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Re: Niki suspends operations, restarts as LaudaMotion

Post by sn26567 » 16 Oct 2018, 23:58

Laudamotion announces 17 new European destinations from Stuttgart (the hub of Germanwings!) in summer 2019, where the airline will deploy two additional aircraft and sell 700,000 additional tickets during the season.
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Re: Niki suspends operations, restarts as LaudaMotion

Post by sn26567 » 22 Oct 2018, 20:55

Laudamotion to close its stations in Graz and Salzburg – which come from its predecessor NIKI – due to high airport costs.
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Re: Niki suspends operations, restarts as LaudaMotion

Post by TLspotting » 22 Oct 2018, 22:49

Like Rygge...#RyanairEmpire
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Re: Niki suspends operations, restarts as LaudaMotion

Post by sn26567 » 23 Oct 2018, 18:39

Ryanair is likely to acquire the remaining 25% of Laudamotion from Niki Lauda in the next 12 to 24 months.
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Re: Niki suspends operations, restarts as LaudaMotion

Post by sn26567 » 22 Dec 2018, 18:16

Laudamotion now plans to begin the summer 2019 season with 21 jets, after signing contracts to lease an additional two A320s.
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Re: Niki suspends operations, restarts as LaudaMotion

Post by sn26567 » 26 Dec 2018, 17:43

Laudamotion to launch service from Vienna to Kiev Boryspil on 01 February 2019, with A321.
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Re: Niki suspends operations, restarts as LaudaMotion

Post by sn26567 » 07 Jan 2019, 19:18

Laudamotion moved forward planned service launch at Stuttgart (a Eurowings stronghold), now beginning in late-February 2019 with eight routes. A further ten routes will begin in March.

Let the competition with Eurowings begin!
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Re: Niki suspends operations, restarts as LaudaMotion

Post by TLspotting » 07 Jan 2019, 20:53

Ryanair is not a long haul airline and will never be.
Laudamotion has the name and ex BER experience to make it so they can really create competition with other "fresh" airlines. Brussels is a good hub to begin, but I don't know about CRL (Ryanair hub) as ABB has its hub there, projects to fly in America for maybe 2021, like announced a long time ago, and the space available might be a good idea...
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Re: Niki suspends operations, restarts as LaudaMotion

Post by Passenger » 07 Jan 2019, 21:28

TLspotting wrote:
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Brussels is a good hub to begin, but I don't know about CRL (Ryanair hub) as ABB has its hub there, projects to fly in America for maybe 2021, like announced a long time ago, and the space available might be a good idea...
Let's say that "base" is a better word then "hub" for Air Belgium's operations at Charleroi. After all, they only offer three weekly flights to one destination, and without add-on possibilities.

Anyway, when Laudamotion eventually would start long haul out of Belgium, I'm pretty sure they will use BRU.

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Re: Niki suspends operations, restarts as LaudaMotion

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Yes indeed there are many advantages for BRU!
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Re: Niki suspends operations, restarts as LaudaMotion

Post by sn26567 » 08 Jan 2019, 22:48

But why would Laudamotion fly long-haul? With A320s? :? :roll:
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