Articles Tagged ‘PRG’
World Routes Marketing Awards – the reaction of the airports nominated in the ‘4-20 million’ category
In a series of features looking at the nominees for this year’s World Routes Marketing Awards, this week we speak to those airports nominated in the ‘4-20 million’ passenger category. Read about what nominees Adelaide, Amman, Budapest, Nuremberg, Portland and Prague have to say about the honour.
Ryanair to grow 3.5% from Bologna in 2018, offering 4.22 million seats; 46 destinations in S18; Amman and Kaunas launching for winter
Ryanair opened its Bologna base in 2009, and since then the carrier’s annual seat capacity from the Italian city has grown by 200%. Jonathan Ford investigates the airline’s expansion from its third biggest base in Italy, including how many based aircraft it has this summer and its top destinations.
easyJet launches four routes from London Southend, three from Liverpool and two from Naples.
Jet2.com’s biggest base Manchester analysed; capacity set to grow 19% this year to 1.57 million one-way seats; Turkish market growing fast
With over 50,000 one-way seats during its peak weeks, Manchester Airport has worked its way to become Jet2.com’s biggest base – nearly double the size of the LCC’s next largest hub at Leeds Bradford. Marc Watkins analyses this +40-destination operation to reveal the areas of its recent growth, as well as its biggest routes and […]
Sichuan Airlines begins flights to Zurich from Chengdu, via Prague.
easyJet vs. Ryanair in the UK; low-level route duplication at shared hubs, Spanish sun routes see most competition
On 13 June Ryanair announced its plans to open a base at London Southend with three aircraft operating 13 routes from April 2019. Southend is already a base for easyJet. Nick Preston decided to take a look at how the two low-cost heavyweights compete at the eight UK airports they both already consider home.
Winners don’t get prouder than this, as 15 members of last week’s victors from Lisbon Airport’s fire crew take centre stage – including Miguel Moreira with the certificate. It is a record week of entries, with 23 FTWAs battling it out to get that little piece of paper on their airport’s fire station walls.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Verona Airport welcomes its newest airline partner Cyprus Airways, while Cardiff Airport and Flybe celebrate the airline’s three-year anniversary of its base opening, and there is news from Montpellier, Austin, Rochester, St. Petersburg and Birmingham airports.
Cyprus Airways commences flights between Larnaca and Prague.
Wizz Air bases second A320 in Georgia, allowing it to open five new routes.
London Luton is Wizz Air’s biggest operation, passing some time ago its home base in Budapest. Marc Watkins reviews the carrier’s capacity expansion over the last 10 years, its biggest routes and country markets from the UK capital city airport.
There are 18 airports from around the world competing for Arch of Triumph glory this week. The question is, did this FTWA in Lviv to mark the start of Wizz Air’s new London Luton service get better than this? Jump inside to find out.