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Spirit in Charleston

Spirit is the seventh largest airline serving the USA by flights in September. With a fleet of 199 A319s, A320s and A321s, it has 5,554 weekly services making it the country’s largest ULCC ahead of Frontier (4,040). Yet Spirit has just 3.2% of the domestic market, rising to 6.4% of the short-haul international market. While […]

Vueling Birmingham

Vueling is Europe’s fourth largest (U)LCC, behind Ryanair, easyJet and Wizz Air. Vueling has 11.7 million seats in July-September 2023 (Q3), and about 3.4% of the European short-haul market. According to Cirium data, the carrier’s capacity has fallen by 1.7% versus the same three months last year, despite opening a base at London LGW in […]

September 21, 2023 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story


Located in southwest Ireland, Cork is the country’s second most populous city. It welcomed 2.24 million passengers in 2022, making it the Republic of Ireland’s second busiest airport. It accounted for almost 7% the nation’s traffic. While Cork’s passengers were 13.5% below 2019, it outperformed Dublin in the recovery (-14.7%). In August 2023, Cork had […]

September 20, 2023 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

AIlevon Pacific

Themes of the Week Delta gets down to business adding new routes and resuming long-haul domestic routes from ATL OGG capacity cuts continue again this week with reductions and cancellations by Alaska and American Southwest extends their schedule and adds a new route Breeze added two new routes and a new destination that is also […]

WestJet Minneapolis

Minneapolis had 3.33 million two-way revenue passengers in July 2023, based on the most recent statistics report from the Metropolitan Airports Commission. There were about 111,000 passengers daily. Domestic traffic was enormous, accounting for about 93% of the total. While passengers rose by 15.9% year-on-year, they were 10.8% lower than in 2019; the recovery continues. […]

Zadar 1 million passengers

Zadar is located on the Croatian coast nearly equidistant between Split and Rijeka. The country’s fifth most populous city at the municipal level, data collected by European Airport Traffic Statistics (EATS) shows that Zadar welcomed 582,000 passengers in the peak summer months of July and August 2023. (August was the airport’s best month to date.) […]

September 14, 2023 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

Copenhagen Airport 2023

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Wizz Air introduced flights between Vienna and Egyptian resort city of Hurghada on Monday September 25. The 2,760-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly on Mondays and Fridays with the 239-seat A321neo aircraft. The ULCC will compete directly against Air Cairo’s 5-weekly rotations and Corendon Airlines’ weekly flight. Flight W62973 takes off from Vienna at 06:25 […]

September 28, 2023 | Latest Route News +


JetBlue added its latest transatlantic service on Wednesday 20 September by inaugurating flights between Boston and Amsterdam. The 5,565-kilometre route will be maintained daily with the 138-seat A321LR aircraft. The airline competes directly against Delta’s 2-daily and KLM’s daily flights between the two cities. The Boston to Amsterdam service is JetBlue’s second route to the Dutch […]


China’s Hainan Airlines introduced flights between Shenzhen and Milan MXP on Wednesday 20 September. The 9,340-kilometre service will be maintained 3-weekly, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, utilising the 289-seat B787-9 aircraft. It faces no competition on the route. Flight HU7973 departs Shenzhen at 02:05 local time, arriving in Milan at 08:55 local time. The return […]

September 22, 2023 | Latest Route News +


Norse Atlantic launched its latest transatlantic service on Monday 18 September, between its Oslo OSL base and Miami. The 7,625-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly, on Mondays and Fridays, with its 338-seat 787-9 aircraft. It faces no competition between the two cities. The launch coincides with the carrier’s introduction of 4-weekly flights between London LGW […]

September 21, 2023 | Latest Route News +

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Routes World 2023

The countdown has begun to the 28th Routes World, being held this year in Istanbul in Türkiye, a city which has fittingly transformed itself into a major international aviation hub connecting East and West. Taking place between 15 and 17 October, the event will bring together airlines, airports, and aviation stakeholders from across the world […]

September 12, 2023 | Air Service Community News

Nigel Mayes

London Southend Airport is in the midst of positive growth following the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and is actively rebuilding its network as part of the world’s largest aviation market. The award-winning airport is in ongoing, proactive talks with airline partner, easyJet, to build back to the 1 million passengers that the airline carried […]

June 21, 2023 | Air Service Community News

Luton Airport

London’s Luton Airport (LLA) wants to grow responsibly and sustainably. The airport’s owner, Luton Rising, has developed a groundbreaking Green Controlled Growth (GCG) initiative, and the airport has already secured sustainability agreements with several of its major airline partners. Coupled with a brand new 32-minute rail link to central London, Luton Airport believes it has […]