Turkish Airlines

Palermo is among the better recovered of Italy’s busier airports. According to the airport’s figures, it welcomed 7.12 million passengers in 2022, up by 1.4% versus 2019. In the first quarter of 2023, it had 1.31 million, an increase of 5.3% versus the same three months in the pre-pandemic 2019. July-September 2023 seats are up […]

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Gothenburg is Sweden’s second most populous city and has about 1.1 million people in its metro area. According to Cirium information, Gothenburg Landvetter has 900,000 one-way seats this July-September (Q3), as shown below. With capacity about a fifth below Q3 2019 and, surprisingly, less than 10% above 2022, Gothenburg is the fifth-largest airport in Sweden, […]

Aeromexico NLU-IAH

Mexico to the US is the world’s third-largest international country market based on August flights. According to Cirium schedules information data, there are 2,764 weekly departures that month (nearly 400 daily). It is smaller than only USA-Canada and UK-Spain. Mexico-US August departures are 8.8% above 2019 and 2.2% greater year-on-year, the previous record. 31 airports […]


Analysis of the latest Cirium airline schedule data indicates that capacity between Europe and all regions outside of Europe is down just 2% in 2023 Q2 versus 2019 Q2. However, this apparent stability hides a number of significant changes at a country, airline and airport level. The US is still by far the biggest country […]

Ailevon Pacific

Themes of the Week Avelo goes back to Bozeman and adds RDM to STS, giving aha! vibes Silver is adding a North Carolina market Our next Airport Roundtable is two weeks away in MSO; 8 airlines and great opportunities to connect Allegiant and Frontier have their earnings calls this Wednesday Capacity Update To see a detailed list […]

Air Service One

Air Service One has identified 15 European flag-carriers that operate a mix of narrow-body (NB) and wide-body (WB) aircraft, and plan to operate at least 1,000 flights with WB aircraft in 2023 Q2. Typically, WB aircraft tend to be used primarily on long-haul, intercontinental services. This analysis, using Cirium schedules data, compares the capacity (seat) […]

Air Malta - Nice

Long-established Air Malta is expected to cease to exist at the end of this year. The loss-making carrier, which could not secure more state aid, is to be replaced by a brand-new operator; one without historic shackles. The purpose is to be considerably more efficient, lower-cost and competitive. Given Air Malta’s big route removal recently, […]