Articles Tagged ‘AMS’

London City Airport gets growth plans go-ahead; British Airways still leading airline; Dublin now busiest route

London City Airport gets growth plans go-ahead; British Airways still leading airline; Dublin now busiest route

Having handled a record-breaking 3.65 million annual passengers in 2014, London City Airport received the green light last week to expand facilities to accommodate up to six million passengers. anna.aero takes a look at the key players and top routes at the downtown London airport.

Cyprus Airways ceases operations; Blue Air moves in with Larnaca base

Cyprus Airways ceases operations; Blue Air moves in with Larnaca base

Times are tough for businesses in Cyprus, and the state-owned flag carrier Cyprus Airways is the latest victim of a weakened Cypriot economy. Following the European Commission ordering the airline to pay back around €65 million out of a €103 million state aid package received between 2012 and 2013, Cyprus Airways ceased operations on 9 […]

Bristol Airport tops global punctuality table by OAG

Bristol Airport tops global punctuality table by OAG

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Belfast City Airport announces the arrival of KLM to Northern Ireland starting on 18 May, and Billund Airport celebrates the launch of charter operations to Gan in the Maldives. More news from Sofia and Brussels Charleroi airports.


Zimbabwe sees capacity grow by 44% in 2014; fastjet arrives from Dar es Salaam with twice-weekly flights

Zimbabwe sees capacity grow by 44% in 2014; fastjet arrives from Dar es Salaam with twice-weekly flights

Rich in natural resources, including over 40 types of metals and minerals, Zimbabwe is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its airports offering around one million one-way seats this year. As Air Zimbabwe controls 32% and 34% of seats and flights respectively this December, anna.aero takes a closer look at Zimbabwe’s aviation sector and […]

Dutch airports on track to surpass 60 million passengers in 2014

Dutch airports on track to surpass 60 million passengers in 2014

A very densely populated country, the Netherlands is served by five commercial airports providing scheduled airline services, out of which Amsterdam commands 93% of total weekly capacity. In the first eight months of 2014, passenger numbers are up 4.6% when compared to 2012. anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends in demand at Dutch […]

airBaltic expands European offering with two new routes

airBaltic expands European offering with two new routes

airBaltic starts new services from Tallinn to Paris CDG and from Vilnius to Amsterdam, using its 737-500s and 737-300s. Competes against Air Lituanica on the sector to the Dutch capital.


Corendon.com Netherlands adds Lanzarote from Amsterdam

Corendon.com Netherlands adds Lanzarote from Amsterdam

Corendon.com Netherlands now flies weekly from Amsterdam to Lanzarote, using its 737-800s. Competes against transavia.com.

easyJet grows network by nine routes

easyJet grows network by nine routes

easyJet adds routes from bases in Germany, Italy, Switzerland and UK.

Gran Canaria secures Arch of Triumph W14/15 Part I win; Vote for the best arch – Part II

Gran Canaria secures Arch of Triumph W14/15 Part I win; Vote for the best arch – Part II

While Gran Canaria Airport has won Fire Truck Water Arch W14/15 Part I for the arrival of Lufthansa from Munich, with a convincing win over Riga’s masterpiece for Brussels Airlines from the European capital; this week has brought a total of eight more FTWAs to be evaluated by anna.aero readers. Keep voting!


Flybe touches down at London City with seven routes

Flybe touches down at London City with seven routes

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Vlad Cristescu, was invited by Flybe to the opening of the airline’s “virtual base” at London City Airport on 27 October, coinciding with the launch of flights to Aberdeen, Dublin, Exeter and Inverness. Highlights of the celebrations included a press briefing by airline, airport and government officials, as well as the anna.aero […]

Flybe starts 15 routes in one week

Flybe starts 15 routes in one week

Flybe commenced 15 routes, of which seven are competed by incumbents Eastern Airways, germanwings, Jet2.com, CityJet, British Airways, KLM and easyJet.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - 15 scrummy treats from Winter 2014 Season Part 1

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 15 scrummy treats from Winter 2014 Season Part 1

The first days of the 2014 winter timetable have brought almost 200 new routes to the world and almost as many tonnes of cakes. Use your vote to select your choice of the week for W14/15 Season Part 1.