Transavia apron Team

The Air France/KLM Group has its own in-house LCC, Transavia. Although it has just a single brand, there are actually two separate airlines, the Dutch-based carrier (IATA code HV) and the French-based carrier (IATA code TO). This analysis focuses on the French subsidiary, sometimes also referred to as Transavia France. Launched from Paris ORY in […]

easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air

As the Omicron variant threatens to create additional uncertainty around the demand for air travel this winter, we take a closer look at Europe’s three biggest low-cost carriers; easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air. In particular, we examine their leading country markets in December 2021 and how this compares with the pre-pandemic month of December 2019. […]

Map of new routes S21

The Spanish carrier Binter Canarias (IATA code NT) is, as the name suggests, focussed on serving the Spanish Canary Islands. In July 2019, the vast majority of its flights connected five airports in the Canary Islands; Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife TFN. It also offered service from three other Canary Islands airports; El Hierro, […]

French Airport Traffic up at ski resort airports

A recently published statistical report for 2020 from UAF (Union des Aéroports Francais) revealed that across all French metropolitan airports (those in mainland France and Corsica) passenger numbers were down 68.4%, from 201.38m in 2019 to 63.67m last year. The number of airports that handled more than one million passengers fell from 17 in 2019 […]

May 17, 2021 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis