Articles Tagged ‘Air France’

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 […]

Route droppings this winter at Europe’s biggest airlines

Route droppings this winter at Europe’s biggest airlines

We love to see airlines celebrate route launches, but route droppings are also a fact of life, though less advertised. We got our data elves to rummage through lots of schedule data to see what routes some of Europe’s leading airlines will be saying goodbye to this winter.

Virgin Galactic, Google and Facebook to keynote at FTE Global in Las Vegas in just 2 weeks!

Virgin Galactic, Google and Facebook to keynote at FTE Global in Las Vegas in just 2 weeks!

From 9-11 September, more than 650 delegates from airlines, airports and other industry stakeholders will descend upon Las Vegas for anna.aero sister initiative Future Travel Experience Global 2015. Confirmed speakers include Virgin Galactic, Google, Facebook, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Airbus, Air France KLM, Qatar Airways and Lufthansa.


Dutch part of Transavia dominated by routes to Spain; new services to Germany and Cyprus celebrated in 2015

Dutch part of Transavia dominated by routes to Spain; new services to Germany and Cyprus celebrated in 2015

Transavia is the new(ish) name for both transavia.com and transavia.com France as Air France KLM looks to make its in-house LCC a growing force. We look in more detail at the Dutch part of the operation.

ULCCs Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth this summer; Southwest Airlines doubles international capacity

ULCCs Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth this summer; Southwest Airlines doubles international capacity

Domestic growth rates are rising while international growth rates are falling. We reveal the leading airlines in the US domestic and international markets and how their seat capacities compare with last year.

anna.aero helps welcome Xiamen Airlines to Europe

anna.aero helps welcome Xiamen Airlines to Europe

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol welcomed the arrival of Xiamen Airlines inaugural service to Europe, and the carrier’s first long-haul service. anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford was specially invited by the Dutch mega hub to attend this historic launch. See what it’s like to race a 787 from the end of the Polderbaan to the gate in what […]


Marrakech Airport sees Ryanair grow by 9% as easyJet and Royal Air Maroc reduce capacity

Marrakech Airport sees Ryanair grow by 9% as easyJet and Royal Air Maroc reduce capacity

Marrakech Airport serves the fourth largest city in Morocco. An attractive destination for those wanting to explore the rich flavoured bazaars, gardens and palaces enclosed within the city’s walls, anna.aero analyses the airport to see which airlines are growing, and which markets are the most popular.

Ryanair to launch Amsterdam base; London, Paris, Barcelona and Frankfurt likely new route targets

Ryanair to launch Amsterdam base; London, Paris, Barcelona and Frankfurt likely new route targets

Ryanair has been awarded a batch of slots at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as the ULCC continues to move away from using secondary airports. If you had been reading anna.aero last October you would know that already. Now we tell you where the airline is going to fly and against who.

Mexico City Airport is not served by any MEB3 or Asian carriers; on course to pass 38m passengers in 2015

Mexico City Airport is not served by any MEB3 or Asian carriers; on course to pass 38m passengers in 2015

Mexico’s biggest airport recorded its busiest ever year in 2014, handling over 34 million passengers. anna.aero looks at demand since 2005, the airport’s seasonality profile and which are the leading airlines and routes from the capital.