Articles Tagged ‘SAS’

Bergen airport benefiting from more Norwegian services; six new routes added this summer including Barcelona

Bergen airport benefiting from more Norwegian services; six new routes added this summer including Barcelona

Norway’s second biggest airport serves Norway’s second biggest city. How has traffic grown since 1990 and which are the leading carriers at the airport? How dominant is the domestic market? And which destinations has Norwegian added this year?

British Airways announces new service from London City to Stockholm Arlanda to start in early 2011

British Airways announces new service from London City to Stockholm Arlanda to start in early 2011

The London – Stockholm market has not grown during the last decade but BA’s latest decision marks the third new service between the two cities in the space of 15 months. Apart from BA, Ryanair and SAS, who else serves the market?

Transavia.com first to blink in Copenhagen low-cost battle

Transavia.com first to blink in Copenhagen low-cost battle

Sooner or later someone had to back down. With up to five carriers competing on some leisure routes from Copenhagen it was inevitable that not all would succeed. Good news for Cimber Sterling and Norwegian as Transavia.com plans to close its Danish base by April.


UK carriers (re)discover Gothenburg; BA and easyJet decide time is right to take on City Airline, Ryanair and SAS

UK carriers (re)discover Gothenburg; BA and easyJet decide time is right to take on City Airline, Ryanair and SAS

The UK to Gothenburg market has been dominated by Ryanair, SAS and City Airline in recent years, but now both British Airways and easyJet plan to start new London routes before the end of 2010. Which UK regional airports are connected to the Swedish city?

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 1 June - Monday 7 June)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 1 June – Monday 7 June)

This week has seen the launch of over 100 new routes! The single airport to have experienced the most new routes is Keflavik Airport in Iceland, followed by Ireland’s Cork Airport.  The week’s routes are between 60 of the world’s countries, giving our coverage a truly global spread. We have all the details and lots […]

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 25 May - Monday 31 May)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 25 May – Monday 31 May)

In the last week, Russian airports saw the most new routes launched, followed by airports in the UK. The US, Italy, Spain, Greece, China and Norway also had multiple launches, while the rest of the week’s 41 new routes took place in Canada, Tunisia and across Europe and Asia.


New Spanair owners restructure airline; domestic still dominates; will serve niche international markets

New Spanair owners restructure airline; domestic still dominates; will serve niche international markets

As Star Alliance member Spanair has come under new controlling ownership, the airline changes network strategies and launches a large number of new routes this year. Which are Spanair’s new country markets? How important is the domestic market? And what is going on with the airline’s old MD80s?

flydubai and Wataniya Airways expand in Gulf; Angoulême’s London link is rebuilt; Continental drops Bristol; Swiss swaps routes at Basel

flydubai and Wataniya Airways expand in Gulf; Angoulême’s London link is rebuilt; Continental drops Bristol; Swiss swaps routes at Basel

This week’s new route headlines come from the Middle East. Flydubai and Wataniya Airways grow their networks as Qatar Airways praises its new Indian route. Continental drops a UK destinations while Swiss does a route swap in Basel.

AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

Which three of AEA’s 28 member airlines reported growth in 2009? What happened to load factors and which regions are still reporting traffic declines? Which carriers have had a great start to 2010 in terms of traffic growth?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 9 January – Friday 15 January):

New routes launched during the last three weeks (Saturday 9 - Friday 15 January)Almost 30 new routes have been started since last Friday. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Taiwan, the UK, the US and Vietnam.

Vilnius Airport rebuilds route network after FlyLal collapse and airBaltic cutbacks

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusLithuania’s main airport grew rapidly between 2000 and 2008, but the failure of the national carrier made 2009 challenging. Which carriers have taken up the slack and which routes remain unserved?

AEA passenger numbers down 7.2% in 2009; load factors down 2.1 points

nl041209-trend-aea-100.jpgOverall traffic is recovering somewhat, but which region markets are growing? And which AEA member airlines reported load factors in the low-cost airline range this summer?