Articles Tagged ‘BRU’

Hainan Airlines more than doubles capacity over past 10 years; international services expand but domestic traffic dominates

Hainan Airlines more than doubles capacity over past 10 years; international services expand but domestic traffic dominates

Hainan Airlines, part of the HNA Group, commenced operations from Hainan Island in the early 1990s and it has seen triple-digit capacity growth over the past 10 years as the Chinese economy expanded at pace. anna.aero looks further into the carrier to investigate its network strategies and developments. 

Royal Air Maroc turns 60 years old; latest reports suggest passenger traffic growth of 10% to 6.7 million; average load factor of 65%

Royal Air Maroc turns 60 years old; latest reports suggest passenger traffic growth of 10% to 6.7 million; average load factor of 65%

Royal Air Maroc is the national carrier of Morocco and between November 2015 and October 2016 the carrier flew 6.7 million passengers with an average load factor of 65%. We take a closer look at the development of the carrier’s annual capacity, and which airports are seeing the greatest gains. 

Loganair celebrates 50 years of Orkney service

Loganair celebrates 50 years of Orkney service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Loganair commemorates the 50-year anniversary of serving the Orkney Inter-Isles Air Service, with the operation also including the world’s shortest route. More news also from World Routes 2017 where Brussels Airport collected a special award as well as Cluj-Napoca Airport.  


Cathay Pacific Airways announces Brussels, Copenhagen and Dublin; Geneva, Birmingham and Lisbon now top unserved European markets

Cathay Pacific Airways announces Brussels, Copenhagen and Dublin; Geneva, Birmingham and Lisbon now top unserved European markets

Cathay Pacific Airways has announced that from S18 it will start serving Brussels, Copenhagen and Dublin from Hong Kong. Now that these European capital cities have been announced, it means that Geneva, Birmingham and Lisbon have become the top unserved destinations in Europe from Hong Kong.  

Brussels Airport returns to natural growth; on course to pass 24 million passengers in 2017; anna.aero meets with CEO Arnaud Feist

Brussels Airport returns to natural growth; on course to pass 24 million passengers in 2017; anna.aero meets with CEO Arnaud Feist

Brussels Airport serves the capital of Belgium and Europe. This year will see the airport return to natural growth, with every month since November being record-breaking for the hub. We recently travelled to the airport to speak with its CEO Arnaud Feist to find out more about what lies ahead for the airport.  

East Midlands-Nice is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ nearly 60,000 searches; Ryanair's 39th route from UK airport??

East Midlands-Nice is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 60,000 searches; Ryanair’s 39th route from UK airport??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 60,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between East Midlands and Nice ‒ but the route is unserved!? The UK airport is the 18th largest base on the Ryanair network, maybe the French hot-spot will be its next new route addition?


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. 

Qeshm Air boosts network with Brussels link

Qeshm Air boosts network with Brussels link

Qeshm Air starts weekly service from Tehran to the capital of Europe.


SunExpress starts new route trio

SunExpress starts new route trio

SunExpress now operates eight routes from both Cologne Bonn and Hannover; two from Brussels.

Air Arabia Maroc expands from Fez

Air Arabia Maroc expands from Fez

Air Arabia Maroc opens eight new routes from Fez – includes carrier’s first domestic route.  

Cobalt prepares to go long-haul; anna.aero visits Cyprus' leading airline as it gets ready to enter its second year of operations

Cobalt prepares to go long-haul; anna.aero visits Cyprus’ leading airline as it gets ready to enter its second year of operations

Cobalt first started operations on 7 July 2016. It now operates six aircraft to 16 destinations in Europe and the Middle East. As Cobalt enters its second year of operations, anna.aero paid a visit to the carrier in Larnaca to find out more about one of Europe’s newest airlines, and its future plans including its […]