Articles Tagged ‘FCO’

Alitalia awaits deal with Etihad Airways; capacity stable but Milan Linate sees significant growth

Alitalia awaits deal with Etihad Airways; capacity stable but Milan Linate sees significant growth

As Alitalia tries to conclude its life-saving deal with Etihad Airways, we analyse how the Italian carrier’s network has changed during the last 12 months. We reveal which airports are growing (and which are shrinking) and some of the major route droppings. Plus a look at the airline’s limited long-haul network.

Craiova becomes Wizz Air’s Romanian base #5; new routes to Bologna, Rome Ciampino, Dortmund and Barcelona

Craiova becomes Wizz Air’s Romanian base #5; new routes to Bologna, Rome Ciampino, Dortmund and Barcelona

One year later after starting twice-weekly flights from Craiova to Milan/Bergamo, Wizz Air opened its fifth Romanian base (#18 overall) at the airport located in the south-western part of the country, with the addition of four new routes. The Hungarian ULCC will operate a total of 16 weekly flights to six destinations in four countries […]

Alitalia joins four other carriers on busy Rome-Heraklion route

Alitalia joins four other carriers on busy Rome-Heraklion route

Alitalia starts seasonal Greek island service, operating until 31 August.


40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

On 1 April, Air Malta entered into its fifth decade, having been set up in 1974. Since then, the airline has focussed on delivering inbound tourists to the Mediterranean group of islands. anna.aero takes a look at the airline’s current network 40 years on.

Etihad Airways starts Italian and Australian routes on 15 July

Etihad Airways starts Italian and Australian routes on 15 July

Etihad Airways makes Rome Fiumicino its second Italian destination and Perth its fourth point in Australia.

Vueling has another busy week with 13 seasonal route launches

Vueling has another busy week with 13 seasonal route launches

Vueling begins 13 new routes and 45 weekly flights from four bases, including six from Rome Fiumicino.


Vueling turns 10; almost 100 new routes added in last 12 months as it battles with Ryanair in Brussels and Rome

Vueling turns 10; almost 100 new routes added in last 12 months as it battles with Ryanair in Brussels and Rome

Just weeks after Wizz Air celebrated its tenth anniversary it is now the turn of fellow LCC Vueling to reach that milestone. We take a look at the airline’s main base in Barcelona, its busiest airports this summer and look at the level of route churn. Plus we analyse the fierce competition the airline has […]

Ryanair’s three million milestone at Memmingen Airport; AirAsia to re-enter Japan’s low-cost market; Brussels Airlines arrives at Malta Airport; more news from Rome Fiumicino and Munich airports

Ryanair’s three million milestone at Memmingen Airport; AirAsia to re-enter Japan’s low-cost market; Brussels Airlines arrives at Malta Airport; more news from Rome Fiumicino and Munich airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates three million passengers at Memmingen Airport, AirAsia announces its return to the Japanese low-cost market, and Malta Airport greets Brussels Airlines with the traditional water arch salute. We also have news from Munich and Rome Fiumicino airports.

easyJet starts six seasonal services including Glasgow to Split

easyJet starts six seasonal services including Glasgow to Split

easyJet launches six routes from five different bases – but will they make any money?


Vueling has a busy week with over 20 seasonal route launches

Vueling has a busy week with over 20 seasonal route launches

Vueling boosts eight of its bases with 24 new routes and 57 weekly flights.

Iasi Airport grows by 600% in eight years; TAROM adds Milan/Bergamo and Tel Aviv in 2014

Iasi Airport grows by 600% in eight years; TAROM adds Milan/Bergamo and Tel Aviv in 2014

Romania’s sixth busiest airport has experienced massive growth in passenger traffic over the last few years as a result of TAROM opening its second base at the gateway in December 2012. With the flag carrier commencing two new routes from Iasi so far in 2014, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity […]

Meridiana launches five routes from three Italian airports

Meridiana launches five routes from three Italian airports

Meridiana adds London Gatwick, Brussels, Menorca, Heraklion and Santorini routes to its S14 offering.