Articles Tagged ‘BVA’
On 17 January, Ryanair released a number of new routes for W18/19 serving the French market. At the same time it announced that it is in talks with various airports about the possibility of opening bases in the country. anna.aero has considered the ULCC’s current operations in France, alongside its recent approach to network strategy, […]
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.
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 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
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 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 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
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 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
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
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
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 […]