Articles Tagged ‘Lanzarote’

Jet2 announces 10th base at Bristol – with 33 routes

Jet2 announces 10th base at Bristol – with 33 routes

19 of Jet2’s 29 summer routes will have direct competition when they begin, with the carrier’s entry at Bristol partly from Thomas Cook’s end. 

Wizz Air reveals 8 new routes, including its only domestic services

Wizz Air reveals 8 new routes, including its only domestic services

With six new Wizz Air routes from Doncaster and two from Milan Malpensa, we examine what is happening. There’s a clear reason for its new domestic routes.

Ryanair makes Lanzarote its latest base; achieved 81% load factor in 2010; now serving 30 destinations this summer

Ryanair makes Lanzarote its latest base; achieved 81% load factor in 2010; now serving 30 destinations this summer

After 15 months of serving the Canary Island of Lanzarote, Ryanair is making it a base and adding 12 new routes this summer. How many passengers did it carry there in 2010 and what milestone should it reach in May? Which is the only destination to be served daily and what competition is there?


Canary Islands traffic up 4.4% in 2010; Ryanair now basing aircraft there and leading foreign carrier at three airports

Canary Islands traffic up 4.4% in 2010; Ryanair now basing aircraft there and leading foreign carrier at three airports

The Canary Islands used to be considered ‘off-limits’ to LCCs due to the longer sector lengths involved, but in just three years Ryanair has emerged as the #1 airline at one of the airports. Which one? How many routes are being started this winter and in the coming summer season?

Canary Islands welcome surge in low-cost interest this winter; Ryanair leads way

nl201109-country-100.jpgSpain’s Canary Islands have not had a good 2009 so far, but this winter Europe’s LCCs have added over 60 new services. Which are the Islands’ leading airlines, what’s the seasonality profile and which are the leading country markets?