Tag: LCC

EasyJet chief operating officer resigns

EasyJet's chief operating officer Peter Bellew has stepped down to pursue other opportunities, the airline said, adding that it remained "absolutely focused" on its daily operation after staff shortages forced it to cut thousands of flights this summer. EasyJet announced on Monday it had appointed ...

Wizz Air’s June 2022 traffic and emissions growth

Wizz Air announces passenger and CO2 emission statistics for June 2022. In June 2022, Wizz Air carried 4,340,115 passengers, representing a 179% increase compared to June 2021, at a load factor of 86.1%. Wizz Air continued to grow its network and improve its customer offe...

easyJet adds new domestic route from to Birmingham to Edinburgh

easyJet adds new domestic route from to Birmingham to Edinburgh

easyJet has added a new route between Birmingham and Edinburgh – which will operate 13 times a week with flights launching on 29 March 2020. Over 180,000 passengers are expected to use the new service during the first 12 months of operation. The airline will utilize its all Airbus fleet of A3...

Budapest Airport boosts connectivity with Wizz Air

Budapest Airport boosts connectivity with Wizz Air

Looking ahead to 2020, Budapest Airport has announced enhancements to its route network with home-based airline partner, Wizz Air. Set to commence next summer, the Hungarian low-cost carrier (LCC) will be operating a daily service to Brussels, and new twice-weekly links to Lviv and Kharkiv in Uk...

Frontier Airlines adds 15 new routes from Newark Liberty

Frontier Airlines adds 15 new routes from Newark Liberty

Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has added new low-cost services from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) with 15 nonstop routes. The roster includes two international destinations in the shape of Cancun, Mexico and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The new routes also featues the only...

Ryanair starts new Luxembourg-Toulouse route

Ryanair starts new Luxembourg-Toulouse route

Ryanair today started a new three times a week route from Luxembourg Airport to Toulouse Airport as part of its winter schedule. Toulouse is the eighth non-stop connection from Luxembourg to France besides Ajaccio, Bastia, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Marseille, Nice, and Paris.   “Toulou...

Wizz Air expands operations in Poland for summer 2020

Wizz Air expands operations in Poland for summer 2020

Low-cost carrier Wizz Air has expanded bases in Krakow, Gdansk and Warsaw for summer 2020 adding four more Airbus aircraft and 15 new routes. The growth of operations will see the Central and Eastern European carrier add 24 more incremental weekly flights to its Polish schedule. Wizz Air has ...

Ryanair names new head as Michael O’Leary moves to group-level role

Ryanair names new head as Michael O’Leary moves to group-level role

Low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair has continued to reorganise its senior management team as Eddie Wilson has replaced Michael O’Leary as chief executive of the main airline. This comes after the Irish LCC reorganised itself as a holding group company comprising of several airlines - Ryanair, its ...

Wizz Air takes delivery of its last Airbus A321ceo aircraft

Wizz Air takes delivery of its last Airbus A321ceo aircraft

Low-cost carrier Wizz Air has taken delivery of its 119th aircraft and last new Airbus A321ceo, equipped with the manufacturer’s current engine option. From now on, every new Airbus delivery to the Central and Eastern European carrier will be equipped with the more efficient new engine option ...

Ryanair faces five more days of strikes in Spain

Ryanair faces five more days of strikes in Spain

Ryanair faces more strikes after Spanish pilot union SEPLA called for industrial action on 19, 20. 22, 27 and 29 September. Around 900 pilots could walk out in protest at the closures of Ryanair bases in Lanzarote, Tenerife, Las Palmas and Girona, which will cut 120 jobs. The low-cost carrier no...

Ryanair continues expansion in Central and Eastern Europe

Ryanair continues expansion in Central and Eastern Europe

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has continued its expansion into Central and Eastern European markets by adding two new London Southend Airport routes to Bucharest and Vilnius. Both links will start in November, utilising the carrier's all-Boeing 737 fleet. The new route to Bucharest will oper...

Wizz Air the latest airline to start routes from London Southend Airport

Wizz Air the latest airline to start routes from London Southend Airport

Wizz Air has become the latest airline to add routes from expanding London Southend Airport, adding to flights it already operates from London airports Gatwick and Luton. From November, the Central and Eastern European low-cost carrier will start services to Bucharest (five times a week) and Vil...

Ryanair to start operating routes from Georgia for the first time

Ryanair to start operating routes from Georgia for the first time

Ryanair has added a 39th country to its route network, as this winter it will start operating flights from Georgia for the first time. The Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) will from November this year start flying from Tbilisi to Milan Bergamo (four times a week) and from Kutaisi to Bologna (twice a...

High Court in Dublin halts Ryanair pilot strike, but LCC faces more action

High Court in Dublin halts Ryanair pilot strike, but LCC faces more action

The High Court in Dublin has approved an application by Ryanair to stop a proposed Ireland-based pilot strike on Thursday and Friday this week. Around 180 pilots represented by the union, Forsa, were set to take industrial action from 22-23 August after voting to back a 48-hour strike in a long-...

Sunwing to operate all winter routes without the Boeing 737 Max 8

Sunwing to operate all winter routes without the Boeing 737 Max 8

Canadian low-cost carrier Sunwing Airlines will operate all routes during the coming winter season without the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft which remains grounded. The new schedule comes into effect on 5 November 2019 and runs through until mid-May 2020. The airline's main bases are in Montreal and...

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