Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

Low-cost long-haul flights up by 38% for S18; Norwegian extends lead over AirAsia X; Gatwick now top airport

Low-cost long-haul flights up by 38% for S18; Norwegian extends lead over AirAsia X; Gatwick now top airport

The low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market continues to gather momentum after another year of double-digit growth. We reveal the leading airlines and airports for S18, with flights up 38% compared to the previous year, and the number of departure airports increasing by more than one third.

Antwerp-Milan is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 45,000 searches; VLM Airlines' next venture?

Antwerp-Milan is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 45,000 searches; VLM Airlines’ next venture?

In the last 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that over 45,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Antwerp and Milan ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? Resurgent VLM Airlines, based again at Antwerp, could be a ready-made solution provider, or perhaps someone like bmi regional might […]

Edinburgh Airport handled 13.43 million passengers in 2017; London tops destination leaderboard; easyJet and Ryanair are biggest carriers

Edinburgh Airport handled 13.43 million passengers in 2017; London tops destination leaderboard; easyJet and Ryanair are biggest carriers

Edinburgh Airport handled 13.43 million passengers in 2017, an 8.8% increase on 2016, making last year the busiest 12-month period in the airport’s history. anna.aero has took a further look into Edinburgh’s growth to discover which airlines have expanded the most to allow this Scottish success story to happen.  


Georgia's leading airports now handle four million passengers a year; 43% traffic growth in 2017; growing demand for European services

Georgia’s leading airports now handle four million passengers a year; 43% traffic growth in 2017; growing demand for European services

Georgia’s three leading airports of Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Batumi combined processed over 4.06 million passengers in 2017, up from 2.84 million in 2016. One of the country’s leading markets is to Europe, and with 16 new routes to the continent planned for 2018 so far, anna.aero decided to investigate the market further.

Quito gains new Madrid and Frankfurt links; traffic dropped 9.4% in 2016 to 4.9 million passengers; host city of Routes Americas 2018

Quito gains new Madrid and Frankfurt links; traffic dropped 9.4% in 2016 to 4.9 million passengers; host city of Routes Americas 2018

Quito will play host to some 800 delegates in mid-February for the 11th annual Routes Americas conference. The capital of Ecuador is on a high at the moment with a second Madrid connection thanks to Air Europa, while Condor will add Frankfurt from Q3 2018. However, the ventures come after several years of decline.

Georgian Airways is taking advantage of visa-free EU travel by planning a wealth of routes for S18 from Tbilisi; capacity grows by 47% in 2017

Georgian Airways is taking advantage of visa-free EU travel by planning a wealth of routes for S18 from Tbilisi; capacity grows by 47% in 2017

Georgian Airways increased its annual seat capacity from over 425,000 in 2016 to just under 625,000 last year, with it opening new services from its leading hub in Tbilisi to Kiev Boryspil, London Gatwick and Prague. We take a closer look at Georgia’s national carrier to see how it has evolved in recent years. 


Mexico City-Barcelona is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 540,000 searches; Aeromexico's next Euro route after Amsterdam?

Mexico City-Barcelona is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 540,000 searches; Aeromexico’s next Euro route after Amsterdam?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 540,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Mexico City and Barcelona ‒ but the route is unserved!? Aeromexico launched services to Amsterdam last year, but is yet to make any plans to start any further European flights – we […]

Gran Canaria on course to topple 13m; BinterCanarias is #1 carrier

Gran Canaria on course to topple 13m; BinterCanarias is #1 carrier

Gran Canaria is Spain’s sixth largest airport, but there are times of the year when it becomes the nation’s third busiest, behind Madrid and Barcelona. We take a look at the airport’s traffic figures, its relatively flat traffic profile, as well as its biggest carriers and routes.

Bournemouth Airport joins Regional and City Airports family

Bournemouth Airport joins Regional and City Airports family

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Regional and City Airports’ expansion, Belfast City announces new domestic service with Flybe, while Sofia Airport welcomes its 6,000,000th passenger in 2017. More news from Atlasglobal and Cobalt Air, as well as Berlin Tegel, Barcelona, Glasgow, Naples, St. Petersburg and Paris CDG airports. 


Brussels-Sao Paulo is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with over 220,000 searches; a tempter for TAM Airlines??

Brussels-Sao Paulo is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 220,000 searches; a tempter for TAM Airlines??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 220,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Brussels and Sao Paulo ‒ but the route is unserved!? TAM Airlines serves five non-stop European sectors already, with Rome Fiumicino planned for spring next year, will Brussels be next??

Italy–Spain market experiences four years of consecutive growth; LCCs are leading airlines and continue to add capacity

Italy–Spain market experiences four years of consecutive growth; LCCs are leading airlines and continue to add capacity

Seat capacity on services between Italy and Spain increased by 7.0% between 2016 to 2017, meaning this mature market has now experienced four years of back-to-back growth. anna.aero investigates key air service developments between the two countries over the past 10 years and identifies the best growing airlines and airports. 

Buenos Aires Ezeiza on course to break 10 million this year: Aerolineas Argentinas still #1 carrier

Buenos Aires Ezeiza on course to break 10 million this year: Aerolineas Argentinas still #1 carrier

Buenos Aires Ezeiza is Argentina’s second busiest airport, but the country’s main international gateway. Having got close last year, Ezeiza is on track to break the 10 million annual passenger barrier in 2017. We take a look at the airport’s traffic over the last 10 years, its biggest serving carriers and its top 12 routes.