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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

TZL first flight

Ryanair has started flying to two new airports that have never been served by the ULCC before. It has launched flights to Rovaniemi in northern Finland, ‘Lapland Rovaniemi’ in Ryanair speak, while Tuzla in Bosnia & Herzegovina also welcomed Ryanair service for the first time. The start of the winter season also saw the carrier […]

Flydubai

Europe has been part of flydubai’s network since 2010, when it launched Samara, in European Russia. flydubai’s Europe growth has been rapid, passing one million seats in 2015 when it served 21 destinations continent-wide, according to Cirium schedules data. The carrier has now added three more routes, marking its return to Greece and meaning its […]

November 10, 2022 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

Virgin Tampa

Some 25 US states have non-stop service to Europe this winter, according to Cirium schedule data. New York has more seat capacity than any other, followed by California, Florida, New Jersey and Illinois. Florida has 2.9 million two-way non-stop European seats, down by 16% versus W19. That is despite the launch of Virgin Atlantic’s new […]

Tulsa International Airport

On Friday 4 November, Tulsa International Airport celebrated the first departure of an American Airlines flight to New York LGA. The new, daily service means that the Oklahoma airport is now connected to what was its biggest unserved market. The 1,980-kilometre route is flown on American’s behalf by Republic Airlines using its E170s. This became […]