Articles Tagged ‘AMS’

Transatlantic market grows by 6% in 2015; Delta Air Lines, British Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines lead way

Transatlantic market grows by 6% in 2015; Delta Air Lines, British Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines lead way

Despite currency fluctuations the Europe to North America market looks in good shape this summer with capacity up and many new routes being launched among the almost 60 airlines serving the market.

Portland’s near-perfect Icelandair Leaping Dolphin steals pole from Birmingham

Portland’s near-perfect Icelandair Leaping Dolphin steals pole from Birmingham

There were eight fire truck salute entries for the anna.aero “Arch of Triumph” in this week’s competition with Portland’s win closely followed by stunning performances by Memmingen and Newcastle.

Europe’s busiest airports see 5% growth in long-haul capacity this summer; Heathrow busiest but Amsterdam and Dublin growing fast

Europe’s busiest airports see 5% growth in long-haul capacity this summer; Heathrow busiest but Amsterdam and Dublin growing fast

The FLAP airports dominate long-haul services from Europe with Heathrow Airport tops. But Dublin Airport is the fastest-growing in percentage terms while Amsterdam Airport has the biggest increase in seat volume.


Jet2.com's expansion at Edinburgh for S16; awards for Bournemouth and Reykjavik/Keflavik and news from Amsterdam, Austin and Bristol

Jet2.com’s expansion at Edinburgh for S16; awards for Bournemouth and Reykjavik/Keflavik and news from Amsterdam, Austin and Bristol

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Bournemouth Airport celebrates winning ‘Cake of the Week’ for the launch of services by Flybe, Air Canada lands in Austin from Toronto, Anadolujet lands in Adiyaman, Edinburgh unveils its new ‘Selfie’ centre piece, and Schiphol says a fond farewell to Jasper Spruit.

Aegean Airlines adds two new routes from Rhodes

Aegean Airlines adds two new routes from Rhodes

Aegean Airlines begins new services from Rhodes to Stuttgart and Vienna.

KLM introduces fifth Canadian route

KLM introduces fifth Canadian route

KLM now connects Amsterdam to Edmonton with thrice-weekly flights, using its A330-200s.


Air Lituanica ceases operations; airBaltic takes over Vilnius network

Air Lituanica ceases operations; airBaltic takes over Vilnius network

The latest victim of a dynamic and unstable airline industry is Air Lituanica, which has ceased operations on 22 May. The first beneficiary of the airline’s demise is airBaltic, which has taken over four of Air Lituanica’s 10 ex-routes. anna.aero evaluates Air Lituanica’s network before it shut down operations.

Birmingham Airport parades its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

Birmingham Airport parades its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate

At the fourth attempt this year, Birmingham Airport sealed its first ever FTWA win for the arrival of American Airlines’ New York JFK service – and this week its firefighters display the spoils of victory with pride. Meanwhile, eight airports from across the world fight it out for this week’s award.

Bournemouth becomes Flybe’s newest base

Bournemouth becomes Flybe’s newest base

Flybe begins flights between Bournemouth and nine destinations across the UK, Ireland, France and The Netherlands


KLM increases European network with three new routes

KLM increases European network with three new routes

KLM now links Amsterdam to Belfast City, Krakow and Montpellier with daily flights.

Quito Airport in Ecuador sees traffic growth of 9.1% in 2014; Avianca is fastest growing airline

Quito Airport in Ecuador sees traffic growth of 9.1% in 2014; Avianca is fastest growing airline

The primary international gateway to Ecuador, Quito Airport (perhaps better known as Mariscal Sucre International Airport) handled six million passengers last year (a new record high). We look at the airport’s rapid growth since 2003 and its operating airlines for this May.

5th US ANNIES honours Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Allegiant Air; Azul Airlines does it for the little guys!

5th US ANNIES honours Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Allegiant Air; Azul Airlines does it for the little guys!

Four airlines have won prizes in the 2015 US ANNIES, with Allegiant Air adding to its trophy cabinet a win in the prestigious “Airline with the biggest increase in the number of US airports in its network” category. Other winners are Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and Azul Airlines.