Articles Tagged ‘Tallinn’
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Central European airport traffic up 180% in 10 years; Budapest and Warsaw still trying to catch Prague
Central Europe’s three big airports at Budapest, Prague and Warsaw have all been in the news this year, but how do their growth rates compare if we look at the period 1998-2011? How have other capital city airports in Central Europe developed in recent years? Which airport has seen an eight-fold increase in traffic thanks […]
Exeter-based Flybe launched its new operations in Helsinki at the weekend having taken over Finnish Commuter Airlines. How big is the airline’s fleet and what changes has it made to the schedule and how many new routes does it plan to introduce this winter?
Since joining the EU in May 2004 the three Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have had their share of ups and down with regard to airline development. We take a closer look at which airlines currently have the biggest presence in the market and how quickly the region’s biggest airports are growing.
Estonian Air launches Trondheim and returns to Vilnius; scheduled passenger numbers up 16% this year
Estonian Air serves 18 destinations non-stop from Tallinn using aircraft from three different manufacturers. Which are the airline’s busiest routes and what direct (and indirect) competition does it face on its network? Which new route has already been announced starting next March?
Flybe Nordic announces nine new routes; four from Helsinki and five from Tallinn to increase network to 24 routes
Finnair and Flybe’s takeover of Finncomm has been completed and the new owners have wasted no time in announcing nine new routes, eight of which involve at least one Finnish airport. Which is the odd one out? What competition will Flybe face on these new routes and how many destinations will now be served from […]
Big year for Estonia as it adopts Euro, Tallinn is European Capital of Culture 2011 and Ryanair opens 10 routes
So who knew that Estonia’s old currency was called the Kroon? How dominant is Estonian Air in Tallinn, how is its fleet growing and which other carriers are starting new routes in 2011? How many other airports does Estonia have?
Ryanair may be cutting capacity at many airports this winter, but Tallinn will get seven new routes generating 21 weekly departures. What competition will Ryanair face on these routes and how does its presence compare with airBaltic and Estonian Air?
airBaltic planning 100 routes for summer season; expanding in Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden; Q400s arriving
One of the more amazing airline stories of recent years has been the development of Latvian-based airBaltic which has nearly doubled passenger numbers to 2.76 million in three years while evolving from a point-to-point airline into a hub-and-spoke carrier (all while losing SAS as a major shareholder). In addition to a raft of route launches […]
Air passenger traffic in Estonia, one of the EU’s smaller nations, trebled between 2003 and 2006. Its loss-making national carrier (part-owned by SAS) has added several new routes this year. What role do LCCs play in the country and what other airports offer scheduled flights?