MEL -ASP Bonza

Australia’s fast-growing LCC Bonza commenced operations between Melbourne and Alice Springs on Tuesday 12 December, marking its arrival into Australia’s Red Centre and further expanding its operations in the Northern Territory. The 1,855-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays with the 186-seat 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The carrier competes directly against the […]

January 25, 2024 | Airports, News & Analysis

VCE-EVN

Venice VCE is Italy’s fifth-busiest airport. Between January and November 2023, it welcomed 10.6 million passengers. Despite a good recovery – traffic was about 2% lower than in 2019 – it fell by one place in the country’s rankings as Catania, which was fifth, grew by 6%. Ryanair is VCE’s largest carrier Historically, Ryanair – […]

Sky Express at Milan 2022

Sky Express has nearly 1.7 million available seats in Q2 2024 (April-June), based on Cirium schedules information. It is Greece’s second-largest operator behind Aegean. Mainly due to the international market, Sky Express’ capacity has risen by 8% year-on-year to a record high. Planespotters.net shows that the carrier has 25 aircraft: 10 ATR 72s, nine A320neos […]

Aruba International Airport

Known for its exceptional service, modern facilities, and the warm welcome that defines the spirit of the island, Aruba Queen Beatrix International Airport has the opportunity to be nominated for the prestigious Routes Americas 2024 award, regarded as the most valuable for the route development community. The dedicated efforts of the airport’s network development team […]

Manila - Perth

Perth is the capital of Western Australia and is the country’s fourth-busiest airport, behind Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane. The airport’s statistics show that it welcomed about 14 million passengers between January and November 2023 – above 2019 figures in the same 11 months. The international market is recovering, aided by many new and returning airlines. […]

Frontier Airlines

Frontier is the USA’s eighth-largest airline in Q1 2024 (January-March). According to Cirium schedules information, the ULCC has about 10 million two-way seats. While subject to reductions in March, which has not been finalised, capacity has risen by nearly a fifth (+18%) over Q1 2023, its previous high. It is up by three-quarters versus the […]

German domestic air travel market only just over half the size it was pre-pandemic; LH Group has monopoly

One of the biggest mysteries of post-pandemic air travel in Europe has been the remarkably slow recovery of the German domestic market. According to passenger statistics at German airports published monthly by ADV, domestic passenger numbers started 2023 around 57% down on 2019. In both September and October that figure had improved somewhat but demand […]

Aeromexico

Aeromexico is the fourth largest of 12 airlines between Mexico and the US. Using Cirium to examine July-August (Q3) data shows that the Mexican flag carrier plans 761,000 departing seats and has 13% of the non-stop market. It is smaller than American Airlines, United Airlines and Volaris. Enabled by Mexico regaining US Category 1 status, […]