Articles Tagged ‘BGY’

Ryanair transatlantic U-turn: anna.aero examines the “what if scenario” revealing where it may have flown

Ryanair transatlantic U-turn: anna.aero examines the “what if scenario” revealing where it may have flown

Airline executives pretty much everywhere are breathing easier after Ryanair denied the accuracy of last week’s reports that it would start transatlantic services in 2020. However, the apparently mistaken announcement and the clear retraction, appropriately sandwiched around St Patrick’s Day, intrigued anna.aero’s data elves who took a look at the “what if scenario” and identified the […]

Romania sees traffic grow by 11% (CAGR) in 10 years; Wizz Air is #1 carrier

Romania sees traffic grow by 11% (CAGR) in 10 years; Wizz Air is #1 carrier

Since joining the European Union at the beginning of 2007 the demand for air travel to and from Romania has increased considerably. Liberalisation of the market has enabled competition to flourish and helped Blue Air and Wizz Air to develop their local bases, while easyJet and Ryanair have also entered this market. anna.aero investigates the […]

Wizz Air expands at Cluj-Napoca and Iasi

Wizz Air expands at Cluj-Napoca and Iasi

Wizz Air now connects Cluj-Napoca to Cologne Bonn and Iasi to Milan/Bergamo with twice-weekly flights, using its A320s.


Birmingham Airport wins big from Bogota at Routes Americas

Birmingham Airport wins big from Bogota at Routes Americas

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Winnipeg and Geneva airports receive their certificates for Sunwing Airlines and VLM respectively. More news from Manchester, Kosice, Providenciales and Cebu airports as well as from Etihad Airways.

Cyprus Airways ceases operations; Blue Air moves in with Larnaca base

Cyprus Airways ceases operations; Blue Air moves in with Larnaca base

Times are tough for businesses in Cyprus, and the state-owned flag carrier Cyprus Airways is the latest victim of a weakened Cypriot economy. Following the European Commission ordering the airline to pay back around €65 million out of a €103 million state aid package received between 2012 and 2013, Cyprus Airways ceased operations on 9 […]

Air Serbia receives Route of the Week award for Zagreb service

Air Serbia receives Route of the Week award for Zagreb service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Catania Airport celebrates seven million passengers in 2014, and Santa Claus lands his “Sleigh380″ at Manchester Airport to unload 500 presents. More news from Leeds Bradford, Ibiza and Zaragoza airports.


Dutch airports on track to surpass 60 million passengers in 2014

Dutch airports on track to surpass 60 million passengers in 2014

A very densely populated country, the Netherlands is served by five commercial airports providing scheduled airline services, out of which Amsterdam commands 93% of total weekly capacity. In the first eight months of 2014, passenger numbers are up 4.6% when compared to 2012. anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends in demand at Dutch […]

Wizz Air increases European offering with eight new routes

Wizz Air increases European offering with eight new routes

Wizz Air commences eight new routes from Chisinau to Milan/Bergamo, Gdansk to Groningen, Katowice to Maastricht Aachen, Poznan to Glasgow, as well as from Timisoara to Bari, Brussels Charleroi, Frankfurt Hahn and Memmingen, with twice-weekly flights.

Ryanair has a quiet week, launching just 25 routes

Ryanair has a quiet week, launching just 25 routes

Ryanair adds three new bases and a new destination to its network map this week ‒ Hamburg. 


New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s CCO David O’Brien tells us the world’s most prolific starter of new routes will open “at least three new bases next year.” We identify the 10-most likely opportunities among the “primary” airports the upscaling, business-focused airline now favours.

Craiova becomes Wizz Air’s Romanian base #5; new routes to Bologna, Rome Ciampino, Dortmund and Barcelona

Craiova becomes Wizz Air’s Romanian base #5; new routes to Bologna, Rome Ciampino, Dortmund and Barcelona

One year later after starting twice-weekly flights from Craiova to Milan/Bergamo, Wizz Air opened its fifth Romanian base (#18 overall) at the airport located in the south-western part of the country, with the addition of four new routes. The Hungarian ULCC will operate a total of 16 weekly flights to six destinations in four countries […]

Iasi Airport grows by 600% in eight years; TAROM adds Milan/Bergamo and Tel Aviv in 2014

Iasi Airport grows by 600% in eight years; TAROM adds Milan/Bergamo and Tel Aviv in 2014

Romania’s sixth busiest airport has experienced massive growth in passenger traffic over the last few years as a result of TAROM opening its second base at the gateway in December 2012. With the flag carrier commencing two new routes from Iasi so far in 2014, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity […]