The Irish capital is Europe’s 13th busiest airport in S24 by available departing seats, according to Cirium schedules information. It has just over 13 million, up slightly on S23 and 5% above S19. Dublin has 180 non-stop destinations this summer. While its network is down compared to last summer, it is nonetheless significant. Dublin has […]


Situated between Sicily and Libya, Malta remains a very popular destination, especially for inbound tourism. According to the airport’s own data, the airport welcomed about 7.8 million passengers in 2023, well and truly above the 2019 level. The arrival of Tunisair Express in 2020, Air France in 2021 and Eurowings in 2023 all contributed. However, […]

Located in southern Poland, Kraków welcomed a record 9.4 million passengers in 2023, cementing its position as the country’s second-busiest airport. Famed for being a big inbound tourist market and the country’s Poland’s second most populous city, Kraków gained an additional million passengers versus 2019. Eight airlines were added in two years Analysing Cirium schedules […]

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 […]

Dubrovnik new Ryanair Base

Ryanair opened a new seasonal base in Dubrovnik on the Croatian coast on 2 April, stationing two 737 MAX 8 aircraft and introducing the first of 17 new routes. 2 April: Krakow (2-weekly) 2 April: London STN (daily) 2 April: Memmingen (2-weekly) 2 April: Milan BGY (3-weekly) 2 April: Krakow (2-weekly) 2 April: Weeze (2-weekly) 3 April: Berlin (2-weekly) 3 April: Oslo TRF (2-weekly) 3 April: Rome FCO […]

April 12, 2024 | Latest Route News +


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 […]

ASO Sarajevo

Sarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a country in the Balkans with a relatively small population in a small geographic area. It is one of four airports with airline service, joining Banja Luka, Tuzla and Mostar. Sarajevo has a new terminal, enabling throughput to rise to two million passengers a year. Helping to […]

Zagreb routes with Ryanair

Ryanair expanded its base in Zagreb on Sunday 31 March by launching five new routes and stationing the fourth A320 aircraft of its Lauda Air subsidiary in the Croatian capital. 31 March: Marseille (2-weekly) 31 March: Palma de Mallorca (2-weekly) 31 March: Pisa (2-weekly) 1 April: Girona (2-weekly) 2 April: Alicante (2-weekly) The ULCC does not face any competition on the five new […]


Ryanair introduced a new service between Alicante and Münster/Osnabrück, northwest of Germany close to the Dutch border, on Sunday 31 March. The 1,665-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly, on Tuesdays and Sundays, with the ULCC facing no competition. Münster/Osnabrück set for strong summer In 2023, Münster/Osnabrück matched its pre-pandemic passenger levels, with the 2024 summer […]

April 4, 2024 | Latest Route News +