Articles Tagged ‘Palma de Mallorca’

Ryanair cutting flights in nine countries this summer; 270 routes launched but 130 dropped as flights increase by 7%

Ryanair cutting flights in nine countries this summer; 270 routes launched but 130 dropped as flights increase by 7%

We all know that Ryanair starts lots of new routes every year, but what about the routes they drop? We take a closer look at how this summer’s network compares with a year ago to see which country markets are growing fastest, which are shrinking, and which airports have lost most routes. Also, which airports […]

Ryanair makes Palma de Mallorca a base; will increase route network from 30 to 47 routes next summer

Ryanair makes Palma de Mallorca a base; will increase route network from 30 to 47 routes next summer

Last week we reported on airberlin’s reduction in Palma services this winter, now Ryanair announces major expansion at the airport for next summer. On which new Ryanair routes will the airline compete with airberlin head-to-head? Which are the only destinations Ryanair currently offers year round from the airport? And where is the focus of Ryanair’s […]

airberlin's Palma hub sees significant cutbacks this winter

airberlin’s Palma hub sees significant cutbacks this winter

airberlin’s new management has no sacred cows it seems. We estimate that flights to its base in Palma will be down over 25% this December. The carrier accounted for one-third of the airport’s 21 million passengers in 2010. But how does it operate a hub and spoke network from Palma when no aircraft are stationed […]


airberlin's A330 to Q400 network analysed (basically the focus remains on price-sensitive Med leisure markets)

airberlin’s A330 to Q400 network analysed (basically the focus remains on price-sensitive Med leisure markets)

airberlin’s CEO unexpectedly resigned last week after another disappointing set of financial figures. The airline’s network strategy remains confused and possibly too diverse. We analyse the network by geographic segment, airport, and weekly frequency, as well as summarising the routes heading for the door marked ‘exit’.

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe's major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe’s major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

With 10 months of data for 2010 we take a closer look at how Europe’s top 16 airports have performed year-on-year. Which is the only one not to have grown in any month so far this year? And which two airports just escaped this fate thanks to October growth?

Ranked 13th in Germany, Leipzig/Halle's international network is dominated by Antalya and Palma

Ranked 13th in Germany, Leipzig/Halle’s international network is dominated by Antalya and Palma

Leipzig/Halle’s domestic routes are dominated by Lufthansa and its low-cost subsidiary germanwings, while 40% of international traffic is on just two routes. Which major European cities are served and who are the leading ‘charter’ airlines?