Articles Tagged ‘Swiss’

SWISS adds Ajaccio and Porto seasonal flights from Geneva

SWISS adds Ajaccio and Porto seasonal flights from Geneva

SWISS connects Geneva Airport with both Porto Airport and Ajaccio Airport with seasonal services.

Muscat International Airport on course to pass 8 million passengers in 2013

Muscat International Airport on course to pass 8 million passengers in 2013

With 26 serving airlines other than national carrier Oman Air, clearly there is more to Muscat International Airport than being just the home-based carrier’s hub. Doubling in size in five years, a new 12 million annual passenger terminal will open next year to cater for its continued rapid growth.

SWISS returns to Singapore after four years

SWISS returns to Singapore after four years

SWISS relaunches its Zurich Airport to Singapore Airport service after four years of absence.


MEB3 and Turkish Airlines grow in Africa at Europe’s big airlines’ expense

MEB3 and Turkish Airlines grow in Africa at Europe’s big airlines’ expense

The Middle East Big 3 (MEB3) and Turkish Airlines are growing their networks to Sub-Saharan Africa fast, but how are the big European airline groups developing in the market? What are their African network strategies? Who is the biggest in the market and who is growing the fastest?

Swiss launches new route to Beijing Capital Airport from Zurich Airport

Swiss launches new route to Beijing Capital Airport from Zurich Airport

Swiss International Air Lines now flies to Beijing Capital International Airport in China from Zurich Airport in Switzerland.

Ukrainian airlines lead AEA member growth rankings in 2011; AeroSvit passengers up more than 100%

Ukrainian airlines lead AEA member growth rankings in 2011; AeroSvit passengers up more than 100%

AEA member airlines have seen their passenger numbers rise 8.4% so far this year, but how has growth varied by geographic region? Apart from North Africa which other market wasn’t growing in June or July? Which seven members have seen a decline in passenger numbers so far this year and which have improved their load […]


Swiss now serves China’s capital Beijing from its Zurich hub during summer

Swiss now serves China’s capital Beijing from its Zurich hub during summer

Swiss International Air Lines’ leisure subsidiary Edelweiss Air launched a new route between Zurich and Beijing.

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!


Zurich traffic up 4.7% in 2010; Swiss’ San Francisco service stimulates North American traffic by 11%

Zurich traffic up 4.7% in 2010; Swiss’ San Francisco service stimulates North American traffic by 11%

Zurich looks set to break its now 10-year-old passenger record this year. What have been the demand trends in 2010? Which regions are growing fastest and how is transfer traffic evolving? What new routes were started in 2010 and what’s coming in 2011?

AEA passenger numbers up 1.7% in first nine months of 2010; Tarom growing fastest with improved load factors

AEA passenger numbers up 1.7% in first nine months of 2010; Tarom growing fastest with improved load factors

Which AEA airlines are reporting double-digit growth and which are averaging load factors above 80% this year? Demand for travel to which region is growing fastest this year, and which regional market is shrinking? Are load factors generally improving or declining?

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Our annual review of European winter capacity shows that European capacity is up around 6% this winter, the UK is only just ahead of Germany, Lufthansa is holding off Ryanair and only one of the top 15 airports is reporting a decline.