Network Planning Community News

LATAM Airlines proclaims Route of the Week victory for its new Melbourne connection as Tampa celebrates Cake of the Week win

LATAM Airlines proclaims Route of the Week victory for its new Melbourne connection as Tampa celebrates Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Cobalt is named as the best start-up airline at the 2017 CAPA Awards while it also announces a new route to Moscow Sheremetyevo. More news also from Wizz Air which has confirmed it will begin serving Athens from 2018, Blue Air, Qatar Airways Cargo and Cardiff Airport.  

Cologne Bonn celebrates yet another Cake of the Week victory

Cologne Bonn celebrates yet another Cake of the Week victory

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Copenhagen Airport welcomed Air Arabia Maroc’s new Agadir service, while Aberdeen gets a royal seal of approval. More news also from Eurowings which has taken network planning to the next level by letting the customer decide its next destination, while Volotea confirms Milan Bergamo expansion.   

Loganair celebrates 50 years of Orkney service

Loganair celebrates 50 years of Orkney service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Loganair commemorates the 50-year anniversary of serving the Orkney Inter-Isles Air Service, with the operation also including the world’s shortest route. More news also from World Routes 2017 where Brussels Airport collected a special award as well as Cluj-Napoca Airport.  


Pardubice & Tampa proudly display Route & Cake of the Week awards

Pardubice & Tampa proudly display Route & Cake of the Week awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces that it is going to open its 87th base at Bourgas Airport, plus Qatar Airways confirms its start date for Cardiff services. More news also from Norwegian and Frontier Airlines, along with San Jose, Stockholm Arlanda and Amsterdam airports. 

Aer Lingus and Vienna show-off their certificate wins

Aer Lingus and Vienna show-off their certificate wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with our certificate winners, we have some record traffic numbers from Cornwall Airport Newquay and Liverpool, as well as a 50th anniversary in Mumbai and new deal for new routes in Cyprus. 

Loganair goes it alone as Flybe begins working with Eastern Airways

Loganair goes it alone as Flybe begins working with Eastern Airways

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Loganair’s independent venture and Flybe’s new franchise agreement with fellow UK regional airline Eastern Airways, Qantas announces that it will base four 787-9s at Brisbane, while Manchester Airport is named the UK’s best airport at the Travel Bulletin Star Awards. 


Stockholm Arlanda celebrates Route of the Week for Indian connection

Stockholm Arlanda celebrates Route of the Week for Indian connection

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Stockholm Arlanda Airport shows off its Route of the Week award, given to the Swedish capital city airport in recognition of Air India’s new three times weekly service from Delhi.  

Vilnius Airport celebrates runway opening in style after a successful 35-day reconstruction project

Vilnius Airport celebrates runway opening in style after a successful 35-day reconstruction project

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with the celebrations from the Lithuanian capital, VietJetAir announces its first service to Indonesia that will begin in December, plus Shannon Airport toasts American Airlines’ expansion for 2018.  

It's a thumbs-up from Moscow Zhukovsky for Cake of the Week win

It’s a thumbs-up from Moscow Zhukovsky for Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, WestJet announces that it is to begin direct flights to Denver from Calgary, while Bourgas Airport in Bulgaria welcomes its two-millionth passenger of the year so far. More news also from Moscow Zhukovsky and Shenzhen airports. 


Durham Tees Valley announces the arrival of Loganair

Durham Tees Valley announces the arrival of Loganair

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Loganair announces that from 15 October it will begin three times daily flights from Aberdeen and a six times weekly service from Norwich to Durham Tees Valley Airport, routes that will be flown on its 34-seat Saab 340s. 

Varna Airport soaks up the sun celebrating Route of the Week victory, while Granada is crowned Cake of the Week champion

Varna Airport soaks up the sun celebrating Route of the Week victory, while Granada is crowned Cake of the Week champion

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Varna and Granada celebrating their award wins, London Stansted toasts passing the 25 million annual passenger barrier for the first time, while Bordeaux welcomed Air France’s new Danish capital connection. 

Vienna Airport welcomes easyJet's first Austrian-registered aircraft

Vienna Airport welcomes easyJet’s first Austrian-registered aircraft

This week easyJet confirmed that it had been awarded an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by Austro Control and an airline operating licence by Austria’s Federal Ministry for Transport, allowing the carrier to continue operating intra-European routes post-Brexit. More news also from Manchester Airport.