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New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 3)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 3)

In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.

Ryanair opens Romanian base #1 at Timisoara; adding domestic flights to Bucharest

Ryanair opens Romanian base #1 at Timisoara; adding domestic flights to Bucharest

On 14 January, Ryanair confirmed plans to enter the Romanian market, both internationally and domestically, with the opening of a base at Timisoara Airport, effective 1 November. The Irish ULCC will introduce seven routes, including a domestic service to Bucharest, competing head-to-head with TAROM. Operating 35 weekly flights, Ryanair forecasts a flow of 575,000 passengers […]

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

In a new feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mails) and preparing this week’s stories.


Dallas/Fort Worth and Cairns airports celebrate their anna.aero awards

Dallas/Fort Worth and Cairns airports celebrate their anna.aero awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, KLM announces that it is to increase frequency to Leeds Bradford Airport for S16, while American Airlines and Birmingham Airport hand out their own awards. More news also from Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Hamburg and Vilnius.

Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

With over 30% of the votes, Ohio’s Akron/Canton Airport saw off the challenge from 18 other global airports, many of which are much bigger than it, to claim the Cake of the Week W15/16 Public Vote Part I. 13 more airports do battle 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.


Iberia Express grows by 8.4% from Madrid since last year; route count doubles since operations commenced

Iberia Express grows by 8.4% from Madrid since last year; route count doubles since operations commenced

Since commencing operations four years ago, Iberia Express has gone from a low of 16 destinations being served in its first year of operations in 2012, to a grand total of 31 routes being served from Madrid this summer, with some routes making a reappearance since being dropped after the first season. anna.aero takes a […]

Sixth annual Euro ANNIES awards; great news for Gothenburg, Greece and Germania

Sixth annual Euro ANNIES awards; great news for Gothenburg, Greece and Germania

Hot on the heels of our Asian ANNIES awards we can now reveal the winners of this year’s Euro ANNIES in 10 airport and four airline awards. Airlines and airports in Greece and Turkey have something to celebrate, but Ryanair doesn’t.

Aegean Airlines initiates Iran service

Aegean Airlines initiates Iran service

Aegean Airlines connects Athens with Tehran Imam Khomeini competing with Mahan Air.


Cork Airport announces direct link to London City with CityJet

Cork Airport announces direct link to London City with CityJet

In this week’s Network Planning and Community News, Birmingham Airport welcomes the arrival of Hainan Airlines’ first charter flight from Beijing, while Ryanair announces base #74 in Gothenburg. More news from Boston, Bristol, Düsseldorf, Madrid, Montreal, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Prague airports.

Czech Airlines gets going to five new destinations

Czech Airlines gets going to five new destinations

Czech Airlines begins services from its Prague hub to five European airports – Athens, Kristiansand, Linköping, Växjö and Venice Marco Polo.

Tulsa Airport receives Cake of the Week award

Tulsa Airport receives Cake of the Week award

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, easyJet welcomes passenger #10 million at Manchester, while Virgin Atlantic Airways arrives in Detroit and Delta Air Lines launches Seattle Tacoma to Denver. More news from Athens, Barranquilla, Bordeaux, Hamburg, Miami, Narita and Varna airports.