ASO Cake of the week

Air France introduced its latest transatlantic service on Thursday 23 May by inaugurating flights between Paris CDG and Phoenix. The 8,820-kilometre route will be maintained 3-weekly, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, with the 279-seat 787-9 aircraft. The SkyTeam member faces no competition between the two cities. Flight AF68 departs the French capital at 10:10 local […]

May 30, 2024 | Latest Route News +

PHL-Nice

France is the third-largest non-stop European market from North America this summer, comprising Canada, Mexico and the US. This is about available seats; it does not show where passengers go. Cirium schedules information shows that France has 13% of available seats. Capacity has risen by 5% versus S23 and 8% compared to S19; it is […]

ORY-LEI

Paris ORY is France’s second-busiest airport after CDG. It ended the year 2023 with about 32.3 million passengers, 1.4% above 2019. It was considerably above France’s top 15 airports (-7.2%) and CDG (-11.5%). However, traffic has not exceeded the record set in 2018. ORY’s growth was despite the loss of multiple airlines since 2019, such […]

CDG-RDU

Air France inaugurated flights between Paris CDG and Raleigh-Durham in North Carolina on Monday 30 October, replacing its partner Delta, which has maintained the service since 2016 until its French counterpart took over. The 6,520-kilometre route will be maintained 3-weekly, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with the 279-seat 787-9 aircraft. The carrier faces no competition. […]

November 7, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Air Service One

Air Service One has identified 15 European flag-carriers that operate a mix of narrow-body (NB) and wide-body (WB) aircraft, and plan to operate at least 1,000 flights with WB aircraft in 2023 Q2. Typically, WB aircraft tend to be used primarily on long-haul, intercontinental services. This analysis, using Cirium schedules data, compares the capacity (seat) […]

Europe’s six major airport

Airport data collected for 2022 reveals that Europe’s six busiest airports all handled at least 48 million passengers last year. Istanbul IST led the way with 64.3 million followed by London LHR (61.6m), Paris CDG (57.5m), Amsterdam (52.5m), Madrid (50.6m) and Frankfurt (48.9m). Seventh placed Barcelona was some way behind with 41.6m passengers while eighth […]