Articles Tagged ‘Paris’
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Asia, Europe and North America’s top routes experience different levels of competition; Asia most competitive
How much competition is there on some of the world’s busiest routes? Which European route is still the busiest despite a 40% drop in traffic? And just how many carriers are there on India’s busiest domestic route?
100 years of cross-channel air travel; London – Paris traffic down 50% since launch of Eurostar services in 1994
Louis Bleriot’s historic flight took place 100 years ago. But how has air traffic between the capitals of France and the UK developed since the launch of high-speed rail services in 1994?
This week we look at a west-east route involving five carriers though Air France and Czech Airlines are code-share partners. How does SmartWings compare with the likes of SkyEurope and Wizz Air?
Unlike British Airways Air France has managed to robustly defend its short-haul route network from the all-conquering threat of LCCs. But LCCs are making significant inroads in some country markets. What share of new short-haul routes have been started by easyJet and Ryanair alone?
Despite easyJet’s best efforts Air France still dominates both major Parisian airports. How does it split its operations between CDG and Orly and what competition does it face on domestic routes? Which country markets are best served from CDG and which international routes does it operate from Orly?
French airport growth driven by LCCs; domestic demand still falling though LCCs stimulating inter-regional routes
Nine of France’s top 15 airports reported growth last year and demand was up 1.5% across all airports. But how much of that was down to LCCs? And what impact have easyJet and Ryanair had on French domestic routes? Which airport saw 50% growth?
easyJet has now spent nearly seven years gradually increasing its presence in the French market, especially Paris. How has its network developed, split across both Paris airports? Which routes have been dumped along the way? And which two destinations are served from both airports?
It’s official. The French domestic market is stagnating. While inter-regional traffic is up 5%, routes to and from Paris are down 2%. The good news is international demand is booming. Demand to Egypt has bounced right back while the Spanish market goes from strength to strength. But, the biggest country market (the UK) saw traffic grow less than 2% last year.
Now more than twice as busy as Orly, CDG is rapidly catching Heathrow in passenger numbers. Over 90% of the traffic is on international routes with Air France dominating domestic feed. How dominant is the national carrier on international routes and what share do LCCs have? And which unlikely long-haul markets make it into the top 10?
More evidence that High-Speed Rail (HSR) services are a threat to airlines comes from the latest figures from Strasbourg airport. Paris traffic is down 50% since the launch of the TGV last June and the upgraded St. Pancras station in London is helping Eurostar grab more London-Paris air passengers.
Two great cities each served by three airports. Seven airlines competing for traffic including four LCCs. We look at the next two weeks to see how fares on easyJet, Ryanair, Volareweb and Vueling compare. And guess what? Turns out Saint Ambrose has an impact on traffic during this period. Why? We explain.