Articles Tagged ‘NCL’
You know what? It wasn’t all Ryanair this week. We also have great coverage from Qatar Airways’ two route launches, Avianova’s new operations from Sheremetyevo, easyJet and Norwegian in Malta, Meridiana in Helsinki and much, much more.
Varsity Express becomes the UKs newest domestic airline; London Oxford base serves Edinburgh, Newcastle … so far
New airlines are something of a rarity these days so imagine how excited our Editor is that the newest UK airline, Varsity Express, has chosen his local airport (London Oxford) as its main base. What aircraft is it using for its flights and which prominent politician also stands to benefit.
The lull before the (winter) storm. Just 16 new routes this week but they involve airports in Canada, China, Egypt, Macau, Malaysia, the Maldives, Oman, Spain, Sri Lanka, the UAE, the UK and the US. Get ready, next week we’ll be reporting on the launch of over 150 new routes.
Eastern, Gill Air, Go and Jet2.com have all served this market in recent years but now there are just three airlines each using a different London airport. When did demand peak and how much has it fallen in recent years?
More interesting new routes started this week involving airports in Bahrain, Barbados, Canada, France, Iraq, Norway, Oman, Russia, the UK, Ukraine and the USA. Can Oman Air come up with another cake as good as last week’s award-winning creation?
Another quiet week on the new route front as several planned new routes fail to materialise. That leaves us this week with American Airlines, Cimber Sterling, Estonian Air Regional and Manx2.com. But who gets our Cake Of The Week award?
The definitive niche airline, Eastern Airways carries almost half a million passengers annually primarily within the UK. Which are its busiest bases and which routes (and airports) have been dropped since last summer?
Jet2.com offers almost 100 routes from six UK bases; Murcia is surprise top European destination from UK
Six year-old Jet2.com has grown to 30 aircraft with bases in northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. How have passenger numbers and load factors developed since 2003? Which bases and destinations are the most popular?
A new era in long-haul air travel began this week with the launch of daily services to Dubai with Emirates. Which airlines have helped the airport grow rapidly and what are the most popular routes? Which routes have failed? Which airline has half as many flights as easyJet but offers only one-tenth of the capacity? And what does jet2.com need a 146 for?