Articles Tagged ‘Air France’

Flybe ‘soft’ launches London City virtual base; up to 18 daily flights across seven destinations planned

Flybe ‘soft’ launches London City virtual base; up to 18 daily flights across seven destinations planned

Flybe will explode back into the London market this winter, launching seven routes from London City through October and November, ostensibly replacing the operations it withdrew from at London Gatwick in March this year, following its slot sale to easyJet.

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

The relationship between Europe and Asia has grown considerably over the years as both regions are actively engaged economically. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of both regions, resulting in flights increasing by 0.7% and ASKs up 4.7%, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between the two markets.

Delta Air Lines grows 3.4% at Atlanta so far in 2014; 213 destinations served this September

Delta Air Lines grows 3.4% at Atlanta so far in 2014; 213 destinations served this September

Despite the fact that a number of new routes have been launched by Delta Air Lines from Atlanta in the last 12 months, the total number of weekly departures operated by the carrier has remained unchanged this September. anna.aero undertakes an in-depth analysis of exactly what are the top 12 routes flown by the SkyTeam […]


Uruguay still trying to recover after Pluna’s demise; Aerolineas Argentinas controls 23% of seats

Uruguay still trying to recover after Pluna’s demise; Aerolineas Argentinas controls 23% of seats

Football is the most popular sport in Uruguay, with the national team having won two FIFA World Cup titles and reached three additional semi-finals. Nonetheless, Uruguay is also a South American aviation hot-spot, having seen its gateways offering a combined total of 1.7 million passengers last year. With the arrival of Iberia’s four weekly flights […]

Industry news from Craiova, Aruba and Moscow Sheremetyevo

Industry news from Craiova, Aruba and Moscow Sheremetyevo

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero award winners Craiova and Aruba airports, plus Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport celebrates 60 years of partnership with Air France.

La Compagnie starts CDG-Newark with 74-seat all-business 757

La Compagnie starts CDG-Newark with 74-seat all-business 757

La Compagnie sneaked into the air on 21 July, with what is known in the marketing world as a ‘soft launch’ of its services. The French all-business class airline hopes to succeed where others of this type of carrier have failed in the past — anna.aero reviews its start-up plans and the competition.


Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Airbus and Boeing recorded strongest June since anna.aero started tracking aircraft deliveries in 2008, with the American producer handing over 71 airframes, 16 more than its European counterpart. Airbus will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2014 delivery race by 39 units.

Air France begins daily Jakarta service, via Singapore

Air France begins daily Jakarta service, via Singapore

Air France returns to Indonesian capital after a near 10-year break in services.

World Cup puts spotlight on Brazil; international capacity at Brazilian airports up 15% in June

World Cup puts spotlight on Brazil; international capacity at Brazilian airports up 15% in June

The football World Cup is off and running and fans from all over the world have arrived in Brazil for the event. But how did they get there? We take a closer look at the international air services currently on offer from Latin America’s biggest country and highlight some of the recent long-haul additions.


Pau-Pyrénées Airport targeting return of regular international services

Pau-Pyrénées Airport targeting return of regular international services

France’s 18th busiest airport saw traffic grow 6% last year to over 645,000 passengers. But the loss of international services from CityJet, Ryanair and transavia.com in recent years means the airport is now looking to attract new carriers and routes. anna.aero recently visited the airport and region to find out more.

Fifth annual Euro ANNIEs (Part II). germanwings gains two Euro ANNIEs airline awards; surprisingly it’s a no-show from Ryanair

Fifth annual Euro ANNIEs (Part II). germanwings gains two Euro ANNIEs airline awards; surprisingly it’s a no-show from Ryanair

Not one award, but two. It’s all smiles in Cologne as germanwings’ network planning team grab two 2014 Euro ANNIEs. Norwegian and Air Lituanica join the celebrations.

easyJet and Ryanair battle for #1 position for international services from French regional airports as Vueling and Volotea grow fast

easyJet and Ryanair battle for #1 position for international services from French regional airports as Vueling and Volotea grow fast

Air France is only the fifth biggest airline at French regional airports for international services, beaten unexpectedly even by British Airways. easyJet and Ryanair share over one-third of the market as other LCCs report the fastest growth.