Routes Weekly top five: Norwegian's growth, Vistara order, Air Tanzania, Airbus A220, Vantage Airport Group and more

Our top five stories this week: Norwegian's growth story; Vistara to beef up its fleet; step forward for Air Tanzania’s ambitious revival plans; Airbus' A220 in pictures; an interview with Vantage's Jeremy Pennington and much more.

Our top five stories on Routes Weekly this week - subscribe here:

1. How Norwegian became a disruptive force
Norwegian is the most requested airline at Routes events over the past five years, but why are airports so keen to attract the low-cost specialist? And what are the best strategies to get the airline’s attention? Routesonline looks at the growth of the Scandinavian carrier, which has this week swung to a surprise net profit in the second quarter of the year. Read more

2. Vistara order shows mixed fortunes of Indian carriers
Vistara aims to beef up fleet with $3.1bn order, while Air India takes another government bailout. Read more

3. Debut Dreamliner marks huge step in Air Tanzania’s revival bid
Air Tanzania’s ambitious revival plans have taken a major step forward with the arrival of its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. It will help the carrier move closer to planned Mumbai and Guangzhou routes. Read more

4. In pictures: Airbus shows off its A220 
Airbus has rebranded the Bombardier C Series aircraft family as the A220-100 and A220-300. See images from the launch ceremony held at its Henri-Ziegler Delivery Centre, near Toulouse in France. 

5. The inside story: How Hamilton secured Norwegian's Dublin Route
We speak to Vantage's Jeremy Pennington to understand how the Hamilton International Airport secured Norwegian's first service to Canada. Read more

Bulletin board: aviation industry news round-up
Route rundown: LTN-VDA, EWR-SDQ, ADD-ASM
Single African Air Transport Market targets more nations
Airline in focus: China Southern Airlines
Read the latest Routes News magazine

Share this article

The economic impact of hosting World Routes

Request your copy of the Economic Impact Study to learn more about the long-term growth effects your airport or destination can benefit from by hosting World Routes in 2023, the next available hosting year for World Routes.

Request Economic Impact Study