Articles Tagged ‘Valencia’

Miami’s top-10 unserved markets in South America

Miami’s top-10 unserved markets in South America

As Eastern Airlines begins Miami to Asunción, which was Miami’s #1 unserved market in South America, we explore the airport’s remaining unserved opportunities.

Route launches and new route announcements (18 - 25 June)

Route launches and new route announcements (18 – 25 June)

Sun Country begins Baltimore from Minneapolis; Air Serbia adds Belgrade – Oslo, the third airline to Oslo-area; Wizz Air to start 5 new routes from Larnaca; Australia’s Alliance to start Fokker services to the Sunny Coast; and more.

Luxair adds Valencia, another new summer route

Luxair adds Valencia, another new summer route

Luxair has announced Valencia from 20 July, with this the carrier’s sixth new route for this summer. It’ll be operated by Dash-8-400s with a long block time of 2h 30m.


Wizz Air's Kiev base now serves 12 destinations with addition this week of Barcelona (Girona) and Valencia

Wizz Air’s Kiev base now serves 12 destinations with addition this week of Barcelona (Girona) and Valencia

Wizz Air began operations in the Ukraine back in July 2008 but how has their network evolved since then? Which destinations are currently served and how regularly? How many aircraft are now based in Kiev and what scheduling characteristic do the two newest routes share?

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.

Vueling now carrying 11 million passengers per annum; Barcelona now a proper hub; Ciudad Real new for winter

Vueling now carrying 11 million passengers per annum; Barcelona now a proper hub; Ciudad Real new for winter

The ‘new’ Vueling operates a fleet of 37 A320s but how seasonal is demand? Which are the airline’s busiest country markets and what is unusual about its UK flights? Which new routes are being started this winter?


Valencia hosts European Grand Prix; Delta launches JFK flights, Ryanair cuts flights

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusValencia has had a turbulent 12 months with many routes starting and many being abandoned. Which is now the leading country market and which major European flag carrier has dropped all its Valencia routes?

The rise and fall of the UK – Valencia market; from two routes to 11 and back to just four

Article Thumbnail: Route AnalysisValencia was ‘discovered’ by UK LCCs in 2004 and the market quadrupled in just two years. But that growth has not been sustained and having been a duopoly between Iberia and British Airways in the early 00s, now easyJet and Ryanair dominate.

Ryanair closes Valencia base; nine routes added to “Routes Recycle Bin” but 12 routes may have escaped axe

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisAfter a row with the local authority Ryanair has carried out its threat to close its Valencia base. Nine routes have been axed but others served from other bases have survived. How did the dropped routes perform in 2008?


Valencia sets sail for further rapid growth

Image: Valencia Header ImageNot content with hosting the America’s Cup for the first time and being awarded a Formula 1 Grand Prix for next year, Valencia is Spain’s fastest growing major airport. Ryanair is about to base two aircraft there and increase its network to 21 routes. Iberia and its partner are losing market share despite their own traffic growth. Will Ryanair be #1 in 2008?