easyJet Heathrow base: 79 potential routes revealed at anna.aero-RABA HubLAB conference

easyJet Heathrow base: 79 potential routes revealed at anna.aero-RABA HubLAB conference

The anna.aero-RABA HubLAB Heathrow Connectivity Conference took place at the third British-Irish Airports EXPO in London on 12 June. In the Star Presentation easyJet’s Chief Commercial & Strategy Officer, Robert Carey revealed the airline’s plans for a potential base at an expanded Heathrow would include 18 domestic links and 61 European routes.

SunExpress seeks out London Luton launch

SunExpress seeks out London Luton launch

SunExpress commenced its expansion at London Luton this week, as the airline added four new services to its existing operation to Izmir. anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins went to visit the London airport to be part of the celebrations.

anna.aero World Tour 2018 continues: ACI-NA JumpStart in Cleveland

anna.aero World Tour 2018 continues: ACI-NA JumpStart in Cleveland

Early June is the time of year when ACI-NA’s JumpStart Air Service Development Conference takes place, hosted this year by the fantastic Cleveland Airport. Catch-up on the latest news relating to air service development among North America’s top airports with anna.aero’s exclusive Show Daily magazine.

Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

It has been another record-breaking seven days in the Arch of Triumph competition, with last week’s tally of 23 entries being matched by this week’s haul. As a result, the 250 FTWA mark has been passed a month earlier than in 2017.

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Munich Airport celebrates United Airlines anniversary

Munich Airport celebrates United Airlines anniversary

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Santo Domingo La Isabela Airport welcomes its third route from Air Century, while Columbia Metropolitan Airport celebrates American Airlines upgauging its Dallas/Fort Worth operation with cake, and there is news from Cluj-Napoca, Manchester, Weeze, St. Petersburg and Lisbon airports.

‘Follow Me’ (or DUS) to Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run!

‘Follow Me’ (or DUS) to Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run!

Düsseldorf Airport sends trophy-hungry running team to guide the way at this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run.


US-Canada market sees 4.0% capacity boost in 2017, Air Canada is leading carrier in S18, Toronto Pearson top origin airport

US-Canada market sees 4.0% capacity boost in 2017, Air Canada is leading carrier in S18, Toronto Pearson top origin airport

The available capacity between the US and Canada grew by 4.0% in 2017 with the number of two-way seats increasing to 37.15 million. The market has now witnessed eight consecutive years of steady growth. Nick Preston examines the leading airlines, airports and routes in this North American country pair.

Malta passes six million passenger landmark in 2017; national carrier leads the way this summer, Italy and UK are largest markets

Malta passes six million passenger landmark in 2017; national carrier leads the way this summer, Italy and UK are largest markets

Malta Airport welcomed six million passengers in 2017, 17.5% up on the previous year. Nick Preston examines its recent traffic trends, including the leading airlines, destinations and country markets, while the airport’s CEO and Head of Traffic Development discuss recent route developments and the future focus.

anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB Conference - less than a week left to register

anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB Conference – less than a week left to register

The UK Parliament will now likely vote to approve Heathrow Expansion in the next three weeks. Meanwhile there’s still time to register for the anna.aero-Heathrow HubLAB Conference which is being staged in joint venture with the Regional And Business Airports Group (RABA) on 12 June at The British-Irish Airports EXPO. A series of analyses performed by anna.aero show there are multiple opportunities for new routes from an expanded Heathrow.

Lisbon Lions roar with pride over Arch of Triumph win

Lisbon Lions roar with pride over Arch of Triumph win

Winners don’t get prouder than this, as 15 members of last week’s victors from Lisbon Airport’s fire crew take centre stage – including Miguel Moreira with the certificate. It is a record week of entries, with 23 FTWAs battling it out to get that little piece of paper on their airport’s fire station walls.


Kansas City and London Gatwick toast anna.aero award wins

Kansas City and London Gatwick toast anna.aero award wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Verona Airport welcomes its newest airline partner Cyprus Airways, while Cardiff Airport and Flybe celebrate the airline’s three-year anniversary of its base opening, and there is news from Montpellier, Austin, Rochester, St. Petersburg and Birmingham airports.

The sky is the limit in Hamburg

The sky is the limit in Hamburg

Hamburg Airport has experienced rapid traffic increases recently, reaching 17.6 million passengers last year. With global attractions like Elbphilharmonie to offer to inbound tourists, Hamburg Airport’s General Manager Aviation Marketing Jörgen Kearsley explains that there this still plenty of room for growth.

Less than one month left to get the earlybird price Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run!

Less than one month left to get the earlybird price Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run!

Registration is just €35 for this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run but only for another four weeks.

China Southern Airlines traffic up 9.8% in Q1 2018; 2017 marks first year of double-digit passenger growth since 2010; Shenzhen expanding fast

China Southern Airlines traffic up 9.8% in Q1 2018; 2017 marks first year of double-digit passenger growth since 2010; Shenzhen expanding fast

China Southern Airlines flew 126.30 million passengers in 2017, representing a 10% increase in traffic versus 2016. Last year was the first since 2010 in which the SkyTeam member has reported double-digit growth. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s recent expansion and which cities it is growing from the most.