TRS Munich

Nearly 50 Norwegian airports handle scheduled passenger flights, many serving small communities inaccessible or at least challenging to reach with another transport mode. The country’s third-busiest airport is Trondheim. According to Avinor, it had just over four million passengers last year, about 6% more than in 2022 but still down by 9% versus the record […]

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 […]

Eurowings launch at Memmingen

Located about 110 kilometres from central Munich, Memmingen is known as a secondary airport for ULCC giants Ryanair and Wizz Air. However, its biggest claim to fame is that it is Germany’s fastest-growing airport. It welcomed 2.82 passengers in 2023, up significantly versus 2019. Memmingen ended 2023 as Germany’s 10th busiest airport. Ryanair and Wizz […]

LH FRA-HYD

Frankfurt FRA was Europe’s sixth-largest airport in 2023. It had 59.4 million passengers, meaning it was behind London Heathrow, Istanbul IST, Paris CDG, Amsterdam, and Madrid. Traffic was down by 16% versus 2019, mainly because of Lufthansa, big cuts to the domestic market, and the loss of easyJet, Ryanair, and Wizz Air. Their exit (and […]

LTN-SZG

Wizz Air introduced services between London LTN and Salzburg in Austria on Thursday 8 February. The 1,060-kilometre route will be maintained 3-weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The ULCC will deploy a 180-seat A320 aircraft between the two cities and will compete directly against easyJet, which maintains 5-weely rotations. What they said Valeria Bragarenco, Corporate […]

February 16, 2024 | Latest Route News +

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

VCE-EVN

Venice VCE is Italy’s fifth-busiest airport. Between January and November 2023, it welcomed 10.6 million passengers. Despite a good recovery – traffic was about 2% lower than in 2019 – it fell by one place in the country’s rankings as Catania, which was fifth, grew by 6%. Ryanair is VCE’s largest carrier Historically, Ryanair – […]

14 NEW ROUTES

According to our diligent research over the course of 2023, Air Service One estimates that airlines last year launched over 1,400 new routes involving at least one European airport. This is over 20% down compared with 2022 when we identified over 1,800 new European routes. Again, it should be noted that following Russia’s invasion of […]

January 19, 2024 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story