Articles Tagged ‘MRS’
Ryanair to launch French bases at Bordeaux and Marseille in S19; anna.aero’s predictions prove correct
In January, Ryanair indicated that France was foremost in its thoughts for potential new operating bases and anna.aero predicted the four French airports most likely to host a hub. On 27 September the ULCC confirmed that two of these airports, Bordeaux and Marseille, will become bases in time for S19.
Paris traffic climbed 2.8% during H1 2018; 19.56 million more passengers than in 2009; Norwegian becoming a major player
Paris is served by Beauvais, CDG and Orly airports, with the three processing 105.16 million passengers in 2017, up 23% versus 2009. Jonathan Ford highlights which airports are reporting the biggest net gain in passengers, the top destinations, plus the growth patterns of the French capital’s leading airlines.
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 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
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.
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 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 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.
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 begins a three times weekly link between Zurich and Marseille.
Volotea begins operations from Marseille and launches four routes – Nice network also sees expansion.
Ryanair takes its S18 new route tally to 64 new airport pairs – so far.