Articles Tagged ‘BVA’

Bergerac-Dublin is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 16,000 searches; Ryanair's sixth route from French airport for S18??

Bergerac-Dublin is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 16,000 searches; Ryanair’s sixth route from French airport for S18??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year 16,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Bergerac and Dublin ‒ but the route is unserved!? Ryanair is both airports’ biggest operator, so will a new Dordogne route from the ULCC debut in S18? Or will Aer Lingus, CityJet […]

Blue Air opens Constanta base

Blue Air opens Constanta base

Blue Air begins based operations from Constanta and expands from Liverpool and Turin.

Cardiff commands the show to win Part II of the S17 Arch of Triumph Public Vote; another European airport wins as the judges return

Cardiff commands the show to win Part II of the S17 Arch of Triumph Public Vote; another European airport wins as the judges return

Over 800 votes were cast to determine who the world thinks performed the best FTWA to mark the second week of the S17 schedule  ‒ with Cardiff’s firefighters claiming the title. Now that the public votes for summer have ended, find out which airport has been awarded the accolade this week by anna.aero’s four esteemed judges. Can […]


Volotea va va vooms into Vienna

Volotea va va vooms into Vienna

Volotea begins eight new routes including its first flights to the Austrian capital from Marseille and Nantes.

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. 

The "best, most and worst" Ryanair airports 2007-17; 2,800 air services, from over 250 airports including 80+ bases

The “best, most and worst” Ryanair airports 2007-17; 2,800 air services, from over 250 airports including 80+ bases

Ryanair is Europe’s leading (U)LCC and the regular winner of anna.aero awards for most routes launched each year. But this week, we focus on which of its 80-plus bases have seen the lowest and highest turnover of routes during the last decade. Plus we identify 24 airports which have only ever had one Ryanair service.


Blue Air to open base #7 at Constanta; will station one 737-500 and serve eight routes, four of them domestic

Blue Air to open base #7 at Constanta; will station one 737-500 and serve eight routes, four of them domestic

Blue Air is continuing its rapid expansion in the European market by announcing a new base for S17 – Constanta. It will join the airline’s existing bases at Bucharest, Bacau, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Larnaca and Turin. The Romanian hybrid carrier will connect its newest base to Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Oradea, Iasi, Rome Fiumicino, Milan/Bergamo and Paris Beauvais, […]

Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

During the past year Wizz Air has added Birmingham, Cluj-Napoca, Glasgow, Lisbon, London Gatwick, Pescara and Stockholm Skavsta to its Bucharest base, with Romanian LCC Blue Air starting flights on five of these city pairs as well within the same time period. We take a closer look at Wizz Air’s expansion from Bucharest since its […]

Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

During the past 12 months Skopje has gained links to the capitals of the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and Slovakia. anna.aero investigates how the airport’s network has developed during recent times, and also how it has managed to nearly double passenger traffic during the past few years.


Blue Air adds 14 airports to network; 43% increase in weekly seat capacity; first airline to launch non-capital Romanian domestic links

Blue Air adds 14 airports to network; 43% increase in weekly seat capacity; first airline to launch non-capital Romanian domestic links

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford recently went to Bucharest to meet Blue Air’s Revenue Management & Planning Director George Rizica. While there, Ford asked Rizica about what Blue Air looks for in an airport, and to find out why Wizz Air’s and Ryanair’s expansion in Romania helped push the carrier to grow more rapidly on […]

Ryanair makes Vilnius its second Lithuanian base; Prague and Sofia strong contenders to be next hubs

Ryanair makes Vilnius its second Lithuanian base; Prague and Sofia strong contenders to be next hubs

On 15 March Ryanair announced that from 30 October it will base two aircraft at Vilnius and open new routes to Berlin Schönefeld and Malta. The news means that Vilnius is the carrier’s #82 base. David O’Brien, CCO of Ryanair, tells anna.aero that the Lithuanian Government understands the needs of its passengers, and where the […]

Debrecen Airport becomes Wizz Air base #22; six destinations now served including London Luton with daily flights

Debrecen Airport becomes Wizz Air base #22; six destinations now served including London Luton with daily flights

Wizz Air started three new routes to Belgium, France and Sweden from its newest base in Hungary last week. It now offers 21 weekly flights across six destinations. We have pictures of the celebrations.