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Volotea launches 10 new routes of which eight are not currently served

Volotea launches 10 new routes of which eight are not currently served

Volotea expands network from Bordeaux, Nantes, Palermo and Venice.

Venice launch for Europe’s newest LCC Volotea; 76 routes planned this summer across 53 airports in 10 countries

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.

Volotea launches first of 76 routes for this summer

Volotea launches first of 76 routes for this summer

Volotea, Europe’s newest LCC, opens first base at Venice Marco Polo Airport.


Alitalia + Blue Panorama + Wind Jet = 30m passenger airline

Alitalia + Blue Panorama + Wind Jet = 30m passenger airline

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 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?

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

Out of this week’s 63 routes, Ryanair stands for 20. But which US low-cost carrier entered a route where it faces five competing airlines that already operate over 30 flights a day? And which European national carrier began serving Turkey? Don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet in left-hand column on the website, detailing all of this […]


Ryanair launches 46 new routes in one week; Greek airports see the most launches

Ryanair launches 46 new routes in one week; Greek airports see the most launches

Half of this week’s new routes were launched by the low-cost carrier Ryanair, which among others added routes to Kos, Rhodes and Thessaloniki in Greece.

New airline routes launched (12 - 18 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (12 – 18 April 2011)

The world’s airlines are again busy, having launched 93 routes in the last week. Ryanair contributes with 46 of them, but the rest were launched in all corners of the world. Which low-cost airline launched a new base? Which airline added a new South American country market to its network and which airline became the […]

Lufthansa launches new sunshine routes and Dublin flights from Munich

Lufthansa launches new sunshine routes and Dublin flights from Munich

The German airline Lufthansa now flies from Munich to Antalya, Dublin, Malta and Palermo. In August, frequencies will increase to Italy and Malta.


New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]

Ryanair launches 35 new summer routes in two days; Ibiza gets the most

Ryanair launches 35 new summer routes in two days; Ibiza gets the most

Among Ryanair’s new summer routes launches are the two new Swedish airports Karlstad and Skellefteå, which now have flights to the summer sun.

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]