Articles Tagged ‘Sardinia’
As the Northern Hemisphere looks forward to the start of the S17 season at the end of March, we reveal the seasonality issues that various favourite holiday hotspots in Europe have to deal with. Plus we reveal how SAS differs from other European legacy carriers.
Meridiana fly and Air Italy complete merger, as Meridiana turns 50 under new CEO; combined fleet shrinks for S13
Sardinia-based Meridiana has had an eventful last few years with mergers, consolidation, rivals going bust and issues regarding its operating licence. Now though, the carrier appears to be back on track, under new management, with a big presence in Sardinia and Sicily, and some new international routes.
Sardinia is served by three main airports; Alghero, Cagliari and Olbia. How has traffic developed in the last 15 years and which are the leading carriers at each airport? Which legacy carriers and LCCs serve the island and which new routes are starting in 2011?
Sardinia to get major boost in 2009 with two new Ryanair bases; Meridiana and Air One under pressure
Ryanair 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?
Beginning life as Alisarda in the early 1960s, this Aga Khan funded airline carried 4.6m passengers in 2007 on 22 aircraft (mostly MD80 series). International routes are only 15% of the network. Three routes account for 25% of its capacity. Which ones?