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During a presentation at FITUR 22 in Madrid earlier this week, Vueling confirmed that its summer 2022 capacity will be comparable with that offered in summer 2019, and that it will be operating over 320 routes (100 domestic and 220 international) across 30 countries. The airline also revealed that it would be launching five additional […]

Last Week Americas January 17th

Analysis of Cirium schedule data for January 2022 and pre-pandemic January 2020 reveals that several airlines are now offering more seats from US airports than they did two years. The top six airlines for additional seats are two established ULCCs (Allegiant and Spirit), two new airlines (Avelo and Breeze) and two Mexican carriers (vivaaerobus and […]

January 17, 2022 | Airlines, News & Analysis, North America

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There are several ‘rules’ that have defined how Europe’s low-cost carriers operate. These include high aircraft utilisation and no night-stopping of crews. To satisfy both of these rules that has usually meant trying to operate three return flights (or six sectors) in a day, airport curfews permitting. As a result, you might imagine that the […]

January 14, 2022 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

Allegiant surprised many industry observers last week by announcing an order with Boeing for brand new aircraft. It will purchase 50 737 MAX aircraft (a mix of 737-7s and 737-8-200s) and has an option to purchase 50 more. This marks an evolution of the airline’s fleet policy which has previously been based around using older, […]

Last Week in Europe Air Service One

The following graph shows how many flights some of Europe’s most significant airlines have been operating compared with the same period in 2019. The sudden volatility in the figures for the last week can be partly explained by the fact that comparison in January 2022 is being made with January 2019 (three years previously) while […]

Transavia apron Team

The Air France/KLM Group has its own in-house LCC, Transavia. Although it has just a single brand, there are actually two separate airlines, the Dutch-based carrier (IATA code HV) and the French-based carrier (IATA code TO). This analysis focuses on the French subsidiary, sometimes also referred to as Transavia France. Launched from Paris ORY in […]