Denmark will be hosting Eurovision 2014 after Emmelie de Forest won the 2013 contest in Malmö at the weekend. The influx of foreign visitors expected for the 39-country, Europe-wide song contest may well be the additional traffic boost that sees Denmark’s airports top 30 million annual passengers for the first time next year.
Air One launches seasonal services from Venice Airport to Copenhagen Airport in competition with SAS and Norwegian.
Norwegian’s Liverpool Airport and Madrid Airport cakes in first-ever 1-2 finish in Cake of the Week reader vote
Twitter campaigns by Norwegian and Liverpool John Lennon Airport have ensured electoral victory for Liverpool’s Airport’s entry in the anna.aero reader online poll for Best Cake of the Week, Summer 2013 Season Part 2.
Eastern Airways’ Newcastle to Birmingham route turns 10; Prague party for airline partnership deal; Scandinavian route launch cakes from Budapest; A resignation letter cake from London Stansted;
Route anniversaries, airline deal celebrations, route launch cakes and the best way to resign (as far as anna.aero is concerned) – by using a cake! All of this is included in this week’s round-up of news from the network planning community.
Helsinki boasts six new routes from Norwegian. Copenhagen, Karlstad and Stockholm get one each.
From this week’s 153 route launches, our data elves have selected eight more breathtaking cakes for our Cake of the Week Summer Seasons Part 2 public online vote. These include those from airBaltic, S7 Airlines and Tiger Airways Australia.
SAS inaugurates flights from Copenhagen to San Francisco, CA; adds Prague and Paris CDG from Helsinki.
Norwegian inaugurates nine routes from London Gatwick; launches Copenhagen to Liverpool and nine other routes.
Air Swedish inaugurates three routes, including two from the Swedish Lapland.
Alitalia connects Rome Fiumicino with London City Airport, Oran, Ekaterinburg, Copenhagen, Bilbao and Montpellier.
Royal Air Maroc launches flights to London Gatwick, Copenhagen, Stockholm Arlanda and Las Palmas from its Casablanca hub.