Articles Tagged ‘Brussels’

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee to discuss “Radicalised Employees” at ACI Security & Crisis Management Special Summit

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee to discuss “Radicalised Employees” at ACI Security & Crisis Management Special Summit

Moazzam Begg, Outreach Director, CAGE, and ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee, will deliver the closing keynote at the ACI Security & Crisis Management Special Summit, Brussels, 22-23 November 2016. Meanwhile, Arnaud Feist, CEO Brussels Airport and Dr Sani Sener, CEO TAV Istanbul Atatürk Airport, will present vital case studies of the attacks on their airports, including the […]

Jetairfly looks to France for expansion in 2014; new routes from Brussels airports to Miami, Prague and Tel Aviv as ASKs to grow 11%

Jetairfly looks to France for expansion in 2014; new routes from Brussels airports to Miami, Prague and Tel Aviv as ASKs to grow 11%

Jetairfly, the Belgian leisure airline that is part of the TUI group, operates mostly 737-series aircraft. But it also has a couple of Embraer E190s and a 787. We reveal the airline’s busiest airports this summer, which airports it has dropped and added since last summer, and which new routes have been started for this […]

Ryanair network re-invention begins with bases at main Brussels and Rome airports

Ryanair network re-invention begins with bases at main Brussels and Rome airports

As Ryanair decides to become a business-friendly, family-friendly, caring airline, we find the strategic difference in network planning is also striking.


Thai Airways growing again as A380 arrives; China biggest, but next new route to Sapporo in Japan

Thai Airways growing again as A380 arrives; China biggest, but next new route to Sapporo in Japan

After several years of stagnant passenger numbers, Thai Airways is reporting growth in 2012 and capacity is set to rise as the airline takes delivery of its new generation aircraft on order. But which European destination did the Star Alliance airline drop last year, and which route did it start instead? In which market is […]

United celebrates 20 years in Brussels

United celebrates 20 years in Brussels

This week’s Network Planning Community News features photo coverage from the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of a key transatlantic route, but which organisations are key drivers that create business demand for the route?

Launch of Senegal Airlines leads to diplomatic incident with Belgium; Emirates service to Dubai began in September

Launch of Senegal Airlines leads to diplomatic incident with Belgium; Emirates service to Dubai began in September

How often do ambassadors get recalled because of airline route network issues? Well the launch of new carrier Senegal Airlines has caused Belgium to do just that from Senegal. Which American and European destinations are served from the West African state and what role is Fraport playing there?


Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India cuts Frankfurt scissor hub from end of October

Air India is currently the second biggest non-German carrier at Frankfurt (as measured by seat capacity) but all that will change this winter as it dismantles its scissor hub leaving just a single route. How does it compare with Jet Airways’ similar operation at Brussels?

Introducing the Euro annies – proper awards based on science, statistics and evidence

Introducing the Euro annies – proper awards based on science, statistics and evidence

Want some airport (and airline) awards that are based on transparent analysis of numerical data? You got it. Will it throw up some unusual winners? You bet.

Brussels Airlines joins Star Alliance; France, Italy top country markets; still no US routes

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisThis week’s object of attention has a considerable long-haul network, but to one continent only. Which one? And which markets does it dominate? See the Star Alliance joining ceremony featured with pictures and video.


Brussels sees long-haul growth thanks to Jet Airways and US carriers; Aegean and Wind Jet among new carriers for 2009

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusBrussels’ traffic has still to reach the Sabena-inspired figures of 2000, but growth since 2002 has been steady and the airport is a scissor hub for Jet Airways. What network changes have there been in the last year?

Alitalia most expensive on Brussels – Milan route; customers have a choice of five carriers

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchAlitalia, Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Lufthansa Italia and Ryanair all offer at least double-daily flights between Brussels and Milan. How do fares compare during the next six months for a 2-night stay originating in Brussels? Is Ryanair the cheapest?

Athens, Bahrain, Brussels win OAG awards;
Beijing’s memorable Mission Impossible theme scoops annies

Image: annie logoThis week anna.aero was out and about in Kuala Lumpur meeting many of our readers and customers. Times may be tough in the industry but there were plenty of exciting stands promoting tourism and route opportunities. See what caught our eye and who won this year’s coveted Annie awards.