Articles Tagged ‘Norwegian’

OpenSkies heads for Washington, Norwegian for Helsinki, Jet Airways for Johannesburg and easyJet for Pristina; Frontier beats Ryanair for new route announcements

OpenSkies heads for Washington, Norwegian for Helsinki, Jet Airways for Johannesburg and easyJet for Pristina; Frontier beats Ryanair for new route announcements

A fascinating batch of new route announcements this week ranging from new inter-continental services from Jet Airways and OpenSkies to niche UK domestic routes using Jetstream 31s. But which new route has riled Flybe and is airBaltic off to Iran or not?

New routes launched during the last week (Wednesday 10 February - Tuesday 16 February):

New routes launched during the last week (Wednesday 10 February – Tuesday 16 February):

Another busy week with a strong focus on new US routes starting in time for a long weekend. Other countries benefiting from new services include Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, the Dominican Republic, Italy, Macau, Mexico, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, the UK and Vietnam.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 23 January – Friday 29 January):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsAnother quiet week but we still have new routes involving China, Denmark, Italy, the Philippines, Spain and Taiwan. Next week, as we move into February, we’re back to 30-plus new routes. Stay tuned!


Ryanair carried 65 million passengers last year; that’s 40% more than easyJet (46.1m)

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsEurope’s LCCs continued to evolve (and mostly grow) in 2009. So who is #2 behind easyJet and Ryanair? Which second-tier LCC has already announced plans for a new base in 2010? Which had the highest (and lowest) load factors?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 16 January – Friday 22 January)

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 16 January - Friday 22 January)Ok, mid-January is not really the best time to start new routes but we still found new routes starting this week involving airports in Belarus, China, Denmark, Germany, India, Italy, Latvia, Qatar, Sweden, Taiwan and the US. And where did an A380 turn up this week?

New routes launched during the last three weeks (Saturday 19 December – Friday 8 January):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsOver 40 new routes have been started since mid-December. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, the Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Serbia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, the USA and Uzbekistan.


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 12 – Friday 18 December)

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 12 - Friday 18 December)Over 60 new routes this week from 30 airlines. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Netherlands, Nepal, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, the UAE, the UK, and the USA. Phew, I guess that’s what you’d call global coverage

Transavia.com’s Copenhagen base serves 13 destinations; local LCCs compete on all but one

nl201109-airline-trans-100.jpgFilling the void left after Sterling, Transavia.com was one of three LCCs entering Copenhagen about a year ago. How big has the Transavia.com base become? Which destinations are served and how much competition is the airline faced with? How do its fares compare to the competition?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 31 October – Friday 6 November):

Route newsDozens of pictures and videos (and cakes). Here’s our second tranche of the winter season’s latest routes and again the low-cost carriers are showing their market power. Westjet, Ryanair and easyjet account for three quarters of new air services. The launches have kept cake makers, costume hirers and camel rental lots really busy. We hope the list includes all the routes. As usual, if we have missed anything, please let us know.


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 24 October – Friday 30 October):

Route NewsHere it is: Analysis, pictures and trivia on over 130 new routes that have started during the last seven days, involving over 40 airlines. Sorry if we’ve missed any. Please let us know and we can include them next week.

Vueling completes clickair merger, SkyEurope fails and easyJet still tops load factor rankings

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsOur analysis of European LCCs has been shaken up by recent developments in Slovakia and Spain. How do load factors compare with a year ago and which country’s LCCs are struggling to grow?

Norwegian closes in on 10 million annual passengers; London Gatwick is leading non-Scandinavian airport

Airline AnalysisIn just seven years Norwegian has developed into one of Europe’s biggest LCCs. How reliant is it on its domestic market and how many bases does it now operate across Northern Europe?