2023 air service one

Europe’s big three (U)LCCs – easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air – continued to evolve their networks in 2023. In this analysis of Cirium schedules data Air Service One reveals which airports these carriers chose to serve for the first time this year, which airports have seen a resumption of services and identifies those airports that […]

Ryanair No1

Ryanair continues to grow its market share of European air travel. In the second quarter of this year, analysis of Cirium schedules data indicates that it will account for 14.6% of all scheduled seats from European airports. That is an increase of over three percentage points versus 2019 Q2. In this analysis we take a […]

Busy summer for Belfast International AIrport

The UK’s tenth busiest airport, Belfast BFS welcomed 4.8 million passengers in 2022, according to the UK Civil Aviation Authority. While that was 23% fewer than in 2019, this coming summer is set to be its biggest yet by seat capacity. Cirium schedules data indicates that the airport will have almost 2.7 million one-way seats, […]

Lufthansa adds Belfast BHD and London LGW; its UK airport network reaches 12

Belfast BHD is set to receive flights from Germany for the first time. On 23 April 2023, Lufthansa CityLine will begin Frankfurt, with the 4-weekly, 1,110-kilometre service using the 100-seat Embraer E190. It will provide an additional option to reach the wider world from Northern Ireland, will be the country’s sole German route following Ryanair’s […]