Articles Tagged ‘Monarch’
The lull before the (winter) storm. Just 16 new routes this week but they involve airports in Canada, China, Egypt, Macau, Malaysia, the Maldives, Oman, Spain, Sri Lanka, the UAE, the UK and the US. Get ready, next week we’ll be reporting on the launch of over 150 new routes.
Farewatch returns with a look at a popular UK leisure route. Our analysis reveals which of the LCCs is cheapest and how much more expensive BA is? But how much are the hidden charges and how do airlines revenue manage Bank Holidays?
During the last 10 years Faro’s growth has mostly come from LCCs operating to and from the UK, a country market which is responsible for almost 60% of all passengers. Who started the ball rolling back in 1999 and who is now the biggest airline?
UK charter destinations evolve as airlines consolidate or collapse; Thomsonfly/First Choice, Thomas Cook grab 70% of market
As LCCs have targeted Spain where have UK charter airlines turned to find new, less competitive markets? Charter traffic to mainland Spain has halved since 2001 but some markets are booming. Which ones?
New route started this week operated by Air Asia, Alaska Airlines, Best Air, bmibaby, Hong Kong Express, Monarch, Northwest, Virgin America and Westjet.
Like Transavia last week Monarch has evolved from a charter airline into a successful, solid, hybrid focussing on Spain and Portugal from four main bases across the UK. Which new destination did it focus on last year and what happened to Granada, Lisbon, Madrid and Naples? With a Mediterranean focus just how seasonal is its scheduled demand profile?