IATA Capacity Reduction

According to recent reports from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), in August industry-wide revenue passenger-kilometers (RPKs) reached 95.7% of August 2019 levels (Chart 1). This return towards recovery is driven more heavily by domestic than international traffic (Chart 2) but is nevertheless an encouraging sign. As the industry nears a return to 2019 levels, […]

German Market still down.

With this summer having been the first ‘normal’ travel summer since 2019, a look at airport passenger statistics across this period for the major European air travel markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Türkiye and the UK), reveals some interesting results. Comparing passenger demand for April to September in 2023 versus the same period in 2019 […]


Milan Bergamo Airport will see a range of new routes and enhanced frequencies during the 2023/24 winter season, which is expected to be its busiest yet. The airport will boast a blend of new destinations, new airlines, and improved connectivity on existing routes in Europe and beyond. Milan Bergamo Airport’s largest carrier, Ryanair, has expanded […]

November 7, 2023 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis


Breeze is the USA’s 12th-largest airline by available seats this winter. According to Cirium data, it has 1.85 million on an entirely domestic network. It provides one in 233 domestic seats. While it is fast growing, it remains relatively new and small, and its fleet comprises low-capacity aircraft. Planespotters.net shows that it has 34 aircraft […]

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Themes of the Week American cutting back in AUS Icelandair is connecting the land of the Puffins with the city that has Penguins Spirit is leaving the Centennial State in January Capacity Update To see a detailed list of U.S. domestic and international capacity changes by airline, please click here. Alaska reduced capacity in April […]

Juraj Toth

The largest city and economic centre of eastern Slovakia, Košice is the country’s second most populous city. Air Service One caught up with Juraj Toth, the airport’s Aviation & Business Development Manager, to talk about the recovery, carriers and network, and future development. Hopes for a record passenger volume this year Košice handed approximately 517,000 […]

November 2, 2023 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story


The international market is a growing part of JetBlue’s network. According to Cirium schedules information, the carrier has a record 1.71 million departing non-US seats in October-December 2023 (Q4), up by more than a fifth versus 2022 and well above the pre-pandemic period. In contrast, domestic capacity remains down by 9% year-on-year. About 15% of […]

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Themes of the Week Southwest added and will resume over 30 markets Tel Aviv, Israel (TLV) flight suspensions were extended on several airlines JetBlue suspended seven Northeast routes and added four new international routes Breeze added three new routes including their first new market in Mississippi United added a new international market that doesn’t currently […]