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Wizz Air welcomes 10 million passengers at London Luton; Belfast City celebrates bmibaby’s 10th birthday; people move at London Oxford

Wizz Air welcomes 10 million passengers at London Luton; Belfast City celebrates bmibaby’s 10th birthday; people move at London Oxford

Start of the summer season might be dominated by new route launches, but there is life beyond all those cakes, and anna.aero brings you the latest industry gossip. Who paid a visit to London Luton Airport recently? And which airline had a surprise birthday party at Belfast City Airport?

China Southern welcomes its third A380; Flybe/Loganair expand at Norwich Airport

China Southern welcomes its third A380; Flybe/Loganair expand at Norwich Airport

It’s official: cakes are the ultimate way to celebrate not only route launches, but also other memorable occasions. China Southern and Flybe lead the way.

easyJet celebrates a decade at London Gatwick; Flybe surprises Newquay-bound passengers

easyJet celebrates a decade at London Gatwick; Flybe surprises Newquay-bound passengers

easyJet will increase capacity at London Gatwick this summer, ten years after it first flew between the airport and Barcelona – an anniversary celebrated with cake and champagne this week. Flybe also goes triple-daily at the airport as it celebrates three years of connecting Newquay Cornwall with Gatwick.


SpiceJet celebrates growth award; London City sponsors Irish Olympic athlete; Ryanair wedding couple returns after 10 years

SpiceJet celebrates growth award; London City sponsors Irish Olympic athlete; Ryanair wedding couple returns after 10 years

London City Airport is gearing up for the Olympics by attracting Irish passengers to the airport located close to the Olympic village. Meanwhile, celebrations have taken place at SpiceJet in India that just won our Asian ANNIE award for its fast route growth and in Bergamo in northern Italy, where it now has been 10 years since Ryanair’s first flight – which featured an on-board wedding.

DFW celebrates award; Cologne/Bonn reaches 1m easyJet pax; no end to jetBlue cakes

DFW celebrates award; Cologne/Bonn reaches 1m easyJet pax; no end to jetBlue cakes

The folks at DFW were thrilled to win last week’s Route of the Week for their new Emirates route, but what milestone did easyJet and Cologne/Bonn Airport reach over in Europe? How did Rome’s two airports fare with the recent snowfall? And just how many cakes were baked to celebrate jetBlue’s 12th anniversary?

Southwest celebrates 30 years in Las Vegas; easyJet reaches 50 million in Switzerland; Wizz Air 2 million at Brussels Charleroi; Chinese New Year comes to Helsinki

Southwest celebrates 30 years in Las Vegas; easyJet reaches 50 million in Switzerland; Wizz Air 2 million at Brussels Charleroi; Chinese New Year comes to Helsinki

easyJet threw a big bash with a special flight to celebrate reaching 50 million passengers in Switzerland, offering Michelin star food and entertainment. Meanwhile, there have been further celebrations in Las Vegas, at Brussels Charleroi and Helsinki Airport.


All routes lead to Rome?; Swiss chocolate bar cake impresses; Christchurch sports ambassadors promote to India, Japan

All routes lead to Rome?; Swiss chocolate bar cake impresses; Christchurch sports ambassadors promote to India, Japan

In this new category of articles, we report on events relating to the worldwide network planning community that don’t relate directly to the launch or suspension of routes. This week’s report reveals the clue to Rome Airports’ puzzle, shows the magnificent cake baked to celebrate Swiss’ frequency boost, and reports on Christchurch International Airports’ new ambassadors from the world of sports.