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
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?
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.
Another 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!
Europe’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?
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?
Over 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.
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
Filling 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?
Dozens 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.
Here 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.
Our 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
In 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?