easyJet base launch Nantes

This year is the 20th anniversary of the first CONNECT event (then known as French CONNECT) which was held in Liverpool in the UK. My first experience of the event was the following year in 2005 when it was held in Sheffield. It was the first time I had stayed away from home since the […]

London Southend Airport

On the back of the airport’s busiest winter for the last four years, London Southend Airport (LSA) recently announced a six-times weekly service to Milan Bergamo with the second largest Italian airline, Aeroitalia. Flights begin on 25 March and will be operated by one of the airline’s seven 189-seat B737-800s. “The London-Italy market is still […]

Welcome to Buffalo Airport

Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) plays a pivotal role as a key transportation hub for the region. As the larger of the two airports operated by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA), it handles approximately five million passengers annually, with a notable 20% originating from Canada. The airport’s strategic location between Toronto in Canada, and […]

Norwegian was one of four new airlines to commence flights to Milan Bergamo Airport in 2023.

Milan Bergamo Airport concluded 2023 with unprecedented success, achieving historic milestones in passenger numbers and flight operations, while continuing to develop its infrastructure to cater for the record volume of traffic. The airport welcomed a total of 15,974,386 passengers through its doors in 2023, marking a notable year-on-year increase of 21.4%. This figure not only […]

Release your inner child at LEGOLAND Billund Resort

Routes Europe will take place in Aarhus in Denmark from 22 – 24 April and there is no better way to get to the host city than to fly through Billund Airport, a mere one-hour drive from Aarhus city centre. For attendees heading to the event in Aarhus, it’s worth noting that Billund Airport serves […]

Keflavik Airport

Iceland’s Keflavík Airport (KEF) capped off an extraordinary year in 2023, welcoming 7.75 million passengers through its terminal. This figure aligns seamlessly with the airport’s December 2022 forecast, marking a considerable 27% year-on-year growth and a 7% increase in passengers on the pre-pandemic 2019. KEF continued to position itself as a transfer hub in northern […]

New routes, frequency growth and the arrival of new airlines on the cards for Münster/Osnabrück in 2024

In the picturesque northwest of Germany close to the Dutch border, Münster/Osnabrück Airport (FMO) has emerged as a standout success in the country’s aviation sector in 2023, which is still navigating the challenges in the aftermath of the Covid-19 global health emergency. With its strategic location and a commitment to innovation, FMO matched pre-pandemic passenger […]

Aruba International Airport

Known for its exceptional service, modern facilities, and the warm welcome that defines the spirit of the island, Aruba Queen Beatrix International Airport has the opportunity to be nominated for the prestigious Routes Americas 2024 award, regarded as the most valuable for the route development community. The dedicated efforts of the airport’s network development team […]