Articles Tagged ‘FCO’
SAS to establish bases in London and Spain in order to compete with the likes of Ryanair, Norwegian and easyJet
SAS announced this week that it is planning to open new bases in London and Spain. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airline’s operations to the UK capital and Spain, and establishes what it thinks the airline is planning for its first non-Scandinavian bases.
Milan Linate still handling close to 10 million annual passengers; Alitalia has 55% of seats and monopoly on busiest route to Rome
Milan’s third busiest airport is the closest to downtown. Flights are capped at Milan Linate so growth has been negligible in recent years. We look at the leading airlines and routes, seasonality and the pattern of daily operations. Plus we reveal which routes Alitalia has dropped in the last 18 months.
Reykjavik-Hong Kong is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 230,000 annual searches; Cathay Pacific’s 13th European route??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 230,000 potential travellers searched the flight comparison site for flights between Reykjavik and Hong Kong ‒ but the route is unserved! With demand driven from the Asian end of the city pair, when will this become Cathay Pacific Airways’ 13th European destination??
Aruba-Milan is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 33,000 annual searches; Meridiana’s next move from Malpensa??
Hot on the heels of having another of our unserved routes adopted, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has discovered that in the last year 33,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Aruba and Milan ‒ but the route is unserved! We think Meridiana should fly this route.
Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China’s Chengdu launch
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Shannon Airport welcomes the news that Lufthansa is to serve from next summer, while Ryanair celebrates multiple route launches from Brussels. More news also from Turin, Malta, Moscow Zhukovsky, Gran Canaria, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Murcia, Warsaw Modlin and London Southend airports.
Tenerife North celebrates its Fire Truck Water Arch Part I Public Vote victory; Find out here which airport wins Part II
With 52%, 35% more than the second placed airport, Marseille scooped Part II of the W15/16 Public Vote. It’s back to normal business this week, with anna.aero’s four judges handing out the scores on this week’s nine entries from around the world.
Lille-Rome is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 25,000 annual searches; will Vueling or HOP! jump to it?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has unearthed that in the last year 25,000 potential travellers hunted for flights between Lille and Rome ‒ but the route is unserved! There are four potential carriers which could make this route work – HOP!, Alitalia, Ryanair or Vueling – who will react first to this Skyscanner data?
Tenerife North wins Part I ‒ vote for the best of 16 W16/17 Fire Truck Water Arches Part II – get voting now
With 35%, 15% more than the second placed airport, Tenerife North scooped Part I of the W15/16 Public Vote. Its straight onto Part II, with 16 entries from around the world, including two new cargo routes, vying for the second opportunity to convince the public to vote for their Fire Truck Water Arch.
Ryanair has another busy week, launching 23 routes on 1 November, five on 2 November, six on 3 November and four on 4 November.
Norwegian adds 10 new routes, including a new long-haul offering from Oslo Gardermoen to Las Vegas.
Vote for the best Cake of the Week – choose the winner from the 16 baked beauties from the start of W16/17
Forget having to decide between Trump or Clinton – this is the only thing worth winning this month – anna.aero’s W16/17 Cake of the Week vote. The bi-annual competition was won by Cluj-Napoca Airport in Romania at the start of S16, but who will secure the majority of votes this time around?
For one of the 12 airports involved in this week’s Arch of Triumph public vote it will be a great start to November, because within seven days one airport will have a new certificate adorning the fire station walls, and the fire crews will be the toast of the airport. Let battle commence!!