Wizz Air Vs Ryanair

Cirium data shows that Europe’s two large and fast-growing ULCCs, Ryanair and Wizz Air, collectively have 81 million seats in the all-important Q3 (July-September). The duo has added 26 million seats compared to Q3 2019 (+47%). The growth means that they now have more than one in five (22%) of Europe’s short-haul peak summer capacity, […]

Milan Bergamo Taxi way

Milan Bergamo Airport inaugurated its expanded northern apron and a new taxiway – Taxiway B enhancing its capacity and operational efficiency. The expansion includes three new aircraft stands, increasing the airport’s total to 48. This setup reduces runway occupancy times, benefiting airline partners significantly. Furthermore, Taxiway B will boost the airport’s capacity focusing on cargo, […]

Air Service One

Airline capacity across the European airport network during the all-important second and third quarters of 2024 are up 6.4% over the same period last year, bringing the total volume of seats 1.2% above pre-pandemic levels (2019). Analysis of capacity data provided by airlines to Cirium shows that Europe has a record 915 million available seats […]

BHX - TIV

Leeds Bradford-headquartered Jet2.com has existed for more than two decades. The leisure airline, which developed from Channel Express, first took off from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam in February 2003. Twenty-one years later, it opened its 11th base at Liverpool in early 2024, with its 12th base at Bournemouth starting in 2025. Leeds Bradford: base opened […]

Discover Airlines

  When the first flight took off in 2021, it was called Eurowings Discover (IATA code 4Y). However, the Lufthansa Group carrier changed its name to Discover Airlines in 2023 (same IATA code). Partially set up to compete with Condor, which was once owned by Lufthansa, Planespotters.net shows that leisure operator Discover now has 26 […]