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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:21 am

Why is the coming winter at KEF considered to be tough ? Summer 2018 saw KEF really struggling to cope - at peak times it felt like the airport was overcrowded and beyond capacity. Summer 2019 felt like an airpirt that was busy but functioning at a level suitable to its infrastructure. Even the country was struggling with the number of tourists in summer 2018

KEF is an airport heavily driven by inbound leisure demand and with an Arctic climate, one should expect it to be quiet mid-winter. We are simply seeing the bursting of the 2018 bubble and a return to normality
 
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:54 am

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BA reduces LHR-KEF

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... ce-in-w19/

British Airways in recent schedule update filed service changes for London Heathrow – Reykjavik Keflavik service, for winter 2019/20 season. Overall frequency has been reduced from 27OCT19, from 11 to 7 weekly.


DL is also making JFK-KEF seasonal. I wonder if other international carriers are also reducing KEF.

With WOW's bankruptcy and Icelandair B737 MAX's reductions, this is going to be a tough winter in KEF. As new routes I can only see AMS on HV, KRK on W6 and LPA/TFS on DY.


BA is also dropping the LCY-KEF service which was twice weekly.
 
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Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:30 am

davidjohnson6 wrote:
Why is the coming winter at KEF considered to be tough ?

KEF is an airport heavily driven by inbound leisure demand and with an Arctic climate, one should expect it to be quiet mid-winter. We are simply seeing the bursting of the 2018 bubble and a return to normality


Tough in terms of passenger growth. In addition to WOW, Icelandair is cancelling some routes (likely b/c of B737 Max) and other foreign carriers are (heavily) scaling down.

January: -6,0%
February: -6,5%
March: -12,3% (WOW stops flying March 28)
April: -27,0%
May: -30,4%
June: -27,6%


KEF has already lost 1 million passengers by June. And WOW operated the whole Q1.

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BA is also dropping the LCY-KEF service which was twice weekly.


Also a dummy booking in BA.com shows only 4 weekly LHR-KEF on BA already now in summer and for the coming W19. From 11 to 4 weekly minus LCY is a massive cut in seats. Maybe at some point they will move it to LGW.
 
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Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:48 am

SCQ83 wrote:
davidjohnson6 wrote:
Why is the coming winter at KEF considered to be tough ?

KEF is an airport heavily driven by inbound leisure demand and with an Arctic climate, one should expect it to be quiet mid-winter. We are simply seeing the bursting of the 2018 bubble and a return to normality


Tough in terms of passenger growth. In addition to WOW, Icelandair is cancelling some routes (likely b/c of B737 Max) and other foreign carriers are (heavily) scaling down.

January: -6,0%
February: -6,5%
March: -12,3% (WOW stops flying March 28)
April: -27,0%
May: -30,4%
June: -27,6%


KEF has already lost 1 million passengers by June. And WOW operated the whole Q1.

seansasLCY wrote:
BA is also dropping the LCY-KEF service which was twice weekly.


Also a dummy booking in BA.com shows only 4 weekly LHR-KEF on BA already now in summer and for the coming W19. From 11 to 4 weekly minus LCY is a massive cut in seats. Maybe at some point they will move it to LGW.

Sad to see traffic at KEF declining. Due to the collapse of WOW Air and Icelandair reducing flights, passenger traffic to North America will surely see rather big drop.
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:50 am

SAS is scheduled to take delivery of their 27th A320neo today

From Skyliner:
Airbus A320-251 MSN8949 SE-ROR SAS delivery 25jul19 XFW-ARN
 
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Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:30 am

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HEL June 2019 statistics

Domestic: 202,143 (+1.6%)
International: 1,848,214 (+5.5%)
Total: 2,050,357 (+5.1%)

1H/2019:
Domestic: 1,568,598 (-0.2%)
International: 9,053,994 (+6.0%)
Total: 10,622,592 (+5.0%)


At this rate HEL will overtake ARN next year, and to think there are still morons in the swedish govenment who believe ARN will become the biggest airport in northern Europe :lol: In fact the way things are going, GOT is a better candidate amogs swedish airports :banghead:
 
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Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:17 pm

Finnair seems to be ending its Chongqing service on June 26, 2020 as no direct flights are bookable from this date onwards. Sad to see this route go but I assume there are good reasons behind this. As the route is flown 4x weekly during the summer season with Airbus A330, this made me think whether AY is planning to deploy the available A330 to Beijing Daxing and thus making it a daily route. Another option is a new replacement route. If so, what do you think it could be?
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Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:32 pm

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SAS is scheduled to take delivery of their 27th A320neo today

From Skyliner:
Airbus A320-251 MSN8949 SE-ROR SAS delivery 25jul19 XFW-ARN


So only three left to deliver from the original order. Does anyone know when the first of the next order will be delivered?
 
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Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:21 pm

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Finnair seems to be ending its Chongqing service on June 26, 2020 as no direct flights are bookable from this date onwards. Sad to see this route go but I assume there are good reasons behind this. As the route is flown 4x weekly during the summer season with Airbus A330, this made me think whether AY is planning to deploy the available A330 to Beijing Daxing and thus making it a daily route. Another option is a new replacement route. If so, what do you think it could be?

Update to my previous post:
Last flight is not on June 26, 2020 as the timetable shows but on October 23, 2019.
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Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:40 pm

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Finnair seems to be ending its Chongqing service on June 26, 2020 as no direct flights are bookable from this date onwards. Sad to see this route go but I assume there are good reasons behind this. As the route is flown 4x weekly during the summer season with Airbus A330, this made me think whether AY is planning to deploy the available A330 to Beijing Daxing and thus making it a daily route. Another option is a new replacement route. If so, what do you think it could be?


Yekanteriburg in Russia also seems to be ending this October. Lasted good 11 years.
 
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Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:18 am

Finnair discontinues four routes this autumn. In addition to Chongqing, AY says goodbye to Kazan, Samara and Yekaterinburg, thus reduces the number of flights to Russia by 10 flights per week. According to Finnair, the performance of these Russian routes didn't meet the financial expectations.

I wonder if the cancellation of the Russian routes will have an impact in pax volume on AY's U.S routes. It is also pretty rare of Finnair to end so many routes. AY did cancel flights to Minsk this year as well...

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Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:25 am

QuawerAir wrote:
Finnair discontinues four routes this autumn. In addition to Chongqing, AY says goodbye to Kazan, Samara and Yekaterinburg, thus reduces the number of flights to Russia by 10 flights per week. According to Finnair, the performance of these Russian routes didn't meet the financial expectations.

I wonder if the cancellation of the Russian routes will have an impact in pax volume on AY's U.S routes. It is also pretty rare of Finnair to end so many routes. AY did cancel flights to Minsk this year as well...

Yle.fi (in Russian)


Could it be that they are experiencing fleet shortages? After all they are increasing DUB and EDI this winter so they are maybe switching aircraft to routes that seem more promising?
 
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Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:38 am

Blerg wrote:
QuawerAir wrote:
Finnair discontinues four routes this autumn. In addition to Chongqing, AY says goodbye to Kazan, Samara and Yekaterinburg, thus reduces the number of flights to Russia by 10 flights per week. According to Finnair, the performance of these Russian routes didn't meet the financial expectations.

I wonder if the cancellation of the Russian routes will have an impact in pax volume on AY's U.S routes. It is also pretty rare of Finnair to end so many routes. AY did cancel flights to Minsk this year as well...

Yle.fi (in Russian)


Could it be that they are experiencing fleet shortages? After all they are increasing DUB and EDI this winter so they are maybe switching aircraft to routes that seem more promising?

I think you're right. These aircraft used on Russian routes might be used on routes that were flown with a dry-leased aircraft this year. However, Kazan and Samara were summer seasonal routes while only Yekaterinburg was year-round (I believe 2 weekly flights during the winter season).
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Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:42 am

As for Chongqing, the cancellation of the route leaves an A330 available for at least 4 weekly flights. I believe the A330 from BKK (3x weekly) will be flying to PKX. Thus, in S20, there should be an A330 for 4x weekly operations and two A350s available as I've understood that these A350s will be delivered in the 1H2020. One of them will fly 3x weekly to PUS. It seems that there will be A350s available for 11 weekly flights next summer season, so we may see 1–2 new long-haul routes or additional weekly flights on current routes being announced this autumn.
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Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:52 am

Qatar Airways changed the operational aircraft for Helsinki–route from Airbus A330-200/-300 combination to Airbus A350-900XWB (14 weekly flights) for the next winter season. This means a tiny growth in capacity but as far as I know, a big improvement in passenger experience. I'm happy about this.
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:23 am

Air Leap starts ARN-TKU. The Lentoposti article mentions ten weekly flights, but not whether it is nonstop or via MHQ, which they already serve from ARN.

http://www.lentoposti.fi/uutiset/air_le ... an_v_lille
 
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Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:35 pm

Sichuan Airlines adds Chengdu–Helsinki–Copenhagen service on September 16, 2019, using 5th freedom rights. This replaces the current non-stop Chengdu–Copenhagen route. Sichuan Airlines becomes the 3rd Chinese airline to serve Helsinki.

The route will be operated 2x weekly with Airbus A330.

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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:46 pm

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Sichuan Airlines adds Chengdu–Helsinki–Copenhagen service on September 16, 2019, using 5th freedom rights. This replaces the current non-stop Chengdu–Copenhagen route. Sichuan Airlines becomes the 3rd Chinese airline to serve Helsinki.

The route will be operated 2x weekly with Airbus A330.

Twitter


Are you sure they have 5th freedom on the HEL-CPH leg?
 
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Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:17 pm

Someone83 wrote:
QuawerAir wrote:
Sichuan Airlines adds Chengdu–Helsinki–Copenhagen service on September 16, 2019, using 5th freedom rights. This replaces the current non-stop Chengdu–Copenhagen route. Sichuan Airlines becomes the 3rd Chinese airline to serve Helsinki.

The route will be operated 2x weekly with Airbus A330.

Twitter


Are you sure they have 5th freedom on the HEL-CPH leg?

Well, not 100% sure but it has been mentioned a couple of months ago that they plan to use 5th freedom rights on this route. I believe it will be confirmed in a few days.
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:21 am

As of September 16, 2019, Sichuan Airlines will be flying from Chengdu to Helsinki using the following timetable:

3U8271 CTU02:00 – 06:00HEL 333 (Mon, Fri)
3U8272 HEL15:45 – 05:00+1CTU 333 (Mon, Fri)

For Helsinki–Copenhagen leg, the timetable is this:

3U8271 HEL08:35 – 09:10CPH 333 (Mon, Fri)
3U8272 CPH10:55 – 13:35HEL 333 (Mon, Fri)

Source: Skyscanner

The pricing from Helsinki to Copenhagen is pretty good: 119€ while Finnair offers the leg from 90€ which is the lowest fare Skyscanner shows.
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:48 am

Subject to change of course, but last SAS 737-600 flight is scheduled December 1 2019

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... -dec-2019/

That will mean the end of 21 years with the -600 at SAS
 
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:54 am

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As of September 16, 2019, Sichuan Airlines will be flying from Chengdu to Helsinki using the following timetable:

3U8271 CTU02:00 – 06:00HEL 333 (Mon, Fri)
3U8272 HEL15:45 – 05:00+1CTU 333 (Mon, Fri)

For Helsinki–Copenhagen leg, the timetable is this:

3U8271 HEL08:35 – 09:10CPH 333 (Mon, Fri)
3U8272 CPH10:55 – 13:35HEL 333 (Mon, Fri)

Source: Skyscanner

The pricing from Helsinki to Copenhagen is pretty good: 119€ while Finnair offers the leg from 90€ which is the lowest fare Skyscanner shows.


I can fin one-way HEL-CPH down to about €60
 
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:53 am

I heard that Tibet Airlines would end Helsinki-Jinan in October. I thought they were doing good.
 
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:04 am

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I heard that Tibet Airlines would end Helsinki-Jinan in October. I thought they were doing good.

That's what I thought as well. I'm not sure whether they'll end the route completely. Hopefully the route will continue next summer...
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:39 am

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Sad to see traffic at KEF declining. Due to the collapse of WOW Air and Icelandair reducing flights, passenger traffic to North America will surely see rather big drop.

Good to see traffic at KEF declining. The terminal was unpleasantly crowded with passengers. And the airport years too late in expanding the facility.
 
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:54 am

Sichuan Airlines between Helsinki and Copenhagen can be booked. For the start date 16 September 2019 I see a one way fare of 63 EUR. For comparison, SAS offers the segment that day for 51 EUR, Norwegian asks 54 EUR and Finnair wants 87 EUR.

This is a very tempting route for aviation enthusiasts. When visiting Shanghai Pudong last month I took a picture of a Sichuan Airlines A330. I thought it to be a really rare airline. And now I can easily try them on a convenient route in Europe!
 
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:13 am

Someone83 wrote:
QuawerAir wrote:
As of September 16, 2019, Sichuan Airlines will be flying from Chengdu to Helsinki using the following timetable:

3U8271 CTU02:00 – 06:00HEL 333 (Mon, Fri)
3U8272 HEL15:45 – 05:00+1CTU 333 (Mon, Fri)

For Helsinki–Copenhagen leg, the timetable is this:

3U8271 HEL08:35 – 09:10CPH 333 (Mon, Fri)
3U8272 CPH10:55 – 13:35HEL 333 (Mon, Fri)

Source: Skyscanner

The pricing from Helsinki to Copenhagen is pretty good: 119€ while Finnair offers the leg from 90€ which is the lowest fare Skyscanner shows.


I can fin one-way HEL-CPH down to about €60

I realized the price of 119€ is for a round trip, not one-way.
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:13 am

A LOT of people on flightmemory.com have flown between Zurich and Prague in the last 12 months. For some bizarre reason they have almost all chosen to fly on Sichuan Air instead of Swiss. Can't think why...
 
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:35 am

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I heard that Tibet Airlines would end Helsinki-Jinan in October.


I was under the impression that this was the plan all along. It’s basically just charter flights for Chinese tour groups, never meant to be a permanent route.
 
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:53 pm

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ilari wrote:
I heard that Tibet Airlines would end Helsinki-Jinan in October.


I was under the impression that this was the plan all along. It’s basically just charter flights for Chinese tour groups, never meant to be a permanent route.


Well, they should make it seasonal. It seems like waste of money to axe a well performing route just after six months.
 
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:02 pm

Per Check-in.dk, new China routes to CPH have seen weak occupancy. From 1 December 2018 to 31 May 2019, CPH has only managed to attract 25,205 new China passengers, while the capacity increased by up to 73,396 seats. So, only 34% of the new capacity was filled. Not to mention that Air China began operating 4x weekly from May 30, 2018 on Beijing - Copenhagen sector.

The site also says that Sichuan Airlines' Chengdu - Copenhagen route does not perform well and therefore, they decided to add Helsinki to the route.
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Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:54 am

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Per Check-in.dk, new China routes to CPH have seen weak occupancy. From 1 December 2018 to 31 May 2019, CPH has only managed to attract 25,205 new China passengers, while the capacity increased by up to 73,396 seats. So, only 34% of the new capacity was filled. Not to mention that Air China began operating 4x weekly from May 30, 2018 on Beijing - Copenhagen sector.

The site also says that Sichuan Airlines' Chengdu - Copenhagen route does not perform well and therefore, they decided to add Helsinki to the route.


I am not surprised, many countries/airports/airlines are trying to capture a share of the China-Europe market. I fear we are currently experiencing overcapacity and some airports like CPH have not managed to fight for their own share.

Even Mahan Air is offering connections from China to Europe via Tehran...
 
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Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:27 pm

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Sichuan Airlines between Helsinki and Copenhagen can be booked. For the start date 16 September 2019 I see a one way fare of 63 EUR. For comparison, SAS offers the segment that day for 51 EUR, Norwegian asks 54 EUR and Finnair wants 87 EUR.

This is a very tempting route for aviation enthusiasts. When visiting Shanghai Pudong last month I took a picture of a Sichuan Airlines A330. I thought it to be a really rare airline. And now I can easily try them on a convenient route in Europe!


I've already flown their A330 on PRG-ZRH last May, although that route ends after S19 IIRC, so I won't go out of my way for this one. If it fits my plans I'll try it out for sure.
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Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:06 pm

MartijnNL wrote:
Sichuan Airlines between Helsinki and Copenhagen can be booked. For the start date 16 September 2019 I see a one way fare of 63 EUR. For comparison, SAS offers the segment that day for 51 EUR, Norwegian asks 54 EUR and Finnair wants 87 EUR.

This is a very tempting route for aviation enthusiasts. When visiting Shanghai Pudong last month I took a picture of a Sichuan Airlines A330. I thought it to be a really rare airline. And now I can easily try them on a convenient route in Europe!


It is not available for booking on Sichuan Airlines website. From which source do you have the fare information?
 
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Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:31 pm

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It is not available for booking on Sichuan Airlines website. From which source do you have the fare information?

Google Flights, linking to various booking websites.
 
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Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:21 am

Air India will, once again, operate to CPH with reduced weekly frequency next winter. I wonder why AI has less frequencies to CPH during winter compared to summer season while AY has more frequencies during winter.

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Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:32 pm

And it’s finally official:
On December 1st Qatar Airways will increase Gothenburg from five weekly to a daily service, using the 787 Dreamliner!

GOT-DOH QR174 08:05-16:10 12x4xx7
GOT-DOH QR178 15:10-23:15 xx3x56x

DOH-GOT QR173 01:55-06:35 12x4xx7
DOH-GOT QR177 08:20-13:00 xx3x56x

QR is highly popular for Western-Swedes bound for Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Australia, Iran and Iraq!

Also, cargo has played a major role performing above expectations!
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:52 pm

Strange the QR GOT flight have such a Mia-match schedule....
 
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Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:09 pm

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Strange the QR GOT flight have such a Mia-match schedule....

Not strange at all. Almost every new QR destination in Europe is launched with this schedule. Even ARN and OSL had the same schedule, then they increased flights to more than daily.
I believe this is to enable a big variety of connections at DOH...
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Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:48 am

ARN 7/2019

Domestic: 315,120 (-10.4%)
International: 2,178,355 (-2.9%)
Total: 2,493,475 (-3.9%)
 
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:53 am

Nami wrote:
ARN 7/2019

Domestic: 315,120 (-10.4%)
International: 2,178,355 (-2.9%)
Total: 2,493,475 (-3.9%)


Especially in the domestic Swedish market, I assume we'll see reduced supply going forwards, with these traffic number
 
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:59 am

The Swedish transport agency has not yet published figures for all airports in July 2019. However, I've had a look at the number of domestic pax at each Swedish airport in June 2019 and compared against June 2018. I've ignored airports where there were structural changes in the domestic market - e.g. Nextjet who are now bankrupt having been the major airline, (e.g. Hemavan) or domestic flights no longer being offered (e.g. Jonkoping) as well as cases where there is no scheduled domestic route.

Goteborg -11%
Hagfors -17%
Halmstad -10%
Kalmar -12%
Karlstad +26%
Kiruna -3%
Lulea -1%
Malmo -8%
Pajala -25%
Ronneby -6%
Skelleftea -34%
Arlanda -5%
Bromma -7%
Sundsvall -19%
Sveg +6%
Torsby -32%
Trollhattan -25%
Umea no change
Visby +3%
Vaxjo -16%
Ostersund -6%
Angelholm -2%
Ornskoldsvik -5%
 
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:04 pm

HEL July 2019

Domestic: 162 744 +7,5%
International: 1 938 865 +5,5%

Total: 2 101 609 +5,7%
 
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:22 am

Yesterday I went to arrange a corporate agreement for our company with Air Serbia and they told me that it applies only for their flights plus interline flights with SK via CPH and ARN. I was surprised because they don't even have this agreement with Etihad, Aeroflot, Alitalia... so they told me that it's because SK of all gave them the best fares. I hope eventually JU and SK form a closer alliance as JU's CPH flight carriers some 30 to 40 connecting passengers for Air Canada. I think SK could also profit especially for their ORD flights.
 
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:33 am

Per Routesonline, Qatar Airways increases OSL service from 10 to 14 weekly. 2 daily flights will be operated with Airbus A350-900.

In the winter 2019/20 season, QR serves the Nordics as follows:

    – CPH: 18x weekly, Boeing 777-300ER
    – ARN: 14x weekly, 7x weekly each Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 777-300ER
    – HEL: 14x weekly, Airbus A350-900
    – OSL: 14x weekly, Airbus A350-900
    – GOT: 7x weekly, Boeing 787-8

    Total: 67 weekly flights
ATL, AYT, FRA, FUE, HEL, JFK, LCA, LHR, MUC | AY, BA, DL, FH, LH, LO | A320, A321, A333, 752, 764, 772, 788
The word "Quawer" means nothing but it looks great.
 
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:10 am

QuawerAir wrote:
Per Routesonline, Qatar Airways increases OSL service from 10 to 14 weekly. 2 daily flights will be operated with Airbus A350-900.

In the winter 2019/20 season, QR serves the Nordics as follows:

    – CPH: 18x weekly, Boeing 777-300ER
    – ARN: 14x weekly, 7x weekly each Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 777-300ER
    – HEL: 14x weekly, Airbus A350-900
    – OSL: 14x weekly, Airbus A350-900
    – GOT: 7x weekly, Boeing 787-8

    Total: 67 weekly flights


Now just announce KEF... :mrgreen:
Nothing compares to taking off in an empty 757 with full thrust!
 
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:14 am

ARN is going 18x weekly in January.
 
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:34 am

SRQKEF wrote:
QuawerAir wrote:
Per Routesonline, Qatar Airways increases OSL service from 10 to 14 weekly. 2 daily flights will be operated with Airbus A350-900.

In the winter 2019/20 season, QR serves the Nordics as follows:

    – CPH: 18x weekly, Boeing 777-300ER
    – ARN: 14x weekly, 7x weekly each Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 777-300ER
    – HEL: 14x weekly, Airbus A350-900
    – OSL: 14x weekly, Airbus A350-900
    – GOT: 7x weekly, Boeing 787-8

    Total: 67 weekly flights


Now just announce KEF... :mrgreen:

Yes, why not? :) Maybe initially 5x weekly with 787-8, just like they did in GOT.

Nami wrote:
ARN is going 18x weekly in January.

True. I should've checked the timetable also for Q1/2020...
ATL, AYT, FRA, FUE, HEL, JFK, LCA, LHR, MUC | AY, BA, DL, FH, LH, LO | A320, A321, A333, 752, 764, 772, 788
The word "Quawer" means nothing but it looks great.
 
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Re: Nordic Aviation - 2019

Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:41 am

Apparently, Sichuan Airlines has now officially announced the launch of CTU–HEL–CPH route. Finavia will probably announce it very soon as well.

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ATL, AYT, FRA, FUE, HEL, JFK, LCA, LHR, MUC | AY, BA, DL, FH, LH, LO | A320, A321, A333, 752, 764, 772, 788
The word "Quawer" means nothing but it looks great.

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