Articles Tagged ‘Blue Air’

Georgia's leading airports now handle four million passengers a year; 43% traffic growth in 2017; growing demand for European services

Georgia’s leading airports now handle four million passengers a year; 43% traffic growth in 2017; growing demand for European services

Georgia’s three leading airports of Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Batumi combined processed over 4.06 million passengers in 2017, up from 2.84 million in 2016. One of the country’s leading markets is to Europe, and with 16 new routes to the continent planned for 2018 so far, anna.aero decided to investigate the market further.

Airlines launched 3,500+ routes in 2017, Ryanair remains number one for new services as LCCs continue to dominate

Airlines launched 3,500+ routes in 2017, Ryanair remains number one for new services as LCCs continue to dominate

anna.aero has analysed its New Route Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics for 2017. We reveal the top airlines for new routes last year, plus the top 15 country markets and airports. We also look ahead to 2018, which promises to be busy with over 1,400 new routes announced already.

Italy–Spain market experiences four years of consecutive growth; LCCs are leading airlines and continue to add capacity

Italy–Spain market experiences four years of consecutive growth; LCCs are leading airlines and continue to add capacity

Seat capacity on services between Italy and Spain increased by 7.0% between 2016 to 2017, meaning this mature market has now experienced four years of back-to-back growth. anna.aero investigates key air service developments between the two countries over the past 10 years and identifies the best growing airlines and airports. 


Iasi Airport and Blue Air celebrate the one millionth passenger of 2017 for the Romanian airport by partying in style

Iasi Airport and Blue Air celebrate the one millionth passenger of 2017 for the Romanian airport by partying in style

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Blue Air’s Iasi celebration, Germania celebrates the launch of flights between Nuremberg and Tel Aviv, while Sydney Airport officially launches its Community Christmas Giving Appeal. There is also news from Eurowings and Saudi Arabian Airlines, plus Belfast City Airport. 

LATAM Airlines proclaims Route of the Week victory for its new Melbourne connection as Tampa celebrates Cake of the Week win

LATAM Airlines proclaims Route of the Week victory for its new Melbourne connection as Tampa celebrates Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Cobalt is named as the best start-up airline at the 2017 CAPA Awards while it also announces a new route to Moscow Sheremetyevo. More news also from Wizz Air which has confirmed it will begin serving Athens from 2018, Blue Air, Qatar Airways Cargo and Cardiff Airport.  

Turin-Prague is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 75,000 searches; Blue Air to 'Czech-out' this connection??

Turin-Prague is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 75,000 searches; Blue Air to ‘Czech-out’ this connection??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 75,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Turin and Prague ‒ but the route is unserved!? With Stockholm Arlanda services to be launched in early 2018 by the Romanian hybrid carrier, will the Czech connection be Blue Air’s […]


Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Well the cleverest of you will have worked out the first of the four airline winners in Part II of the Euro ANNIES awards (for the slow ones – it’s Romania’s Blue Air). But will Wizz Air, Norwegian or LOT Polish Airlines secure back-to-back wins or will the awards be soon gathering dust in the trophy […]

14 airports battle for world Arch of Triumph supremacy

14 airports battle for world Arch of Triumph supremacy

For one of this week’s 14 entrants to the Arch of Triumph competition it could mean basking in airport marketing glory for eternity (or at least until the next route launch). See which airport, drawn from five different world regions, has secured these exclusive bragging rights this week.

Blue Air launches three routes from three different bases

Blue Air launches three routes from three different bases

Blue Air links Constanta to Brussels, Larnaca to Liverpool and Turin to Trapani. 


18 airports battle for Arch of Triumph Week 23; 200-FTWA barrier burst through

18 airports battle for Arch of Triumph Week 23; 200-FTWA barrier burst through

This is a landmark edition of the 2017 Arch of Triumph battle, as we pass the 200-FTWA barrier in the 23rd week of the annual competition. With a massive 18 entries this week, including four from Blue Air and three each from Norwegian and Air Arabia Maroc, its no surprise we’ve had a busy week […]

Blue Air adds Helsinki, Oslo and Munich to ever-growing network

Blue Air adds Helsinki, Oslo and Munich to ever-growing network

Blue Air expands its route portfolio from its Bucharest, Constanta and Iasi bases.  

Danish delight in first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Danish delight in first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Denmark’s Copenhagen Airport is renowned for its slick B2B aviation marketing…yet it has taken until the fourth year of the Arch of Triumph competition to claim its first-ever win. A further 12 airports also sent us their offerings this week.