Articles Tagged ‘MRS’

Gdansk-Zurich is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 40,000 searches; SWISS' fourth Polish route??

Gdansk-Zurich is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches; SWISS’ fourth Polish route??

In the past 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that over 40,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between Gdansk and Zurich ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? SWISS already flies to three points in Poland, will the port city become its fourth??

Air France adds five seasonal services

Air France adds five seasonal services

Air France begins operations from three French airports to seasonal destinations.

UK-France capacity returns to pre-credit crunch levels in 2017; easyJet is leading carrier, Paris CDG tops airport table

UK-France capacity returns to pre-credit crunch levels in 2017; easyJet is leading carrier, Paris CDG tops airport table

There were 15.37 million two-way seats on offer between the UK and France in 2017, a 4.4% increase on the previous year. The European country pair has now enjoyed four consecutive years of growth. Nick Preston examines this mature market’s leading trends, including the top airlines, airports and routes.


Volotea now operates nearly 300 routes; six new destinations in S18, three cities dropped

Volotea now operates nearly 300 routes; six new destinations in S18, three cities dropped

Having begun life in April 2012 this quirky LCC will operate 271 routes in a peak S18 week, that’s 213 more than it did in February. Marc Watkins highlights Volotea’s extreme seasonality, its busiest airports and where it’s growing this summer.

Volotea introduces 10 new routes

Volotea introduces 10 new routes

Volotea adds 10 new low frequency connections across Europe.

Beirut Airport continues decade-long consistent growth; MEA #1 carrier, but only posts marginal annual capacity increase

Beirut Airport continues decade-long consistent growth; MEA #1 carrier, but only posts marginal annual capacity increase

Beirut Airport has delivered enviable growth over the past 10 years, with no blips in its inexorable traffic increases. Marc Watkins investigates the Lebanese capital city airport’s most-important carriers and city pairs.


Boutique airline wins Arch of Triumph Week 16

Boutique airline wins Arch of Triumph Week 16

Does anybody know what a boutique airline is? The four anna.aero judges certainly know what a boutique fire truck water arch looks like…and there are eight of them fighting it out this week for airport marketing glory!

SWISS makes a move on Marseille

SWISS makes a move on Marseille

SWISS begins a three times weekly link between Zurich and Marseille. 

Volotea opens its fifth French base

Volotea opens its fifth French base

Volotea begins operations from Marseille and launches four routes – Nice network also sees expansion.


Ryanair adds another 35 routes to S18 launches

Ryanair adds another 35 routes to S18 launches

Ryanair takes its S18 new route tally to 64 new airport pairs – so far.

France-Spain capacity up by more than one-quarter in past four years; large hubs are top airports, Vueling is leading airline

France-Spain capacity up by more than one-quarter in past four years; large hubs are top airports, Vueling is leading airline

The available capacity between France and Spain increased by 5.2% in 2017, with the number of two-way seats passing 14.33 million. The market has now experienced healthy growth for the past four years. Nick Preston examines recent trends in this country pair, including the largest airlines, airports and routes.

Alicante smashes 13m passenger milestone; Ryanair is #1 carrier

Alicante smashes 13m passenger milestone; Ryanair is #1 carrier

Alicante is Spain’s fifth largest airport, but there are times of the year when it drops down to seventh busiest, falling behind Gran Canaria and Tenerife South. Marc Watkins takes a peek at the airport’s recent passenger figures, its traffic profile, as well as its biggest carriers and routes.