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British-Irish Airports EXPO, 147 exhibitors, 20 airport-airline speakers. It’s an anna.aero sister event!

British-Irish Airports EXPO, 147 exhibitors, 20 airport-airline speakers. It’s an anna.aero sister event!

The British-Irish Airports EXPO fills an entire hall of the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre with 147 exhibitors. Birmingham Airport is also hosting a dazzling Gala Party at the city’s new casino. Never mind low-cost, this event is no-cost, so fill your cars up and send all your people! The EXPO will be officially opened by the CEOs of Flybe and Monarch Airlines.

Leading generators of transfer traffic at top four US airports revealed

Leading generators of transfer traffic at top four US airports revealed

Atlanta, Chicago O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth and Los Angeles are the four busiest US airports in 2015. We reveal the top 15 sources of transfer traffic at each of these airports. Only one involves non-US airports.

US airlines celebrate their wins in the sixth annual US ANNIES

US airlines celebrate their wins in the sixth annual US ANNIES

Last week airports across the US celebrated their wins in the sixth annual US ANNIES. Now it is the turn of the airlines. Take a closer look to see which carriers across the nation’s 50 states have won big this year.


US airports celebrate their wins in the sixth annual US ANNIES

US airports celebrate their wins in the sixth annual US ANNIES

For a sixth year running, airports across the US have been revelling in their wins in this year’s anna.aero US ANNIES Awards. Take a closer look to see which airports across the nation’s 50 states have won big this time around.

airberlin shrinking and still losing money; Russian routes dropped, Palma virtual hub axed; growing in Croatia, Germany and US

airberlin shrinking and still losing money; Russian routes dropped, Palma virtual hub axed; growing in Croatia, Germany and US

airberlin is a curious airline. One of Europe’s largest, yet it struggles financially as it tries to occupy too many market segments. We reveal where it is (and isn’t) growing this summer and which routes have been dropped and added.

anna.aero’s Virgin London Marathon – thanks for the €5,000 Ryanair!!

anna.aero’s Virgin London Marathon – thanks for the €5,000 Ryanair!!

Ryanair sponsored anna.aero €5,000 in the Virgin London Marathon benefiting the Anthony Nolan bone marrow transplant charity which arranged two transplants for the Publisher’s daughter.


American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines (the USB3) have dropped 25 international routes for this summer including Dubai

American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines (the USB3) have dropped 25 international routes for this summer including Dubai

While Delta’s decision to terminate its Atlanta-Dubai service has received the greatest publicity, we have identified 24 other significant international routes the USB3 carriers have chosen to drop for this summer.

Nearly 7,500 votes cast in S16 Cake of the Week competition; Cluj-Napoca Airport beats 40 other global airports to secure the title

Nearly 7,500 votes cast in S16 Cake of the Week competition; Cluj-Napoca Airport beats 40 other global airports to secure the title

With over 40% of the votes, Cluj-Napoca Airport saw off the challenge from 40 other worldwide airports to claim the Cake of the Week S16 Public Vote. This means that the Romanian airport has won both competitions this week, clearly mobilising its local fans and followers to bring home the win.

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Coincidence? Ryanair’s four most recent base announcements are all airports at which Wizz Air also has a base. We examine in more detail the growing competition between the two ULCCs across Central and Eastern Europe.


Airlines starting over 320 new routes in first three weeks of S16 season; Ryanair leads way (yet again!) as FIGUS countries still dominate

Airlines starting over 320 new routes in first three weeks of S16 season; Ryanair leads way (yet again!) as FIGUS countries still dominate

The start of the (northern) summer season always heralds a surge in new route launches. And this year is no exception, with almost 100 airlines, launching over 320 new routes across over 80 countries in the first three weeks alone.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Boy oh boy! Have we got a baked bonanza for you. Due to our Easter vacation, we have the first two weeks of S16 rolled into one giant Cake of the Week public vote competition. It’s your airport’s chance for gastronomic route development glory…so mobilise your fans and followers to get voting now!!

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Splash the route launch cash! The world’s airport firefighters have been busy with their ceremonial hosing down of inaugural aircraft this week, to bring you our twice-yearly public vote for the Arch of Triumph. So while the hoses are drying in the station, get the crews voting to be the best of the best.