MPL-IST

Transavia France on Friday 5 April inaugurated operations between Montpellier and Istanbul IST, becoming the French airport’s furthermost destination. The 2,045-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly, on Mondays and Fridays, with the 737-800 aircraft. Transavia France faces no competition between the two cities. What they said Nicolas Henin, Chief Commercial Officer at Transavia France, said: […]

April 18, 2024 | Latest Route News +

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, […]

Turkish Airlines Launch

Istanbul is the location for this year’s Routes World, taking place between 14 and 17 October. According to Cirium data, Turkish Airlines has 83% of Istanbul IST’s international Europe seats in October-December 2023 (Q4), excluding the domestic market. Already a true fortress hub, it rises to 86% when all Star Alliance carriers are included and […]

easyJet Belfast Antalya

The renowned resort area and big city of Antalya was Europe’s 10th busiest airport in 2022. The airport’s figures shows that it had 31.2 million passengers, fewer than half a million above Istanbul SAW and surpassing the likes of Rome FCO. Despite the significance of leisure travel during the pandemic, Antalya’s traffic was 12.6% lower […]