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KGS launch Liverpool

“We have service to several leisure orientated destinations in Europe. However, we still see significant levels of leakage to other UK airports,” comments Jonny Ford, Aviation Development Manager, Liverpool John Lennon Airport. “One example is Tenerife, where despite having two carriers serving the market, it is only capturing 15% of the primary catchment demand for […]

October 8, 2021 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Italy welcomed almost 193 million passengers through its airports in 2019, making it Europe’s sixth busiest country for air traffic demand after the UK (300m), Spain (275m), Germany (248m), Turkey (209m) and France (201m). Last year traffic fell by 73% to just under 53m with pre-pandemic traffic in January and February accounting for 44% of […]

October 5, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Blue Air Air Service One

Romanian-based Blue Air started flying as long ago as 2004, the same year that Wizz Air began operations. However, while Wizz Air has a growing fleet of almost 150 aircraft (with orders placed for over 200 more), Blue Air’s fleet currently stands at just 18 aircraft according to planespotters.net. That includes four 737 MAX 8s […]

September 16, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Zagreb

Croatia joined the EU in July 2013, but unlike most of its Central European neighbours it did not see a massive increase in air travel demand straight away. Yes, demand grew by between 5% and 10% at Zagreb airport in 2014, 2015 and 2016, but other countries, such as the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland, […]

September 15, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

196 new services

In the seven weeks since The ANKER Report was last published, Europe’s airlines have again been busy starting a significant number of new routes. This analysis covers the period of Saturday 24 July to Friday 10 September, a total of 49 days. While The ANKER Report would like to believe that it has identified all of […]

September 14, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis