Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

BRUising encounter: anna.aero's detailed analysis of Ryanair v Vueling’s fight for low cost supremacy at Brussels Airport

BRUising encounter: anna.aero’s detailed analysis of Ryanair v Vueling’s fight for low cost supremacy at Brussels Airport

A year ago Ryanair appeared to declare war on Vueling in Brussels, going head-to-head with the carrier on 10 routes. We look at how things are panning out for both carriers and analyse December fare data across eight competing routes.

Wizz Air commences second route from Sibiu Airport

Wizz Air commences second route from Sibiu Airport

In this week’s Network Planning Community News London Airport in south-western Ontario celebrates the arrival of United Airlines from New York Newark with a fantastic cake and the traditional water arch salute, while SeaPort Airlines adds two new links from Tupelo Airport. More news from Brussels, Moscow Domodedovo, Munich, Belfast City, Bristol and Southampton airports.

Tampa and Tbilisi airports show-off certificates for Frontier Airlines and YANAIR respectively

Tampa and Tbilisi airports show-off certificates for Frontier Airlines and YANAIR respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air records 15 million passengers on a rolling 12-month basis, while London Luton Airport celebrates record breaking summer. We also have news from bud:runway run, Lappeenranta and Leeds Bradford airports.


Wizz Air opens fifth Romanian base at Craiova; expands at Cluj-Napoca

Wizz Air opens fifth Romanian base at Craiova; expands at Cluj-Napoca

Wizz Air adds four new routes from latest Craiova base to Barcelona, Bologna, Dortmund and Rome Ciampino as well as its 16th link from Cluj Napoca — to Basel, using its A320s.

Craiova becomes Wizz Air’s Romanian base #5; new routes to Bologna, Rome Ciampino, Dortmund and Barcelona

Craiova becomes Wizz Air’s Romanian base #5; new routes to Bologna, Rome Ciampino, Dortmund and Barcelona

One year later after starting twice-weekly flights from Craiova to Milan/Bergamo, Wizz Air opened its fifth Romanian base (#18 overall) at the airport located in the south-western part of the country, with the addition of four new routes. The Hungarian ULCC will operate a total of 16 weekly flights to six destinations in four countries […]

Leak of the Week – Amsterdam set to follow Porto as next easyJet base

Leak of the Week – Amsterdam set to follow Porto as next easyJet base

After a World Cup semi-final exit, the Dutch are probably hungry for some good news. Fortunately for them, good news comes in orange packages, with easyJet planning to base three aircraft in Amsterdam next summer, anna.aero can exclusively reveal.


transavia.com France touches down in Barcelona

transavia.com France touches down in Barcelona

transavia.com France bets on Barcelona as its fifth Spanish destination from Paris Orly.

Toronto Pearson shows-off certificate; Ryanair’s one million milestone at Lille Airport; easyJet passes 10 million passengers in Switzerland; more news from Barcelona, Leeds Bradford, Shannon, Oslo Rygge and Faro airports

Toronto Pearson shows-off certificate; Ryanair’s one million milestone at Lille Airport; easyJet passes 10 million passengers in Switzerland; more news from Barcelona, Leeds Bradford, Shannon, Oslo Rygge and Faro airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Toronto Pearson Airport shows-off Route award, Ryanair celebrates one million passengers at Lille Airport, and easyJet records over 10 million passengers carried in 12 months to and from Switzerland. We also have news from Barcelona, Leeds Bradford, Shannon, Oslo Rygge and Faro airports.

Avianca’s traffic grows by 6.6% in 2013; resumes Heathrow operations

Avianca’s traffic grows by 6.6% in 2013; resumes Heathrow operations

The oldest commercial carrier in Latin America, Avianca has been growing impressively in recent years, following the integration of TACA Airlines’ operations. As the Star Alliance member is now serving a total of 54 destinations worldwide, anna.aero investigates how dominant Avianca is at Bogota and which is its top country market this summer.


First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

Included in this week’s bumper offering of 21 FTWAs are five from airports welcoming TAP Portugal, plus two, four tender FTWAs. It is also includes the first ever effort from one of the world’s most significant airports – London Heathrow – which might be an airport global leader, but how will it match up in […]

Vueling has another busy week with 13 seasonal route launches

Vueling has another busy week with 13 seasonal route launches

Vueling begins 13 new routes and 45 weekly flights from four bases, including six from Rome Fiumicino.

Vueling turns 10; almost 100 new routes added in last 12 months as it battles with Ryanair in Brussels and Rome

Vueling turns 10; almost 100 new routes added in last 12 months as it battles with Ryanair in Brussels and Rome

Just weeks after Wizz Air celebrated its tenth anniversary it is now the turn of fellow LCC Vueling to reach that milestone. We take a look at the airline’s main base in Barcelona, its busiest airports this summer and look at the level of route churn. Plus we analyse the fierce competition the airline has […]