Articles Tagged ‘YHZ’
Flair Airlines first mover in Canadian ULCC market; Edmonton is largest base, competition with Swoop on three routes this summer
Things are hotting up on the Canadian ULCC scene. Flair Airlines was the first ultra-low fare new entrant in the country’s domestic market and has since been joined by Swoop. With Canada Jetlines expected to start operations in 2019, Nick Preston reviews Flair Airlines’ network and its growing competition.
Swoop, the WestJet-owned ULCC, begins operations from its first base at Hamilton.
WestJet inaugurates operations between Halifax and Paris CDG, its first mainland European destination.
Having not won a single award until Week 10 of the competition, Europe’s airports have not looked back since, securing an eighth win on the bounce. Find out which of the six gateways from the region – including this one from London Southend – wins this week, as well as which airports from around the world were […]
WestJet begins 737 MAX 8 transatlantic operations with new link between Halifax and London Gatwick.
Hamburg-Toronto is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 73,000 searches; Eurowings’ entry into Canadian market??
In the last year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 73,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Hamburg and Toronto ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? With Eurowings and Condor positioned at the German end of the route and three airlines poised in Canada, who will be […]
Swoop swings into the Canadian market with low fares and five initial routes, however schedules suggest that there’s room for more
Swoop, a ULCC created by WestJet, announced its first routes on 1 February, with it basing aircraft in Abbotsford and Hamilton. Schedules show that three aircraft are needed at first, but evidence suggests that a fourth may also be required, meaning more routes are likely to be confirmed soon. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look […]
WestJet shakes things up on the transatlantic front from Halifax by announcing its first 737 MAX 8 routes – London Gatwick and Paris CDG
WestJet has announced that from April it will begin daily flights from Halifax to London Gatwick and Paris CDG, marking its first operations to the French capital. The news means that the carrier will be the first to link North America to mainland Europe using 737 MAX 8s. Jonathan Ford investigates further.
Porter Airlines begins flights to Saint John, adding to existing Fredericton and Moncton services.
Kelowna was Canada’s fastest growing major airport during H1 2017; top airports handled an extra 3.8 million passengers
Between January and June this year, Canada’s top airports transported over 61.9 million passengers, up 6.6% when compared to the same period of 2016. We look to see how each airport has developed during the first half of 2017, and where the majority of growth is taking place.
Last week anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford sat down with Dean Dacko, Business Strategist Consultant for Canada Jetlines, a planned ULCC, to discuss the carrier’s proposed business strategy, where it will serve, and how it is planning to break-up the Canadian market.
Altitude East 2017 – Atlantic Canada’s airports and airlines gather to discuss region’s aviation challenges and opportunities
Last week anna.aero was in Halifax for the Altitude East conference, the largest and most significant forum of the year for Atlantic Canada’s airport, airline and tourism professionals. Taking place between 12-14 September, and hosted by Halifax International Airport Authority, 138 delegates attended the two-day event highlighting the key issues facing Atlantic Canada airports.