Articles Tagged ‘MRS’

Most French regional airports heavily reliant on foreign carriers for links to major EU cities

Most French regional airports heavily reliant on foreign carriers for links to major EU cities

Air France operates few international routes from French regional airports with a couple of notable exceptions. Which major EU cities can be reached non-stop from the six biggest French regional airports? Which airport will see several new services this summer?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 9 January – Friday 15 January):

New routes launched during the last three weeks (Saturday 9 - Friday 15 January)Almost 30 new routes have been started since last Friday. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Taiwan, the UK, the US and Vietnam.

French airport traffic down less than 3% in Q3; LCCs generating regional growth

Market TrendsFrance’s economy has suffered less than others in Europe during the recession, and the same can be said of its airports. We look at traffic trends this year at the top 15 airports, and also how passenger numbers in September compare with those of two years ago.


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 24 October – Friday 30 October):

Route NewsHere it is: Analysis, pictures and trivia on over 130 new routes that have started during the last seven days, involving over 40 airlines. Sorry if we’ve missed any. Please let us know and we can include them next week.

easyJet (Lyon) and Ryanair (Marseille) prove French domestic routes can be stimulated

Route AnalysisIn case anyone was in any doubt easyJet and Ryanair are demonstrating how the French respond to lower fares on domestic routes not involving Paris. They travel more, lots more. We have the figures that reveal the truth.

Ryanair launches 67 new routes this week with focus on Italy; France and UK also see gains

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisRyanair must have broken some kind of record this week by single-handedly starting 67 new routes. Which countries benefited most and how many routes does that make in total? Which new routes started with the highest weekly frequency?


French airport growth driven by LCCs; domestic demand still falling though LCCs stimulating inter-regional routes

Article ThumbNine of France’s top 15 airports reported growth last year and demand was up 1.5% across all airports. But how much of that was down to LCCs? And what impact have easyJet and Ryanair had on French domestic routes? Which airport saw 50% growth?

Marseille’s growth driven by Ryanair’s international routes; TGV took one million air passengers on Paris route

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisThe opening of Europe’s first dedicated low-cost terminal in late 2006 has helped Marseille attract several LCCs. Ryanair now flies to more destinations than Air France but where has it failed to make an impression? How significant is the North African market?

France: Marseille and Beauvais achieve significant growth; Strasbourg struggles

France: Marseille and Beauvais achieve significant growth; Strasbourg strugglesWe look at the top 10 airports in France and see how their monthly traffic in 2007 compared with 2006. Who were the star performers and who suffered from the introduction of the new TGV Est service? During which months was demand impacted by national industrial disputes? All becomes clear in our exclusive analysis.