Articles Tagged ‘AirBaltic’
Baltic region will soon welcome airBaltic’s new Bombardier CS300 aircraft; Nordica is new name for Estonia’s newest carrier
The airports of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania combined handled around 11.5 million passengers in 2015. We reveal their growth since 1999 and which are the leading airlines and country markets, plus what’s coming in 2016.
Taking place in the Lithuanian capital between 13 and 15 March, CONNECT 2016 is expected to attract over 50 airlines and 150 airports. As always, anna.aero will be there to produce its world famous conference magazines, and Chief Analyst Ralph Anker will also be leading a series of panel discussions, as well as giving his expertise overview […]
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, SriLankan Airlines retires its last A340, while Dublin celebrates a US preclearance passenger milestone. More news also from Lyon Airport.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, QantasLink commences services from Sydney on a domestic route to Sunshine Coast, while Pobeda launches services to Bratislava. More news also from Rome Fiumicino, Warsaw Chopin, Riga, Melbourne (Florida) and Copenhagen airports.
airBaltic begins weekly winter services from its Riga base to the Austrian and Italian destinations – neither will face direct competition.
On a recent visit to Vilnius, anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford caught up with Jūratė Baltrušaitytė, CCO of Lithuanian Airports, to discuss how aviation has changed recently within the country, and how its developing a strategy to evenly spread capacity across its three commercial airports in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga which is on the country’s coast […]
While on a recent visit to Riga, anna.aero’s Jonathan Ford met with airBaltic’s VP of Corporate Communications, Janis Vanags, to discuss the carrier’s current and future strategies, especially in the light of the recent closures of Estonian Air last month, and Air Lituanica at the start of S15.
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!
Moscow Sheremetyevo hands out its Perfect Timing Awards while Emirates welcomes its first two-class A380
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, London Stansted Airport welcomes the arrival of Eurowings’ inaugural service from Vienna, while Routesonline celebrates a special 40th birthday. More news also from fastjet Zimbabwe as well as Puerto Plata, São Paulo Guarulhos and Bristol airports and from the 137th IATA Slot Conference.
With an additional 200,000 extra seats a month more than its main ULCC rival in the east-west European market, Wizz Air has strengthened its lead as the number one airline in the trans-Europe battle by increasing seat capacity by nearly 19% year-on-year, while Ryanair settles for 16% growth.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, one airline and three airports celebrate anna.aero awards, while Cluj-Napoca celebrates one million passengers in 2015 so far, and Ryanair welcomes its eight millionth passenger from Bratislava.
It’s a busy week – not only do we have pictures of Arch of Triumph winning airports from far-flung places like Suriname and Australia, but we have 10 FTWA entries from nine different countries. You may need to ‘calm down, calm down’ when you find out this week’s winner.