Articles Tagged ‘FCO’

Philadelphia is American Airlines’ sixth largest hub after the oneworld member’s merger with US Airways; Orlando #1 destination

Philadelphia is American Airlines’ sixth largest hub after the oneworld member’s merger with US Airways; Orlando #1 destination

Since the two carriers merged in October last year, American Airlines has become the largest carrier from Philadelphia, with the airline commanding 73% of monthly seats from the hub. anna.aero takes a look to see how the oneworld member’s original four routes from the airport have evolved since the merger, and what the combined operation […]

The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges

The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges

Europe’s three biggest legacy airline groupings each includes a fast-growing LCC with potential to play a key role in the future. We look at the history of these carriers and reveal where they are growing fastest this summer.

China Eastern Airlines adds links to Italy and Thailand

China Eastern Airlines adds links to Italy and Thailand

China Eastern Airlines grows Bangkok and Rome networks.


30 Second Interview - Federico Scriboni, Route Development Manager - Europe, Aeroporti di Roma

30 Second Interview – Federico Scriboni, Route Development Manager – Europe, Aeroporti di Roma

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford, recently met with Aeroporti di Roma’s Federico Scriboni, Route Development Manager-Europe, at the inaugural ceremony of China Southern Airlines’ Guangzhou-Wuhan-Rome Fiumicino route on 17 December. The main topic of discussion was about the expanding presence of Vueling, and how the carrier has helped further develop Fiumicino as a transit hub.

Ryanair announces base #77 at Belfast International with initial service to London Gatwick; five more routes promised

Ryanair announces base #77 at Belfast International with initial service to London Gatwick; five more routes promised

On 7 January, Ryanair announced that from 27 March it will open based operations at Belfast International with one 737-800 initially, with a further two to follow in October. The first route announced is a four times daily service to London Gatwick, a route that Aer Lingus will drop on the day prior to operations […]

Houston Intercontinental celebrates winning Route of the Week for the arrival of Air New Zealand

Houston Intercontinental celebrates winning Route of the Week for the arrival of Air New Zealand

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, QantasLink commences services from Sydney on a domestic route to Sunshine Coast, while Pobeda launches services to Bratislava. More news also from Rome Fiumicino, Warsaw Chopin, Riga, Melbourne (Florida) and Copenhagen airports.


anna.aero helps welcome China Southern Airlines to Rome Fiumicino

anna.aero helps welcome China Southern Airlines to Rome Fiumicino

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford, was recently invited by Aeroporti di Roma’s ‎Head of Airport Marketing Development, Raffaele Pasquini, to help welcome the arrival of China Southern Airlines’ inaugural flight from Guangzhou and Wuhan to Rome Fiumicino Airport on 17 December. Take a closer look to see how the day’s events unfolded.

Istanbul New Airport could help generate over 200 new routes when it opens in 2018; anna.aero reveals over 150 possible new destinations

Istanbul New Airport could help generate over 200 new routes when it opens in 2018; anna.aero reveals over 150 possible new destinations

Last week’s ACI Airport Exchange marked the first big public reveal of the details of Istanbul New Airport which is set to open its first phase in 2018. The senior management of both the new airport and Turkish Airlines comprehensively turned out and gave top briefings, while anna.aero unveiled over 200 possible new routes.

Hainan Airlines launches second European route from Xi’an

Hainan Airlines launches second European route from Xi’an

Hainan Airlines now connects Xi’an with Rome Fiumicino twice-weekly.


Belgium sees Spain remain as its number one country market while Antwerp steals the show in terms of passenger growth

Belgium sees Spain remain as its number one country market while Antwerp steals the show in terms of passenger growth

After seeing Jetairfly establish six new routes from its facility in April, Antwerp Airport has recorded passenger traffic growth of 60% for the first nine months of 2015. On the other side of the spectrum however, the outlook is not so promising for Liege. anna.aero takes a closer look to see how Belgium’s top five airports […]

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

With certain European airlines still grumbling about distorted competition from carriers in the Middle East, we take a closer look at the development of the MEB3 carriers on routes to Europe during the last decade.

Cologne Bonn and Brussels both celebrate Route of the Week Awards

Cologne Bonn and Brussels both celebrate Route of the Week Awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Doncaster Sheffield welcomes Flybe’s two aircraft base for S16, LOT Polish Airlines announces a six times weekly service to Košice next summer, and Caspian Airlines starts flights to Muscat. Plus other news from Stuttgart, Hannover, Berlin Tegel, Turin and Rome Fiumicino airports.