VNO-ATH

The Greek flag carrier Aegean ended 2023 with 15.7 million passengers. It was its best year to date, with traffic up by 5% versus 2019, although the load factor fell to 83.4%. The passenger growth was entirely because of the international market, while the domestic market was lower than before. According to Planespotters.net, Aegean (excluding […]

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 […]

Prague airport 10 years of Korean Air

Prague Airport has celebrated the 20th anniversary since Korean Air introduced flights between Seoul ICN and the Czech capital. Since its launch in 2004, the route has seen over 1.5 million passengers. To commemorate the milestone, Korean Air’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was welcomed with a water cannon salute by Prague Airport firefighters on 15 May, […]

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