Ryanair adds connecting flights at Milan Bergamo – anna.aero investigates traffic stimulation factor at largest mainland European hub

Ryanair adds connecting flights at Milan Bergamo – anna.aero investigates traffic stimulation factor at largest mainland European hub

Ryanair recently announced that from 3 July passengers will be able to book connecting flights from Milan Bergamo, its second connecting hub operation after Rome Fiumicino. We investigate this part of Ryanair’s “Always Getting Better” programme to see how it will stimulate traffic at its largest mainland European hub.

Brisbane-Delhi is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ over 215,000 searches; Air India's next Aussie adventure??

Brisbane-Delhi is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 215,000 searches; Air India’s next Aussie adventure??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 215,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Brisbane and Delhi ‒ but the route is unserved!? Will Queensland’s capital be partnered-up with another city in the region to form another Air India triangular service like its initial operation to Sydney and Melbourne?

Qatar Airways joins Airbus as headline sponsors of Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Qatar Airways joins Airbus as headline sponsors of Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run announces airline sponsor Qatar Airways as earlybird deadline must end midnight Friday!

Europe-Asia long-haul capacity up 6% this year; UK and China lead way for most seats as Aeroflot overtakes Lufthansa as #1 airline

Europe-Asia long-haul capacity up 6% this year; UK and China lead way for most seats as Aeroflot overtakes Lufthansa as #1 airline

We take a closer look at capacity changes on long-haul routes between Europe and Asia since the beginning of 2014. Plus we reveal the top 15 airlines and leading countries at each end of the market and how fast they are growing (or not). 


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Cluj-Napoca celebrates its fourth Arch of Triumph victory

Cluj-Napoca celebrates its fourth Arch of Triumph victory

Cluj-Napoca won three Arch of Triumph weekly titles in 2016 – two from anna.aero’s judges and one in the public vote – yet it has taken it until nearly July to get a win on the board this year. Find out which one of the 11 global airports has discovered the blueprint to the Romanian airport’s success.

Seychelles seat capacity up 27% thanks to the arrival of Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines; Asia and Europe lead growth

Seychelles seat capacity up 27% thanks to the arrival of Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines; Asia and Europe lead growth

The Seychelles has welcomed Qatar Airways from Doha and Turkish Airlines from Istanbul Atatürk in the past year, with both contributing to the 27% increase in weekly seat capacity to the Indian Ocean nation this summer. We take a closer look to discover the secret behind the Seychelles’ sudden growth surge.  


Edinburgh Airport's elated with Route of the Week victory while Cluj-Napoca celebrates 100 years of aviation

Edinburgh Airport’s elated with Route of the Week victory while Cluj-Napoca celebrates 100 years of aviation

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Frankfurt welcomes the arrival of Air Astana’s newest route from Uralsk, while Vueling celebrates passing 500,000 passengers from Bordeaux. More news also from Southampton, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen and Vienna airports.  

Hawaiian Airlines breaks nine million passenger barrier at Honolulu; traffic up 43% in ten years as international market share grows

Hawaiian Airlines breaks nine million passenger barrier at Honolulu; traffic up 43% in ten years as international market share grows

Hawaiian Airlines is the largest airline at Honolulu, with the carrier accounting for 47% of the airport’s weekly seat capacity in S17. Last year the airline’s traffic increased by 2.2% from the Hawaiian airport. We investigate further into the airline’s growth from Honolulu and the rise of its international markets. 

Malaga Airport could hit 19 million passengers in 2017 if growth continues; Ryanair leading carrier as it sets sights on four million

Malaga Airport could hit 19 million passengers in 2017 if growth continues; Ryanair leading carrier as it sets sights on four million

Malaga is Spain’s fourth largest airport, with it welcoming close to 16.7 million passengers in 2016. Last year saw the airport record its first double-digit growth this decade, with traffic up by nearly 16%. We take a closer look at the rise of this Mediterranean hot-spot as it gets set for another double-digit year.

Iceland tops ranking for European countries dominated by local carriers; Lithuania and Slovakia among others with no home carriers

Iceland tops ranking for European countries dominated by local carriers; Lithuania and Slovakia among others with no home carriers

Ryanair has over 80 bases, easyJet and Wizz Air over 20 each and most are outside of where they are headquartered. We reveal which European countries are still dominated by their home-based airlines and which are now dominated by foreign carriers.


70 airlines, 500+ delegates to attend Future Travel Experience Ancillary in Dublin next week – Ryanair’s MOL to give keynote

70 airlines, 500+ delegates to attend Future Travel Experience Ancillary in Dublin next week – Ryanair’s MOL to give keynote

Next week hundreds of airlines, airports and tech stakeholders will gather in Dublin for anna.aero sister initiative Future Travel Experience Ancillary, to define how new digital ancillary revenue streams can be created at every stage of the travel experience. The show has the official support of Ryanair, and Michael O’Leary will deliver the keynote speech. Register online before it’s too late!

Granada-Frankfurt is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ nearly 30,000 searches; Lufthansa's next hub link??

Granada-Frankfurt is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 30,000 searches; Lufthansa’s next hub link??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 30,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Granada and Frankfurt ‒ but the route is unserved!? Lufthansa currently serves 10 Spanish destinations from its main hub – will Granada become #11??

SkyWest Airlines is present at over 230 airports flying for United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines

SkyWest Airlines is present at over 230 airports flying for United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines

SkyWest Airlines in 2016 carried over 31 million passengers, up 3.7% when compared to 2015. The airline serves as a feeder carrier, operating under contract with various US airlines. We take a closer look at how SkyWest has evolved in recent years, and look further into its extensive network of over 230 airports. 

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, sponsored by Airbus: Slots sign-ups

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, sponsored by Airbus: Slots sign-ups

The Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run recruitment roadshow flew halfway across the world last week to sign-up runners at the 140th IATA Slot Conference in Kuala Lumpur. Make sure to sign-up and get your place today!