Articles Tagged ‘London Luton’
Wizz Air today (8 Sept) announced its next expansion, with a big focus on domestic routes within Italy – the ULCC’s fourth most profitable country.
London-Krakow has grown significantly in the past year from three airlines following each other in launching Luton. As a result, city-pair capacity has almost doubled – with more coming. Who, if any, will blink first?
anna.aero joins London Luton and Wizz Air as they celebrate the airline’s first A321neo service; also confirms 60th route from airport
anna.aero’s Aviation Development Editor Jonathan Ford travelled to London Luton on Friday 15 March to celebrate, along with Wizz Air, the carrier’s first day of A321neo operations into the London airport. Take a look to see how celebrations got underway, and to learn more on the carrier’s growth at it’s biggest base.
London Luton Airport growth driven this summer by Wizz Air and Monarch Airlines; easyJet network up to 37 with new Venice service
Home to easyJet’s corporate headquarters, London’s fourth busiest airport should pass the 10-million passenger mark in 2014. We look at how the airport has developed in the last 15 years, which carriers are growing (and by how much) this summer, and which new services are currently expected to launch.
In 2005, there was little to choose between the size of easyJet’s London bases at Gatwick, Luton and Stansted. Eight years later, Gatwick has over 60% of the airline’s flights, with Stansted at less than 13%. Last week’s new “growth framework agreement” between Stansted and easyJet is designed to reverse the airline’s gradual decline at […]
Wizz Air shrinking in Poland and Czech Republic, growing in Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine
Wizz Air’s capacity is up 9% this summer, but 25 routes have left the network completely to help make room for over 60 new ones. A further 26 routes have relocated to nearby airports. Most of Wizz Air’s network growth is coming from markets where Ryanair does not have much of a presence, if any, […]
Monarch embraces Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona) as total passenger numbers rise 2.4% to 6 million in 2011
UK hybrid carrier Monarch is increasing its scheduled network while reducing charter capacity. This summer it is launching flights to seven new destinations across Europe, but how important is the Spanish market? Which is its busiest UK base and which destinations receive the mostly weekly flights this summer?
London Luton has greatly benefited from the low-cost boom across Europe, but is easyJet soon to be replaced as the airport’s biggest airline? Which full-service carrier will shortly be moving to London Luton? And how does the airport’s network change with the seasons?
Monarch’s new Bodrum and Corfu scheduled services mean non-Spanish routes are one-third of its flights this summer
Monarch’s business model has changed during the last decade shifting from charter to scheduled operations. But which is the biggest of its four UK bases and which are its most popular destinations during the peak summer months?
Wizz Air launches Vilnius base with one A320 and eight routes; Ryanair competes on five routes, mostly indirectly
Wizz Air is opening its second single aircraft base in the space of a month, this time in Lithuania. What competition will it face and how has it scheduled its flights? On which day does the aircraft operate just two daily rotations instead of the usual three?
Ok, who’s heard of MIPIM? Well, easyJet’s revenue managers have and they know how to price accordingly on flights between London and Nice this week. We look at how fares have evolved over the last few weeks and reveal some interesting behaviour.
Wizz Air’s 11 new routes will generate an additional 25 weekly rotations next summer. So how many airports does Wizz Air now operate from? And which are its busiest airports this winter? Curiously, the busiest is not even in Central Europe.