Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Norwegian and Wizz Air’s winter 2015 growth markets revealed; Spain #1 for three of them; UK in top 3 for all
All of Europe’s five major pan-European (U)LCCs are growing this winter. We reveal the top 12 country markets for each of these carriers as measured by increase in weekly flights since last winter.
MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries
With certain European airlines still grumbling about distorted competition from carriers in the Middle East, we take a closer look at the development of the MEB3 carriers on routes to Europe during the last decade.
Turkish Airlines to fly in airport CEOs from all its 46 African destinations to ACI Airport Exchange Istanbul!
Turkish Airlines has agreed to provide free tickets to all airport CEOs across its 46-city African network so they can attend ACI Airport Exchange in Istanbul 8-10 December, reflecting its intensive interest in the continent.
Nearly 8,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part II; Cologne Bonn collects the top award
With nearly a quarter of the votes, Cologne Bonn Airport fended off the prospects of 12 other baked beauties to scoop the Cake of the Week W15/16 15 Public Vote Part II. Full results from the second week of competition here.
anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone
anna.aero was invited to easyJet’s HQ and birthplace for its 20th birthday party along with 600 other media and stakeholders, an event which marked an extension of the network from its first route (to Glasgow) in 1995 to 788 routes today.
Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II
With over 30% of the votes, Ohio’s Akron/Canton Airport saw off the challenge from 18 other global airports, many of which are much bigger than it, to claim the Cake of the Week W15/16 Public Vote Part I. 13 more airports do battle this week to secure the Part II title.
Nearly 1,000 votes cast in W15/16 Fire Truck Water Arch competition Part I; Vote for the best of nine FTWAs in W15/16 launches Part II
With 40% of the votes, Iasi Airport in Romania won the battle against 18 other airports from around the world to claim victory in the Fire Truck Water Arch W15/16 15 Public Vote Part I. Nine more airports take up the challenge this week to secure the Part II title.
anna.aero meets with Pegasus Airlines’ Sales VP, Emre Pekesen, at World Travel Market to discuss the carrier’s future growth
During this year’s World Travel Market in London, anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford, met with Pegasus Airlines’ Sales VP, Emre Pekesen. Topics discussed included the carrier’s growth, the capacity issues currently being seen at Istanbul’s two major airports and why the city’s new airport needs to come sooner rather than later.
Istanbul Atatürk, Dallas Love Field and Osaka Kansai welcome winter network growth; Turkish Airlines, Southwest and Ryanair driving airport expansion
Part two of our global analysis of the start of the W15/16 season looks at which airports have seen the biggest net gain in new routes since last winter. We reveal the leading airports in Asia, Europe and North America.
Litres of hard work and gallons of perspiration goes into a route launch – especially the Fire Truck Water Arch – which sees an unprecedented union between an airport’s operations and marketing departments. Make sure all of your airport’s endeavours are crowned with an Arch of Triumph certificate – get voting now!!
Dubai, Ryanair and China are the fastest growing airport, airline and country market entering W15/16
The northern hemisphere winter season has begun with the launch of dozens of new routes. anna.aero reveals which airports, airlines and country markets have seen the biggest volume increase in seat capacity this November compared with last November.
Icelandair, forever launching new routes on both sides of the Atlantic, most recently to Orlando, was the exclusive sponsor of anna.aero’s TeamBron in Washington DC’s 40th Marine Corps Marathon, raising a considerable sum for the George Washington University Cancer Institute.