Articles Tagged ‘Poland’

UK international air traffic demand almost back to last year's level in Q1; Egypt and Qatar now included in analysis

UK international air traffic demand almost back to last year’s level in Q1; Egypt and Qatar now included in analysis

So which ‘mature’ markets are performing best (and worst) from the UK in 2010? We’ve added two more countries to our basket of ‘emerging’ markets. And what’s up with the Moroccan and Polish markets?

Central European (CE) carriers abandon many long-haul routes; Delta, LOT leading long-haul airlines at CE airports

Central European (CE) carriers abandon many long-haul routes; Delta, LOT leading long-haul airlines at CE airports

Many Central European airports have benefited from increased short-haul services as a result of becoming EU members but what about long-haul services? Which routes are currently offered and which have disappeared in recent years?

Charter traffic helps LOT grow in 2009; US is second biggest of 28 country markets; four new routes starting in 2010

Charter traffic helps LOT grow in 2009; US is second biggest of 28 country markets; four new routes starting in 2010

Poland’s LOT serves the biggest country in Central Europe but how critical is its domestic network? How big and varied is its fleet and how many non-Warsaw routes does it operate? And what’s new in 2010?


Gdansk Airport dominated by Wizz Air with 18 destinations; Ryanair passes LOT for second; London still #1 destination

Gdansk Airport dominated by Wizz Air with 18 destinations; Ryanair passes LOT for second; London still #1 destination

This Polish airport has seen a high turnover of routes to the UK in the last two years but London is still the #1 destination. Europe’s two fastest-growing LCCs are battling for supremacy but only one bases aircraft here.

London Luton Wizz Air’s busiest airport; 26 A320s split across 11 Central European bases

Airline AnalysisWizz Air now operates almost 150 routes but how many are operated daily? Which are its busiest bases and from which country does it operate twice as many flights as any other?

Ryanair usurps LOT as leading international carrier; regional airports now handle more than 50% of all Polish traffic

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusWe last looked at Poland in detail some 18 months ago. Since then LOT has slipped from first to third among carriers on international routes. Which carriers (and airports) have flourished and which have seen their fortunes wane?


London Luton is Wizz Air’s busiest airport; 25 new routes already revealed for 2009

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisWizz Air has bases right across Central Europe but its busiest airport is in… the UK! It has added 12 but dropped eight airports in the last year. Which ones? And how big a presence does it have in various new EU member states? Where will it base new aircraft in 2009?

Wroclaw airport’s five-fold traffic growth in five years; LOT and Ryanair are leading carriers

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisWroclaw’s traffic has boomed in recent years thanks to low-cost carriers, especially Ryanair. Which routes have been started (and dropped) in the last year? Which two country markets account for 60% of traffic? Which other carriers have flights at the airport?

International traffic suffers downturn from UK; even Polish market stagnates in October

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsYes, it’s finally happened. UK-Poland traffic has stopped growing. But which mature and emerging country markets are still growing and which have seen the biggest drop in demand? Which Central European markets are still booming?


Wizz Air and Ryanair dominate Polish LCC landscape; Centralwings to end scheduled flights this month

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryLOT’s decision to scrap scheduled services operated by its LCC Centralwings will have an impact on the fast-growing UK-Poland market. But how many other LCCs operate to Poland? And which are the biggest country markets for LCCs?

Central European states provide the highs (and a low) among UK country market travel trends in 2008

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsInternational demand to and from the UK in the second quarter has been pretty flat but some markets are growing strongly while others are in serious decline. We look at the latest trends and reveal whether the booming Polish market is showing any signs of maturing.

UK; Polish market growth still at 40%, Amsterdam out of favour with certain airlines

UK; Polish market growth still at 40%, Amsterdam out of favour with certain airlinesThe UK to Poland market is still booming and some mature markets like Ireland have recovered but Amsterdam routes have been axed by three airlines. Which ones? And which other Central European states have had good (and bad) starts to 2008?