Articles Tagged ‘Volotea’
Alicante is Spain’s fifth largest airport, but there are times of the year when it drops down to seventh busiest, falling behind Gran Canaria and Tenerife South. Marc Watkins takes a peek at the airport’s recent passenger figures, its traffic profile, as well as its biggest carriers and routes.
France-Italy market sees slowdown in 2017; Paris CDG is largest airport, Air France is leading airline
There were 13.07 million seats available on flights between France and Italy in 2017, down slightly from 13.10 million in 2016. In the latest of a series of features exploring country pairs in Europe, Nick Preston takes a closer look at trends in this market, including those related to the main airports, airlines and routes.
Airlines launched 3,500+ routes in 2017, Ryanair remains number one for new services as LCCs continue to dominate
anna.aero has analysed its New Route Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics for 2017. We reveal the top airlines for new routes last year, plus the top 15 country markets and airports. We also look ahead to 2018, which promises to be busy with over 1,400 new routes announced already.
Italy–Spain market experiences four years of consecutive growth; LCCs are leading airlines and continue to add capacity
Seat capacity on services between Italy and Spain increased by 7.0% between 2016 to 2017, meaning this mature market has now experienced four years of back-to-back growth. anna.aero investigates key air service developments between the two countries over the past 10 years and identifies the best growing airlines and airports.
Lanzarote Airport loves its latest addition to its fire station wall – an anna.aero Arch of Triumph certificate
Three years on from its first ever win in the Arch of Triumph competition, for an FTWA marking the arrival of easyJet’s Hamburg service, Lanzarote Airport takes its second title, this time for its water arch salute to celebrate Volotea’s Nantes route. Check out the picture of the seven proudest men in the Canary Islands.
After a frenzy of FTWA activity at the start of W17/18, its back to normal this week, with the anna.aero judges doing the scoring rather than letting the public decide which airport has constructed this week’s best Arch of Triumph. We all feel a bit safer now don’t we…without the public involved.
Franco-German market returns to growth after several years of decline, Lufthansa is the largest carrier but LCCs lead the charge
The market for air services between near neighbours and European heavyweights France and Germany is one of the most mature on the continent. Seat capacity between the two countries increased by 3% from 2016 to 2017. Franco-German network development trends are analysed here, with the fastest growing airlines and airports identified.
Volotea adds its 13th route from Nantes – its sixth to Spain from the French regional airport.
easyJet announces new Bordeaux base with three stationed A320s; double-digit growth at airport every year since introduced to network
On 23 October, easyJet announced that it would open its newest base in Bordeaux for the start of 2018, with the carrier confirming it will station three A320s at the French airport. The airline has stated that it will open more than five routes with the new aircraft, while also enhancing connectivity on existing services.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Copenhagen Airport welcomed Air Arabia Maroc’s new Agadir service, while Aberdeen gets a royal seal of approval. More news also from Eurowings which has taken network planning to the next level by letting the customer decide its next destination, while Volotea confirms Milan Bergamo expansion.
Cork Airport becomes Europe’s newest transatlantic gateway – anna.aero joins the celebrations as Norwegian’s US service takes off
1 July was a historic day for Cork Airport as it celebrated the start of Norwegian’s new year-round service to Providence, Rhode Island, the Irish airport’s first-ever scheduled transatlantic connection. Take a closer look at the celebrations that took place on the day of this pioneering route launch.
Cluj-Napoca won three Arch of Triumph weekly titles in 2016 – two from anna.aero’s judges and one in the public vote – yet it has taken it until nearly July to get a win on the board this year. Find out which one of the 11 global airports has discovered the blueprint to the Romanian airport’s success.