Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa Italia’

Ryanair announces Milan Malpensa as base 73 (with four routes), and first service to Amsterdam (from Dublin)

Ryanair announces Milan Malpensa as base 73 (with four routes), and first service to Amsterdam (from Dublin)

Look out easyJet! Ryanair has announced a base at Milan Malpensa and its first flights to Amsterdam. We look at what competition it will face and how Milan’s airports have developed since the turn of the century.

Milan Malpensa sees Air One and easyJet expand networks after Lufthansa Italia's closure last October

Milan Malpensa sees Air One and easyJet expand networks after Lufthansa Italia’s closure last October

Italy’s second busiest airport has seen plenty of changes in the last 15 years. When did traffic peak at the airport, which are the leading airlines and country markets, and which airlines have been busy launching new routes in the last 12 months. And which destinations does Alitalia still serve?

Lufthansa Italia launched two seasonal summer routes to Mediterranean islands

Lufthansa Italia launched two seasonal summer routes to Mediterranean islands

Lufthansa Italia now flies to Cagliari and Palma de Mallorca from its Milan Malpensa base.


Lufthansa Italia’s Milan Malpensa exit in October: easyJet and Alitalia/AirOne will benefit most

Lufthansa Italia’s Milan Malpensa exit in October: easyJet and Alitalia/AirOne will benefit most

Having launched in February 2009, Lufthansa Italia will be no more after October. Which routes has it operated since it started and what competition does it currently face? Which route only started in March and which two routes will start in July? What role will Air Dolomiti now play in Lufthansa’s Italian plans?

easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Vueling all compete on Milan Malpensa to Barcelona route; how do fares compare?

easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Vueling all compete on Milan Malpensa to Barcelona route; how do fares compare?

What happens when two LCCs go head-to-head with a legacy carrier operating a foreign base? How much more can passengers on LCCs pay if they have the ‘wrong’ sort of payment card, fancy a ‘good’ seat, and want to take some hold luggage? How does an upcoming national holiday in Italy impact fares in early […]

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]


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 […]

Alitalia has over half of domestic market but Ryanair is twice as big on international routes; easyJet #1 at Milan Malpensa

Alitalia has over half of domestic market but Ryanair is twice as big on international routes; easyJet #1 at Milan Malpensa

The ‘new’ Alitalia may be a major force on domestic routes but it has less than 15% of international seat capacity. Which airlines are strong at which airports and which are the leading country markets? How many international routes does Alitalia now operate?

Alitalia maintains Air One brand as ‘smart carrier’ to attack easyJet at Milan Malpensa; five A320s serve 14 destinations

Alitalia maintains Air One brand as ‘smart carrier’ to attack easyJet at Milan Malpensa; five A320s serve 14 destinations

Anyone who thought the Air One brand would disappear after the merger with Alitalia appears to be mistaken. It is alive and well and being used to help Alitalia fight for a presence at Milan Malpensa? But will it last?


New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 22 June - Monday 28 June):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 22 June – Monday 28 June):

This has been a busy week for route launches. Out of 75 new routes, 25 are started by Ryanair which launched its new Malaga base. Still, we have information and photos from all the remaining 50 worldwide routes, ranging from CityJet’s short hop across the English Channel to Qatar Airways new South American service.

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 18 May - Monday 24 May):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 18 May – Monday 24 May):

Over 60 new routes this week with a strong bias towards European LCCs. Cimber Sterling, easyJet, Jet2.com, Ryanair and Wizz Air all launched multiple routes. But AirAsia, Avianova, BA CityFlyer, Delta, Flydubai, Southwest, Spanair and Transaero among others all had reasons to celebrate this week.

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 23 March - Monday 29 March):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 23 March – Monday 29 March):

Over 150 new routes to celebrate this week with the focus heavily on Europe. There are so many great cakes to choose from we’re asking you to help us identify our Cake Of The Week. And don’t forget, there’s a free, downloadable, spreadsheet for you to look at all the new route data any way […]