Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

CONNECT 2016 Vilnius – 50 airlines and 150 airports registered

CONNECT 2016 Vilnius – 50 airlines and 150 airports registered

Taking place in the Lithuanian capital between 13 and 15 March, CONNECT 2016 is expected to attract over 50 airlines and 150 airports. As always, anna.aero will be there to produce its world famous conference magazines, and Chief Analyst Ralph Anker will also be leading a series of panel discussions, as well as giving his expertise overview […]

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

In a new feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mails) and preparing this week’s stories.

Ryanair announces base #77 at Belfast International with initial service to London Gatwick; five more routes promised

Ryanair announces base #77 at Belfast International with initial service to London Gatwick; five more routes promised

On 7 January, Ryanair announced that from 27 March it will open based operations at Belfast International with one 737-800 initially, with a further two to follow in October. The first route announced is a four times daily service to London Gatwick, a route that Aer Lingus will drop on the day prior to operations […]


Belgium sees Spain remain as its number one country market while Antwerp steals the show in terms of passenger growth

Belgium sees Spain remain as its number one country market while Antwerp steals the show in terms of passenger growth

After seeing Jetairfly establish six new routes from its facility in April, Antwerp Airport has recorded passenger traffic growth of 60% for the first nine months of 2015. On the other side of the spectrum however, the outlook is not so promising for Liege. anna.aero takes a closer look to see how Belgium’s top five airports […]

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero was invited  to easyJet’s HQ and birthplace for its 20th birthday party along with 600 other media and stakeholders, an event which marked an extension of the network from its first route (to Glasgow) in 1995 to 788 routes today.

Ryanair begins Israel operations

Ryanair begins Israel operations

Ryanair launches three new routes to Eilat Ovda from Budapest, Kaunas and Krakow – launches seven more routes as well.


Eurowings waltzes into Vienna

Eurowings waltzes into Vienna

Eurowings starts its first two new routes from its Vienna base, as well as three more long-haul services from Cologne Bonn.

Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

With over 30% of the votes, Ohio’s Akron/Canton Airport saw off the challenge from 18 other global airports, many of which are much bigger than it, to claim the Cake of the Week W15/16 Public Vote Part I. 13 more airports do battle this week to secure the Part II title.

Norwegian adds to Oslo and Stockholm long-haul networks

Norwegian adds to Oslo and Stockholm long-haul networks

Norwegian starts six new routes from five of its bases – including long-haul services from Oslo Gardermoen and Stockholm Arlanda.


Ryanair starts 21 new routes in week two of W15/16

Ryanair starts 21 new routes in week two of W15/16

Ryanair opens its Berlin Schönefeld base on 27 October and launches 15 new routes. Six other routes from five other bases also started this week.

Norwegian nets six new routes to the Canary Islands

Norwegian nets six new routes to the Canary Islands

Norwegian starts five new Spanish domestic routes and one international. Ryanair to compete on four.

A new leader at the top of the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition

A new leader at the top of the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition

It’s taken 10 weeks, but finally Faisalabad has been ousted from the #1 spot on the 2015 Arch of Triumph leader board. Has the Australian airport pictured here celebrating its first Chinese service done enough to reach the competition summit? It’s one of seven global airports taking up the challenge this week.