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Articles Tagged ‘Q400’

airberlin set to take full control of regional partner LGW which operates 20 Q400s and accounts for 27% of the airline’s weekly flights

airberlin set to take full control of regional partner LGW which operates 20 Q400s and accounts for 27% of the airline’s weekly flights

Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter is not a name that trips off the tongue easily so it is more usually known as LGW. The German carrier operates 20 aircraft for airberlin. We reveal which are the airline’s top 15 routes and what proportion of capacity it accounts for.

Busiest airports worldwide for 25 of the world’s most popular commercial aircraft revealed

Busiest airports worldwide for 25 of the world’s most popular commercial aircraft revealed

We all know Dubai is the place to see A380s but which are the world’s busiest airports for other aircraft types? We look at a range of aircraft types from mega-jumbos to turboprops to see where you should go to see them.

Flybe is the leading provider of UK domestic flights; growing in France, Germany and Netherlands as network develops to almost 200 routes

Flybe is the leading provider of UK domestic flights; growing in France, Germany and Netherlands as network develops to almost 200 routes

Flybe’s fleet of over 50 Q400s and some 20 Embraer E-Jets carried almost eight million passengers in 2015. We reveal the airline’s busiest airports in S16 (and how fast they are growing) and the airline’s top routes by ASKs.


Thailand’s Nok Air celebrates 10 years of operations; new Q400s open up possibility of more international routes

Thailand’s Nok Air celebrates 10 years of operations; new Q400s open up possibility of more international routes

The latest LCC to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2014 (we have already had Wizz Air and Vueling) is Thailand’s Nok Air. Operating almost exclusively domestically from Bangkok’s Don Mueang Airport the airline currently offers around one-quarter of all domestic seats in the domestic market.

SpiceJet gains Indian market share thanks to acquisition of Q400s; now operating 100 routes with almost 50 aircraft

SpiceJet gains Indian market share thanks to acquisition of Q400s; now operating 100 routes with almost 50 aircraft

SpiceJet has seen its share of the Indian domestic market grow from 14% to 18% in the last year, thanks to the deployment of a dozen new Q400 turboprops serving Tier II and Tier III cities. Which are the airline’s busiest airports and which have seen the biggest growth in the last two years?

airberlin's A330 to Q400 network analysed (basically the focus remains on price-sensitive Med leisure markets)

airberlin’s A330 to Q400 network analysed (basically the focus remains on price-sensitive Med leisure markets)

airberlin’s CEO unexpectedly resigned last week after another disappointing set of financial figures. The airline’s network strategy remains confused and possibly too diverse. We analyse the network by geographic segment, airport, and weekly frequency, as well as summarising the routes heading for the door marked ‘exit’.


Flybe launches IPO; 68 aircraft spread across 16 UK bases

Flybe launches IPO; 68 aircraft spread across 16 UK bases

Flybe’s IPO last Friday raised over £60 million. What is the airline’s position in the UK market and which European country markets does it serve? Which are its biggest bases and how has the network changed in recent seasons? Which new routes did Flybe start in 2010 and what is it planning for 2011?

Baboo drops E-Jets, Athens and London City; will operate eight routes this winter with two Q400s, four against easyJet

Baboo drops E-Jets, Athens and London City; will operate eight routes this winter with two Q400s, four against easyJet

This winter Baboo has cut back to just two aircraft, but which routes is it still operating? What competition does it face and which other routes are no longer served? Which airlines does it still codeshare with on what routes?

Air Canada finally able to take on Porter Airlines at Toronto City Airport; YTZ is now 9th busiest airport in Canada

Air Canada finally able to take on Porter Airlines at Toronto City Airport; YTZ is now 9th busiest airport in Canada

Thanks to Porter Airlines, Toronto City Airport is now a Top 10 airport in Canada. Air Canada has found a way to get back into the airport by using which airline’s aircraft? What do Porter’s latest traffic figures reveal about their profitability last year?


Malév focusing on regional growth; new routes to Slovakia will use buses

Malév focusing on regional growth; new routes to Slovakia will use busesHungary’s partly Russian-owned flag carrier has given up long-haul services. But which new services has it started and what major fleet development is likely? How seasonal is demand to Budapest and which routes are looking vulnerable?

Norway’s SAS-owned Widerøe; Europe’s 15th busiest airline by number of flights this winter

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisWiderøe will only carry around two million passengers this year but its network of mostly short domestic routes means it generates lots of movements. Which are the airline’s busiest airports and how much of its capacity is dedicated to PSO routes? What has happened to its Q400s?

Q400s: Europe’s regional airports continue to benefit despite this week’s grounding

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryTwo landing gear failures in four days in Europe have resulted in a temporary grounding of older models for inspection. Which airlines in Europe will be most affected by this? What sort of routes does the aircraft operate and what are the shortest and longest sectors on a Q400 in Europe?