Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Transavia is the second-largest airline serving the Netherlands by available seats this summer. It operates from Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Rotterdam. Since 2022, the Dutch LCC, which focuses on leisure and VFR markets, has also operated from Belgium’s capital, Brussels. (This article does not examine Transavia France.) Transavia has 13% of the Netherlands’ total capacity, increased […]

FR RAK-RMU

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 […]

ORY-LEI

Paris ORY is France’s second-busiest airport after CDG. It ended the year 2023 with about 32.3 million passengers, 1.4% above 2019. It was considerably above France’s top 15 airports (-7.2%) and CDG (-11.5%). However, traffic has not exceeded the record set in 2018. ORY’s growth was despite the loss of multiple airlines since 2019, such […]

The Northern Norwegian city of Tromsø is located within the Arctic Circle and plays a vital role in the region’s tourism and economic development. While the vast majority of Tromsø’s capacity is domestic, there has been a considerable increase in new international capacity, including from multiple new routes. According to Cirium schedules information, Tromsø has 172,000 departing international […]

January 30, 2024 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

2023

With 2023 almost done and dusted, it seems a good time to analyse how European air travel has evolved since 2019. With this year (arguably) the first normal year for travel post-pandemic, how have Europe’s biggest airlines and country markets performed compared with four years ago? Overall, according to our analysis of Cirium schedules data, […]

EIN-BOD

Transavia on Thursday 30 March introduced a new 4-weekly service from its Eindhoven base to Bordeaux. The 865-kilometre route will face no direct competition, operating on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays with the 737-800 aircraft. Despite boasting a number of bases, Eindhoven becomes the first in its network to offer a connection to Bordeaux in France’s southwest. […]

April 3, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Brest Chalair

Located in Brittany in the far northwest of France, Brest’s recovery continues. Brest welcomed 801,000 passengers in 2022, over a third lower than in 2019, its record year to date. Analysis of Brest’s passenger statistics reveals that this was primarily because of the domestic market, which was down by an estimated 293,000 passengers (-28%) versus […]

March 14, 2023 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis