ITA AIrways

ITA Airways has 12.29 billion ASKs to, from and within Italy this summer, according to Cirium schedules information data. It is behind only Ryanair as the largest airline serving the southern European nation. Replacing Alitalia, ITA’s first commercial flight was on 15 October 2021. Eighteen months later, it remains 30% smaller by ASKs than perpetually […]

According to our painstaking research over the course of 2022, Air Service One estimates that airlines last year launched over 650 new routes involving at least one North American airport. This compares with over 1,250 that we identified in 2021. As travel restrictions were eased in 2021 airlines tried all sorts of interesting new routes […]

Airlines launch over 1,800 new routes across Europe in 2022

According to our research over the course of 2022, Air Service One estimates that airlines this year launched over 1,800 new routes involving at least one European airport. This compares with almost 2,100 that we identified in 2021. However, it should be noted that following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February we stopped tracking new […]

Bergen Norway

Routes Europe 2022, to be held in Bergen, Norway will be the 15th route development forum uniting the European region. Taking place from 18-20 May 2022, the event attracts the region’s leading airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss their air service networks. Set over three business days, the conference programme will bring together airline CEOs and […]

April 25, 2022 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis


During the first day of the Routes Americas 2021 event, taking place in Orlando this week, Peter Cerdá, Regional Vice President The Americas, International Air Transport Association (IATA), and Matthew Cornelius, Executive Vice President, Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), set the scene for the two-day conference by outlining the state of the air transport industry in […]

June 24, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, North America

SkyUp Landing in Stockholm

Ukraine’s SkyUp Airlines (IATA code PQ) was founded in June 2017 and operated its first flight in May 2018. It is closely linked to the local tour operator Join UP! which was founded in 2002. Initially operating mostly charter flights, the airline has since developed an extensive network from its main base in Kiev. Originally […]

May 19, 2021 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis