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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 in Europe

Analysis of Eurocontrol data for last week shows a steep drop in European flight operations compared with the previous week. As of 15 January, the seven-day moving average for flights was down 31.3% versus 2019. A week earlier, on 8 January, flights had been down 21.4%. That’s an alarming drop in just one week, reflecting […]

January 17, 2022 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

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 […]

Europe Promo

For the fifth straight month, Istanbul’s main airport was Europe’s busiest in November, handling 3.84 million passengers. However, that is still 30% down compared with the same month in 2019. Its nearest rival last month was Paris CDG with 3.35 million passengers, 41% fewer than it handled two years earlier. In October, the French airport […]


AnadoluJet is a brand of Turkish Airlines and is favoured by the Turkish flag-carrier when it comes to operating from Antalya and also Istanbul SAW. Unhelpfully from an analyst’s perspective, it also shares the same “TK” code as its parent company. Although Pegasus Airlines is the biggest carrier at Istanbul’s second airport, Turkish Airlines has […]