Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair base’

Ryanair ups presence in Malta to 19 routes with first based aircraft; direct competition limited to just three routes

Ryanair ups presence in Malta to 19 routes with first based aircraft; direct competition limited to just three routes

Ryanair will now operate 58 weekly flights from Malta, 21 of which will be operated by a Maltese based 737-800. Which routes have been dropped and which have been dropped and then re-instated? Which is the only daily service?

Ryanair makes Faro base; expands network to 30 routes this summer; overtakes easyJet as busiest carrier

Ryanair makes Faro base; expands network to 30 routes this summer; overtakes easyJet as busiest carrier

Ryanair has set up a second base in Portugal with six 737-800s, and will overtake easyJet as Faro’s leading airline. What routes will it operate at what frequency and who will provide direct competition?

Ryanair adds seven new summer destinations from Reus base (near Barcelona) but cuts winter capacity by 40%

Ryanair adds seven new summer destinations from Reus base (near Barcelona) but cuts winter capacity by 40%

Ryanair’s other Barcelona base (after Girona) has seen dramatic growth at the expense of load factors in 2009. Winter capacity has been cut dramatically to raise load factors but which new destinations will be added this summer?


Jet2.com still dominant at Leeds/Bradford despite Ryanair’s 14 new routes this summer

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusJet2.com will soon be seven years old and has helped grow traffic but which routes have not been a success? How many routes will see competition this summer as Ryanair expands? And who’s flying to London these days?

Ryanair’s new Portuguese base in Porto serves 22 destinations; five routes served daily

Airline AnalysisRyanair marked the launch of its new Portuguese base with five new routes. But which routes does it serve daily and which new destinations will it be adding this winter? How long before it’s bigger than TAP Portugal at the airport?

Sardinia to get major boost in 2009 with two new Ryanair bases; Meridiana and Air One under pressure

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisRyanair is going to base three aircraft in Sardinia next spring. What share does it currently have at each of the three main airports and who are its biggest competitors? What presence does Alitalia have on the island?


Ryanair closes Valencia base; nine routes added to “Routes Recycle Bin” but 12 routes may have escaped axe

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisAfter a row with the local authority Ryanair has carried out its threat to close its Valencia base. Nine routes have been axed but others served from other bases have survived. How did the dropped routes perform in 2008?

Pisa topping Italian airport growth rankings; Ryanair now serves 28 destinations

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisFamous 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?

Ryanair dominant, but 11 other LCCs also serve Milan Bergamo

Ryanair dominant, but 11 other LCCs also serve Milan BergamoMilan’s third airport has seen traffic increase tenfold in 10 years thanks to LCCs and in particular Ryanair. But 11 other LCCs are also present, though one is about to move to Milan Malpensa. Which one? Which ‘legacy’ carriers are also present and which routes has Ryanair dropped over the years?


Germany: Ryanair increases Bremen traffic by 50% thanks to 21 new routes

Germany: Ryanair increases Bremen traffic by 50% thanks to 21 new routesRyanair has just celebrated the first anniversary of its Bremen base and has helped the airport’s traffic grow by 30% to 2.2 million in 2007. Which routes have generated the highest load factors and most passengers? Which routes have been dropped and which routes are struggling to assert themselves? What’s new in 2008? We reveal all!

Ryanair passes 50 destination landmark at its Girona base

0802012_ryanair_01.gifRyanair more than doubled the number of routes it operates from Girona during 2007. Partly to counter Click Air’s expansion at Barcelona, Ryanair has responded and now has nine aircraft based at the Costa Brava airport. Which were its busiest routes last year and which had the best (and worst) load factors? We reveal all!

Why does Ryanair’s Bournemouth base take on Flybe at Southampton but shy away from competing on German routes from Birmingham?

Why does Ryanair’s Bournemouth base take on Flybe at Southampton but shy away from competing on German routes from Birmingham?Not content with launching one base last week, Ryanair announced two, both in the UK. It already has a presence at both airports but what will it mean for Bournemouth in its battle against nearby Southampton? And how has Ryanair managed to generate 20 new routes from two aircraft at BHX?