Articles Tagged ‘ATH’

Blue Air opens Larnaca base with Athens and Thessaloniki flights

Blue Air opens Larnaca base with Athens and Thessaloniki flights

Blue Air now links Larnaca to Athens and Thessaloniki with daily and thrice-weekly flights, using 737-400s. Competes with Aegean Airlines.

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 […]

Chisinau Airport reports 30% traffic growth so far in 2014; Air Moldova adds Turin service

Chisinau Airport reports 30% traffic growth so far in 2014; Air Moldova adds Turin service

The main gateway to the Republic of Moldova, Chisinau Airport – formerly known as Kishinev – handled 1.3 million passengers in 2013, growing by 8.2%. Following a rapid increase in 2014 passenger traffic, anna.aero investigates Chisinau’s recent activity and reveals its top 12 airlines for this January.


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 […]

Singapore Airlines struggles to grow in dynamic Singapore market

Singapore Airlines struggles to grow in dynamic Singapore market

Singapore Airlines has an enviable reputation for service quality but its route network from Changi has been shrinking rather than growing in recent years. We reveal the airline’s top routes by ASKs and how its partner airlines have been developing.

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 […]