Articles Tagged ‘FCO’

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.

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero was invited  to easyJet’s HQ and birthplace for its 20th birthday party along with 600 other media and stakeholders, an event which marked an extension of the network from its first route (to Glasgow) in 1995 to 788 routes today.


Jetairfly links Rome with two Belgian cities

Jetairfly links Rome with two Belgian cities

Jetairfly commences services between Ostend and Antwerp to Rome Fiumicino Airport – both operated thrice-weekly.

Vueling adds a domestic and international link to network

Vueling adds a domestic and international link to network

Vueling commences services on a Spanish domestic link between Alicante and Santiago de Compostela while also launching a new international route from Rome Fiumicino to Lanzarote.

Blue Air links Iasi to four European capitals

Blue Air links Iasi to four European capitals

Blue Air commences services from Iasi to Bucharest, London Luton, Paris Beauvais and Rome Fiumicino.