Articles Tagged ‘LTN’

easyJet's Nice operation doubles in size between 2008 and 2018; has a 27% market share of all seats; Tenerife South next new destination

easyJet’s Nice operation doubles in size between 2008 and 2018; has a 27% market share of all seats; Tenerife South next new destination

One of easyJet’s first non-UK destinations was Nice, an airport it started serving in 1996. This summer the airline is offering 38 destinations from the French Riviera hub, with a 39th service launching in September. Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s developments from its 12th biggest airport operation this summer.

Ukraine seat capacity set to grow by 17% in 2018; Ryanair planning to join the party in October, one of nine new carriers this year

Ukraine seat capacity set to grow by 17% in 2018; Ryanair planning to join the party in October, one of nine new carriers this year

The leading airports of Ukraine are set to offer 20.79 million seats this year, up from a total of 17.80 million in 2017. Jonathan Ford looks at the which airports are seeing the greatest capacity advancements, the airlines adding the most seats, plus the country markets reaping the benefits of carrier expansion.

UK-France capacity returns to pre-credit crunch levels in 2017; easyJet is leading carrier, Paris CDG tops airport table

UK-France capacity returns to pre-credit crunch levels in 2017; easyJet is leading carrier, Paris CDG tops airport table

There were 15.37 million two-way seats on offer between the UK and France in 2017, a 4.4% increase on the previous year. The European country pair has now enjoyed four consecutive years of growth. Nick Preston examines this mature market’s leading trends, including the top airlines, airports and routes.


Budapest Airport traffic up 15% during H1 2018; on course for 15 million passengers this year; data shows it's time for more long-haul

Budapest Airport traffic up 15% during H1 2018; on course for 15 million passengers this year; data shows it’s time for more long-haul

Budapest Airport has encountered phenomenal growth in recent years, with annual traffic growing 54% between 2013 and 2017. Jonathan Ford investigates the developments of the Hungarian capital airport in recent years, which new carriers have joined the airport’s roll call, and where the airport ranks in Europe.

London Luton celebrates its 80th birthday

London Luton celebrates its 80th birthday

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Adria Airways announces it will open a base in Paderborn, Embraer’s E190-E2 lands at London City for the first time, and Sabena Aerospace and Brussels Charleroi announce a new partnership.

easyJet confirms 1,000th route, however airline is closing 32 airport pairs this winter; 28 destinations see capacity cuts

easyJet confirms 1,000th route, however airline is closing 32 airport pairs this winter; 28 destinations see capacity cuts

While easyJet is celebrating the announcement of its 1,000th route, anna.aero has decided to see which services have been cut to help free capacity for these new services. Jonathan Ford investigates which routes have been dropped and where the airline is reducing capacity this coming winter.


Wizz Air announces second based A320 for Chisinau and five new routes; Air Moldova's operation to remain over twice as big

Wizz Air announces second based A320 for Chisinau and five new routes; Air Moldova’s operation to remain over twice as big

Wizz Air confirmed on 5 July that it will base a second A320 in Chisinau and open routes to Brussels Charleroi, Copenhagen, Dortmund, Paris Beauvais and Memmingen. Jonathan Ford shows how the ULCC has developed from Chisinau in recent years and how its growth impacts Air Moldova’s market share.

FIFA World Cup 2018 winner predictions versus anna.aero odds; England-France final predicted

FIFA World Cup 2018 winner predictions versus anna.aero odds; England-France final predicted

With only eight teams left in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, anna.aero thought it would be fun to have a look to see which countries are best paired, and if airport rankings have any correlation whatsoever to FIFA’s rankings. Jonathan Ford explores the possibilities of the potential World Cup order in more detail and predicts […]

Hot trio! SunExpress warms up at Luton for Budapest’s Runway Run

Hot trio! SunExpress warms up at Luton for Budapest’s Runway Run

Healthy looking competition – SunExpress and London Luton Airport warm up on the tarmac before taking on the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run. Find out what their plans are for Budapest, and make sure to sign-up to take part in one of the world’s leading aviation charity events.  


easyJet starts 16 routes and adds two new airports to its network

easyJet starts 16 routes and adds two new airports to its network

easyJet starts new services from bases in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the UK.

easyJet vs. Ryanair in the UK; low-level route duplication at shared hubs, Spanish sun routes see most competition

easyJet vs. Ryanair in the UK; low-level route duplication at shared hubs, Spanish sun routes see most competition

On 13 June Ryanair announced its plans to open a base at London Southend with three aircraft operating 13 routes from April 2019. Southend is already a base for easyJet. Nick Preston decided to take a look at how the two low-cost heavyweights compete at the eight UK airports they both already consider home.

Lisbon scores second Portuguese hat-trick in a week

Lisbon scores second Portuguese hat-trick in a week

The FTWA competition is continuing to hot up with another 21 entries received this week. There’s strong representation from Europe, plus examples from North America and the Caribbean. This week’s result sees a previous 2018 winner extend a remarkable winning run. Find out more here.