Articles Tagged ‘FCO’

Ryanair transatlantic U-turn: anna.aero examines the “what if scenario” revealing where it may have flown

Ryanair transatlantic U-turn: anna.aero examines the “what if scenario” revealing where it may have flown

Airline executives pretty much everywhere are breathing easier after Ryanair denied the accuracy of last week’s reports that it would start transatlantic services in 2020. However, the apparently mistaken announcement and the clear retraction, appropriately sandwiched around St Patrick’s Day, intrigued anna.aero’s data elves who took a look at the “what if scenario” and identified the […]

easyJet still growing in Rome despite Vueling’s rapid expansion; nine new routes added, five dropped in last 12 months

easyJet still growing in Rome despite Vueling’s rapid expansion; nine new routes added, five dropped in last 12 months

easyJet has now slipped behind Vueling at Italy’s busiest airport. The two carriers overlap on 24 routes from Rome’s Fiumicino airport. We look at how easyJet’s Rome operations have evolved and what other competition it now faces.

Menorca Airport plots a recovery path towards 3m annual passengers; Vueling bigger than easyJet and Ryanair combined

Menorca Airport plots a recovery path towards 3m annual passengers; Vueling bigger than easyJet and Ryanair combined

The smallest of the three airports serving the Balearic Islands, Menorca Airport, also known as Mahón Airport, is on course 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 will be starting in S15.


Valentine’s Day fares for weekend in Rome revealed; easyJet, germanwings, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air routes tested

Valentine’s Day fares for weekend in Rome revealed; easyJet, germanwings, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air routes tested

With Valentine’s Day on a Saturday this year what better time to escape the cold of northern Europe for a romantic weekend away. We test 40 services on Europe’s six biggest LCCs to see where you should live to get the best deal.

Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Norwegian, Wizz Air’s 2015 growth airports revealed; London tops ranking, Italy still gets most new seats

Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Norwegian, Wizz Air’s 2015 growth airports revealed; London tops ranking, Italy still gets most new seats

We have a new word: ‘Peloco 5’. It stands for the five Pan-European Low Cost airlines with multiple bases outside of their home market. We analyse which airports are set to benefit most from these airlines’ expansion plans this summer.

Belavia grows traffic by 26% in 2014; Russia is leading country market

Belavia grows traffic by 26% in 2014; Russia is leading country market

Founded on 5 March 1996, when the local Aeroflot division was nationalised and renamed, Belavia is now offering services to a total of 38 destinations in 28 countries within Europe, the Middle East and Africa. With the carrier having received its first 737-800 in January, anna.aero looks at Belavia’s top routes and country markets for […]


30-Second Interview - Raffaele Pasquini, Responsible for Aviation Marketing Development on Asian and Middle East markets, Aeroporti di Roma

30-Second Interview – Raffaele Pasquini, Responsible for Aviation Marketing Development on Asian and Middle East markets, Aeroporti di Roma

anna.aero catches up for a chat with Aeroporti di Roma’s Head of aviation marketing development for the Asian and Middle East markets to chat about Rome’s rapid growth in 2014 and what Alitalia, Etihad Airways, Vueling and Ryanair have in store for 2015.

Vueling cuts domestic flights at Rome FCO base in battle with Alitalia and Ryanair

Vueling cuts domestic flights at Rome FCO base in battle with Alitalia and Ryanair

Vueling’s Rome base is still expanding this summer but it seems to be re-thinking its strategy with regard to domestic flights as it axes service to Bari, Brindisi and Lamezia Terme. Competitors Alitalia and Ryanair will not be upset.

Blue Air celebrates 10th anniversary with new route to Liverpool; Romanian LCC faces stiff competition from Wizz Air and TAROM

Blue Air celebrates 10th anniversary with new route to Liverpool; Romanian LCC faces stiff competition from Wizz Air and TAROM

Romania’s very own LCC Blue Air has reached a major milestone, 10 years of flights. We look at what competition the airline faces on its busiest routes, its newest routes and some of the routes that have proved less than successful.


Manchester Airport receives Route award for Cathay Pacific Airways

Manchester Airport receives Route award for Cathay Pacific Airways

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, British Airways celebrates its second anniversary at Leeds Bradford Airport, and Ryanair achieves 100,000 passengers at its new Glasgow base. More news from London City, Lyon, Prague and Rome Fiumicino airports.

Alitalia adds two German airports from three Italian bases

Alitalia adds two German airports from three Italian bases

Alitalia connects Berlin Tegel and Düsseldorf to Milan Linate, Rome Fiumicino, and Venice Marco Polo with daily flights.

FIGUST country pair Germany-Italy grows by 7%; Lufthansa is #1; its partners are #2 and #3

FIGUST country pair Germany-Italy grows by 7%; Lufthansa is #1; its partners are #2 and #3

Far from being a stagnant mature market, the two FIGUST countries of Germany and Italy are still providing dynamic growth despite the continued economic gloom that persists in Europe. anna.aero reviews the big players, including newcomers like Meridiana in this heavyweight pairing.