Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

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.

TAM Airlines touches down in Barcelona

TAM Airlines touches down in Barcelona

The oneworld carrier now links the Spanish city with Sao Paulo Guarulhos using its 767-300s.

Norwegian to launch transatlantic 737 flights from Cork

Norwegian to launch transatlantic 737 flights from Cork

Using Ireland’s geographical proximity to the US’ Eastern Seaboard, Norwegian is set to launch flights from Cork to Boston in May 2016, as well as to New York in 2017. Barcelona flights to start next year as well. anna.aero nuzzles into how Norwegian’s plans will impact Ireland-US traffic.


Top 15 routes in relation to capacity, ASKs and frequency revealed

Top 15 routes in relation to capacity, ASKs and frequency revealed

anna.aero investigates the top 15 routes in relation to the three factors of capacity, ASKs and frequency, and looks to see how they have changed over the past five years.

El Al to return to Miami and Chicago following 787 order

El Al to return to Miami and Chicago following 787 order

El Al recently ordered enough 787-8s and 9s to replace its entire long-haul fleet and then some. Our data elves believe this deal will see the carrier return to the two previously served routes of Miami and Chicago. Other long-haul destinations in the US and Asia could also be on the cards – find out […]

Cluj-Napoca Airport's capacity growth driven by Wizz Air expansion; London set to overtake Bucharest as #1 route

Cluj-Napoca Airport’s capacity growth driven by Wizz Air expansion; London set to overtake Bucharest as #1 route

Romania’s second biggest airport is having a bumper 2015, with an average monthly growth rate of over 30%. Number one airline Wizz Air, which passed the five million passenger milestone at Cluj-Napoca this month, is the prime driver of these increases ‒ we investigate what the airline is up to in S15.


Best connected airline hubs by region revealed; global winner Turkish Airlines in Istanbul pulls away from Delta Air Lines in Atlanta

Best connected airline hubs by region revealed; global winner Turkish Airlines in Istanbul pulls away from Delta Air Lines in Atlanta

This week we reveal which are the top 12 airline hubs (in terms of destinations served) in seven different regions across the world. Regional winners include Aeromexico, Air China, Air New Zealand, Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc.

Ryanair to launch Amsterdam base; London, Paris, Barcelona and Frankfurt likely new route targets

Ryanair to launch Amsterdam base; London, Paris, Barcelona and Frankfurt likely new route targets

Ryanair has been awarded a batch of slots at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as the ULCC continues to move away from using secondary airports. If you had been reading anna.aero last October you would know that already. Now we tell you where the airline is going to fly and against who.

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden celebrates ‘Route of the Week’ while Malta accepts its ‘Cake of the Week’ award

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden celebrates ‘Route of the Week’ while Malta accepts its ‘Cake of the Week’ award

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates turning 30, while Air Canada and Norwegian announce new 787 routes for 2016. More news also from Eastern Airways, Newcastle and Stuttgart airports.


Wizz Air adds four routes from Macedonia

Wizz Air adds four routes from Macedonia

Wizz Air begins services from Ohrid to Basel – with another three routes being launching from Skopje.

Dubrovnik Airport on course to pass 1.6m passengers in 2015; UK still the biggest market despite Monarch Airlines shrinking by 57%

Dubrovnik Airport on course to pass 1.6m passengers in 2015; UK still the biggest market despite Monarch Airlines shrinking by 57%

One of the main airports serving Croatia’s Adriatic Coast, Dubrovnik Airport is set 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 are still scheduled to start in 2015.

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Hong Kong Airport win the last Arch of Triumph weekly battle, but its score of 36.7 saw it swoop into joint second place overall with Portland in the 2015 competition. Meanwhile, 27 (yes that’s 27) airports from across the world are aiming to topple Hong Kong from that spot this week.