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

AOI-VIE

Aerotalia opened its new base in Ancona on Sunday 1 October, launching several new routes. Rome FCO (2-daily) Milan LIN (12-weekly) Naples (daily) Vienna (2-weekly) Barcelona (2-weekly) Bucharest BBU (3-weekly) All flights will be operated by the 68-seat ATR72 turboprop aircraft wet-leased from Romania’s Air Connect. The three domestic services are operated as Public Service Obligation flights. […]

October 4, 2023 | Latest Route News +

FCO-SFO

ITA Airways introduced a new transatlantic service on Saturday 1 July between Rome FCO and San Francisco. The 10,080-kilometre route will initially be maintained 3-weekly on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, after which frequencies will be increased to 5-weekly from 1 August. A 334-seat A350-900 is being utilised on the service. The SkyTeam member will compete […]

July 10, 2023 | Latest Route News +

FCO-JFK

Norse Atlantic has launched operations from Rome FCO with a long-haul service to New York JFK on Monday 19 June. The airline is using its 338-seat 787-9 on the 6,885-kilometre service, which will be maintained daily. The route from the Italian capital becomes the airline’s fifth to New York JFK alongside services from Berlin, London LGW, Oslo and Paris CDG. Flight […]

June 23, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Airlines launch over 1,800 new routes across Europe in 2022

According to our research over the course of 2022, Air Service One estimates that airlines this year launched over 1,800 new routes involving at least one European airport. This compares with almost 2,100 that we identified in 2021. However, it should be noted that following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February we stopped tracking new […]