Articles Tagged ‘AMS’

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.

London Luton and Southampton airports receive awards for La Compagnie and VLM Airlines

London Luton and Southampton airports receive awards for La Compagnie and VLM Airlines

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ohrid Airport welcomes its first Dutch tourists arriving with a charter flight from Amsterdam, while Thomas Cook Airlines confirms its on-going commitment to Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports for a further five years. More news from Malta Airport, Wizz Air and Alitalia.

Delta Air Lines increases network with three new routes

Delta Air Lines increases network with three new routes

Delta Air Lines now links Salt Lake City to Amsterdam as well as Seattle-Tacoma to Boise and Sacramento.


Amsterdam Airport receives Cake of the Week award for KLM

Amsterdam Airport receives Cake of the Week award for KLM

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Larnaca Airport greets with a cake cutting ceremony the arrival of transavia.com’s four weekly flights from Amsterdam, while KLM celebrates the announcement of its Amsterdam-Belfast City airport pair effective from 18 May. More news from Dortmund Airport.

Xiamen Airlines passes 20 million passenger mark in 2014; Amsterdam will become first European route in July using 787s

Xiamen Airlines passes 20 million passenger mark in 2014; Amsterdam will become first European route in July using 787s

Xiamen Airlines operates an all-Boeing fleet and has doubled in size in just six years. Still dominated by its domestic network, we reveal what new international route are being added in 2015.

S15 FTWA Public Vote Part II results; Europe tops the table

S15 FTWA Public Vote Part II results; Europe tops the table

Europe’s airports win again in the second of the two public votes marking the start of S15 season – with Athens (joining Amsterdam who won in Part I) taking its first ever ‘Arch of Triumph’ title. Back to normal business this week, as anna.aero judges return from their two-week vacation.