Routes Weekly top five: LEVEL, A380, Bamboo Airways, Boeing, Wizz Air and more

Our top five stories on Routes Weekly this week - subscribe here:

1. Vienna calling for LEVEL as IAG plots Austrian assault
International Airlines Group is seeking to gain a foothold on Austrian soil by using LEVEL, its low-cost weapon on transatlantic routes, to enter the crowded European short-haul leisure market. Read more.

2. Where does the Airbus A380 fly? Q2 2018 network update
Routesonline provides an update on the operations of the Airbus A380. We also reveal the network size of each operator and the top destinations served by the aircraft type. Read more.

3. Bamboo has long-haul aspirations as Vietnam market keeps growing
Vietnam-based start-up Bamboo Airways has ambitions of launching long-haul routes to Europe and North America at a time when growth in the country’s aviation market shows no sign of abating. Read more.

4. Bulletin board: aviation industry news round-up
This week: India and Australia sign open skies agreement; Virgin Atlantic drops LHR-DXB; Ethiopian Airlines to resume Eritrea flights; AEGEAN firms up A320neo order; European slot allocation; Swoop to open second base and more. Read more.

5. Airline in focus: Wizz Air
This week we profile Routes Africa 2018 attendee Wizz Air, the Central and Eastern European low-cost carrier. Read more.

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Fastjet in urgent funding talks

David Casey

David Casey is Editor in Chief of Routes, the global route development community's trusted source for news and information.