Articles Tagged ‘Sicily’

Seasonality: Jet2.com and Greek Islands most extreme in anna.aero leisure-legacy comparison

Seasonality: Jet2.com and Greek Islands most extreme in anna.aero leisure-legacy comparison

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.

Comiso Airport finally welcomes Ryanair as first scheduled airline to serve Sicily's newest airport

Comiso Airport finally welcomes Ryanair as first scheduled airline to serve Sicily’s newest airport

Comiso Airport is the new kid on the block in the Sicilian airport market as Ryanair starts the first of three planned routes. If three is a crowd, what does that make four airports competing for Sicily’s air travel demand?

Wind Jet collapse bad news for Catania; Alitalia, easyJet, blu-express, Meridiana fly and Ryanair all set to benefit

Wind Jet collapse bad news for Catania; Alitalia, easyJet, blu-express, Meridiana fly and Ryanair all set to benefit

Alitalia was supposed to ‘rescue’ Wind Jet but the deal fell through at the last minute. What competition did Wind Jet face on its busiest routes and which international markets did the airline serve? From how many Italian airports did the carrier serve various Russian destinations?


Sicily's Palermo Airport grew by 14% in 2011; Ryanair ranks second after Alitalia; Volotea latest new airline

Sicily’s Palermo Airport grew by 14% in 2011; Ryanair ranks second after Alitalia; Volotea latest new airline

The airport serving Sicily’s capital grew by 14% last year, but why the sudden increase? By how much does domestic traffic dominate the airport traffic? Just how few are the network carriers serving Palermo? And why is the Spanish market growing so fast?

Alitalia + Blue Panorama + Wind Jet = 30m passenger airline

Alitalia + Blue Panorama + Wind Jet = 30m passenger airline

So Alitalia has proposed in principle to merge with two smaller Italian airlines. At which airports will Alitalia grow its market share the most? And which major domestic route might cause competition authorities to worry as the current choice of three carriers (each with at least three daily flights) would be replaced by a monopoly?

Trapani trebles traffic in two years as Ryanair helps Sicily’s third airport handle 1.7 million passengers in 2010

Trapani trebles traffic in two years as Ryanair helps Sicily’s third airport handle 1.7 million passengers in 2010

Ryanair now dominates Sicily’s third airport. How quickly has it developed its base there and which routes are year-round and which are seasonal? Which new routes started this week and which destinations have been dropped since operations began?


Italian LCC Wind Jet still heavily focussed on domestic market; just 20% of scheduled flights are international

Italian LCC Wind Jet still heavily focussed on domestic market; just 20% of scheduled flights are international

Based in Sicily this LCC has been around for seven years yet still has just 12 Airbus aircraft in its fleet. So which are its busiest airports and routes and which unusual international destinations does it serve?

Wind Jet still focused on Sicily but new Bologna Forli base will soon have 20 routes including first UK destination

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisCatania-based Wind Jet has been going for more than five years now with a dozen Airbus’. Which are its busiest airports and which non-Italian destinations has it recently added to its network?