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EasyJet Expands Dortmund  
User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4126 posts, RR: 29
Posted (9 years 1 month 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2690 times:

Finally, easyJet will announce an expansion in DTM next week. They will see an additional aircraft based there (the 4th).

Guesses on the new destinations?

Regards,
RJ100


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User currently offlineTriStar500 From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 4696 posts, RR: 42
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 month 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2678 times:

Maybe a double daily rotation to BSL, although that might be a little bit too much. A single daily flight would be hard to market to the business community though.

Since DTM is slowly becoming somewhat specialized on Eastern European flights, maybe there a are a few opportunities to be found in that part of our continent?



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User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4126 posts, RR: 29
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 month 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2669 times:

Hmm, they applied for slots BSL-DUS, so I guess they face this market (DTM-DUS-CGN that is).

They could start a daily flight (like they have done it with HAM and SXF) and then slowly introduce additional capacity.

I guess Nice is coming back as well from DTM?

Regards,
RJ100



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User currently offlineBY738 From Tonga, joined Sep 2000, 2432 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 month 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2666 times:

I would like to see GLA offered

User currently offlineAdriaticflight From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2004, 527 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 month 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2652 times:

I want more Easyjet flights to Ljubljana. I don't know if Dortmund-LJ would have any demand. But certainly LJ deserves more links from U2.
Good to see Dortumnd base expanding, nice city if i might say so.

Adriaticflight


User currently offlineFlycro From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 378 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 month 1 day ago) and read 2570 times:

Pax can fly nonstop from Berlin to LJU with U2 and also on JP from FRA and MUC. DTM would be a good route to LJU as the nearby cities of DUS and CGN have large populations that could easily fill a flight.

User currently offlineTriStar500 From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 4696 posts, RR: 42
Reply 6, posted (9 years 1 month 12 hours ago) and read 2403 times:

I don't really know much about the Slovenian or Croatian market to assess, whether there is a chance for a U2 flight from DTM to this region. It is quite obvious though, that most of the "conventional" destinations in Central or Western Europe have already been covered very well from our Nortrhine-Westphalian home market, so if U2 really want to maximize their chance of success, they have to look for something, which has not yet been covered by AB, HLX and 4U.

Wizzair is steadily increasing their presence in DTM after a humble start only one or two years ago. Nowadays, they are flying twice daily to Kattowice, and daily to Gdansk, Warsaw and Wroclaw - so there is a market to Eastern Europe from this region after all.



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User currently offlineVfw614 From Germany, joined Dec 2001, 4062 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (9 years 1 month 11 hours ago) and read 2372 times:

IIRC, LTN is served by a LTN-based a/c - so maybe they are just switching the LTN route to a DTM-based aircraft in the morning and evening (although this would result in a 7ish pm departure from LTN), re-introduce NCE at noon-time and add a destination in Poland or Southern Europe in the afternoon ?

User currently offlineEZYAirbus From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2462 posts, RR: 52
Reply 8, posted (9 years 1 month 10 hours ago) and read 2328 times:

Quoting Vfw614 (Reply 7):
LTN is served by a LTN-based a/c

This route is served by a DTM based aircraft - the A319 which LTN doesnt have yet!

Glenn



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User currently offlineVfw614 From Germany, joined Dec 2001, 4062 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (9 years 1 month 9 hours ago) and read 2265 times:

OK, I see. I seemed to remember that one of the DTM-routes is served from another base, but obviously I am wrong.

Anyway, it would seem logical that most of the capacity will be used initially to up frequency on some of the routes to southern Europe that have been reduced or chopped for this winter, while additional (non-leisure) destinations might be introduced for winter 06/07.


User currently offlineKnightsofmalta From Malta, joined Nov 2005, 1843 posts, RR: 19
Reply 10, posted (9 years 1 month 8 hours ago) and read 2219 times:

Does anybody have any news or update about Easyjet flying BSL-MLA?

User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4126 posts, RR: 29
Reply 11, posted (9 years 1 month 6 hours ago) and read 2124 times:

No, but Malta airport is looking for an airline serving this route at the moment (apart from the Air Malta and HELLO charter flights). So it will be an option for easyJet...

There are a lot of rumours about easyJet in BSL at the moment, obviously they will announce a further expansion soon. According to easyJet, they would like to expand existing destinations ex BSL by offering same day returns. Their goal is to get 20% business travellers ex BSL.

Other rumours I have heard:

BSL-MXP
BSL-ORY 4x daily
BSL-DTM very hot

Hope this helps!

Regards,
RJ100



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User currently offlineYULMRS From France, joined Mar 2005, 195 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (9 years 1 month 3 hours ago) and read 2023 times:

Quoting RJ100 (Reply 11):
BSL-ORY 4x daily

Almost impossible, they have no free slots in ORY, but may be some more flights to CDG.



To any North American carrier, send us a regular flight in MRS !!!!!
User currently offlineRichardw From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 3762 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (9 years 1 month 3 hours ago) and read 1988 times:

BTW Bologna doesn't appear to have a destination airport on the booking engine of easyJet.com perhaps it won't be back for summer.

User currently offlineBeaucaire From Syria, joined Sep 2003, 5252 posts, RR: 24
Reply 14, posted (9 years 1 month 2 hours ago) and read 1978 times:

Quoting YULMRS (Reply 12):
Almost impossible, they have no free slots in ORY, but may be some more flights to CDG.

But not all the slots that were left vacant by Air Liberté have been allocated...



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User currently offlineYULMRS From France, joined Mar 2005, 195 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (9 years 1 month 2 hours ago) and read 1948 times:

Quoting Beaucaire (Reply 14):
But not all the slots that were left vacant by Air Liberté have been allocated...

I don't think they can get some more, they had to close ORY-MRS (was twice daily) to open 2 new italian destinations.



To any North American carrier, send us a regular flight in MRS !!!!!
User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4126 posts, RR: 29
Reply 16, posted (9 years 1 month ago) and read 1889 times:

This rumour came up after several media reports in French newspapers. People simply prefer ORY, especially business people. Air France offers this route 7x daily.

I agree about the slots but obviously they are working on that...

Regards,
RJ100



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User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4126 posts, RR: 29
Reply 17, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1748 times:

easyJet today announced that they will increase services on existing routes with the fourth aircraft based in DTM and that Nice will see a comeback.

Another (new) destination or even more "could be announced in the next weeks".

Regards,
RJ100



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User currently offlineRJ100 From Switzerland, joined Nov 2000, 4126 posts, RR: 29
Reply 18, posted (9 years 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1596 times:

Quoting YULMRS (Reply 12):
Almost impossible, they have no free slots in ORY, but may be some more flights to CDG.

Just to update: easyJet Switzerland just received slots for a twice daily service Basel/Mulhouse-Paris Orly!!!  Smile

Regards,
RJ100



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User currently offlineTriStar500 From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 4696 posts, RR: 42
Reply 19, posted (9 years 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1488 times:

Quoting YULMRS (Reply 15):
Quoting Beaucaire (Reply 14):
But not all the slots that were left vacant by Air Liberté have been allocated...

I don't think they can get some more, they had to close ORY-MRS (was twice daily) to open 2 new italian destinations.

I am pretty sure that something like this would never happen to AF at ORY or in fact any other airport in France...



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