Pegasus from London Stansted

Pegasus calls itself a ‘network LCC’. This is because it carries transfer passengers, mainly over its main airport at Istanbul SAW, as well as point-to-point traffic. With 100 aircraft, its fleet comprises 54 A320ceos/neos, 31 A321neos and 15 Boeing 737-800s. It expects 103 aircraft by the end of 2023. In the first three months of […]

Ryanair No1

Ryanair continues to grow its market share of European air travel. In the second quarter of this year, analysis of Cirium schedules data indicates that it will account for 14.6% of all scheduled seats from European airports. That is an increase of over three percentage points versus 2019 Q2. In this analysis we take a […]

STN - 5 years opened its London STN base on 30 March 2017. Alicante, Faro, Lanzarote, and Palma began that first day – routes unsurprisingly still going nearly six years later. In S19, Stansted overtook Leeds Bradford to became’s second largest base, behind Manchester. It had 976,000 departing seats from Stansted in S22, according to Cirium schedules […]

BRS base apron line-up

The latest airport traffic statistics from the UK CAA for August 2022 confirm that none of the country’s top 15 airports has yet seen traffic recover to pre-pandemic levels. Even Germany, which has a significantly lower rate of recovery than the UK, had a few airports that were recording traffic growth compared with three years […]