Articles Tagged ‘MRS’

Air France's regional offensive; Marseille is first to benefit

Air France’s regional offensive; Marseille is first to benefit

Air France has a new strategy for four major regional airports in France. Marseille is to get 13 new routes starting in October as the airline “competes” with LCCs. But how much is the airline really competing with LCCs? And how has Air France’s traffic developed at Marseille since 2000?

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

New airline routes launched (10 – 16 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (10 – 16 May 2011)

The last week’s 41 new routes range from a US intra-state service of 360 kilometres to a major 13,800-kilometre intercontinental service. But which new low-cost airline launched operations in the last week? And which network carrier added two new transatlantic routes?


Air France still dominates domestic routes from French regional airports; international routes left to foreign carriers

Air France still dominates domestic routes from French regional airports; international routes left to foreign carriers

We all know Air France is big in Paris, but what does it contribute at French regional airports? At which airport has it cut several international services, and how much do French regional airports rely on the likes of easyJet and Ryanair for their international services?

New airline routes launched (15-21 February 2011)

New airline routes launched (15-21 February 2011)

The last week has been busy, with 56 new routes starting. But which single airline launched 20 routes as it opened two bases? Which island nation attracted three new routes? Which route resumed after a hiatus of over five-years? Which busy domestic route got a low-cost carrier to compete? And which capital city airport got […]

New airline routes launched (8-14 February 2011)

New airline routes launched (8-14 February 2011)

16 new routes launched across the world in the last week, mostly with low frequencies. But which airline added three new routes, both domestic and international, all with at least daily frequencies? Which low-cost carriers began serving two Asian cities’ capital cities? And which long-haul airline launched its second European route?


Biggest French airports nearly all growing in November; domestic traffic up at Paris CDG but down at Paris Orly

Biggest French airports nearly all growing in November; domestic traffic up at Paris CDG but down at Paris Orly

We take a look at the latest data from French airports including a detailed analysis of how the leading regional domestic routes have performed this year. Two have grown by over 30% but what about the rest? We also look at Paris’ domestic routes.

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Wednesday 3 – Monday 8 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Wednesday 3 – Monday 8 November)

WINTER SEASON PART II: 80 new routes!!! This week features full analysis of the big batch of new routes that launched in the last week. Which European capital city got four new routes with four different airlines? Great parties featured included British Airways’ London Gatwick to Cancun and RwandAir’s Kigali to Mombasa and Dubai.

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]


New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 19 – Monday 25 October)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 19 – Monday 25 October)

One week before the start of the winter season and its 250+ new routes, this must be called the calm before the storm. Seven new routes have still been launched in the last week, including landmarks such as an Asian airline’s first international service and a major North American airport’s first ever route to South […]

Ryanair's Marseille base closure – a quick analysis

Ryanair’s Marseille base closure – a quick analysis

Ryanair today announced that it would be closing its only French base next January. However, nearly half of its route network will survive operated by aircraft based elsewhere in Europe. The carrier starts seven new routes from the airport next month. Which ones will be short-lived?

New routes launched during the last two weeks<br/> (Tuesday 14 - Monday 27 September):

New routes launched during the last two weeks
(Tuesday 14 – Monday 27 September):

Since we have been reporting from Vancouver, two weeks have passed since we last analysed new routes. This week, we therefore have a comprehensive report to offer. 39 new routes have been launched, eight of which are Mexican domestic routes, filling the void after Mexicana. Read about the new routes started by airlines ranging from […]