Aegean

One of the most important tourist hotspots in Europe, Greece has seen fast growth recently. According to data collected by Air Service One, the country’s airports had 31.67 two-way passengers between April and July. Despite no Russian flights, traffic rose by a very healthy 10.97% versus the previous record held in the same months in […]

OSL - BER

Norwegian carrier Flyr began commercial operations from Oslo on 30 June 2021, focussing on domestic services. That remained the case during winter 2021/22, although by then the airline was offering several international routes from the Norwegian capital. However, last summer saw Flyr launch almost 30 international routes, not only from Oslo, but also from Bergen […]

January 26, 2023 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

Flydubai

Europe has been part of flydubai’s network since 2010, when it launched Samara, in European Russia. flydubai’s Europe growth has been rapid, passing one million seats in 2015 when it served 21 destinations continent-wide, according to Cirium schedules data. The carrier has now added three more routes, marking its return to Greece and meaning its […]

November 10, 2022 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

666 Routes

In the six weeks since The ANKER Report was last published, Europe’s airlines have been extremely busy starting a surprisingly large number of new routes. This analysis covers the period of Saturday 12 June to Friday 23 July, a total of 42 days. In the first three days of July alone, some 200 new routes […]

BUD - KGS apron letters

Tracking new route launches across Europe this summer, one thing has become abundantly clear. Many of Europe’s leading airlines have been launching new routes to airports serving the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. Analysing Cirium Data and Analytics schedule information for the week commencing 9 August 2021 reveals that scheduled airline seat capacity is […]

July 22, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, Top Story