Forecast: European Bizav Fleet To Expand 3.4% Per Year Over Decade

By Molly McMillin May 18, 2023
By manufacturer, Textron Aviation is forecast to deliver the most aircraft in Europe over the 10-year-period with about 25% of the total deliveries.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Where does the Airbus A380 fly? Latest network update

By David Casey Dec 31, 2019
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.
Airports & Networks

Over 160 airlines sign up for World Routes 2017

May 18, 2017
A high number of airlines have already confirmed their attendance at the event in September
Airports & Networks

Routes Europe helps Icelandair introduce year-round Vancouver service

May 10, 2017
Icelandair has announced the increase of its seasonal service between Vancouver International Airport and Keflavik International Airport to year-round, following discussions at last month’s Routes Europe forum in Belfast.
Airports & Networks

Highlights from a record-breaking Routes Europe

May 04, 2017
Relive the event or see what you missed out on with our interactive presentation.
Airports & Networks

DUB looks to Brexit growth opportunities

May 04, 2017
Irish airport in bullish mood as new runway project starts
Airports & Networks

Connections key as Flybe gears up for growth

May 04, 2017
Building on a key new connection is at the core of the regional specialist’s thinking
Airports & Networks

Q&A with Ioanna Papadopoulou of Athens International Airport

May 03, 2017
Ioanna Papadopoulou spoke to Routesonline about the strategic approach to risk sharing and integrated marketing that has delivered new routes at Athens International Airport.
Airports & Networks

From Cardiff to California… Qatar Airways outlines more new routes for 2018

By Richard Maslen Apr 27, 2017
While its rivals Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airways are looking closely at the sustainability of their business models, Qatar Airways shows no signs of slowing its incredible network growth and surprised guests at this year’s Arabian Travel Market in Dubai this week by revealing an additional 12 new markets that should see the airline service in 2018.
Airports & Networks

Air travel continues to defy global challenges

By Richard Maslen Apr 27, 2017
Long-haul arrivals in Western Europe are on the increase – showing its resilience in the face of last year’s terror attacks. It has taken over a year to recover, but long-haul arrivals are starting to surge again, reaching visitor numbers higher than those seen before the Paris attack in November 2015, reports ForwardKeys.
Airports & Networks

PRESS RELEASE: Routes Europe aviation forum handed over to Bilbao

Apr 25, 2017
The annual Routes Europe air service development forum was officially handed over to the Basque city of Bilbao today (25 April) at a ceremony in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Airports & Networks

PRESS RELEASE: Munich Airport wins Routes Europe 2017 Marketing Awards

Apr 24, 2017
Munich Airport was announced as the overall winner of the Routes Europe 2017 Marketing Awards at a ceremony tonight (24 April) in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Airports & Networks

More air services crucial for the ‘undiscovered part of Ireland’

Apr 24, 2017
Belfast’s senior aviation and tourism leaders agreed at a press conference that increased air connections are vital to the future of the ‘undiscovered part of Ireland’, and that route development is the key.
Airports & Networks

PRESS RELEASE: Europe’s aviation industry heads to Belfast to plan future flights

Apr 20, 2017
Belfast will become the centre of the European aviation industry this weekend when the city hosts the three-day Routes Europe forum (23-25 April).  
Airports & Networks

Norwegian adds first Asian market to London long-haul network

By Richard Maslen Apr 20, 2017
European long-haul, low-cost operator Norwegian is known to be exploring markets in Asia to expand its business formula to the East. It previously only served Bangkok out of Scandinavia, but has now confirmed a London Gatwick - Singapore link, and more routes are set to follow as additional Boeing 787s join the fleet.
Airports & Networks

KLM to resume flights into Costa Rica to support growing European demand

By Richard Maslen Apr 18, 2017
KLM has opened reservations this week for a planned twice weekly Amsterdam - San Jose flight launching from October 31, 2017. This will be flown on Tuesdays and Fridays and operated by one of its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. It previously served San Jose until March 1998.
Airports & Networks

A crystal clear opportunity for luxury charters

By Richard Maslen Apr 13, 2017
In one of the most significant brand expansion in the history of luxury travel and hospitality, Crystal Cruises is not only introducing new ships to its fleet effectively establishing three brand new classes of cruising, but also inducting two commercial airliners to launch Crystal Luxury Air in 2017.
Airports & Networks

Emirates Bali capacity boost backed by growing European transfer flows

By Richard Maslen Apr 12, 2017
Emirates has announced that it will introduce a second daily service to the island of Bali in Indonesia from July 2, 2017. The new service will be added to meet the growing demand for travel to and from Bali, offering travellers more convenience and connectivity options.
Airports & Networks

Traffic triumph - all regions of the world continue positive start to 2017

By Richard Maslen Apr 11, 2017
February international passenger demand rose 5.8 per cent compared to February 2016, which was down compared to the 9.1 per cent yearly increase recorded in January. Adjusting for the leap year, however, growth actually accelerated slightly compared to January. Total capacity climbed 3.4 per cent, and load factor rose 1.8 percentage points to 78.4 per cent.
Airports & Networks

‘New’ Cyprus Airways starts to load relaunch schedules

By Richard Maslen Apr 10, 2017
The ‘new’ Cyprus Airways is set to launch flights from June 2017 with an initial fleet of two Airbus A319s.
Airports & Networks

Europe’s airports continue solid traffic growth

By Richard Maslen Apr 07, 2017
The 'ACI Europe Airport Traffic Report includes 235 airports in total representing more than 88 per cent of European air passenger traffic. It is viewed by analysts as a good barometer of the industry’s health as it is the only industry analysis to include all types of airline passenger flights to, from and within Europe: full service, low cost, charter and others.
Airports & Networks

Revamped live content programme for Routes events

Apr 06, 2017
A new Live Content Programme will be introduced at Routes Europe 2017 in Belfast.
Airports & Networks

Routes app now live for Routes Europe

Apr 06, 2017
Download the app to start your networking activities and have all the latest event information at your fingertips.
Airports & Networks

Norwegian adds Denver and Seattle to low-cost Transatlantic network from UK

By Richard Maslen Apr 06, 2017
Norwegian will launch flights from both Denver International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to London’s Gatwick Airport this September. With these additions, Norwegian now offers nine non-stop routes from across the United States to London, serving more city pair markets than any US airline.
Airports & Networks

Restaurant offers for Routes Europe delegates

Apr 06, 2017
Our hosts have secured a number of discounts for delegates at some of the city’s best restaurants and bars.
Airports & Networks