London Southend base easyJet

Starting in S25, easyJet will reopen its base at London Southend Airport (LSA) – its 10th in the UK – with the LCC initially committing to a three-aircraft operation. The airline, which currently flies inbound from seven destinations to the London facility, has initially launched six additional routes – Las Palmas, Antalya, Dalaman, Pisa, Marrakech […]

June 7, 2024 | Air Service Event News

Croatia Airlines SPLIT

Split is Croatia’s second-most populous city. It is situated roughly halfway down the country’s coast in-between Zadar and Dubrovnik. Split is closer to Sarajevo and Podgorica than it is to Zagreb. In 2023, Split had almost 3.4 million passengers, its best year to date. Traffic was only about 10% lower than Zagreb’s. Analyzing Cirium schedules […]

EsyJet base Southend

easyJet has announced plans to expand its UK network by opening a new base at London Southend Airport in March 2025. This move will create approximately 130 direct jobs for pilots and crew in the UK, along with numerous indirect jobs within easyJet’s largest market. The opening of the 10th UK base at London Southend […]

May 16, 2024 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

United Airlines Palma launch

The tourist mecca of Palma de Mallorca welcomed 31.1 million passengers last year, meaning it was comfortably Spain’s third-busiest airport. Traffic was nearly 5% higher than in 2019, double the recovery of the country generally. Gaining its first transatlantic service – United Airlines from Newark – in 2022 helped. Palma was Europe’s 15th busiest airport […]

FR RAK-RMU

The North African countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt have about 21.6 million departing seats from Europe in S24, based on Cirium schedules information. They are so instrumental that they account for three-quarters of Europe-Africa capacity. Of course, for most of Africa, most people fly via somewhere en route. Due to EU open […]

BHX celebrates new easyJet base

easyJet opened a new base in Birmingham on Monday 18 March, introducing six new routes during its first week of operations. 18 March: Antalya (2-weekly) 19 March: Alicante (2-weekly) 19 March: Barcelona (3-weekly) 19 March: Tenerife (2-weekly) 20 March: Larnaca (2-weekly) 21 March: Enfidha (2-weekly) The airline faces at least one competitor on all its new network additions, with […]

March 26, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Air Service One Weekly News Round Up March 22

It was another fairly quiet week for new route launches in Europe and North America. Air Service One identified just 18 new routes across the two regions. These were [date of first flight, weekly frequency]: Advanced Air launched two intra-California routes from Crescent City to Oakland [17/3, daily] and Hawthorne[17/3, 2-weekly] using Dornier 328 Jets. […]

DL ATL-EDI

Edinburgh ended 2023 with about 14.4 million passengers, making it the UK’s sixth-busiest airport. While traffic was -2.3% below that of 2019, it was much better recovered than UK airports generally (-8.4%). Edinburgh has gained nine airlines since 2021 Examining Cirium schedules data shows that the Scottish capital has welcomed the following carriers since 2021, […]