Articles Tagged ‘Naples’

Route launches and new route announcements (26 June - 6 July)

Route launches and new route announcements (26 June – 6 July)

Wizz Air begins Abu Dhabi; American Airlines to start Seattle – Shanghai; Air Albania to be fifth airline from Tirana to London; and much, much more.

Volotea opens Naples base with two A319s

Volotea opens Naples base with two A319s

Volotea has inaugurated its sixth base in Italy: Naples. The airport is already the carrier’s second-largest in Italy, and has 17 routes this summer.

Wizz Air to add 23 new routes across two new bases, including its first in Russia

Wizz Air to add 23 new routes across two new bases, including its first in Russia

As Wizz Air announces 23 new routes, we look at what and where. Five of these routes involve St Petersburg, thanks to that city’s new e-visas and seventh freedoms.


Ryanair to open Naples base in S17; 17 new routes with three aircraft but only indirect competition on two routes with easyJet

Ryanair to open Naples base in S17; 17 new routes with three aircraft but only indirect competition on two routes with easyJet

Ryanair is expanding in Italy. Next summer will the airline launch its first ever routes to Naples and open a three aircraft base. We reveal the overlap with easyJet routes, the growth of the airport in the last 20 years and which are the leading airlines in 2016.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Air Malta and KLM inaugurate their code-share agreement, while Ryanair announces two new routes from Turin. More news also from London City, Naples, Miami, Cleveland Burke Lakefront and Iasi airports as well as from Monarch Airlines.

New Alitalia celebrates 2nd birthday; 23 million passengers carried in 2010; 137 routes and 79 destinations this winter

New Alitalia celebrates 2nd birthday; 23 million passengers carried in 2010; 137 routes and 79 destinations this winter

The re-born Alitalia is 2 years old this week. How have passenger numbers and load factors this year compared with 2009? What new routes has it started from which Italian airports in the last 12 months? What’s coming up in 2011 and which major European markets are still being avoided?


germanwings launches Italian offensive with nine new routes from Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart and Hannover in 2011

germanwings launches Italian offensive with nine new routes from Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart and Hannover in 2011

While the Brits love to get away to France, the Germans prefer Italy. Lufthansa’s LCC announces nine new routes for next summer but who are the leading airlines in the market? And just how small is Alitalia’s share of traffic?

Italy's airports finally recovering after 2008-09 downturn; Bologna leads way thanks to Ryanair's expanding network

Italy’s airports finally recovering after 2008-09 downturn; Bologna leads way thanks to Ryanair’s expanding network

The good times are back at Italy’s airports now that Alitalia appears to be more stable and LCCs continue to start new routes. Which airports are faring best (and worst) so far this year and how big will Ryanair’s Bologna be this winter?