Articles Tagged ‘AMS’

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!

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

With certain European airlines still grumbling about distorted competition from carriers in the Middle East, we take a closer look at the development of the MEB3 carriers on routes to Europe during the last decade.


Cologne Bonn and Brussels both celebrate Route of the Week Awards

Cologne Bonn and Brussels both celebrate Route of the Week Awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Doncaster Sheffield welcomes Flybe’s two aircraft base for S16, LOT Polish Airlines announces a six times weekly service to Košice next summer, and Caspian Airlines starts flights to Muscat. Plus other news from Stuttgart, Hannover, Berlin Tegel, Turin and Rome Fiumicino airports.

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero was invited  to easyJet’s HQ and birthplace for its 20th birthday party along with 600 other media and stakeholders, an event which marked an extension of the network from its first route (to Glasgow) in 1995 to 788 routes today.

Nearly 1,000 votes cast in W15/16 Fire Truck Water Arch competition Part I; Vote for the best of nine FTWAs in W15/16 launches Part II

Nearly 1,000 votes cast in W15/16 Fire Truck Water Arch competition Part I; Vote for the best of nine FTWAs in W15/16 launches Part II

With 40% of the votes, Iasi Airport in Romania won the battle against 18 other airports from around the world to claim victory in the Fire Truck Water Arch W15/16 15 Public Vote Part I. Nine more airports take up the challenge this week to secure the Part II title.


Ryanair starts 21 new routes in week two of W15/16

Ryanair starts 21 new routes in week two of W15/16

Ryanair opens its Berlin Schönefeld base on 27 October and launches 15 new routes. Six other routes from five other bases also started this week.

easyJet starts four city pairs

easyJet starts four city pairs

easyJet commences services between Amsterdam and Milan Linate, Edinburgh and Stuttgart, Lisbon and Lille, and Berlin Schönefeld and Vienna.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Air Malta and KLM inaugurate their code-share agreement, while Ryanair announces two new routes from Turin. More news also from London City, Naples, Miami, Cleveland Burke Lakefront and Iasi airports as well as from Monarch Airlines.


Dubai, Ryanair and China are the fastest growing airport, airline and country market entering W15/16

Dubai, Ryanair and China are the fastest growing airport, airline and country market entering W15/16

The northern hemisphere winter season has begun with the launch of dozens of new routes. anna.aero reveals which airports, airlines and country markets have seen the biggest volume increase in seat capacity this November compared with last November.

Air Canada grows Toronto Pearson base by 6.6%; Delhi and Dubai to join network in November

Air Canada grows Toronto Pearson base by 6.6%; Delhi and Dubai to join network in November

Over the past five years, Air Canada has only reported seven months in which capacity declined when compared to the same month of the previous year. Over the past 12 months however, Air Canada has grown its largest hub by 6.6% in relation to seat capacity. anna.aero investigates how the airline’s most popular routes have […]

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 […]