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Last Week 2nd May

The fifth week of the summer 2022 (S22) season (covering the period Sunday 24 April to Saturday 30 April) saw the launch of 22 new routes involving European airports. This included the revived Flybe launching an additional five routes (including its first international services to Amsterdam), Aer Lingus Regional and PLAY both starting new routes […]


Among the three global US carriers, Delta had been the leading airline for most US-Europe routes before the pandemic struck. In 2019, the Atlanta-based carrier had offered 69 routes in the market, ahead of United (62) and American (58). Although non-essential travel between Europe and the US was basically banned for much of 2020 and […]


March passenger data has been collected for over 200 airports across Europe, including all airports in several major markets. Among countries with multiple airports, Portugal leads the way for traffic recovery with demand last month at 84% of the figure reported in pre-pandemic March 2019. Lisbon traffic was at 80%, Faro at 87%, Porto at […]

ATH return ribbon cut

UK leisure airline recently launched its first regular services to Athens, when it began 2-weekly service (Thursdays and Sundays) from both Birmingham and Manchester. The airport serving the Greek capital became the airline’s 15th destination in Greece. faces no competition on the route from Birmingham. However, both easyJet (up to 5-weekly) and Aegean […]

Last Week Europe 25th April

The fourth week of the summer 2022 (S22) season saw the launch of 17 new routes involving European airports. This included the first US service (to Baltimore/Washington) from Iceland’s newest airline PLAY, the return of Condor to Athens after a gap of over 20 years, and Transavia launching several low-frequency leisure routes. United also added […]