Articles Tagged ‘FCO’

anna.aero helps welcome Xiamen Airlines to Europe

anna.aero helps welcome Xiamen Airlines to Europe

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol welcomed the arrival of Xiamen Airlines inaugural service to Europe, and the carrier’s first long-haul service. anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford was specially invited by the Dutch mega hub to attend this historic launch. See what it’s like to race a 787 from the end of the Polderbaan to the gate in what […]

Ryanair to launch Amsterdam base; London, Paris, Barcelona and Frankfurt likely new route targets

Ryanair to launch Amsterdam base; London, Paris, Barcelona and Frankfurt likely new route targets

Ryanair has been awarded a batch of slots at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as the ULCC continues to move away from using secondary airports. If you had been reading anna.aero last October you would know that already. Now we tell you where the airline is going to fly and against who.

Austrian Airlines remains constant at Vienna as easyJet gets ready for battle

Austrian Airlines remains constant at Vienna as easyJet gets ready for battle

With 116 routes this summer, Austrian Airlines remains the dominant carrier of the 60 airlines serving Vienna this summer, however easyJet is planning to join the party on some of the Star Alliance carrier’s most popular routes. anna.aero looks to see how Austrian is shaping up as it gets ready for battle to commence.


Dubrovnik Airport on course to pass 1.6m passengers in 2015; UK still the biggest market despite Monarch Airlines shrinking by 57%

Dubrovnik Airport on course to pass 1.6m passengers in 2015; UK still the biggest market despite Monarch Airlines shrinking by 57%

One of the main airports serving Croatia’s Adriatic Coast, Dubrovnik Airport is set to grow again this summer. With August schedules offering a 6.4% increase in weekly seats, anna.aero identifies the key players, and what new routes are still scheduled to start in 2015.

Asiana Airlines introduces fifth route to Europe

Asiana Airlines introduces fifth route to Europe

Asiana Airlines connects Seoul with Rome, competing with Alitalia and Korean Air.

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Hong Kong Airport win the last Arch of Triumph weekly battle, but its score of 36.7 saw it swoop into joint second place overall with Portland in the 2015 competition. Meanwhile, 27 (yes that’s 27) airports from across the world are aiming to topple Hong Kong from that spot this week.


easyJet enters 13 new markets

easyJet enters 13 new markets

easyJet begins 30 weekly flights across 13 new routes. Pula is new destination.

easyJet’s fastest-growing airports revealed; London leads way with three German airports in top 15 for growth

easyJet’s fastest-growing airports revealed; London leads way with three German airports in top 15 for growth

easyJet is growing peak summer capacity by around 7%, but several leading country markets will see growth of more than 15%, with just one top 15 country market in decline. We reveal what’s going on at a country and airport level.

easyJet launches 10 new routes including first to Tunisia

easyJet launches 10 new routes including first to Tunisia

easyJet adds 10 routes to its expanding network from bases at Geneva, London Stansted, Newcastle, Porto, and Rome Fiumicino.


Alitalia starts Seoul Incheon from Rome Fiumicino

Alitalia starts Seoul Incheon from Rome Fiumicino

Alitalia starts Rome to Seoul operations – Korean Air competes, as will Asiana Airlines from 30 June.

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Classified as one of the most densely populated countries, as it accommodates over 160 million people despite being about 10% smaller than the state of California, Bangladesh is also an Asian aviation hot-spot. With the flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines controlling 31% and 21% of seats and flights respectively, anna.aero takes a closer look at […]

United Airlines adds third route to Rome Fiumicino

United Airlines adds third route to Rome Fiumicino

United Airlines now flies from Chicago O’Hare to Rome Fiumicino with five weekly departures, using its 777-200s. Competes against American Airlines and Alitalia.