Articles Tagged ‘Milan Malpensa’
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 Alitalia celebrates 2nd birthday; 23 million passengers carried in 2010; 137 routes and 79 destinations this winter
The re-born Alitalia is 2 years old this week. How have passenger numbers and load factors this year compared with 2009? What new routes has it started from which Italian airports in the last 12 months? What’s coming up in 2011 and which major European markets are still being avoided?
easyJet grows flights 13% this winter; nine airports added
easyJet is growing faster than usual this winter. Which country markets and airports will see most new flights compared with last winter, and which are the nine new airports to see orange aircraft this winter?
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?
Over 150 new routes get summer 2010 season underway; Ryanair launches two new bases; Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Kingfisher and Singapore Airlines add new Europe-Asia links
Yes, summer’s here apparently. The world’s airlines celebrate with over 150 new routes and we have a free, downloadable, sortable, spreadsheet for you to analyse at your leisure. Which airports get the most new weekly flights?
New Alitalia celebrates 1st birthday; 21 million passengers in 2009 across 73 destinations
Yes, we know the Alitalia brand has been around for ages but the airline bearing that name now is technically only a year old. What have been its monthly load factors and which destinations and routes have been added and dropped?
Milan Malpensa now easyJet’s second busiest base; Ryanair’s Bergamo base is similar size
easyJet’s main Italian base has grown rapidly since 2006. But how many flights and routes does it serve compared with Ryanair at Bergamo? Which is easyJet’s nearest rival at Malpensa? It’s not Alitalia…
Lufthansa adds routes in Germany and Italy; makes use of bmi slots at Heathrow
Lufthansa and Lufthansa Italia started 10 new routes this week. Lufthansa is taking on easyJet on more routes from Milan Malpensa (including domestic ones) but what role has new subsidiary bmi played in the airline’s new routes?
Lufthansa Italia at Milan Malpensa: 1st-ever ‘legacy’ base starts eight new routes
Lufthansa Italia launches at Milan Malpensa. The launch of services from Milan Malpensa to Barcelona and Paris represents the first time a European flag carrier has embraced the opportunity presented by European liberalisation and set up an overseas base. Which further routes will be launched over the next two months? Click here for more.
Alitalia’s new strategy good news for Rome Fiumicino; Malpensa traffic down 30%
Traffic data for Italy’s airports reveals the impact that Alitalia’s focus on Rome has had at other airports. The re-timing of Easter also had a significant impact on April traffic. Pisa and Bergamo continue to benefit from LCCs but which smaller airport has seen traffic double?
Alitalia’s “withdrawal” creates opportunities for Air One, easyJet and Lufthansa at Malpensa
Alitalia has axed 75% of its capacity at MXP and is no longer the leading airline at the airport. Who is? Which routes that Alitalia dumped are served by other airlines and which have been lost? Which carrier has burst onto the scene and what is Lufthansa planning?
Milan Malpensa most vulnerable if Alitalia collapses
We know it’s probably never going to happen, but what impact would the demise of Alitalia have at Italy’s three main airports? How many routes would be ‘lost’ and which airports would be most (and least) affected. On which routes does Alitalia compete with four other airlines and where does it have lots of monopoly routes?