Articles Tagged ‘BCN’
Valencia-Budapest is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 100,000 annual searches; Ryanair’s 411th route in Spain??
Ryanair has told anna.aero that demand for 100,000 potential passengers is the perfect number for it to consider a new route. So it seems highly meaningful that Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has discovered that in the last 12 months 100,000 would-be travellers searched the flight comparison site for flights between Valencia and Budapest ‒ but the […]
Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement
New York JFK is the fifth busiest airport in North America, but when it comes to international capacity amongst the region’s top 10, it has the highest share of weekly seats. Find out where the world’s biggest airports rank when international and domestic capacity is evaluated at each.
Vueling’s S16 route droppings revealed; 39 airport pairs no longer served with Rome Fiumicino and Barcelona seeing biggest changes
Vueling has grown its network from fewer than 100 routes to almost 400 in the space of just six years. We reveal those routes that were dropped this summer across the airline’s network of 156 airports. A total of 42 airports were involved.
Ryanair launches 15 routes from Sofia as it opens its first Bulgarian base – a third of the new routes compete directly with Wizz Air.
Having had a year off, launching no new European services in S16, anna.aero can exclusively reveal expansion is back on the agenda for American Airlines in S17, as the oneworld carrier looks to begin Dallas/Fort Worth to Amsterdam and Rome Fiumicino, as well as Chicago O’Hare to Barcelona.
anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford caught up with the CEO of Europe’s third largest LCC to discuss why Barcelona is the next European hub for transatlantic flights. Ford was also intrigued to find out why the carrier’s New York service from the Spanish airport will operate into Newark and not JFK, its current New York […]
Newcastle Airport traffic up 2.7% in first half of 2016; Ryanair gears up for rapid expansion; three domestic links no longer served
During the past year Ryanair has added flights to Malaga from Newcastle. It will launch a further six routes in W16/17, followed by three more in S17. However, despite Ryanair’s success, United Airlines has decided it will end its route from New York Newark. We take a closer look at United’s short-lived route, and conduct […]
Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition
During the past year Wizz Air has added Birmingham, Cluj-Napoca, Glasgow, Lisbon, London Gatwick, Pescara and Stockholm Skavsta to its Bucharest base, with Romanian LCC Blue Air starting flights on five of these city pairs as well within the same time period. We take a closer look at Wizz Air’s expansion from Bucharest since its […]
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air celebrates flying 30 million passengers from the UK since 2004, while Melbourne welcomes the arrival of its first A350 service. More news also from Glasgow, Cluj-Napoca and Barcelona airports, as well as Aer Lingus.
Jet Airways traffic rises 26% in 12 months; Netherlands latest country market; 83% of capacity on domestic routes
In 2015 Jet Airways carried 26% more passengers than in the previous year, while Q1 traffic is up 7.4% in 2016 when compared to last year. This year has also witnessed the airline move its European hub from Brussels to Amsterdam. anna.aero takes a closer look at passenger traffic trends, and to see where the […]
Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016
Leeds Bradford for this upcoming winter season will welcome connections to the capitals of Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, three of which will be flown by Ryanair. The airport has also welcomed two new carriers this summer. Last year the UK airport welcomed just over 3.4 million passengers, with 3.6 million expected this year.
Latvia is the tasty filling in the Baltic nation sandwich, sitting as it does between its close neighbours Estonia and Lithuania. The country’s air traffic is booming this year, with an average monthly growth of 8.4% between January and May. We take a look at who is doing what, and from where.