Articles Tagged ‘Trapani’

Italian airport traffic up 9.3% so far in 2011; Ryanair (and Libyan conflict) help Palermo grow 17%; Rimini up 78%

Italian airport traffic up 9.3% so far in 2011; Ryanair (and Libyan conflict) help Palermo grow 17%; Rimini up 78%

Italian airports are having a good 2011 with most of the country’s airports reporting solid growth. Ryanair continues to be a major driver of growth with Palermo benefiting from a host of winter route launches. But which airport has seen traffic fall by almost 80% in May?

Does Ryanair’s EURO ANNIE mark the day that the low cost model changed forever? (Ryanair and successful partner airports celebrate prizes)

Does Ryanair’s EURO ANNIE mark the day that the low cost model changed forever? (Ryanair and successful partner airports celebrate prizes)

Ryanair’s CEO, and several of its successful partner airports, celebrated winning anna.aero EURO ANNIE prizes and, while the airline itself painted a future of slowed growth and hinted that it would withdraw from some markets, it mixed this in with assertions that it would open 6-10 more bases, including its first in North Africa.

EURO ANNIES 2011: Airport Awards

EURO ANNIES 2011: Airport Awards

Italy again featured high in the airport prizes – Venice Marco Polo for the most new carriers, while Bari and Trapani both secured Traffic Growth Prizes. Moscow Domodedovo gained the Most New Routes, while Istanbul Atatürk and Schiphol share the valuable title for Most New Non-European Routes.


Analysis of data at 300 European airports reveals winners and losers in 2010 by airport and country; demand up 4.8%

Analysis of data at 300 European airports reveals winners and losers in 2010 by airport and country; demand up 4.8%

We analyse our updated, downloadable spreadsheet featuring traffic and trend data for 300 European airports. Which airports were among the fastest-growing two years running and which were the fastest-growing (and shrinking) country markets?

Trapani trebles traffic in two years as Ryanair helps Sicily’s third airport handle 1.7 million passengers in 2010

Trapani trebles traffic in two years as Ryanair helps Sicily’s third airport handle 1.7 million passengers in 2010

Ryanair now dominates Sicily’s third airport. How quickly has it developed its base there and which routes are year-round and which are seasonal? Which new routes started this week and which destinations have been dropped since operations began?

Turin and Bologna lead Italian airport growth in 2010

Turin and Bologna lead Italian airport growth in 2010

Demand for air travel to, from and within Italy has recovered well in 2010 after falling in 2008 and 2009. For the last few months Turin has seen the highest growth among bigger airports thanks to two airlines. Can you guess which ones and which routes they have started? And which smaller airports are growing […]


Italy's airports finally recovering after 2008-09 downturn; Bologna leads way thanks to Ryanair's expanding network

Italy’s airports finally recovering after 2008-09 downturn; Bologna leads way thanks to Ryanair’s expanding network

The good times are back at Italy’s airports now that Alitalia appears to be more stable and LCCs continue to start new routes. Which airports are faring best (and worst) so far this year and how big will Ryanair’s Bologna be this winter?

Introducing the Euro annies – proper awards based on science, statistics and evidence

Introducing the Euro annies – proper awards based on science, statistics and evidence

Want some airport (and airline) awards that are based on transparent analysis of numerical data? You got it. Will it throw up some unusual winners? You bet.