Articles Tagged ‘CIA’

Thessaloniki Airport's traffic is up 8.1% in 2016; handling 43% more passengers than it did in 2012; expansion plans delayed

Thessaloniki Airport’s traffic is up 8.1% in 2016; handling 43% more passengers than it did in 2012; expansion plans delayed

Thessaloniki Airport in Greece between January and November last year welcomed 5.62 million passengers, an increase of 8.1% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at Thessaloniki’s traffic and airline developments, plus we delve deeper into the expansion issues of Greece’s third largest airport.  

Katowice-Venice is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 23,000 annual searches; Nadi-Adelaide becomes our third success

Katowice-Venice is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 23,000 annual searches; Nadi-Adelaide becomes our third success

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 23,000 potential travellers searched the flight comparison site for flights between Katowice and Venice ‒ but the route is unserved!? Having achieved our third successful new route start-up just before Christmas (Nadi-Adelaide) will this potential new route get adopted by Wizz Air or easyJet?

Lille-Rome is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 25,000 annual searches; will Vueling or HOP! jump to it?

Lille-Rome is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 25,000 annual searches; will Vueling or HOP! jump to it?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has unearthed that in the last year 25,000 potential travellers hunted for flights between Lille and Rome ‒ but the route is unserved! There are four potential carriers which could make this route work – HOP!, Alitalia, Ryanair or Vueling – who will react first to this Skyscanner data?


Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service

Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe opens its latest Birmingham route while Prague celebrates the opening of its Ryanair base. More news also from Alicante, Berlin Schönefeld, Gold Coast and Sydney airports.

anna.aero joins Nuremberg Airport to celebrate Ryanair’s base opening

anna.aero joins Nuremberg Airport to celebrate Ryanair’s base opening

anna.aero was kindly invited by Christian Käser, Head of Aviation Marketing Business Development, Nuremberg Airport, to welcome the arrival of Ryanair’s first based 737-800 at the German airport. Take a closer look to see how the events of 2 November unfolded.

Ryanair inaugurates 43 airport connections

Ryanair inaugurates 43 airport connections

Ryanair opens 43 routes across its European and African network including the addition of Oslo Gardermoen to its network.


Italy set to pass 160 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Alitalia as LCC share gets close to 50%; Germany still #1 market

Italy set to pass 160 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Alitalia as LCC share gets close to 50%; Germany still #1 market

Italian airport traffic is up 4.4% so far in 2016, with international growth outstripping domestic. Ryanair is growing faster than Alitalia, but not as fast as Volotea. Growth at top 15 country markets compared.

Cork-Rome is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 75,000+ searches; Ryanair or Aer Lingus' next Roman holiday?

Cork-Rome is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 75,000+ searches; Ryanair or Aer Lingus’ next Roman holiday?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last 12 months 75,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Cork and Rome ‒ but the route is unserved! Which airline will be popping the ‘corks’ first on this potential city pair – Ryanair or Aer Lingus?

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 […]


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 […]

30-Second Interview – Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair

30-Second Interview – Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair

Following the announcement of its second Romanian base at Bucharest (Timisoara being #1), Ryanair held a special press briefing on 16 February in the capital of Romania. We got to talk to the airline’s CEO – the one and only – Michael O’Leary about the ULCC’s recent developments in Romania and other key European markets.

Ryanair opens Romanian base #1 at Timisoara; adding domestic flights to Bucharest

Ryanair opens Romanian base #1 at Timisoara; adding domestic flights to Bucharest

On 14 January, Ryanair confirmed plans to enter the Romanian market, both internationally and domestically, with the opening of a base at Timisoara Airport, effective 1 November. The Irish ULCC will introduce seven routes, including a domestic service to Bucharest, competing head-to-head with TAROM. Operating 35 weekly flights, Ryanair forecasts a flow of 575,000 passengers […]