s being abolished and traffic may return. Which routes were lost and which are being added this summer?

KLM still growing at Amsterdam; UK and Norwegian markets important; three new routes in 2008

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisKLM flies non-stop to 119 destinations in 58 countries from Amsterdam. How significant are its UK and Norwegian services and which country market has most ASKs? And which three new routes were added by KLM in 2008. And which significant short-haul route is it axing?

AEA airlines: Alitalia’s traffic and load factor both down as KLM maintains load factor lead

AEA airlines: Alitalia’s traffic and load factor both down as KLM maintains load factor supremacyConfidence in Alitalia seems to be dwindling as load factors and passenger numbers are both down in recent months. Among AEA’s major airlines it now has the worst load factor. Which airline is trying to topple KLM from its perch as best filler of seats and which flag carriers are growing fastest?