Articles Tagged ‘OLB’

Thomas Cook Group carriers grow seat capacity 11% in two years as US market more than doubles; Birmingham biggest base without long-haul

Thomas Cook Group carriers grow seat capacity 11% in two years as US market more than doubles; Birmingham biggest base without long-haul

The Thomas Cook Group operated just under 19.93 million seats in 2017, up 11% from its offering in 2015. With long-haul growth high on the agenda, will the carrier expand this strategy to more of its bases? Jonathan Ford looks to see where the airline has focused its capacity, and where it’s expanding in 2018.  

Eurowings flies to the Island of the Winds

Eurowings flies to the Island of the Winds

Eurowings enters the Greek market of Mykonos from Berlin; launches 16 more routes

Eurowings adds to Munich, Salzburg and Vienna hubs

Eurowings adds to Munich, Salzburg and Vienna hubs

Eurowings begins 19 new routes, including extra services from Berlin Tegel, Hamburg and Paderborn.  


Milan Linate still handling close to 10 million annual passengers; Alitalia has 55% of seats and monopoly on busiest route to Rome

Milan Linate still handling close to 10 million annual passengers; Alitalia has 55% of seats and monopoly on busiest route to Rome

Milan’s third busiest airport is the closest to downtown. Flights are capped at Milan Linate so growth has been negligible in recent years. We look at the leading airlines and routes, seasonality and the pattern of daily operations. Plus we reveal which routes Alitalia has dropped in the last 18 months.

Eurowings opens its latest base in Salzburg, its second in Austria after Vienna; one stationed A320 and 10 routes served this summer

Eurowings opens its latest base in Salzburg, its second in Austria after Vienna; one stationed A320 and 10 routes served this summer

Eurowings opened its latest base in Salzburg on 12 January, initially stationing one A320 at the Austrian airport. The Lufthansa in-house LCC will initially offer 21 weekly flights from Salzburg to five destinations. A further five routes will be added for the summer season. We take a closer look at the carrier’s new operation from […]

Qatar Airways confirms 49% purchase of Meridiana; anna.aero analyses the Italian carrier’s current network; 59% of capacity on domestic links

Qatar Airways confirms 49% purchase of Meridiana; anna.aero analyses the Italian carrier’s current network; 59% of capacity on domestic links

On 14 July Qatar Airways said it would purchase a 49% stake in Italy’s Meridiana, days after it announced plans to buy 10% of LATAM Airlines Group. anna.aero takes a closer look at the Italian carrier’s current network, fleet breakdown and most popular routes.


easyJet launches 22 routes in a week

easyJet launches 22 routes in a week

easyJet starts flights from 12 bases to 11 different destinations across Europe.

Transavia expands from Amsterdam and Lyon

Transavia expands from Amsterdam and Lyon

Transavia commences services from Amsterdam to Olbia while Lyon sees a connection to Faro – both compete with easyJet.

easyJet enters 18 new markets

easyJet enters 18 new markets

easyJet commences services on 18 airport pairs across its European network – nine face direct competition.


easyJet enters 13 new markets

easyJet enters 13 new markets

easyJet begins 30 weekly flights across 13 new routes. Pula is new destination.

Luxair expands seasonally to Olbia

Luxair expands seasonally to Olbia

Luxair starts weekly seasonal flights from Luxembourg to Olbia in Sardinia, using Q400s.

Volotea starts six new services

Volotea starts six new services

Volotea boosts operations at its third French base – as Strasbourg gains links to Figari, Olbia and Venice Marco Polo.