Articles Tagged ‘Palermo’
With a million more seats last year, Air Dolomiti’s growth continues this year with these two new routes + a further five, including within Italy.
Transavia France has opened its new Montpellier Méditerranée base on 26 June, its fourth in France, and began its first three of 15 routes this summer.
Tayaranjet has announced four new routes, each from Sicily, from next month.
Lauda introduces new European services from Düsseldorf, Stuttgart and Vienna.
Wind Jet collapse bad news for Catania; Alitalia, easyJet, blu-express, Meridiana fly and Ryanair all set to benefit
Alitalia was supposed to ‘rescue’ Wind Jet but the deal fell through at the last minute. What competition did Wind Jet face on its busiest routes and which international markets did the airline serve? From how many Italian airports did the carrier serve various Russian destinations?
Sicily’s Palermo Airport grew by 14% in 2011; Ryanair ranks second after Alitalia; Volotea latest new airline
The airport serving Sicily’s capital grew by 14% last year, but why the sudden increase? By how much does domestic traffic dominate the airport traffic? Just how few are the network carriers serving Palermo? And why is the Spanish market growing so fast?
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.
So Alitalia has proposed in principle to merge with two smaller Italian airlines. At which airports will Alitalia grow its market share the most? And which major domestic route might cause competition authorities to worry as the current choice of three carriers (each with at least three daily flights) would be replaced by a monopoly?
Italian airport traffic up 9.3% so far in 2011; Ryanair (and Libyan conflict) help Palermo grow 17%; Rimini up 78%
Italian airports are having a good 2011 with most of the country’s airports reporting solid growth. Ryanair continues to be a major driver of growth with Palermo benefiting from a host of winter route launches. But which airport has seen traffic fall by almost 80% in May?
Italy’s airports finally recovering after 2008-09 downturn; Bologna leads way thanks to Ryanair’s expanding network
The good times are back at Italy’s airports now that Alitalia appears to be more stable and LCCs continue to start new routes. Which airports are faring best (and worst) so far this year and how big will Ryanair’s Bologna be this winter?
Italian LCC Wind Jet still heavily focussed on domestic market; just 20% of scheduled flights are international
Based in Sicily this LCC has been around for seven years yet still has just 12 Airbus aircraft in its fleet. So which are its busiest airports and routes and which unusual international destinations does it serve?
Wind Jet still focused on Sicily but new Bologna Forli base will soon have 20 routes including first UK destination
Catania-based Wind Jet has been going for more than five years now with a dozen Airbus’. Which are its busiest airports and which non-Italian destinations has it recently added to its network?