Pegasus Airlines launched seasonal summer flights between Antalya and Maastricht in southern Netherlands on Monday 22 April. The 2,520-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly, on Mondays and Thursdays, with the A320 aircraft. Pegasus Airlines is the second carrier to maintain operations between the two cities, alongside Corendon Airlines which runs 3-weekly rotations during the summer. […]

April 29, 2024 | Latest Route News +


SunExpress introduced flights between Antalya and Sarajevo on Sunday 3 March, marking the carrier’s entry onto the Bosnia and Herzegovina market. The 1,305-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly on Thursdays and Sundays with the 737-800 aircraft. SunExpress currently faces no competition on the route, however, Pegasus Airlines will introduce 2-weekly flights between the two cities […]

March 7, 2024 | Latest Route News +


According to our diligent research over the course of 2023, Air Service One estimates that airlines last year launched over 1,400 new routes involving at least one European airport. This is over 20% down compared with 2022 when we identified over 1,800 new European routes. Again, it should be noted that following Russia’s invasion of […]

January 19, 2024 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

easyJet Belfast Antalya

The renowned resort area and big city of Antalya was Europe’s 10th busiest airport in 2022. The airport’s figures shows that it had 31.2 million passengers, fewer than half a million above Istanbul SAW and surpassing the likes of Rome FCO. Despite the significance of leisure travel during the pandemic, Antalya’s traffic was 12.6% lower […]


The recent resumption of Delta’s non-stop transatlantic service from Atlanta to Stuttgart was some much-needed good news for the German airport. Ranked as the country’s sixth busiest in 2019 with 12.7 million passengers, it has struggled (along with several other medium-sized airports in the country) to get traffic back to anywhere near pre-pandemic levels. Passenger […]


SunExpress (IATA code XQ) is a joint venture between Star Alliance partners Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, founded as long ago as 1989. A German-based subsidiary, SunExpress Deutschland (IATA code XG) operated between 2011 and 2020. According to planespotters.net SunExpress currently has a fleet of 50 737s, a mix of 41 -800s and nine MAX 8s. […]

Air Cairo Marsa Alam - Bratislava celebratiën

The capital of Slovakia, Bratislava had 1.41 million passengers last year, according to the airport’s own statistics. Traffic was down by 38.4% versus 2019. As the following figure indicates, this was its lowest level since 2015 (other than 2020/2021), and it was similar to 2005. Cirium schedules information data shows that Bratislava is Europe’s 174th […]

April 12, 2023 | Airports, Europe, Top Story

TK and Corendon

Last year, Hannover welcomed almost four million passengers, making it Germany’s eighth busiest airport. Pre-pandemic, in both 2018 and 2019, the airport handled 6.3 million passengers, so last year’s demand is still 37% lower than in 2019. With little stimulation from (U)LCCs, Hannover’s share of the total German air travel market has fallen significantly from […]

February 17, 2023 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story