Ryanair boarded more passengers than Lufthansa

Written on February 26, 2009 · Tags: , , , , , , ,

For the first time ever in European aviation history, a low-fares carrier - Ryanair - ranks N° 1 for total number of boarded passengers! With 57.7 millions of passengers Ryanair overtakes Lufthansa that recorded 54.7 millions passengers during 2008. Alitalia had the worst performance with - 26% of passengers... Read more

Best airlines awards

Conde’ Nast Traveller annual awards are one of my favourites, especially those related to spas in exotic places. This year number 1 of all travel categories was the new Six Senses hotel in Koh Samui: a friend of mine was there some months ago and he told me that it’s the top of luxury he... Read more

New Alitalia

Written on December 31, 2008 · Tags: , ,

Yesterday it has been announced that new Alitalia will be live January 13rd. MilleMiglia points accumulated until now will be honored and Air One flights will be eligible in the new Alitalia loyalty program. In the meantime Alitalia is going to reduce the amount of miles earned for short international... Read more

80 hours nightmare courtesy of Alitalia

Written on November 15, 2008 · Tags: , ,

On November 12th, 4 nuclear physicists go to Rome Fiumicino to board an Alitalia direct flight to Buenos Aires to attend a congress in Buenos Aires - they get boarding cards and go to gate. Flight was scheduled 10pm but it is canceled at 9pm. Alitalia diverts the passengers to a flight to Sao Paulo,... Read more

Lufthansa is the biggest in Europe

Lufthansa has boarded more than 54 millions of passengers during 2007, but Air France and Ryanair follow shortly. BA has lost 7% of passenger: the worst performance among all European airlines within the association of European airlines (AEA). Code Airline Passengers (millions) LH Lufthansa 54,1 AF Air... Read more