Articles Tagged ‘LUG’
SWISS grew annual traffic by 19% between 2010 and 2017, however it is still losing home market share to easyJet despite increased capacity
SWISS transported 16.9 million passengers last year, up 2.3% on 2016. Yet despite enhanced capacity, plus rising passenger numbers, the carrier is still losing market share to easyJet. We look in more detail at the Star Alliance member to see how it has developed in recent years.
Etihad Regional begins weekly service on the Swiss domestic connection between Lugano and Sion.
Etihad Regional (a.k.a. Darwin Airline) has issued a strongly worded statement criticising SWISS and parent company Lufthansa for a number of actions. We look in more detail at the network/competition issues to reveal what SWISS was (and was not) doing.
Etihad Regional joins SWISS in linking Zurich to Lugano and starts its third route from Dresden, to Vienna, using its Saab 2000s and ATR 72s respectively.
Since we last looked at this Swiss market in 2009, its combined annual traffic has grown from 37m passengers to over 46m, but other things haven’t changed, like the fact that SWISS and easyJet still dominate. anna.aero takes a look at the data to see what else has moved on in the last five years.
Darwin Airline – ‘the Origins of a Network’ continues to evolve with new Cambridge and Leipzig bases
Darwin is no longer merely associated with famous English naturalists (who studied at Cambridge University) or that place right in the north of Australia, it is also a fast-expanding, Swiss-based regional airline that has grown by 165% in the last 12 months.
Minoan Air connects Lugano in Switzerland with services to both Vienna and Rome Fiumicino.
Darwin Airline of Switzerland now flies from Lugano near the Italian border to the Balearic island of Ibiza.