PAUL BOBSON WASHINGTON

Air Service One had the opportunity to talk with Paul Bobson, Vice President – Airline Business Development Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority ahead of this year’s ACI-NA JumpStart conference also taking place in Washington DC.  We wanted to find out about the success story behind both of the capital’s airports, which markets he would like to […]

EsyJet base Southend

easyJet has announced plans to expand its UK network by opening a new base at London Southend Airport in March 2025. This move will create approximately 130 direct jobs for pilots and crew in the UK, along with numerous indirect jobs within easyJet’s largest market. The opening of the 10th UK base at London Southend […]

May 16, 2024 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

PHL-Nice

France is the third-largest non-stop European market from North America this summer, comprising Canada, Mexico and the US. This is about available seats; it does not show where passengers go. Cirium schedules information shows that France has 13% of available seats. Capacity has risen by 5% versus S23 and 8% compared to S19; it is […]

SkyAlps

SkyAlps is an Italian regional airline (IATA code: BQ). According to Planespotters.net, it has 11 Dash 8-Q400s. Seven aircraft are operational, all with a Maltese registration. The remaining four aircraft, which have Slovakian registrations, are parked in Slovakia ahead of delivery. SkyAlps’ Q400s are a good choice of aircraft for different reasons, including speed, range […]

Eurowings Milan Bergamo to Hannover

Milan Bergamo Airport is expanding its German network this summer with a total of 46-weekly flights to eight destinations as Eurowings becoming the latest airline to add new service to Italy’s third-busiest airport. The LCC inaugurated 2-weeklly flights between Hannover and Milan Bergamo on 6 May, operating on Mondays and Fridays, increasing to 4-weekly on […]

The Irish capital is Europe’s 13th busiest airport in S24 by available departing seats, according to Cirium schedules information. It has just over 13 million, up slightly on S23 and 5% above S19. Dublin has 180 non-stop destinations this summer. While its network is down compared to last summer, it is nonetheless significant. Dublin has […]

TRS Munich

Nearly 50 Norwegian airports handle scheduled passenger flights, many serving small communities inaccessible or at least challenging to reach with another transport mode. The country’s third-busiest airport is Trondheim. According to Avinor, it had just over four million passengers last year, about 6% more than in 2022 but still down by 9% versus the record […]

Edmonton launches

Edmonton is Canada’s fifth most populous city. The airport welcomed 6.9 million passengers in 2023, about 10% lower than in 2019 and 12% lower than the peak year of 2018. Seven other years since 2010 had more traffic than last year. FBO numbers are excluded. The recovery continues, helped by WestJet’s new route to Atlanta, […]