Articles Tagged ‘ATH’

Ryanair has a quiet week, launching just 25 routes

Ryanair has a quiet week, launching just 25 routes

Ryanair adds three new bases and a new destination to its network map this week ‒ Hamburg. 

Aegean Airlines and Ryanair lead surge in Greek capacity; passenger demand up over 15% this summer

Aegean Airlines and Ryanair lead surge in Greek capacity; passenger demand up over 15% this summer

Greek airports have welcomed a significant increase in tourists this summer. Passenger numbers are up by well over 10% at nearly all airports and many new routes have been launched. We reveal which airlines and country markets have grown fastest.

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s CCO David O’Brien tells us the world’s most prolific starter of new routes will open “at least three new bases next year.” We identify the 10-most likely opportunities among the “primary” airports the upscaling, business-focused airline now favours.


Ryanair helps Brussels Charleroi to secure its destination #9 in Greece

Ryanair helps Brussels Charleroi to secure its destination #9 in Greece

Ryanair commences its seventh route to Athens, this time from Brussels Charleroi with daily flights using 737-800s.

AEA members report 3.3% passenger growth in 2014 H1

AEA members report 3.3% passenger growth in 2014 H1

In the first six months of 2014, Europe’s flag-carriers have reported traffic growth of 3.3%, according to the AEA. All geographic markets are up except for North Africa (down 0.1%), with the Middle East leading the way (+8.0%).

SAS expands its seasonal offering with 19 new routes

SAS expands its seasonal offering with 19 new routes

SAS adds 19 seasonal routes from Aalborg, Bergen, Billund, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Kristiansand, Oslo Gardermoen and Stavanger. Faces competition on six airport pairs from Norwegian and TUIfly Nordic.


Greece gaining in popularity again for summer holidaymakers; Aegean Airlines and Ryanair help grow seat capacity by over 20%

Greece gaining in popularity again for summer holidaymakers; Aegean Airlines and Ryanair help grow seat capacity by over 20%

After some difficult years Greece’s airports are looking set for a great summer with seat capacity up by over 10% at all of the top 15 airports. We reveal which airlines have been most responsible for this surge in capacity growth, and which smaller airport has possibly been helped by a star turn in a […]

Gulf Air continues its network re-build with Athens addition

Gulf Air continues its network re-build with Athens addition

Gulf Air has started its third new route of 2014, following new services to Sialkot and Tehran.

Aegean Airlines expands its seasonal offering with four new routes

Aegean Airlines expands its seasonal offering with four new routes

Aegean Airlines adds four seasonal routes from Athens and Kalamata to Amman, Birmingham, Izmir and Paris CDG, using its A320s, Q400s and A319s.


Delhi shows-off Route award; Odessa greets Ellinair from Thessaloniki; Singapore Airlines jets off to Athens from Singapore; Milan/Bergamo re-opens its runway; more news from Orlando, Kosice, Münster/Osnabrück, Batumi, Brussels and Abu Dhabi airports

Delhi shows-off Route award; Odessa greets Ellinair from Thessaloniki; Singapore Airlines jets off to Athens from Singapore; Milan/Bergamo re-opens its runway; more news from Orlando, Kosice, Münster/Osnabrück, Batumi, Brussels and Abu Dhabi airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Delhi Airport shows-off its Route of the Week award, Odessa Airport welcomes a new airline – Ellinair from Thessaloniki, and Milan/Bergamo Airport re-opens its runway after closure for a major maintenance project. We also have news from Athens, Orlando, Kosice, Münster/Osnabrück, Batumi, Brussels and Abu Dhabi airports.

Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate

Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate

Last week’s winners, London Southend Airport, will be adding their ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate to the station walls. Find out which airport will be looking to do the same thing next week.

Meridiana launches several new routes to Greece

Meridiana launches several new routes to Greece

Meridiana commences eight new routes across five Italian airports, five to Greek airports.