Articles Tagged ‘SkyEurope’

Turin-Prague is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 75,000 searches; Blue Air to 'Czech-out' this connection??

Turin-Prague is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 75,000 searches; Blue Air to ‘Czech-out’ this connection??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 75,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Turin and Prague ‒ but the route is unserved!? With Stockholm Arlanda services to be launched in early 2018 by the Romanian hybrid carrier, will the Czech connection be Blue Air’s […]

Czech Airlines' new Bratislava base creates indirect competition with several key Ryanair routes

Czech Airlines’ new Bratislava base creates indirect competition with several key Ryanair routes

Slovakia’s main airport has a great new terminal but traffic peaked in 2008 before SkyEurope collapsed. Now Czech Airlines is basing an aircraft at the airport to serve major airports at major European cities. What competition does it face from Ryanair, and which routes has the Irish LCC giant cut at the airport for this […]

Ryanair serves 19 destinations from Slovakia; ice-hockey world championships will boost traffic in April and May

Ryanair serves 19 destinations from Slovakia; ice-hockey world championships will boost traffic in April and May

Slovakia is still recovering from the demise of its de facto flag carrier SkyEurope in 2009. But which destinations has Ryanair added during the last year and which countries does it now serve? Which other airlines are present and which route is likely to benefit most from the forthcoming ice-hockey world championships?


Vienna sees NIKI expand as Austrian looks to cut unit costs and swop focus from east to west; mapjet launching soon

Vienna sees NIKI expand as Austrian looks to cut unit costs and swop focus from east to west; mapjet launching soon

Vienna has seen many services come and go in the last two years. What happened to SkyEurope’s traffic and how quickly is NIKI growing? Which carriers were new in 2009 and which start-up hopes to launch Frankfurt services?

Slovakia now belongs to Ryanair; has 67% of Bratislava’s seat capacity

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusSlovakia has lost its de facto national carrier SkyEurope, but how has traffic developed and who have filled the void? How many routes have been started in the last year and by whom?

Vueling completes clickair merger, SkyEurope fails and easyJet still tops load factor rankings

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsOur analysis of European LCCs has been shaken up by recent developments in Slovakia and Spain. How do load factors compare with a year ago and which country’s LCCs are struggling to grow?


Slovakian LCC SkyEurope finally goes under; Ryanair and Wizz Air likely to take advantage

nl040909-lead-slovak100.jpgAfter seven and a half unprofitable years Central Europe’s second biggest LCC has ceased flying. Which airports will notice its disappearance most and what can be learnt from the airline’s demise?

Wizz’s new Prague base to have 14 routes by end-July; overlapping SkyEurope on six routes

Wizz’s new Prague base to have 14 routes by end-JulyWizz Air now has two A320s based in the Czech capital. How are they scheduled and what competition does the airline face on its routes? Which new routes are yet to start?

Routes Europe host Prague gains 30 new services in a year; Wizz Air challenging SkyEurope to be leading LCC

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusAviation in the Czech Republic is dominated by Prague airport and Czech Airlines but most of Europe’s biggest LCCs are present at the airport. Which new services have been gained (and lost) during the last year? How busy are the country’s airports at Brno and Ostrava?


Wizz Air set to shake up Paris-Prague market; SkyEurope 35% cheaper than Air France

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchThis week we look at a west-east route involving five carriers though Air France and Czech Airlines are code-share partners. How does SmartWings compare with the likes of SkyEurope and Wizz Air?

Norwegian and Ryanair still growing; SkyEurope traffic down almost 40% as Easter moves to April

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsFor the second straight month only Norwegian and Ryanair reported growth among our basket of data-friendly LCCs in March. How did load factors compare this March with last year and which airlines saw an improvement despite Easter’s shift?

Early summer capacity down by 4.8% in Europe; Norwegian in pole position for growth

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryThis weekend sees the start of the summer season and our analysis reveals that airlines at European airports are offering around 5% fewer seats compared with a year ago. We look at the leading airports, airlines and country markets and see which are growing fastest (if at all) and which are in decline (and by how much).