Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

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.

Air Moldova adds new Spanish and Russian destinations

Air Moldova adds new Spanish and Russian destinations

Air Moldova links Chisinau with Barcelona and Nizhnevartovsk with weekly E190 flights.


US Airways expands its European offering with four new seasonal routes

US Airways expands its European offering with four new seasonal routes

US Airways starts four new seasonal European routes from Charlotte, NC and Philadelphia, PA to Barcelona, Lisbon, Manchester as well as Edinburgh, using 757-200s and A330-200s.

Wizz Air celebrates 10th birthday and 69 million passengers

Wizz Air celebrates 10th birthday and 69 million passengers

Wizz Air turned 10 on 19 May 2014. We reveal the airline’s rate of growth each year and which bases it has opened (and when). Plus a look at which are the airline’s busiest airports, and how much they have grown in the last 12 months. And we reveal which airports have been added to […]

30-Second Interview - Skúli Mogensen, CEO, WOW air

30-Second Interview – Skúli Mogensen, CEO, WOW air

anna.aero was invited to Iceland Travel Workshop (ITW) 2014 held in Reykjavik between 15 and 16 May. We got to talk to Skúli Mogensen, CEO, WOW air about the LCC’s status for transatlantic flights.


Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

anna.aero was delighted to be invited to Iceland Travel Workshop (ITW) 2014 held in Reykjavik between 15 and 16 May, the first Icelandic conference that aims to connect and introduce the country’s tourism industry to potential partners. This year saw speeches from Paul Willoughby, Regional Sales Manager, Flybe; Hugh Aitken, UK Commercial Manager, easyJet; Erik […]

Zurich and Vienna’s awards; Skopje and Northeast Florida’s cakes; US Airways’ 10th anniversary at Glasgow; more news from Munich, Barcelona, Nuremberg, Hannover, Kosice and Leeds Bradford airports

Zurich and Vienna’s awards; Skopje and Northeast Florida’s cakes; US Airways’ 10th anniversary at Glasgow; more news from Munich, Barcelona, Nuremberg, Hannover, Kosice and Leeds Bradford airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Zurich and Vienna airports show-off certificates; Skopje and Northeast Florida airports welcome Alitalia and Frontier Airlines respectively with two fantastic cakes; as well as Glasgow Airport celebrates US Airways’ 10th anniversary at the Scottish gateway. We also have news from Munich, Barcelona, Nuremberg, Hannover, Kosice and Leeds Bradford […]

Ryanair shock! More routes dropped this summer than added as focus shifts to major airports - bad news for secondary airports

Ryanair shock! More routes dropped this summer than added as focus shifts to major airports – bad news for secondary airports

To operate over 200 routes you have to be a pretty big airline. But to drop over 200 routes in a single year you can only be Ryanair. In previous years the ULCC has started more routes than it has dropped, but not this year. We dig deep into the numbers to see who the […]