Articles Tagged ‘New airlines’

Jeddah, Kuwait City and Erbil most likely new routes for Air Arabia Jordan; Dubai and Riyadh also expected

Jeddah, Kuwait City and Erbil most likely new routes for Air Arabia Jordan; Dubai and Riyadh also expected

Starting a new off-shoot and opening its fifth base – Air Arabia Jordan and Amman – Air Arabia expects its latest incarnation to begin operations in Q1 2015. anna.aero takes a look at where the UAE-based LCC will fly to with its initial two aircraft fleet.

JETGO Australia begins scheduled domestic services with ERJs; three airline groups account for 96% of Oz domestic flights

JETGO Australia begins scheduled domestic services with ERJs; three airline groups account for 96% of Oz domestic flights

JETGO Australia is branching out from its ad-hoc charter and corporate activities to enter the scheduled market. Sydney-Gladstone is the airline’s first route replacing the lost QantasLink service. We look at the major players in the domestic market.

Fly Romania makes debut with five routes

Fly Romania makes debut with five routes

Romania has a new airline. Fly Romania began operating on 15 May using two MD-80 series aircraft belonging to Ten Airways. We examine the airline’s full summer schedule in detail and identify which of the airline’s routes is currently the ‘odd one out’.


Thai Lion Air becomes latest Lion Air joint venture

Thai Lion Air becomes latest Lion Air joint venture

Indonesia’s Lion Air is spreading its wings. Having started a joint venture in Malaysia in March of last year, it launched its Thai-based LCC, Thai Lion Air, in early December. We reveal some slightly odd scheduling as the airline copes with having just two aircraft at present.

EWA Air launches three new routes from Dzaoudzi

EWA Air launches three new routes from Dzaoudzi

EWA Air adds three new routes to its offering from Dzaoudzi.

Air Costa becomes India's newest airline

Air Costa becomes India’s newest airline

Air Costa has become the newest scheduled airline to operate in the Indian domestic market. With two E170s and just four routes on sale at present, the airline faces some major challenges. We take a closer look at the airline’s operational schedule and see what competition it faces.


FlyNonstop starts flights from Kristiansand in Norway to seven destinations including London City and Berlin SXF

FlyNonstop starts flights from Kristiansand in Norway to seven destinations including London City and Berlin SXF

Kristiansand is Norway’s ninth busiest airport, and handled over one million passengers for the first time in 2012. Now it has its own local airline, FlyNonstop, which launched operations last week with a single 100-seat E190. We analyse the airline’s daily flight operations.

New premium start-up airline FlyNonstop announced in Norway; E-190 to serve Europe from Kristiansand in S13

New premium start-up airline FlyNonstop announced in Norway; E-190 to serve Europe from Kristiansand in S13

From ice-cream to airlines. A new Norwegian airline plans to launch eight routes from Kristiansand next April. Which destinations will be served how frequently, and what routes are already on offer from the Norwegian airport this summer?

Thai Smile launches with service to Macau; domestic routes starting soon to make Thai Airways more competitive

Thai Smile launches with service to Macau; domestic routes starting soon to make Thai Airways more competitive

Thai Airways’ new lower-cost all A320 airline launched this week from Bangkok. But what other routes is it launching in the coming weeks and what competition does it face on its routes? How is Thai AirAsia responding to the challenge?


Colombia’s “New Airline” takes to the skies as VivaColombia

Colombia’s “New Airline” takes to the skies as VivaColombia

The Ryan family’s investment company Irelandia has been involved in several low-cost start-ups over the years, but it seems that doing business Latin style has a particular appeal. Having launched Mexico’s VivaAerobus in 2006, Irelandia went on to back up Colombia’s ‘New Airline’. anna.aero reports on VivaColombia’s launch.

Venice launch for Europe’s newest LCC Volotea; 76 routes planned this summer across 53 airports in 10 countries

Venice launch for Europe’s newest LCC Volotea; 76 routes planned this summer across 53 airports in 10 countries

Southern Europe’s economies may be struggling, so is this a good time to launch a new low-cost airline in the region? With bases in France, Italy and Spain, we take a closer look at which markets will benefit most from Volotea’s planned 76 route network using seven 717s this summer.

Peach wins Japanese LCC race to launch flights

Peach wins Japanese LCC race to launch flights

This year is going to see a number of interesting developments in the Japanese air travel market and the launch of Osaka Kansai based LCC Peach (a joint venture involving ANA) is the first. But what routes has it chosen and what competition does it face both directly and indirectly? Once a third A320 joins […]