easyJet launches flights from Rome Fiumicino to Milan Linate in competition with Alitalia; inaugurates services from Edinburgh to Reykjavik, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Prague and Berlin Schönefeld.
Vueling connects Florence with Berlin Tegel, Copenhagen and Hamburg; launches London Heathrow as new destination from Palma de Mallorca.
Largely sheltered from economic volatility by a flourishing oil industry in the area, Stavanger Airport fares better than most European airports. As the airport welcomes Wizz Air’s new service from Szczecin, anna.aero investigates its operation.
SAS returns with services from Copenhagen to Newcastle; adds flights from Turku to Kittila in Finland, and from Helsinki to Ostersund in Sweden.
anna.aero reveals from a top-level source at Emirates which destinations on the map will be added in 2013 in addition to the already announced new routes to Warsaw and Algiers.
World’s airlines already announced over 900 routes for 2013; Barcelona Airport #1 in the world for new services
Despite the global economic malaise, 2012 was a record-breaking year for route development. In 2013, Ryanair and Southwest are amongst the airline “usual suspects” with the most additional services on their respective new routes list.
Flyglinjen started ten weekly frequencies from Jonkoping to Copenhagen.
SAS starts flying from Copenhagen to Kiruna in the northern Swedish province of Lapland.
Hands up airport business development managers if Air Canada’s network planners have told you in the past that without a first-class market they won’t fly long-haul into your airport? Well that problem has gone away this week following the launch of its all-leisure, discount carrier “rouge.”
SAS commences operations on the route from Copenhagen to Ivalo in northern Finland.
SAS now competes with Norwegian on three new routes between Scandinavia and Spain