Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

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 […]

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Following the operational rationalisation of airBaltic in 2012, Riga Airport consolidated its annual passenger performance last year, posting a modest increase of 0.4%. With Wizz Air launching its 17th base at the Latvian gateway this June, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant airBaltic is this summer.

Vueling has a busy week with over 20 seasonal route launches

Vueling has a busy week with over 20 seasonal route launches

Vueling boosts eight of its bases with 24 new routes and 57 weekly flights.


Sibiu and Lisbon show-off Cake awards; Budapest welcomes Vueling from Barcelona; British Airways expands at London City; more news from Aruba, Birmingham and Bordeaux airports.

Sibiu and Lisbon show-off Cake awards; Budapest welcomes Vueling from Barcelona; British Airways expands at London City; more news from Aruba, Birmingham and Bordeaux airports.

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Sibiu and Lisbon airports show-off Cake awards, Budapest Airport marks the arrival of its third new carrier so far this year, and British Airways expands its presence at London City Airport for S14. We also have news from Aruba, Birmingham and Bordeaux airports.

Romanian revelry and rouge seeks gold in Portugal

Romanian revelry and rouge seeks gold in Portugal

Seven offerings from Europe and North America this week, but can Halifax and Boston stop the rot and secure a much needed win for the rest of the world against some tough competition from some of Europe’s finest airport groupings – including Aena and ANA.

Wizz Air adds 10 new routes, including three from new Riga base

Wizz Air adds 10 new routes, including three from new Riga base

Last week, Wizz Air opened its 17th base at Riga with three new routes as well as another seven services from Gdansk, Poznan, Warsaw Chopin in Poland, Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Vilnius in Lithuania.