Articles Tagged ‘Porto’

UK bans non-stops to Portugal; over 10 million seats in 2019

UK bans non-stops to Portugal; over 10 million seats in 2019

Following the UK ban with Portugal, we see 51 routes are set to operate between the two countries this summer, involving 22 UK and six Portuguese airports.

Ryanair's most profitable airports identified using RDC’s Apex platform; which are in its top-10?

Ryanair’s most profitable airports identified using RDC’s Apex platform; which are in its top-10?

We look at Ryanair’s most profitable airports and see fast growth, strong dominance, and a number of surprises that help to better understand this ULCC.

Route launches (30 July – 6 August)

Route launches (30 July – 6 August)

Ryanair begins two new routes from Prague; Air Dolomiti launches Verona – Düsseldorf; Wizz Air jets into Mykonos from Budapest; and more.


Ryanair begins Porto - Grenoble, its 16th French airport from Porto

Ryanair begins Porto – Grenoble, its 16th French airport from Porto

Ryanair began Porto – Grenoble on 3 August, one of 16 French airports served from the Portuguese city.

Transavia France takes off from Montpellier Méditerranée with new base and routes

Transavia France takes off from Montpellier Méditerranée with new base and routes

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.

TAP Air Portugal's top-20 connecting markets; Porto – Sao Paulo #1

TAP Air Portugal’s top-20 connecting markets; Porto – Sao Paulo #1

TAP Air Portugal has Brazil – Italy, Portugal, and France as key country-pairs; Funchal and Porto deliver ~one million over Lisbon. 


95 served routes in Europe have average 27,000 indirect passengers

95 served routes in Europe have average 27,000 indirect passengers

431 routes within Europe have 20,000+ passengers connecting. 95 of these have 50%+ passengers flying indirectly with a median 27,000 per route.

Porto Airport passes 8 million passenger mark in 2015; Turkish Airlines arrived while easyJet and Ryanair expanded their networks

Porto Airport passes 8 million passenger mark in 2015; Turkish Airlines arrived while easyJet and Ryanair expanded their networks

Portugal’s second busiest airport reported impressive growth of 17% in 2015. We reveal the leading airlines and country markets at the airport and what new services are already planned for 2016. Plus which services are being suspended.

Portugal benefiting from not being in North Africa; in-bound traffic still growing

Portugal benefiting from not being in North Africa; in-bound traffic still growing

The problems of the Portuguese economy do not appear to be impacting air traffic as much as has happened in Greece and Ireland. How are its three busiest airports performing this year? Which destinations has TAP added this year, and what other significant routes have been launched in the last year across the country?


TAP Portugal expands in Africa; Brazil is leading country market from Lisbon where TAP has 60% of capacity

TAP Portugal expands in Africa; Brazil is leading country market from Lisbon where TAP has 60% of capacity

The Portuguese national carrier has grown quickly in recent years. Which are its top country markets and how seasonal is demand for its flights? Who are its nearest competitors in Lisbon and Porto?

This winter, Ryanair versus the world (again)

Top StoryAnd so the winter season begins with a flurry of new route activity. Although total route launches may be down on last year, Ryanair is still #1 for new routes with over 50 starting this week. Download our free Excel spreadsheet detailing all 128 of this week’s new route launches.

One in three passengers now using LCCs in Portugal; Ryanair and easyJet still adding routes

nl230309-country-100.jpgPortugal has increasingly embraced LCCs but which airlines are dominant in Faro, Lisbon and Porto? How seasonal is demand at each airport and which new routes have been added in the last 12 months?