Articles Tagged ‘AAL’

Hurghada traffic up 65% during Q1 2018, however market still down on 2015; 59% of international travellers flying on charter services

Hurghada traffic up 65% during Q1 2018, however market still down on 2015; 59% of international travellers flying on charter services

Hurghada is one of the leading airports in Egypt, particularly given its location close to the popular resorts that adorn the Red Sea coast. A market which has suffered in recent years, Jonathan Ford investigates the resurgence of the airport, and which markets are bouncing back the quickest.

Primera Air opens Birmingham base ahead of transatlantic debut

Primera Air opens Birmingham base ahead of transatlantic debut

Primera Air opens daily connections from Birmingham to Palma de Mallorca and Malaga. 

Cologne Bonn and Oakland observe Cake of the Week victories

Cologne Bonn and Oakland observe Cake of the Week victories

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with the German and US airport cake celebrations, easyJet toasts 15 years of based operations at Newcastle, while Norwegian carries its four millionth passenger from Aalborg. More news also from Lufthansa at Helsinki. 


Tampere-Malaga is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with over 16,000 searches; Finnair's next regional route??

Tampere-Malaga is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 16,000 searches; Finnair’s next regional route??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 16,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Tampere and Malaga ‒ but the route is unserved!? With Finnair adding a Palma de Mallorca to Oulu service in S18, could this airport pair be the next route linking ‘little […]

Ryanair launches 25 routes in one week

Ryanair launches 25 routes in one week

Ryanair launches 17 routes from Frankfurt, six from Memmingen and two from London Stansted.

SAS strengthens Scandinavian hub connections

SAS strengthens Scandinavian hub connections

SAS expands with new routes from Copenhagen, Oslo Gardermoen and Stockholm Arlanda.


SUN-AIR says hello to Humberside

SUN-AIR says hello to Humberside

SUN-AIR begins services on its Aalborg – Billund – Humberside sector using its Dornier 328 jet fleet.

Denmark becomes the first Scandinavian market to see regular A380 services as Emirates upgrades capacity on its Copenhagen route

Denmark becomes the first Scandinavian market to see regular A380 services as Emirates upgrades capacity on its Copenhagen route

Emirates launched its first two-class A380 operation to Copenhagen on 1 December from its Dubai hub, replacing current 777-300 services. Nonetheless it is not just Emirates that is expanding capacity from Denmark, as British Airways gets poised to welcome its second Danish destination from London Heathrow in May. anna.aero takes a look to see how […]

SUN-AIR scoots into Stavanger

SUN-AIR scoots into Stavanger

SUN-AIR inaugurates its new six times weekly service from Aalborg to Stavanger – a sector that will be flown without competition.


Two recent winners pose for posterity – Athens and Aalborg; Europe wins again this week

Two recent winners pose for posterity – Athens and Aalborg; Europe wins again this week

Stomachs in, chests out. Two European airports finest and bravest groups of firefighters – namely Athens and Aalborg (the first winning airports in either Greece or Denmark) ‒ proudly stand by their impressive kit to revel in ‘Arch of Triumph’ glory. Who will join them from this week’s eight tasty entries…

S15 FTWA Public Vote Part II results; Europe tops the table

S15 FTWA Public Vote Part II results; Europe tops the table

Europe’s airports win again in the second of the two public votes marking the start of S15 season – with Athens (joining Amsterdam who won in Part I) taking its first ever ‘Arch of Triumph’ title. Back to normal business this week, as anna.aero judges return from their two-week vacation.

airBaltic starts third route to Denmark

airBaltic starts third route to Denmark

airBaltic now links Riga to Aalborg with weekly flights, using its 737-300s.