Articles Tagged ‘Rome’
blu-express is probably one of Europe’s lesser-known LCCs as it has primarily focused on Italian domestic routes. But which international routes did it once serve and where is it off to this summer?
Alitalia re-born with smaller network; drops six EU capitals among 30 cities no longer served; now controls over 50% of domestic capacity
Alitalia started life as a private company this week with a considerably smaller network than a year ago, despite merging with Air One. Which EU capital cities are among 30 destinations no longer served and how dominant will it be in the domestic market?
Alitalia’s rivals ready to pounce at Rome; easyJet and Air One already exploiting opportunities at Malpensa
What might happen in Rome if Alitalia were to collapse? What can we learn from what has happened at Malpensa since Alitalia axed 70% of flights in April? Which airlines stand to gain most if Alitalia were to disappear?
Traffic data for Italy’s airports reveals the impact that Alitalia’s focus on Rome has had at other airports. The re-timing of Easter also had a significant impact on April traffic. Pisa and Bergamo continue to benefit from LCCs but which smaller airport has seen traffic double?
Italian airports continue to report healthy growth despite the chaos surrounding Alitalia’s future. Only one of Italy’s “million” club saw traffic decline last year. Which one? Which Spanish-sounding airport has got off to a great 2008 and which previously fast growing airport has a slightly uncertain future?
Passengers have a choice of six airlines connecting the capitals of Spain and Italy, including three LCCs in Vueling, easyJet and Ryanair. Which is the cheapest and what impact does schedule quality play in pricing? Which of the legacy carriers has such a confusing website that fare data was impossible to collect?