Articles Tagged ‘DSA’

Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

The UK’s sixth largest carrier, Thomas Cook Airlines has seen its place in the market increasingly marginalised by the continued encroachment of LCCs. anna.aero analyses the extreme seasonality that the airline has to deal with and discovers its most important country markets.

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Following the operational rationalisation of airBaltic in 2012, Riga Airport consolidated its annual passenger performance last year, posting a modest increase of 0.4%. With Wizz Air launching its 17th base at the Latvian gateway this June, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant airBaltic is this summer.

Wizz Air adds 10 new routes, including three from new Riga base

Wizz Air adds 10 new routes, including three from new Riga base

Last week, Wizz Air opened its 17th base at Riga with three new routes as well as another seven services from Gdansk, Poznan, Warsaw Chopin in Poland, Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Vilnius in Lithuania.


Wizz Air expands its European offering with eight new routes

Wizz Air expands its European offering with eight new routes

Wizz Air commences eight new European routes from Bucharest, Budapest, Sibiu, Sofia and Vilnius, using its A320s.

Doncaster Sheffield’s cake award; Budapest’s croissant cake; Vueling expands at Lyon; Leeds Bradford celebrates Koningsdag with KLM; more news from Bristol and Strasbourg airports

Doncaster Sheffield’s cake award; Budapest’s croissant cake; Vueling expands at Lyon; Leeds Bradford celebrates Koningsdag with KLM; more news from Bristol and Strasbourg airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Doncaster Sheffield Airport shows-off Cake certificate, Budapest Airport welcomes transavia.com France with a croissant-shaped cake as well as Leeds Bradford Airport and KLM celebrating ‘Koningsdag’ (the Dutch King’s Day). We also have news from Bristol, Strasbourg and Lyon airports.

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Last week, Bucharest Airport blasted its way to victory in the second public vote for the ‘Arch of Triumph’ when it welcomed Ryanair’s new four times weekly service from Dublin. Business as usual this week, with the so-called anna.aero ‘experts’ undertaking the scoring and FTWA critique.


LinksAir links Doncaster Sheffield with two UK domestic cities

LinksAir links Doncaster Sheffield with two UK domestic cities

LinksAir begins flights to Belfast City and Isle of Man from Doncaster Sheffield.

LinksAir makes Doncaster Sheffield base #4; 15 weekly departures from April as Belfast and Isle of Man get direct flights

LinksAir makes Doncaster Sheffield base #4; 15 weekly departures from April as Belfast and Isle of Man get direct flights

LinksAir has announced plans this week to open its fourth base at Doncaster Sheffield, with one Jetstream 31. The regional airline is planning to operate a combined 15 weekly flights to both Belfast City and the Isle of Man airports from 11 and 14 April respectively. Read anna.aero’s investigation here. 

Novosibirsk and Brussels Charleroi award passengers; Ukraine International celebrates in Amsterdam; Wizz Air signs a deal with Peel Airports

Novosibirsk and Brussels Charleroi award passengers; Ukraine International celebrates in Amsterdam; Wizz Air signs a deal with Peel Airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News we report from Novosibirsk and Brussels Charleroi, which both reached significant landmarks, as well as from Amsterdam Schiphol, and two airports in the UK.


Ryanair launches new bases in Billund and Palma

Ryanair launches new bases in Billund and Palma

Ryanair launches 70 new routes across Europe this week. More to follow next week.

New airline routes launched (12 - 18 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (12 – 18 April 2011)

The world’s airlines are again busy, having launched 93 routes in the last week. Ryanair contributes with 46 of them, but the rest were launched in all corners of the world. Which low-cost airline launched a new base? Which airline added a new South American country market to its network and which airline became the […]

Ryanair now flies from Magdeburg/Cochstedt Airport to Spain

Ryanair now flies from Magdeburg/Cochstedt Airport to Spain

Magdeburg/Cochstedt Airport near Berlin in eastern Germany now has routes with Ryanair to Alicante, Girona, Gran Canaria and Malaga.