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Flybe starts the new route party in Ibiza and Reykjavik from Birmingham

Flybe starts the new route party in Ibiza and Reykjavik from Birmingham

Flybe starts destinations #32 and #33 at its biggest hub.

Portuguese pride restored with Lisbon Airport win

Portuguese pride restored with Lisbon Airport win

This week we have FTWAs from six airports around the world, including Toronto Pearson, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Manchester – find out here whether any of these big-hitting airports have the firefighters to match their global profile.

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.


Aegean Airlines expands its seasonal offering with four new routes

Aegean Airlines expands its seasonal offering with four new routes

Aegean Airlines adds four seasonal routes from Athens and Kalamata to Amman, Birmingham, Izmir and Paris CDG, using its A320s, Q400s and A319s.

Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate

Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate

Last week’s winners, London Southend Airport, will be adding their ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate to the station walls. Find out which airport will be looking to do the same thing next week.

Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November

Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November

Iceland’s busiest airport, Reykjavik/Keflavik, has managed to achieve impressive growth in recent years, following the local banking collapse and the volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how its seasonality profile has changed and how dominant the flag carrier is this summer.


Flybe adds five new routes - including four from Birmingham

Flybe adds five new routes – including four from Birmingham

Flybe’s route count at Birmingham climbs to 26, with more to come later this summer; Newquay now boasts four domestic routes.

Fifth annual Euro ANNIEs (Part II). germanwings gains two Euro ANNIEs airline awards; surprisingly it’s a no-show from Ryanair

Fifth annual Euro ANNIEs (Part II). germanwings gains two Euro ANNIEs airline awards; surprisingly it’s a no-show from Ryanair

Not one award, but two. It’s all smiles in Cologne as germanwings’ network planning team grab two 2014 Euro ANNIEs. Norwegian and Air Lituanica join the celebrations.

Monarch Airlines launches 10 new routes across four UK bases

Monarch Airlines launches 10 new routes across four UK bases

Monarch Airlines increases its based operations at Birmingham, London Luton, London Gatwick and Manchester.


Monarch Airlines set to pass seven million passenger mark in 2014

Monarch Airlines set to pass seven million passenger mark in 2014

Monarch Airlines operates in the fiercely competitive UK leisure market, but has managed to grow its passenger numbers by 15% in the last two years. We analyse the airline’s route matrix, reveal the airline’s growing seasonality issues, and look at which are the leading country and airport markets this summer, helped by 10 new routes.

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Last week, Bucharest Airport blasted its way to victory in the second public vote for the ‘Arch of Triumph’ when it welcomed Ryanair’s new four times weekly service from Dublin. Business as usual this week, with the so-called anna.aero ‘experts’ undertaking the scoring and FTWA critique.

Flybe launches four new routes from Birmingham

Flybe launches four new routes from Birmingham

Flybe adds flights from Birmingham to Alicante, Cologne Bonn, Florence and Porto.