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“More flights, 19 destinations, more choice, and 100,000 extra seats this winter,” enthuses Declan Power, Head of Aviation Development at Shannon Airport. The new W21/22 schedule announced by Ryanair includes new links to London Luton (twice weekly), Budapest (twice weekly), Fuerteventura (weekly), Edinburgh (twice weekly), Turin (weekly), Birmingham (twice weekly) and Gran Canaria (weekly). “These join […]

November 18, 2021 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis


Paul Willis, the new Group Aviation Director for MAG, brings 30 years of aviation experience to the role that will hopefully bring the Group’s portfolio of airports – Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands – back to pre-2019 traffic levels by autumn 2022. He brings to the new role substantial consultancy planning experience, which has […]

Cologne Airport

Air Service One met with Tobias Lyssy, Director Marketing & Sales, Cologne Bonn Airport at this week’s 149th IATA Slot Conference in Rome: “We had 12 million passengers prior to Covid in 2019 which reduced to 3 million at the peak of the pandemic however since the summer the rebuild is underway to get back […]


One of the most-recognised faces of the airport route development community is hanging up his new route business case slides and moving onto new challenges, as Jean-Luc Poiroux, SVP Business Development at Bordeaux Airport steps down after 15 years. Speaking to Air Service One correspondent Marco Colombo at the 149th IATA Slot Conference this week, […]

JFK - DEL line-up

American Airlines has returned to India after a break of nine years. On Friday 12 November the airline began daily service on the 11,780-kilometre route between New York JFK and Delhi using its Boeing 777-300ERs. The inaugural flight (AA 292) departed JFK at 19:27 and arrived at Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport at 20:20 the […]

Simon Nathan Copenhagen

“Here at Copenhagen, we saw a strong return of traffic over the summer, and this has continued to develop, suggesting that there’s a whole market rebound going on,” says Simon Nathan, Copenhagen’s Senior Manager, Commercial Strategy and Route Development. “We are now seeing good indications of this trend continuing over Christmas and into the back […]

SNN - Air Service One

Just before the 149th Slot Conference in Rome, United Airlines confirmed that March 27 next year would be the date that it would recommence its daily non-stop service from New York Newark to Shannon. This fantastic news was swiftly joined by Aer Lingus’ announcement that it would also restart its transatlantic services from Shannon to […]

November 15, 2021 | Airports, News & Analysis

BHX Terminal

In the run up to the 149th Slot Conference, Vueling announced that it will add a second route from Birmingham Airport – the UK’s third largest airport outside London, and the UK’s seventh largest overall – a three times weekly A321 service from Paris Orly, which began on 3 November. “This is a great new […]

Athens Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) was awarded the ACI Europe Best Airport Award 2021 in the 25-40 million passenger category, announced at the recent ACI Europe Annual Congress and General Assembly that took place in Geneva. The award recognises excellence and outstanding achievement across the entire portfolio of airport activities with a particular focus this year on […]