Articles Tagged ‘Air France’

The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges

The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges

Europe’s three biggest legacy airline groupings each includes a fast-growing LCC with potential to play a key role in the future. We look at the history of these carriers and reveal where they are growing fastest this summer.

Glasgow Airport celebrates Air France Paris announcement with cake

Glasgow Airport celebrates Air France Paris announcement with cake

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, there is the passing of significant passenger handling milestones at Chambéry, Dublin and Milan/Bergamo airports. More news also from Moscow Sheremetyevo, Sofia, Tampa and Miami airports.

Bordeaux Airport hops over the five million passenger mark; anna.aero was there to share in the celebrations

Bordeaux Airport hops over the five million passenger mark; anna.aero was there to share in the celebrations

On 8 December Bordeaux Airport celebrated its five millionth passenger of 2015, the first time it has reached that milestone. anna.aero was there to witness the celebrations and, of course, try some special cake.


Leak of the Week - Air France to return on Paris Orly-New York JFK route; Norwegian still interested in same airport pair

Leak of the Week – Air France to return on Paris Orly-New York JFK route; Norwegian still interested in same airport pair

Bjørn Kjos will want more than the shirts off the backs of Air France’s executives if he goes head-to-head against them on the Orly-JFK route next summer. anna.aero investigates the market implications of the two new entrants and the current state of play in one of the transatlantic’s most lucrative city pairs.

Bordeaux Airport gets ready to celebrate five million passenger milestone; easyJet announces four new routes for next summer

Bordeaux Airport gets ready to celebrate five million passenger milestone; easyJet announces four new routes for next summer

The decision to build a dedicated facility for LCCs has paid off handsomely for Bordeaux Airport. Traffic is up almost 60% in six years. We reveal the leading airlines and routes and how much they are growing.

Côte d’Ivoire's Abidjan Airport is one of three on the African continent to see regular A380 services; Ghana #1 country market

Côte d’Ivoire’s Abidjan Airport is one of three on the African continent to see regular A380 services; Ghana #1 country market

After sending a one-off A380 service to Abidjan early last year, Air France now operates three of its seven weekly flights with the aircraft type on the route between its Paris CDG base and the Côte d’Ivoire airport. anna.aero has taken a close look to see how other airlines have developed their operations to the country over the past 12 months, […]


Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Last week the Nigeria to Europe market welcomed a new entrant, as Med-View Airline began a four times weekly service from Lagos to London Gatwick on 20 November. We take a look at the market dynamics over the last 12 months, as well as recent travel habits between Africa and Europe.

Moscow Sheremetyevo overtakes Domodedovo to become Russia’s busiest airport again; #1 airline Aeroflot grows by 8%

Moscow Sheremetyevo overtakes Domodedovo to become Russia’s busiest airport again; #1 airline Aeroflot grows by 8%

Not since 2005, when Moscow Domodedovo became the busiest airport in Russia, has Moscow Sheremetyevo been #1, but 2015 figures so far reveal it is on course to take top spot again. Carriers like long-serving Czech Airlines have helped – a good reason for another celebratory fire truck water arch we think!

Ryanair plans German invasion – says Kenny Jacobs; Munich is a must

Ryanair plans German invasion – says Kenny Jacobs; Munich is a must

Be afraid. Be very afraid. Especially if you’re Lufthansa or airberlin, as Ryanair is planning to grow its market share in Germany from the 5% it has today, up to 15-20% by 2020. Gulp. anna.aero was on hand at last week’s press conference in Cologne’s Hilton hotel to get the latest details on the ULCC’s […]


CityJet rebrands and enters agreement with SAS to acquire Blue1; welcomes Cork to network

CityJet rebrands and enters agreement with SAS to acquire Blue1; welcomes Cork to network

In September, CityJet unveiled its new brand to the world in Dublin, while at the same time announcing that it is finalising an agreement for 15 under-100-seat aircraft. anna.aero looks into the route development that the airline has seen over the past few years, and establishes the possible aircraft that CityJet could be considering to […]

Beijing Airport celebrates the Asian ANNIE award for developing the most long-haul routes

Beijing Airport celebrates the Asian ANNIE award for developing the most long-haul routes

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Birmingham Airport celebrates passing 10 million passengers in the past 12 months, while Beijing Capital Airlines commences its first long-haul charter programme to Copenhagen. More news also from Amsterdam, as well as Frankfurt, Glasgow and Newcastle airports, plus Ryanair.

Ljubljana Airport sees passenger growth of 11% in 2015; Zurich now #1 route as Star Alliance carriers dominate in Slovenia

Ljubljana Airport sees passenger growth of 11% in 2015; Zurich now #1 route as Star Alliance carriers dominate in Slovenia

Ljubljana Airport serves as the gateway to the capital of Slovenia. After four years of consecutive decline in passenger traffic from 2009 to 2012, the airport has since witnessed growth and during the first seven months of 2015, Ljubljana has seen passenger traffic increase by 11%. anna.aero looks to see which routes and airlines have […]