Articles Tagged ‘MPL’

Impact of Air France strike at French airports analysed; Paris CDG sees 12.3% drop in September traffic

Impact of Air France strike at French airports analysed; Paris CDG sees 12.3% drop in September traffic

We analyse August and September traffic data from French airports to reveal which suffered most as a result of the Air France strike. We also show which of the leading airlines in the French market are growing fastest this winter.

Royal Air Maroc expands European offering from Casablanca

Royal Air Maroc expands European offering from Casablanca

Royal Air Maroc now connects Casablanca to Paris CDG and Montpellier with daily and thrice-weekly flights respectively, using its 737-800s. Competes against Air France, easyJet, Mauritanian Airlines and Air Arabia Maroc.

Budapest Airport displays winner’s certificate #2 for 2014 competition

Budapest Airport displays winner’s certificate #2 for 2014 competition

Budapest Airport became only the fifth airport in ‘Arch of Triumph’ history last week to win more than one weekly title, joining an elite band of fellow airport firefighters and marketeers. Quite rightly, they show off the second certificate to adorn the walls of the fire station in the Hungarian capital.


SAS strengthens European network with 12 new routes

SAS strengthens European network with 12 new routes

SAS adds 12 new seasonal routes from Bergen, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Oslo Gardermoen and Stockholm Arlanda. Competes against SUN-AIR, Norwegian, TUIfly Nordic, Primera Air and airberlin.

Portuguese pride restored with Lisbon Airport win

Portuguese pride restored with Lisbon Airport win

This week we have FTWAs from six airports around the world, including Toronto Pearson, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Manchester – find out here whether any of these big-hitting airports have the firefighters to match their global profile.

Brussels Airlines expands with flights to Bari, Montpellier and Krakow

Brussels Airlines expands with flights to Bari, Montpellier and Krakow

Brussels Airlines adds three new routes from Brussels to Bari, Montpellier and Krakow with thrice-weekly flights, using its A319s and Avro RJ100s.


easyJet adds fourth Montpellier route

easyJet adds fourth Montpellier route

easyJet links Rome Fiumicino with Montpellier, operating thrice weekly flights with A319s.

London secures its first ever FTWA success

London secures its first ever FTWA success

Can you guess which of the seven commercial airports in London (we’re including London Oxford in this) is to gain the accolade of being the first to win an ‘Arch of Triumph’ award. Please don’t write in with the answers, just read on.

Lufthansa starts its seventh French destination from Frankfurt hub

Lufthansa starts its seventh French destination from Frankfurt hub

Lufthansa makes Montpellier its latest destination in France, adding to existing servcies Bastia, Paris CDG, Lyon, Marseille, Nice and Toulouse.


Dresden Airport arch does it for InterSky as Munich Airport celebrates near-unassailable lead

Dresden Airport arch does it for InterSky as Munich Airport celebrates near-unassailable lead

Last week’s winners and 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ leaders Munich Airport proudly exhibit their FTWA certificate. However, 11 more airports throw their respective firefighter’s helmets into the ring this week to see if they can remove the Germans from their #1 position.

easyJet and Ryanair battle for #1 position for international services from French regional airports as Vueling and Volotea grow fast

easyJet and Ryanair battle for #1 position for international services from French regional airports as Vueling and Volotea grow fast

Air France is only the fifth biggest airline at French regional airports for international services, beaten unexpectedly even by British Airways. easyJet and Ryanair share over one-third of the market as other LCCs report the fastest growth.

germanwings launches 14 more routes this week

germanwings launches 14 more routes this week

germanwings replaces Lufthansa on more routes, but also starts some new services.