Articles Tagged ‘Estonia’

Wizz Air and Ryanair are the biggest and fastest-growing airlines in Central Europe; Poland-UK remains biggest country pair

Wizz Air and Ryanair are the biggest and fastest-growing airlines in Central Europe; Poland-UK remains biggest country pair

We define a new region of 17 countries across Central and Eastern Europe and analyse which are the biggest and fastest-growing in 2016. Plus we reveal the top 15 airlines (and how fast they are growing) and busiest country pairs.

Baltic region will soon welcome airBaltic’s new Bombardier CS300 aircraft; Nordica is new name for Estonia’s newest carrier

Baltic region will soon welcome airBaltic’s new Bombardier CS300 aircraft; Nordica is new name for Estonia’s newest carrier

The airports of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania combined handled around 11.5 million passengers in 2015. We reveal their growth since 1999 and which are the leading airlines and country markets, plus what’s coming in 2016.

Yet more anna.aero EURO ANNIE Celebrations: Pula (5 new airlines) and Tallinn (+38% growth)

Yet more anna.aero EURO ANNIE Celebrations: Pula (5 new airlines) and Tallinn (+38% growth)

Nevermind Eurovision, we’re still getting photos from airlines and airports celebrating their anna.aero EURO ANNIE wins.


European airport passengers up 7% in 2011 to over 1.6 billion; which countries and airports saw highest growth?

European airport passengers up 7% in 2011 to over 1.6 billion; which countries and airports saw highest growth?

Yes, it’s our annual analysis of the 300-plus European airports that we have traffic data for to see which country markets and airports have had a good (or bad) year. Only two countries saw a drop in air travel in 2011. Can you guess which ones? And which airports feature in our top 10 of […]

UK international traffic up 5% in 2011; Spain up by over two million passengers, Estonian market grows by 150%

UK international traffic up 5% in 2011; Spain up by over two million passengers, Estonian market grows by 150%

UK airports have had a difficult year but international traffic is up 5%. Which markets have seen the biggest volume increase (and decrease) and which major markets have seen the highest growth in 2011? And who is responsible for the UK – Estonian market more than doubling this year?

Flybe takes over Finncomm with help from Finnair; expands services from Helsinki and Tallinn

Flybe takes over Finncomm with help from Finnair; expands services from Helsinki and Tallinn

Exeter-based Flybe launched its new operations in Helsinki at the weekend having taken over Finnish Commuter Airlines. How big is the airline’s fleet and what changes has it made to the schedule and how many new routes does it plan to introduce this winter?


airBaltic continues to dominate Baltic aviation; region’s airports growing fast

airBaltic continues to dominate Baltic aviation; region’s airports growing fast

Since joining the EU in May 2004 the three Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have had their share of ups and down with regard to airline development. We take a closer look at which airlines currently have the biggest presence in the market and how quickly the region’s biggest airports are growing.

Estonian Air launches Trondheim and returns to Vilnius; scheduled passenger numbers up 16% this year

Estonian Air launches Trondheim and returns to Vilnius; scheduled passenger numbers up 16% this year

Estonian Air serves 18 destinations non-stop from Tallinn using aircraft from three different manufacturers. Which are the airline’s busiest routes and what direct (and indirect) competition does it face on its network? Which new route has already been announced starting next March?

Flybe Nordic announces nine new routes; four from Helsinki and five from Tallinn to increase network to 24 routes

Flybe Nordic announces nine new routes; four from Helsinki and five from Tallinn to increase network to 24 routes

Finnair and Flybe’s takeover of Finncomm has been completed and the new owners have wasted no time in announcing nine new routes, eight of which involve at least one Finnish airport. Which is the odd one out? What competition will Flybe face on these new routes and how many destinations will now be served from […]


Only two out of 34 European countries report fall in demand in first half of 2011; Estonia leads way with 37% growth

Only two out of 34 European countries report fall in demand in first half of 2011; Estonia leads way with 37% growth

Yes, it’s time for one of our famous mega-analyses revealing how Europe’s airports have performed in the first half of 2011. Which two countries have seen traffic declines? How are Europe’s five biggest markets performing and what’s the average growth across all markets?

Spain, USA and Ireland lead way in May for biggest volume growth from UK airports; Egypt and Tunisia still struggling

Spain, USA and Ireland lead way in May for biggest volume growth from UK airports; Egypt and Tunisia still struggling

International traffic from UK airports actually grew by almost 8% in May. But which country markets have seen the biggest year-on-year growth in traffic volume? How much are Egypt and Tunisia still struggling to recover tourist demand, and which European country has seen traffic almost treble?

Big year for Estonia as it adopts Euro, Tallinn is European Capital of Culture 2011 and Ryanair opens 10 routes

Big year for Estonia as it adopts Euro, Tallinn is European Capital of Culture 2011 and Ryanair opens 10 routes

So who knew that Estonia’s old currency was called the Kroon? How dominant is Estonian Air in Tallinn, how is its fleet growing and which other carriers are starting new routes in 2011? How many other airports does Estonia have?