Articles Tagged ‘DSA’
Doncaster Sheffield Airport celebrates 10 years of flights; passenger numbers up 30% in Q1 as Wizz Air grows and Aer Lingus arrives
This UK airport, known as Robin Hood Airport, handled over one million passengers in 2007. Since then demand has slipped, but more recently grew by 5% in 2014. Thomson Airways and Wizz Air are the busiest airlines at the airport with high seasonality.
Wizz Air announced Lublin Airport in eastern Poland as its next base starting in September. A total of six routes will then be served. We reveal which other carriers have served the airport since it opened in December 2012.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Aer Lingus Regional announces a new route from Doncaster Sheffield to Dublin starting on 29 May, and London Gatwick Airport celebrates St Piran’s Day – Cornwall’s national day. More news from Birmingham, Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Phoenix-Mesa, Bahrain, Bristol and TAV Airports.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Winnipeg and Geneva airports receive their certificates for Sunwing Airlines and VLM respectively. More news from Manchester, Kosice, Providenciales and Cebu airports as well as from Etihad Airways.
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
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.
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 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
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.
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 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 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.