Want the latest news from Routes Europe? Read the show daily magazines here

Want the latest news from Routes Europe? Read the show daily magazines here

Who won the Routes Europe Marketing Awards? Who won the Routes Europe golf tournament? Who won hat of the day?? To find out all the winners, as well as the latest network development news, read our show daily magazines here.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 19 scrummy treats from S15 Part II

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 19 scrummy treats from S15 Part II

With nearly 4,200 votes cast, it was a close-run thing, but Tampa in the US saw off a fierce challenge from New Zealand’s Wellington Airport to win Part I of anna.aero’s legendary Cake of the Week public vote. Vote for your favourite baked treat – including this offering from Amsterdam ‒ here in the S15 Part II competition.

Vote for the best of seven Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part II

Vote for the best of seven Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part II

With nearly 450 votes cast, Europe’s Amsterdam saw off the Antipodean challenge from Alice Springs to secure Part I of anna.aero’s renowned ‘Arch of Triumph’ public vote. Vote for your favourite FTWA – including this offering from Sacremento ‒ here in the S15 Part II competition.

Loganair reaches new heights in 2014; operates mostly on behalf of Flybe but still maintains some independent Scottish services

Loganair reaches new heights in 2014; operates mostly on behalf of Flybe but still maintains some independent Scottish services

Loganair carried over 600,000 passengers for the first time in its 50-year history last year. We reveal its growth during the last decade, fleet details, busiest airports and busiest routes, as well as details of its own inter-island flights.

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Lublin Airport will become Wizz Air’s 6th Polish base and 21st in all

Lublin Airport will become Wizz Air’s 6th Polish base and 21st in all

Wizz Air announced Lublin Airport in eastern Poland as its next base starting in September. A total of six routes will then be served. We reveal which other carriers have served the airport since it opened in December 2012.

Edinburgh Airport passes 10m; Aberdeen Airport breaks passenger record again as easyJet (seats) and Flybe (flights) top Scottish rankings

Edinburgh Airport passes 10m; Aberdeen Airport breaks passenger record again as easyJet (seats) and Flybe (flights) top Scottish rankings

Scotland’s top four airports handled 22.5 million passengers in 2014 (up 3.6%), the same as in 2005. Heathrow is leading non-Scottish destination, Amsterdam and Dublin leading international destinations. anna.aero takes a look at this country market in the week that Routes Europe rolls into Aberdeen.


Vancouver Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Air France’s arrival; Lisbon Airport adds colour to Wizz Air water arch welcome

Vancouver Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Air France’s arrival; Lisbon Airport adds colour to Wizz Air water arch welcome

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Amsterdam Airport celebrates with a massive clog-shaped cake the opening of easyJet’s base, while SAS touches down at Budapest Airport from Stockholm Arlanda. More news from Lisbon and Delhi airports.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 27 scrummy treats from S15 Part I

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 27 scrummy treats from S15 Part I

More popular than American Idol and the X Factor combined, anna.aero’s public vote for the prestigious Cake of the Week (Part I) marks the start of the S15 season. Mobilise your supporters and win one of aviation’s most sought after awards.

Vote for the best of 17 Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part I

Vote for the best of 17 Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part I

Airport firefighters around the world want the ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate on their wall more than a new pool table or indeed a new volleyball net. To have that achievement endorsed by the ‘public’ will make them ecstatic. If you want your airport’s fire station to have this accolade – get tweeting and mobilise your followers!

30-Second Interview ‒ Paul White, Business Development Manager, Glasgow Airport

30-Second Interview ‒ Paul White, Business Development Manager, Glasgow Airport

With double digit growth in January and February this year, and 24 months of consecutive passenger increases, Glasgow Airport is clearly on the up. During a pit-stop on his epic journey to Barra, anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins sneaks 30 seconds with the Scottish airport’s Business Development Manager Paul White.


Aalborg Airport welcomes Lufthansa service to Frankfurt hub; already connected to Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Istanbul hubs

Aalborg Airport welcomes Lufthansa service to Frankfurt hub; already connected to Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Istanbul hubs

Denmark’s third busiest airport saw passenger numbers double between 2005 and 2010. With around 1.4 million annual passengers, we reveal the airport’s seasonality profile, top airlines and busiest routes this summer.

LinksAir introduces lie-flat beds on new Cardiff-Norwich route

LinksAir introduces lie-flat beds on new Cardiff-Norwich route

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Japan Airlines and Los Angeles Airport celebrates Route of the Week victory for the resumption of flights from Osaka Kansai, while Rome Fiumicino Airport welcomes its first ever Qatar Airways 787-8 flight. More news from Tampa, Aberdeen and Munich airports.

Barra beach landing; flying on one of the world’s most exciting runways

Barra beach landing; flying on one of the world’s most exciting runways

Once in a lifetime opportunities don’t happen that often – only once in a lifetime. So when anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins was inspired by some Saturday night TV channel hopping to fly into Barra on the Scottish Outer Hebrides – courtesy of Flybe and Loganair – he leapt at the chance. Check out his trip report here.

Airlines starting over 450 new routes in first three weeks of S15 season; Ryanair leads way (again!) as FIGUS countries dominate

Airlines starting over 450 new routes in first three weeks of S15 season; Ryanair leads way (again!) as FIGUS countries dominate

The start of the (northern) summer season always heralds a surge in new route launches. And this year is no exception, with over 140 airlines, launching over 450 new routes across over 90 countries in the first three weeks alone.