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The Yanks are coming!!! Southwest Airlines sends ace running team to Budapest Runway Run

The Yanks are coming!!! Southwest Airlines sends ace running team to Budapest Runway Run

As Southwest Airlines’ international expansion continues this month, WNCO is sending an ace team to take part in the “bud:runway run” – the air transport charity race taking place on Runway 13R-31L at Budapest Airport in September, with the clear aim to triumph over Europe’s low cost carriers, the majors, and other airlines from the Middle East Big 3.

Howard Millar is Ryanair’s top dog

Howard Millar is Ryanair’s top dog

anna.aero presented Howard Millar, the outgoing Ryanair Chief Financial Officer, with “The anna.aero Golden Retriever Prize for Awesome CFO Achievement” in recognition of his great money-management since flotation of the low cost airline in 1997.

AirAsia X put Europe routes off agenda with A330neo order; drops 10 of 29 routes since 2007 launch

AirAsia X put Europe routes off agenda with A330neo order; drops 10 of 29 routes since 2007 launch

Malaysia’s long-haul, low-cost pioneer has yet to be consistently profitable, and its network churn is surprisingly high. We reveal in which years the airline launched (and dropped) most routes, and what competition it faces. Plus a look at the airline’s key operating and financial statistics since 2010.


Budapest Runway Run accommodation partners selected – choose your Grand Budapest Hotel!!!

Budapest Runway Run accommodation partners selected – choose your Grand Budapest Hotel!!!

You can stay in the hotel where Richard Burton staged Elizabeth Taylor’s lavish 40th birthday party, or splash out €45 on something ultra-low cost: Hotel partners have been announced for “bud:runway run” – the race on Runway 13R-31L at Budapest Airport in September in aid of child cancer charities.

Calling all airports - Allgäu Airport expects to win BUD’s runway run!

Calling all airports – Allgäu Airport expects to win BUD’s runway run!

The young Bavarian airport has announced a powerful team entry for “bud:runway run” – the running race taking place on Runway 13R-31L at Budapest Airport on Saturday 6 September in aid of child cancer charities and other good causes.

bud:runway run recruits the airports (and more airlines) at ACI EUROPE Frankfurt Congress

bud:runway run recruits the airports (and more airlines) at ACI EUROPE Frankfurt Congress

The Budapest Airport Runway Run Roadshow rolled into the ACI EUROPE Annual Congress & Exhibition hosted by Fraport at the Messe Frankfurt this week. Airports and airlines lined up to take part in September’s race on the runway in aid of child cancer charities and other good causes.


ACI EUROPE Connectivity Report shows scale of Euro hubs loss to MEB3 Gulf airports

ACI EUROPE Connectivity Report shows scale of Euro hubs loss to MEB3 Gulf airports

ACI EUROPE’s Airport Industry Connectivity Report was launched at its Annual Congress and Exhibition, hosted by Fraport, providing eye-watering evidence of just how much the Gulf hubs of the MEB3 (anna.aero’s Middle East Big Three) have eroded the competitiveness of the European hubs in the past 10 years.

Aer Lingus brings WARR to Dublin as Budapest’s runway run recruits at IATA Slots, Abu Dhabi

Aer Lingus brings WARR to Dublin as Budapest’s runway run recruits at IATA Slots, Abu Dhabi

As your one-stop centre of excellence for route analysis and running, anna.aero is proud to bring you news of two vital networking events you need to know about: The 33rd World Airline Road Race (WARR) is hosted by Aer Lingus in Dublin 1-5 October, while bud:runway run takes place on runway 13R-31L at Budapest Airport on Saturday 6 September in aid of child cancer charities and other good causes.

CONNECT Marrakech now has 45 airlines; 150 airports

CONNECT Marrakech now has 45 airlines; 150 airports

45 airlines are taking part in CONNECT Marrakech 3-6 June, along with 150 airports including the usual solid contingent from France.


Germania’s Andreas Wobig makes bid for Fastest Airline CEO in Budapest runway run

Germania’s Andreas Wobig makes bid for Fastest Airline CEO in Budapest runway run

Andreas Wobig, CEO of Germania, is the latest airline boss to make a bid to win the “Fastest Airline CEO in the World” anna.aero-Budapest Airport Golden Cake Trophy in the bud:runway run, the 12km charity running race taking place on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L on Saturday 6 September.

Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

anna.aero was delighted to be invited to Iceland Travel Workshop (ITW) 2014 held in Reykjavik between 15 and 16 May, the first Icelandic conference that aims to connect and introduce the country’s tourism industry to potential partners. This year saw speeches from Paul Willoughby, Regional Sales Manager, Flybe; Hugh Aitken, UK Commercial Manager, easyJet; Erik Bergmüller, Manager Touristic Business Development, airberlin; as well as Imron Siregar, Director of Flight Operations, AirAsia Indonesia.

Airlines line-up for ACI EUROPE’s Fraport “Connectivity” congress

Airlines line-up for ACI EUROPE’s Fraport “Connectivity” congress

Airports which want to get noticed by Europe’s largest airline group can chat with Lufthansa board member, and SWISS CEO, Harry Hohmeister at this year’s ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition in June. Vueling, SkyTeam and other Lufthansa commercial executives also feature, as do several key airport CEOs. “Connectivity” is the central theme.