Articles Tagged ‘Strasbourg’

Iberia, Ryanair and Spanair face new high-speed rail (HSR) competition on Madrid – Valencia sector

Iberia, Ryanair and Spanair face new high-speed rail (HSR) competition on Madrid – Valencia sector

Spain’s high-speed rail network is growing. How big is the current air market between Madrid and Valencia and how much is it likely to suffer? We take a look at what has happened previously on other HSR links such as Madrid – Barcelona and Paris – Strasbourg.

Lille and Strasbourg represent extremes in French airport performance in first half of 2009

Lille and Strasbourg represent extremes in French airport performance in first half of 2009How have French airports fared so far this year? Which market segments have performed best and worst from Paris and what has been the key driver to Lille’s recent surge in demand?

France: Marseille and Beauvais achieve significant growth; Strasbourg struggles

France: Marseille and Beauvais achieve significant growth; Strasbourg strugglesWe look at the top 10 airports in France and see how their monthly traffic in 2007 compared with 2006. Who were the star performers and who suffered from the introduction of the new TGV Est service? During which months was demand impacted by national industrial disputes? All becomes clear in our exclusive analysis.


New TGV Est grabs 50% of Paris – Strasbourg air passengers

New TGV Est grabs 50% of Paris - Strasbourg air passengersMore evidence that High-Speed Rail (HSR) services are a threat to airlines comes from the latest figures from Strasbourg airport. Paris traffic is down 50% since the launch of the TGV last June and the upgraded St. Pancras station in London is helping Eurostar grab more London-Paris air passengers.