Routes most-read - our top stories of 2017

What were Routesonline readers most interested in this year? We reveal our list of the most-read stories throughout 2017.

Where does the Airbus A380 fly? Q3 2017 network update

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.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner - Q3 update

Routesonline provides an update on the operations of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, looking at the top airlines and routes by capacity, as well as the current order and delivery status.

World's busiest international passenger routes revealed

As hundreds of airlines from around the world gather in Barcelona for World Routes 2017, Routesonline can reveal the top international routes by passenger numbers.


Europe's aviation industry by numbers - the latest trends and data

Routesonline's latest analysis of the European aviation industry, examining the top routes, airlines and airports.

Monarch ceases trading – why did the airline go bust?

Routesonline looks at what went wrong at collapsed British airline - from terrorist attacks to fierce competition from low-cost carriers.

Willie Walsh: LEVEL to have 30 aircraft in five years

Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group, has told World Routes 2017 that its long-haul low-cost carrier LEVEL hopes to grow its fleet to 30 aircraft by 2022.

Willie Walsh

How Icelandair aims to tackle Norwegian’s transatlantic ambitions, Keflavík capacity crunch and fleet renewal

Icelandair's Einar Pall Tomasson explains how the airline is responding to aggressive transatlantic competition from the likes of Norwegian and WOW as it seeks to grow its market share.

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Norwegian plans MAXimum disruption to legacy carriers with Transatlantic network growth

As widely expected, European low-cost carrier Norwegian will introduce its new Boeing 737MAX fleet into operation on flights between the UK and Ireland and the United States of America. The budget airline will offer 38 new weekly transatlantic flights this summer from Edinburgh, Belfast, Cork, Shannon and Dublin serving ten routes.

Airbus A380: a decade of commercial flight

The world's biggest passenger plane completed its first commercial flight a decade ago this week. Routesonline looks back at the history of the double-decker A380 and questions what the future holds for the superjumbo.

North American aviation industry by numbers - the latest trends and data

Routesonline analyses the North American aviation industry, taking a monthly look at the top routes served and revealing the airlines that are dominating the market. We also rank the top ten airports by available departure seat.