Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

Ryanair transatlantic U-turn: anna.aero examines the “what if scenario” revealing where it may have flown

Ryanair transatlantic U-turn: anna.aero examines the “what if scenario” revealing where it may have flown

Airline executives pretty much everywhere are breathing easier after Ryanair denied the accuracy of last week’s reports that it would start transatlantic services in 2020. However, the apparently mistaken announcement and the clear retraction, appropriately sandwiched around St Patrick’s Day, intrigued anna.aero’s data elves who took a look at the “what if scenario” and identified the […]

Menorca Airport plots a recovery path towards 3m annual passengers; Vueling bigger than easyJet and Ryanair combined

Menorca Airport plots a recovery path towards 3m annual passengers; Vueling bigger than easyJet and Ryanair combined

The smallest of the three airports serving the Balearic Islands, Menorca Airport, also known as Mahón Airport, is on course to grow again this summer, with August schedules offering a 6.4% increase in weekly seats. anna.aero identifies the key players and what new routes will be starting in S15.

Casablanca Airport to break 8m for the first time in 2015; RAM commands 65% of weekly seats

Casablanca Airport to break 8m for the first time in 2015; RAM commands 65% of weekly seats

Things have moved on a bit at Casablanca Airport since one of the most famous films ever was released in 1942. For one, the airport’s #1 carrier – Royal Air Maroc – was not formed until 15 years later. Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman ‒ in the picture) famously boards a plane to Lisbon – a city […]


Romania sees traffic grow by 11% (CAGR) in 10 years; Wizz Air is #1 carrier

Romania sees traffic grow by 11% (CAGR) in 10 years; Wizz Air is #1 carrier

Since joining the European Union at the beginning of 2007 the demand for air travel to and from Romania has increased considerably. Liberalisation of the market has enabled competition to flourish and helped Blue Air and Wizz Air to develop their local bases, while easyJet and Ryanair have also entered this market. anna.aero investigates the […]

Spain's traffic grows by 4.1% in 2014; Iberia commands 20% of seats

Spain’s traffic grows by 4.1% in 2014; Iberia commands 20% of seats

Located in the Iberian Peninsula and being home to an estimated population of over 46 million as of 2014, Spain is served by 39 commercial airports providing scheduled airline services this March. With Spanish air traffic beginning its recovery in 2014, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this fluctuating market and reveals which is the #1 […]

Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Norwegian, Wizz Air’s 2015 growth airports revealed; London tops ranking, Italy still gets most new seats

Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Norwegian, Wizz Air’s 2015 growth airports revealed; London tops ranking, Italy still gets most new seats

We have a new word: ‘Peloco 5’. It stands for the five Pan-European Low Cost airlines with multiple bases outside of their home market. We analyse which airports are set to benefit most from these airlines’ expansion plans this summer.


Florence Airport reports 14% traffic growth in 2014; Air France is #1 airline

Florence Airport reports 14% traffic growth in 2014; Air France is #1 airline

The primary gateway to the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany, Florence Airport handled 2.3 million passengers last year (a new record high). With a total of 12 airlines flying to 16 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Air France is this January.

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.

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.