Articles Tagged ‘PSA’
Quite a busy week with new routes from airlines based in Australia, Bahrain, China, India, Iraq, Ireland, Latvia, Oman, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, the UAE, the UK and the USA.
The Italian market is showing signs of stabilising. Is domestic or international demand up in July? Which smaller airports are growing by more than 20% and which airports have managed year-to-date growth?
Over 40 new routes took to the skies this week. Airlines feeling optimistic included Adria Airways, Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Arabia, Air Astana, Air Austral, Air Southwest, American Airlines, Armavia, Brussels Airlines, City Airline, Karthago Airlines, LAN Argentina, LAN Ecuador, LOT, Luxair, Mauritania Airways, Northwest/Delta, Norwegian, SAA, Shenzhen Airlines, Sun D’Or, Swiss, Transavia.com, Turkish Airlines, V Australia, Virgin Blue and Wind Jet. Phew!
Italian airport traffic growth grinds to a halt; Bergamo and Fiumicino buck trend for different reasons
Italy’s airports had a bad August with only four of the top 13 reporting growth. Cumulative year-to-date traffic at Italian airports in 2008 is now just 2%, well down on the 10% of last year. However, a few smaller airports are reporting strong growth, which ones?
Famous for its leaning tower Pisa’s traffic grew by 30% in 2006 and 24% in 2007 despite the presence of the Italian Air Force. LCCs have been the catalyst for growth but which carriers other than Ryanair have helped stimulate traffic? Which is by far the leading country market?