Belfast had been booming as a destination, but Ryanair and Aer Lingus are both downscaling in Northern Ireland with Brexit and terrorism likely reasons for network cuts

Ryanair and Aer Lingus have decided to scale back operations from Belfast International and Belfast City George Best airports respectively, moves that have caused consternation…..

As Wizz Air lands at London Southend, Ryanair quickly defends its position… and what about easyJet?

It is now over ten years since Stobart Group acquired control of London Southend airport and invested in returning scheduled air services to the airport,…..

What’s in a name? Boeing says it has no plans to rename the MAX, but it appears IAG and Ryanair have different thoughts

The famous ‘What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,’ line from Romeo and Juliet…..

QUESTION FOR THE WEEK: The Ryanair rollercoaster rides on – it is the largest operator in terms of capacity in six countries this summer, but can you name them all?

In our new weekly series to break up those Monday morning office blues, The Blue Swan Daily will be testing your knowledge and insight into…..

Finland’s Lappeenranta – the alternative gateway airport to Russia that never was

European budget carrier Ryanair has revealed it intends to expand operations from Lappeenranta Airport in southeast Finland over the winter 2019/2020 schedule with routes to/from…..

Ryanair base helps boost Bordeaux airport and its successful but basic LCC terminal

Bordeaux Airport has reported a 17.5% year-on-year passenger traffic increase, excluding transit passengers, in Apr-2019. Growth was driven by the resumption of seasonal services, the…..

‘We’re in a downturn, but it is the best downturn we’ve ever had (so far)!’ Has the airline profitability bubble burst?

easyJet and Ryanair may have European-centric networks, but they are world-renowned brands having successfully surfed the LCC wave to ranked among the world’s largest operators……

Armenia is courting Ryanair to bring regular direct low-cost air services into the country from Europe

Armenia’s Civil Aviation Committee confirmed recently that Ryanair plans to launch direct services between Europe and Armenia and that the Irish airline has said that…..

‘Der Preiskampf am Wien ist ausgebrochen’; Vienna airport is loving it, Austrian Airlines is struggling with it

Vienna International airport has doubled passenger growth each year for the past four years, capping off an 11% year-on-year increase in 2018 to exceed 27…..

LEVEL’s landing in Amsterdam may not create a new Buzz, but in strange twist of timing Ryanair has revealed plans to bring back the LCC brand to European skies

As the International Airlines Group (IAG) reveals its LEVEL brand will open an operation in Amsterdam from next month, it takes us back two full…..

AENA‘s nine-month analysis of passengers shows almost two thirds are non-Spanish Europeans

Part-privatised Spanish national airports operator AENA has released statistics on its passenger traffic by geographic origin/destination for the nine months ended 30-Sep-2018 and it makes…..