Articles Tagged ‘NCE’

Air France reveals details of regional expansion plans; six new routes for Nice, 16 new routes for Toulouse in 2012

Air France reveals details of regional expansion plans; six new routes for Nice, 16 new routes for Toulouse in 2012

Air France has detailed which new routes it will be launching from Nice and Toulouse next summer, but which carriers have been operating some of these routes this summer? And what additional competition will be provided next summer by easyJet?

easyJet announces new bases at Nice and Toulouse

easyJet announces new bases at Nice and Toulouse

easyJet already has three bases in France (two in Paris and one in Lyon) and has now announced two more for next summer. But how have its operations at Nice and Toulouse developed in recent years? Which new routes has it already announced and how big is the current market on these routes?

bmi launches new route from London Heathrow to Nice

bmi launches new route from London Heathrow to Nice

bmi now flies between London Heathrow and Nice in the south of France. This is the Star Alliance airline’s second French route.


bmi starts London Heathrow - Nice services; city-pair traffic up 13% in 2011 so far after falling 18% last year

bmi starts London Heathrow – Nice services; city-pair traffic up 13% in 2011 so far after falling 18% last year

The London – Nice market benefited hugely from easyJet’s entry in 1996, but how has traffic evolved since 1987 by London airport? How is traffic performing in 2011 and which two carriers will bmi be joining in the market this week? How have frequencies evolved since 2008 at each London airport?

SAS launched three summer routes from Norway to southern Europe

SAS launched three summer routes from Norway to southern Europe

SAS now flies between Bergen and Nice as well as from Oslo to Madrid and Palma de Mallorca.

Swiss launches new route between Basel and Nice

Swiss launches new route between Basel and Nice

Swiss now competes with easyJet between Basel and Nice, having launched a seasonal summer route.


Norwegian continues launching routes from Gothenburg

Norwegian continues launching routes from Gothenburg

The low-cost airline Norwegian has expanded at Gothenburg Landvetter and adds two new destinations to its network; Lakselv and Tel Aviv.

New airline routes launched (19 - 25 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (19 – 25 April 2011)

Although ‘only’ 38 new routes launched in the last week, we have witnessed an unusually busy week for cakes. It seems Easter gave a sweet tooth for the world’s route launch celebrations. But which airline launched a new international route last week with its single aircraft?

New airline routes launched (12 - 18 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (12 – 18 April 2011)

The world’s airlines are again busy, having launched 93 routes in the last week. Ryanair contributes with 46 of them, but the rest were launched in all corners of the world. Which low-cost airline launched a new base? Which airline added a new South American country market to its network and which airline became the […]


Jet2.com’s new Glasgow base gives Scotland routes to the sun

Jet2.com’s new Glasgow base gives Scotland routes to the sun

Jet2.com now fills the gap in Glasgow left after flyglobespan with its new routes from the Scottish airport to Spain, Portugal, France and Cyprus.

New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]

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?