Articles Tagged ‘Aegean Airlines’

Larnaca-Madrid is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 120,000 annual searches; will it be easyJet orange or Cobalt blue to serve?

Larnaca-Madrid is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 120,000 annual searches; will it be easyJet orange or Cobalt blue to serve?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year over 117,000 potential travellers searched the leading flight comparison site for flights between Larnaca and Madrid ‒ but the route is unserved!? With Cyprus having no national carrier as such (Aegean Airlines and Cobalt are trying to fill the vacuum), will it be left to the LCCs […]

Leak of the Week: Cobalt to add three more UK destinations for S17

Leak of the Week: Cobalt to add three more UK destinations for S17

Following the recent additions of Brussels and Tel Aviv to Cobalt’s network, the airline’s new routes are coming thick and fast as it looks to include three more UK points in S17 to augment its three existing services to Birmingham, Manchester and London Stansted.

Thessaloniki Airport's traffic is up 8.1% in 2016; handling 43% more passengers than it did in 2012; expansion plans delayed

Thessaloniki Airport’s traffic is up 8.1% in 2016; handling 43% more passengers than it did in 2012; expansion plans delayed

Thessaloniki Airport in Greece between January and November last year welcomed 5.62 million passengers, an increase of 8.1% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at Thessaloniki’s traffic and airline developments, plus we delve deeper into the expansion issues of Greece’s third largest airport.  


Chisinau International Airport – the main gateway to Moldova is going through great changes

Chisinau International Airport – the main gateway to Moldova is going through great changes

After a period of terminal and airfield modernisation, Chisinau International Airport has begun to reap the rewards in terms of route development success. At the same time, airport administrator Avia Invest LLC seeks to maintain the airport as one of the most modern and safest airports in the region.

Athens-Melbourne is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year; Time for Jetstar to really go long-haul???

Athens-Melbourne is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year; Time for Jetstar to really go long-haul???

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that last year 260,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Athens and Melbourne, which has a Greek poulation of 150,000 making it the biggest Greek city in the world (outside of Greece). But strewth, the route is unserved! Surely with a market that big and that reliable begging to be served, it’s […]

Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia is the tasty filling in the Baltic nation sandwich, sitting as it does between its close neighbours Estonia and Lithuania. The country’s air traffic is booming this year, with an average monthly growth of 8.4% between January and May. We take a look at who is doing what, and from where.


Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Last week Budapest Airport had back-to-back meetings at the 138th IATA Slots Conference in Hamburg, now it has back-to-back victories in the Arch of Triumph competition. Unfortunately the airport has not entered this week to go for the hat-trick. However, 13 other airports have. With mid-season approaching, the world’s airports should now have a measure […]

Aegean Airlines adds Krakow and Riga to network

Aegean Airlines adds Krakow and Riga to network

Aegean Airlines begins service from Athens to both Eastern European airports – also adds Rhodes to Milan Malpensa route.

Budapest celebrates fourth Arch of Triumph win at Hamburg Slots

Budapest celebrates fourth Arch of Triumph win at Hamburg Slots

Despite having back-to-back meetings to discuss the next batch of route launches, the Budapest Airport Business Development team at the IATA Slot Conference in Hamburg had time to celebrate last week’s win. Find out which of this week’s 14 entries takes the prize home.


Aer Lingus celebrates its 80th anniversary in Bristol

Aer Lingus celebrates its 80th anniversary in Bristol

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Luxembourg welcomes the arrival of Aegean Airlines’ Athens route, while a familiar face in the route development world turns up in Sweden. More news from Lisbon, Bodrum and Hamburg airports.

Aegean Airlines initiates Iran service

Aegean Airlines initiates Iran service

Aegean Airlines connects Athens with Tehran Imam Khomeini competing with Mahan Air.

Boeing edges ahead in 2015 deliveries while Airbus delivers to its second A350 operator

Boeing edges ahead in 2015 deliveries while Airbus delivers to its second A350 operator

While Vietnam Airlines received its first A350-900 aircraft from Airbus, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2015 delivery race by 73 units. Overall, both Airbus and Boeing stepped up their deliveries in the sixth month of the year, handing over a […]