Articles Tagged ‘Toulouse’
Toulouse Airport welcomed 9.26 million passengers in 2017; easyJet is the top carrier this summer, while Paris is the leading destination
Toulouse welcomed 9.26 million passengers through its terminal in 2017, a 15% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston examines the recent traffic and capacity trends at an airport which is at the heart of France’s aerospace industry, including its leading airlines, routes and country markets.
Home to Airbus, Toulouse in southern France is now one of Europe’s high-tech cities with a large number of cutting-edge businesses in the aeronautic, IT and space industry, as well as many research institutes. The city is undergoing a rapid demographic expansion, the fastest-growing in France. Find out more here.
Starting in November, Ryanair will serve Toulouse from seven of its bases in seven different countries. We look at the competition faced on each route and reveal how LCC traffic has evolved at the French airport.
TWIN JET will grow weekly flights by 13.7% this September, when compared to same month last year, including starting new routes to places like Milan Malpensa to Toulouse. We also look at what points the French regional carrier has dropped in the last 12 months.
Last year Air France announced plans to operate many more international routes from regional airports in France. Marseille was the first to benefit followed by Toulouse. But how have those new routes fared? Which have already been axed, and which were never even started?
Air France reveals details of regional expansion plans; six new routes for Nice, 16 new routes for Toulouse in 2012
Air France has detailed which new routes it will be launching from Nice and Toulouse next summer, but which carriers have been operating some of these routes this summer? And what additional competition will be provided next summer by easyJet?
easyJet already has three bases in France (two in Paris and one in Lyon) and has now announced two more for next summer. But how have its operations at Nice and Toulouse developed in recent years? Which new routes has it already announced and how big is the current market on these routes?
Despite air transport liberalisation in the EU, it seems that only LCCs have embraced the idea of setting up ‘foreign’ bases. The latest example is Spain’s Vueling, which last week set up a base in Toulouse, France. Which routes has it selected and on which one will it face most competition? What hours will the […]
Air France still dominates domestic routes from French regional airports; international routes left to foreign carriers
We all know Air France is big in Paris, but what does it contribute at French regional airports? At which airport has it cut several international services, and how much do French regional airports rely on the likes of easyJet and Ryanair for their international services?
The great anna.aero European domestic fare comparison; 30 routes in seven countries on seven city-pairs compared
We compare day return air fares for this week and next February across seven European countries and see if LCCs are really that much cheaper than legacy carriers. Which route has the cheapest fares and which airline is the most expensive?
Air France doubles international network from Toulouse with addition of two new German routes to Hamburg and Düsseldorf
Air France may be the biggest carrier at Toulouse Blagnac airport but it currently only operates two international routes (both to Italy). From November it will add two German routes. On which one will it face low-cost competition?
UK – Toulouse market bolstered by Bristol flights connecting Airbus centres; BA moves London flights back to Heathrow
Traffic between the UK and Toulouse grew rapidly after 2001 as LCCs entered the market. But which routes have survived and which have failed? How has the Bristol route evolved?