Articles Tagged ‘BOD’

Varna Airport soaks up the sun celebrating Route of the Week victory, while Granada is crowned Cake of the Week champion

Varna Airport soaks up the sun celebrating Route of the Week victory, while Granada is crowned Cake of the Week champion

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Varna and Granada celebrating their award wins, London Stansted toasts passing the 25 million annual passenger barrier for the first time, while Bordeaux welcomed Air France’s new Danish capital connection. 

Edinburgh Airport's elated with Route of the Week victory while Cluj-Napoca celebrates 100 years of aviation

Edinburgh Airport’s elated with Route of the Week victory while Cluj-Napoca celebrates 100 years of aviation

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Frankfurt welcomes the arrival of Air Astana’s newest route from Uralsk, while Vueling celebrates passing 500,000 passengers from Bordeaux. More news also from Southampton, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen and Vienna airports.  

Blue Air begins eight new routes

Blue Air begins eight new routes

Blue Air expands from its Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi and Turin bases. 


Volotea celebrates five years of flying; fleet of 28 aircraft expected to carry 4.3 million passengers on over 240 routes in 2017

Volotea celebrates five years of flying; fleet of 28 aircraft expected to carry 4.3 million passengers on over 240 routes in 2017

With its fleet of 717s and A319s, Volotea is big in France and Italy. With nine operating bases this summer, the LCC serves almost 80 airports across Europe. We reveal its extreme seasonality, rapid growth, leading airports and range of route frequencies.

Lufthansa adds spokes to Frankfurt and Munich hubs

Lufthansa adds spokes to Frankfurt and Munich hubs

Lufthansa begins flights to Bordeaux and Nantes from its biggest bases.

easyJet opens seasonal Palma de Mallorca base

easyJet opens seasonal Palma de Mallorca base

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, easyJet opens its first base in the Balearic Islands, stationing one A320 at Palma de Mallorca. 


Blue Air adds Oslo Gardermoen and Helsinki to its network; 32 new sectors planned for S17 so far; soon to pass 100-route milestone

Blue Air adds Oslo Gardermoen and Helsinki to its network; 32 new sectors planned for S17 so far; soon to pass 100-route milestone

Blue Air has announced this week it will begin flights to the capitals of Norway and Finland from its Bucharest hub for S17, with many more new routes planned for summer from seven of the carrier’s eight bases. We take a closer look behind the scenes of the Romanian carrier’s expansion plans. 

Air Arabia Maroc is Morocco's third largest carrier with 6.7% of seat capacity; Casablanca remains #1; four new airports join network

Air Arabia Maroc is Morocco’s third largest carrier with 6.7% of seat capacity; Casablanca remains #1; four new airports join network

Air Arabia Maroc sits behind Royal Air Maroc and Ryanair as the third largest airline in Morocco this winter. During the past year, four new airports have joined the airline’s network, while seat capacity has grown 18%. We take a closer look at the development of the seven-year-old airline. 

Frankfurt Airport should just make 60m passengers this year; Lufthansa still #1 but falling

Frankfurt Airport should just make 60m passengers this year; Lufthansa still #1 but falling

Frankfurt Airport’s growth has slowed down of late, while others around them like Amsterdam have continued to pile-up the high monthly traffic increases. We look at the hub’s passenger figures, its biggest carriers (any guesses?), routes and country markets to understand what is happening inside Germany’s busiest airport .


Air Corsica looking for international market opportunities; Ajaccio is carrier's number one airport; has fleet of 11 aircraft

Air Corsica looking for international market opportunities; Ajaccio is carrier’s number one airport; has fleet of 11 aircraft

Air Corsica is based at the Corsican airport of Ajaccio, and it is the official carrier of CONNECT 2017. anna.aero caught up with the airline’s Hervé Pierret, Member of Management Board, to find out more about its operation and to see why it is so keen to expand its international presence.

Chalair commences Perpignan route trio

Chalair commences Perpignan route trio

Chalair starts two domestic and one international service from Perpignan.

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France is still clinging on to having more than 50% of seats and frequencies at its main Paris CDG hub, despite the LCC onslaught. Seven years since our data elves last looked under the hood at the SkyTeam carrier’s biggest operations, they check the oil and kick the tyres again.