AYT-MST

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 +

AYT-SJJ cak

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 +

14 NEW ROUTES

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

CPH 1st flight

One of the leading airlines for new route launches in Europe this summer has been Corendon Airlines. The carrier comprises three separate entities; Corendon Dutch Airlines (IATA code CD based in the Netherlands), Corendon Airlines Europe (IATA code XR based in Malta) and Corendon Airlines (IATA code XC based in Turkey). Flights for all of […]

Istanbul’s new airport still Europe’s busiest in October; Heathrow climbs three places to eighth

For the fourth straight month, Istanbul’s main airport was Europe’s busiest in October, handling almost 4.4 million passengers. However, that is still 30% down compared with the same month in 2019. Its nearest rival last month was again another Turkish airport, Antalya. That airport again welcomed over 3.8 million passengers, a decline of just 7% […]

November 30, 2021 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

Istanbul Airport

For the third straight month, Istanbul’s main airport was Europe’s busiest in September, handling just over four million passengers. However, that is still 39% down compared with the same month in 2019. Its nearest rival last month was again another Turkish airport, Antalya. That airport welcomed over 3.8 million passengers, mostly tourists, a decline of […]