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 […]

BRS-AGP

Jet2.com introduced a new seasonal route on Thursday 20 July from its Bristol base to Malaga. The 1,640-kilometre service will be maintained 4-weekly, on Tuesday, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays with the 189-seat 737-800 aircraft. The leisure carrier faces strong competition on the route. These include 17-weekly rotations by easyJet, 8-weekly Ryanair operations and 2-weekly services by TUI Airways. Jet2.com […]

July 26, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Birmingham

It was recently announced that easyJet would finally make Birmingham a base, with three aircraft to be stationed at the UK airport from the start of next summer (S24). The LCC was already planning to operate 11 routes from the airport this summer, including domestic routes to Belfast BFS, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Compared with last […]

MAN-TIV

Jet2.com introduced a seasonal service between Manchester and Tivat on Monday 1 May, marking the airline’s entry onto the Montenegrin market. The 1,975-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly on Mondays and Thursdays with the 737-800 aircraft. Jet2.com faces no competition. The service was initially scheduled to launch in S20 but was delayed due to the […]

May 6, 2023 | Latest Route News +

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, […]

Five hundred plus new routes in 2023

Air Service One recently estimated that airlines started around 1,850 new routes across Europe (excluding Russia) in 2022. Analysis of Cirium schedules data suggests that airlines have already revealed plans for at least 500 more new routes starting in 2023. However, with airlines announcing additional new routes almost every day at the moment, that number […]

UK Air recovery 2022

Since the arrival of COVID, the UK’s recovery in air travel demand has been well below the European average with the country adopting severe travel restrictions in the early days and waiting longer than many of its European neighbours before removing the majority of restrictions. It has consistently lagged behind its major European rivals France, […]