Articles Tagged ‘ATH’

Lille Airport's rapid growth since 2011; XL Airways France new for S15

Lille Airport’s rapid growth since 2011; XL Airways France new for S15

Serving the capital of the Nord-Pas de Calais region and the prefecture of the Nord department, Lille Airport (also known as Lille Lesquin Airport) handled around 1.6 million passengers last year. With a total of 11 airlines flying to 34 destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the key players from France’s 10th busiest airport.

Two recent winners pose for posterity – Athens and Aalborg; Europe wins again this week

Two recent winners pose for posterity – Athens and Aalborg; Europe wins again this week

Stomachs in, chests out. Two European airports finest and bravest groups of firefighters – namely Athens and Aalborg (the first winning airports in either Greece or Denmark) ‒ proudly stand by their impressive kit to revel in ‘Arch of Triumph’ glory. Who will join them from this week’s eight tasty entries…

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.


Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 19 scrummy treats from S15 Part II

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 19 scrummy treats from S15 Part II

With nearly 4,200 votes cast, it was a close-run thing, but Tampa in the US saw off a fierce challenge from New Zealand’s Wellington Airport to win Part I of anna.aero’s legendary Cake of the Week public vote. Vote for your favourite baked treat – including this offering from Amsterdam ‒ here in the S15 […]

Vote for the best of seven Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part II

Vote for the best of seven Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part II

With nearly 450 votes cast, Europe’s Amsterdam saw off the Antipodean challenge from Alice Springs to secure Part I of anna.aero’s renowned ‘Arch of Triumph’ public vote. Vote for your favourite FTWA – including this offering from Sacremento ‒ here in the S15 Part II competition.

Ryanair strengthens European network with 18 new routes

Ryanair strengthens European network with 18 new routes

Ryanair commences 18 European routes during the second week of the summer season using its 737-800s. Directly competes on six of the new additions.


Volotea expands with Athens and Prague flights

Volotea expands with Athens and Prague flights

Volotea starts twice-weekly services from Venice Marco Polo to Prague and Athens, using its 717s.

Finnair expands seasonally with three new routes

Finnair expands seasonally with three new routes

Finnair now links Helsinki to Athens, Paphos and Malta with weekly flights.

Ryanair adds 21 more new routes to its S15 network

Ryanair adds 21 more new routes to its S15 network

Ryanair commences 21 European routes with the start of the summer season using its 737-800s. Directly competes on six of the new additions.


easyJet grows network with 12 new routes

easyJet grows network with 12 new routes

easyJet adds 12 new routes from Amsterdam, Hamburg, Lisbon, London Gatwick, Lyon, Naples, Paris CDG, Porto and Toulouse.

Athens Airport recovers in 2014 with 21% growth thanks to Aegean Airlines and Ryanair; Blue Air, Finnair, NIKI and Volotea new for 2015

Athens Airport recovers in 2014 with 21% growth thanks to Aegean Airlines and Ryanair; Blue Air, Finnair, NIKI and Volotea new for 2015

Not only did Athens Airport have a great 2014, but 2015 is set to be the airport’s busiest ever year. Ryanair is doubling flights as Aegean Airlines adds many new destinations. We look at the airport’s seasonality and the leading airlines and routes.

Aegean Airlines set to launch 50 new routes this summer

Aegean Airlines set to launch 50 new routes this summer

Aegean Airlines, a Star Alliance member since 2010, carried 10 million passengers in 2014. We look at which airports have seen the fastest growth in the last three years and reveal the airline’s 50 new routes for this summer.