Articles Tagged ‘Regional airlines’
VLM Airlines hoping for better fortunes in Friedrichshafen after lack of success in Liege; operating eight routes across five countries in S16
VLM Airlines, which operates a small fleet of Fokker 50s, resumed its own-branded scheduled services early last year. We examine which routes have been launched, which have survived, and which have not.
Bern-based SkyWork Airlines to serve 18 destinations this summer; London Southend is newest route for airline’s 31-seat Dorner 328s
Swiss regional carrier SkyWork Airlines has been under new management since last summer. We look at its current network, where it used to fly and what competition it faces. Plus we look at the impact of transferring London flights from City to Southend.
bmi regional expands in Scandinavia; Aberdeen and Bristol are biggest bases but 20% of passengers now on non-scheduled services
bmi regional is continuing to find new niche markets for its small regional jet fleet. This week saw the start of operations at Kalmar in Sweden. We reveal the airline’s busiest airports, monthly passengers and load factors, and what routes have been started and dropped in the last 12 months.
Etihad Regional, Eastern Airways, bmi regional spice up dynamic European regional airline market; flybe still #1 despite cuts
Europe’s regional airline market has been stunned by the decision of MEB3 carrier Etihad Airways to partner-up with Swiss Darwin Airline. We reveal the top 15 ‘regional’ airlines in Europe (based on our own definition), and summarise what some of the leading (and more obscure) carriers have been up to, and have planned for S14.
FlyNonstop starts flights from Kristiansand in Norway to seven destinations including London City and Berlin SXF
Kristiansand is Norway’s ninth busiest airport, and handled over one million passengers for the first time in 2012. Now it has its own local airline, FlyNonstop, which launched operations last week with a single 100-seat E190. We analyse the airline’s daily flight operations.
anna.aero was in Edinburgh last week, attending the ERA Regional Airline Conference. Inspired by one presentation in particular, we decided to identify Europe’s leading ‘regional’ airports based on a variety of aircraft criteria. Amsterdam and Frankfurt did well but London Heathrow ranked 281st in one of our tables.
Europe’s regional airlines face challenging future; how will bmi regional, CityJet, Minoan Air and OLT Express fare in 2013?
Europe’s regional airlines have had an interesting 2012 with some major developments scheduled for next year. Which are Europe’s leading regional airlines according to ERA and which have seen traffic grow (and fall) in 2012 so far?