easyJet Seat Recovery

Europe’s second largest (U)LCC, easyJet, has had a slower post-pandemic recovery than its more high-profile rivals Ryanair and Wizz Air. With a higher proportion of its pre-pandemic capacity tied up in the slow-to-recover UK market, it has been outperformed by its main rivals. Current Cirium schedule data for July 2022 shows that easyJet’s seat recovery […]

JED - AMS

The recent announcement by the Dutch government that it plans to limit Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s annual aircraft movements to 440,000 has come as a shock to just about everyone, not least the airport itself. The government is justifying this decision on environmental (noise and pollution) grounds, though negotiations involving the airport are expected to continue […]

July 7, 2022 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Last Week July 4th

Between Sunday 26 June and Saturday 2 July, Air Service One has identified: 107 new routes involving at least one European airport, operated by 34 airlines involving 121 airports easyJet (25) and Corendon Airlines (16) launched the most, new routes 46 (43%) were already served by other carriers, 61 (57%) were not 29 countries involved […]

CPH 1st flight

One of the leading airlines for new route launches in Europe this summer has been Corendon Airlines. The carrier comprises three separate entities; Corendon Dutch Airlines (IATA code CD based in the Netherlands), Corendon Airlines Europe (IATA code XR based in Malta) and Corendon Airlines (IATA code XC based in Turkey). Flights for all of […]

FlyOne

FlyOne (IATA code 5F) began scheduled services in June 2016 from Chisinau, the capital of Moldova. Moldova is located between northern Romania and south-west Ukraine. The airline has a fleet of two 180-seat A320s, registration ER-00004 and ER-00005 according to planespotters.net. Its Armenian subsidiary, FlyOne Armenia (IATA code 3F) has two further A320s (ER-00006 and […]

Malta Airport

Malta International Airport is celebrating its thirtieth year in operation; a year that is also set to be critical to the airport’s recovery to pre-pandemic normality. Air Service One caught up with Sandy Vella, Traffic Development Manager, to learn more about the airport’s traffic development plans and infrastructure investments, as well as get a couple […]

IATA WASG

As the aviation industry dealt with the immediacy of the COVID-19 crisis, there was a new edition of the global guidance for slot coordination and management released in June 2020.  No one could have known it would be two further years before the slot community could really strive to ensure these forward-looking policy updates were […]