The struggling smaller European low cost carriers, Part 2.

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Sep. 9, 2019, © Leeham News: In last week’s article, we discussed the context that led to the creation of numerous European low cost and leisure carriers. We also outlined the main reasons for… Read More

Pegasus Airlines, bridging Europe and Asia

By Bjorn Fehrm April 05, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines has its operations center south of Hungary’s Wizz Air that we wrote about last week. With a hub in Istanbul, the Turkish LCC connects Europe and West… Read More

Wizz Air, the LCC of Central and Eastern Europe

By Bjorn Fehrm March 29, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: Wizz Air was formed in Hungary 2003 but its largest market is in Poland since operations began. Today, the airline is Europe’s fifth largest LCC, flying to 125 destinations spanning 39… Read More

Airbus, Boeing YTD orders assessed (Update)

Update, July 8: In our original post, we omitted 44 Boeing 737NGs from the YTD firm orders. The charts and text have been updated to reflect this information. July 7, 2015, © Leeham Co. Airbus pulled ahead of… Read More

Airbus wins hot Wizz competition: 110 A321neos and with it the Paris Air Show

Deal signed 10 minutes before press conference Boeing loses out in aggressive bid for 737 MAX 200 Last minute deal gives Airbus PAS win over Boeing June 18, 2015, Paris Air Show: It was one of the most… Read More

Pontifications: Wizz could be first face-off of 737 MAX 200 vs “A320neo 195”

April 13, 2015: A campaign that began last year between Airbus and Boeing for a large order of 100 airplanes at Europe’s Low Cost Carrier, Wizz Air, could be the first face off between the “A320neo 195” (our… Read More