Dusseldorf - Middle East

More than 100 European airports have Middle East flights this winter. With 250,000 one-way seats, Düsseldorf ranks 21st, based on Cirium schedules information data. Capacity has risen by a 13% versus W19, helped by the launch of various new routes – including daily service from Doha with Qatar Airways. Five new and resuming Middle East […]

November 23, 2022 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

AUH - VIE

International long-haul traffic was hit especially hard by the pandemic, with many Asian countries in particular imposing extremely severe restrictions on foreign visitors. Some of these markets are still only just opening up to international passenger flights. For many European travellers, a popular way of reaching many key Asian markets was to use one of […]

CFE - FEZ

Morocco has more European seats than any other African nation, heavily influenced by open skies with the EU, (U)LCC growth, the geographic proximity, Moroccan diaspora and growing tourism. If all country-to-continent markets are analysed, Morocco-Europe ranks 54th this winter, based on Cirium schedules information data. It has nearly as many winter seats as the UK […]

CAK - SFB

Allegiant has flights to 125 airports in W22. It added Akron/Canton in March, building on eight that materialised in 2021: Orange County and Spokane in February, Portland (Oregon) in April, Key West in June, Minneapolis and Phoenix Sky Harbor in October and Orlando MLB and Washington IAD in November. Inevitably, not everything has gone smoothly. […]

Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines has added seven routes to next summer’s schedule. Three are resumptions: Billund (last served in March 2017), Palermo (October 2019), Vilnius (March 2020), while four are genuinely new routes: Marseille, Porto, Tromsø (new for summer) and Tivat. When added to Austrian’s existing network, it will serve 100 European destinations from its Vienna hub […]

DUS - DSS

This winter, 49 African countries have non-stop or one-stop flights to European airports, based on Cirium schedules data information. When non-sub-Saharan states are removed, South Africa has more Europe capacity than any other. In seventh place is Senegal, with 651,000 two-way Europe seats, more than Nigeria. Senegal’s European capacity has risen by 10% versus W19, […]

GLA - BHD

The inaugural easyJet flight on 10 November 1995 was between London LTN and Glasgow GLA in Scotland. Five days later it launched service between Luton and Edinburgh. This highlights the importance of Scotland to easyJet in its early days. Since then both Glasgow GLA and Edinburgh have become bases for the LCC. According to analysis […]

November 15, 2022 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

MEL - DOH

In 2019 Melbourne Airport welcomed 37.1 million passengers, making it Australia’s second busiest airport after Sydney, which handled 44.4 million passengers. Rounding out the country’s top five airports were Brisbane (24.0 million), Perth (12.5 million) and Adelaide (8.5 million). Melbourne’s traffic mix was roughly 70% domestic (25.8 million) and 30% international (11.3 million). The airport […]

November 14, 2022 | Airports, News & Analysis