Articles Tagged ‘BCN’
Ryanair launches Manchester to Barcelona service to tie-in with Champions League fixture.
Portuguese airports offered almost 20 million one-way seats in 2013, including all four largest gateways increasing their capacity last year. With the flag carrier, TAP Portugal, commanding almost half of the weekly flights and seats, and Ryanair growing its presence rapidly at Lisbon and Porto, anna.aero investigates how this country market has developed over the recent […]
Inspired (perhaps) by the local ale or its river-crossing bridge in this part of the UK, there is finally a home-win in the weekly ‘Arch of Triumph’ contest. Find out which ‘toon’ secured this first victory on anna.aero’s home turf.
Ryanair’s passenger milestone at Oslo Rygge; Barcelona and Topeka Airports’ Cake awards; Expert commercial negotiator becomes BUD’s new route supremo; London Stansted Airport’s first anniversary under new ownership
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Barcelona and Topeka airports show-off Cake certificates and Ryanair celebrates six million passengers at Oslo Rygge. We also have news from London Stansted Airport’s first anniversary under new ownership and Budapest Airport’s new appointment.
Ryanair continues its network re-invention with nine routes from its new Brussels base, utilising its 737-800s. It faces direct competition on eight out of the nine services.
Air Lituanica shows-off Route of Week certificate; Barcelona Airport’s Emirates A380; Cork Airport goes digital to enhance passenger experience; and Alitalia opens ticketing office in Abu Dhabi
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Air Lituanica shows-off their Route of the Week certificate and Cork Airport launches its mobile application and Google indoor maps of terminal. We also have news from Abu Dhabi Airport as Alitalia opens a new ticketing office and Emirates’ first A380 arrival at Barcelona Airport.
Vueling expands its international network with a new link from Barcelona to Dakar in Senegal using A320s.
Chinese air traffic up 11% in first 11 months of 2013; 29 international links to be launched in first half of 2014
The world’s second largest air travel market, according to Innovata weekly seat capacity for February, is rapidly growing, reaching 326 million passengers in the first 11 months of 2013. Despite the current issues regarding the EU’s ETS, Air China is still launching links to Europe. anna.aero reveals who is the main player in the Chinese […]
Timisoara Airport: traffic declines as Carpatair goes into administration; Wizz Air is new market leader with 49% of seats
Following a period of rapid growth between 2005 and 2011, when Timisoara Airport’s traffic doubled, the airport was recently affected by Carpatair’s operational rationalisation. We take a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveal how dominant Wizz Air has become after Carpatair suspended operations on 17 January.
Aircraft size is growing at Europe’s busiest airports; Heathrow passes 200-seat mark, but ranks only 27th in world
Runway capacity is an issue at many of Europe’s busiest airports. We analyse aircraft size data for the last decade and reveal which of Europe’s top 20 airports have seen the biggest growth in average aircraft size. We also reveal which two European airports beat Heathrow’s figure and which airports lead the global rankings.
WOW air growing rapidly from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport; ASKs up 61% in 2014 but Stockholm Arlanda is only new destination
Following the acquisition of Iceland Express’ operations in 2012, WOW air has visibly exploded, rapidly growing its European network from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport. As the airline’s ASKs are expected to reach 1.6 billion in 2014, anna.aero investigates the LCC’s expansion and its S14 schedule.
Budapest’s S14 capacity growth; Hamilton and Tampa show-off certificates; Marseille Airport’s first leisure flights from Seoul in April; Leeds Bradford’s capacity boost in 2014
Another busy week for Network Planning Community News, including S14 capacity growth at Budapest Airport, Hamilton and Tampa Airports showing-off their certificates, and other newsworthy events from our peers from around the world.