Articles Tagged ‘BCN’

Avianca’s traffic grows by 6.6% in 2013; resumes Heathrow operations

Avianca’s traffic grows by 6.6% in 2013; resumes Heathrow operations

The oldest commercial carrier in Latin America, Avianca has been growing impressively in recent years, following the integration of TACA Airlines’ operations. As the Star Alliance member is now serving a total of 54 destinations worldwide, anna.aero investigates how dominant Avianca is at Bogota and which is its top country market this summer.

First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

Included in this week’s bumper offering of 21 FTWAs are five from airports welcoming TAP Portugal, plus two, four tender FTWAs. It is also includes the first ever effort from one of the world’s most significant airports – London Heathrow – which might be an airport global leader, but how will it match up in […]

Vueling has another busy week with 13 seasonal route launches

Vueling has another busy week with 13 seasonal route launches

Vueling begins 13 new routes and 45 weekly flights from four bases, including six from Rome Fiumicino.


Vueling turns 10; almost 100 new routes added in last 12 months as it battles with Ryanair in Brussels and Rome

Vueling turns 10; almost 100 new routes added in last 12 months as it battles with Ryanair in Brussels and Rome

Just weeks after Wizz Air celebrated its tenth anniversary it is now the turn of fellow LCC Vueling to reach that milestone. We take a look at the airline’s main base in Barcelona, its busiest airports this summer and look at the level of route churn. Plus we analyse the fierce competition the airline has […]

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 […]