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Etihad Airways’ first flight was in November 2003. It ended up replacing Gulf Air, whose Abu Dhabi hub closed in 2005. Etihad first served Europe in 2004 with the launch of London Heathrow flights, with North America following in October 2005 with the start of Toronto. North America capacity remains down by much more than […]


Paris ORY is France’s second-busiest airport after CDG. It ended the year 2023 with about 32.3 million passengers, 1.4% above 2019. It was considerably above France’s top 15 airports (-7.2%) and CDG (-11.5%). However, traffic has not exceeded the record set in 2018. ORY’s growth was despite the loss of multiple airlines since 2019, such […]

Montpellier Airport

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Transavia France inaugurated flights between Paris ORY and Tallinn on Thursday 4 April. The 1,875-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly, on Thursdays and Sundays, with the carrier’s 737-800 aircraft. Although it faces no direct competition, airBaltic maintains 4-weekly rotations between the Estonian capital and Paris CDG. What they said Nicolas Henin, Chief Commercial Officer at […]

April 16, 2024 | Latest Route News +


JetBlue expanded its transatlantic offering on Wednesday 3 April with the introduction of flights between Boston and Paris CDG. The 5,550-kilometre service will be maintained daily with the A321neo aircraft, The carrier faces competition from the SkyTeam transatlantic joint venture, going head-to-head against 11-weekly Air France flights and a daily rotation operated by Delta. The new […]

Dubrovnik new Ryanair Base

Ryanair opened a new seasonal base in Dubrovnik on the Croatian coast on 2 April, stationing two 737 MAX 8 aircraft and introducing the first of 17 new routes. 2 April: Krakow (2-weekly) 2 April: London STN (daily) 2 April: Memmingen (2-weekly) 2 April: Milan BGY (3-weekly) 2 April: Krakow (2-weekly) 2 April: Weeze (2-weekly) 3 April: Berlin (2-weekly) 3 April: Oslo TRF (2-weekly) 3 April: Rome FCO […]

April 12, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Zagreb routes with Ryanair

Ryanair expanded its base in Zagreb on Sunday 31 March by launching five new routes and stationing the fourth A320 aircraft of its Lauda Air subsidiary in the Croatian capital. 31 March: Marseille (2-weekly) 31 March: Palma de Mallorca (2-weekly) 31 March: Pisa (2-weekly) 1 April: Girona (2-weekly) 2 April: Alicante (2-weekly) The ULCC does not face any competition on the five new […]

April 8, 2024 | Latest Route News +

LHR-BLR Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic chose the last day of March to inaugurate flights between London LHR and Bengaluru, with the return journey commencing its maiden voyage the following day, April 1. The 8,050-kilometre service will be maintained daily with the 258-seat 787-9 aircraft. The airline competes directly against British Airways’ daily flights. Flight VS316 departs London LHR […]

April 4, 2024 | Latest Route News +

154th IATA Slot Conference Colombia

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London Southend Airport, which has slots available in a London market returning to full capacity, has routes like Barcelona, Copenhagen, Dusseldorf and Budapest on its new route shopping list while it is attending Routes Europe later this month.

London Southend Airport (LSA) is attending Routes Europe in Aarhus to exploit the capacity gaps that exists in other London markets. “Barcelona is just one of several major London markets we have on our new routes shopping list as having a lot less seats on sale this summer from the London system than in 2019,” […]

April 16, 2024 | Air Service Community News


ACI-NA’s 2024 JumpStart Conference will take place in Washington DC from May 20 – 22, bringing together decision makers from the world’s leading airlines and over 200 airports to grow air services and expand global economic growth. The premier three-day air service development conference is hosted by Washington Dulles International Airport in partnership with Destination […]

April 11, 2024 | Air Service Community News