Articles Tagged ‘FCO’

Ryanair makes gains in Italy; Alitalia holding steady — for now

Ryanair makes gains in Italy; Alitalia holding steady — for now

Despite gaining access to Milan Linate last March, using its specially-painted aircraft, easyJet is a loser in the battle for the Italian domestic market. anna.aero takes a look at the dynamics in a near-60 million annual passenger market.

Aircraft size is growing at Europe's busiest airports; Heathrow passes 200-seat mark, but ranks only 27th in world

Aircraft size is growing at Europe’s busiest airports; Heathrow passes 200-seat mark, but ranks only 27th in world

Runway capacity is an issue at many of Europe’s busiest airports. We analyse aircraft size data for the last decade and reveal which of Europe’s top 20 airports have seen the biggest growth in average aircraft size. We also reveal which two European airports beat Heathrow’s figure and which airports lead the global rankings.

Geneva Airport celebrates Etihad Regional’s first flight; Winnipeg Airport shows-off certificate; Ryanair’s 10 million milestone at Cork; more celebrations at London City, Stuttgart and Newquay Airports

Geneva Airport celebrates Etihad Regional’s first flight; Winnipeg Airport shows-off certificate; Ryanair’s 10 million milestone at Cork; more celebrations at London City, Stuttgart and Newquay Airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Geneva Airport celebrates the launch of Etihad Regional’s first commercial flight; Winnipeg Airport proudly shows-off its cake certificate; and Ryanair celebrates 10 million passengers at Cork Airport. We also have news from London City, Stuttgart and Newquay Airports. 


2013 ‘Arch of Triumph’ winners show 2014 contenders how to celebrate

2013 ‘Arch of Triumph’ winners show 2014 contenders how to celebrate

Last year’s winners of the inaugural ‘Arch of Triumph’ — Aena’s Tenerife Norte — show-off their victory certificate. The first week of the 2014 competition sees seven entries from five global regions.

Ryanair adds domestic trio from Rome Fiumicino

Ryanair adds domestic trio from Rome Fiumicino

Ryanair arrives in Rome’s other airport with multiple-daily (yes, daily!) flights to Catania, Lamezia Terme and Palermo.

China Eastern Airlines enters three new international markets

China Eastern Airlines enters three new international markets

China Eastern Airlines adds new routes to Bangkok, Rome and Singapore using Airbus aircraft.


Yemenia Yemen Airways inaugurates connection to Rome Fiumicino

Yemenia Yemen Airways inaugurates connection to Rome Fiumicino

Yemenia Yemen Airways launches its first route to Italy with twice-weekly flights to Rome Fiumicino.

Ryanair network re-invention begins with bases at main Brussels and Rome airports

Ryanair network re-invention begins with bases at main Brussels and Rome airports

As Ryanair decides to become a business-friendly, family-friendly, caring airline, we find the strategic difference in network planning is also striking.

blu-express takes over seven belleair routes

blu-express takes over seven belleair routes

blu-express starts serving Albania from the Italian market.


Vueling's Rome expansion designed to help push Alitalia over the edge?

Vueling’s Rome expansion designed to help push Alitalia over the edge?

Is this IAG’s way of helping to speed up Alitalia’s demise? Vueling’s decision to expand its Rome base to eight aircraft next summer and start 24 new routes, including seven domestic ones, is hardly good news for the embattled Italian flag-carrier. We track Vueling’s developments in Rome and see what competition the new routes will […]

Etihad Airways makes Etihad Regional as it buys 33.3% of Darwin Airline

Etihad Airways makes Etihad Regional as it buys 33.3% of Darwin Airline

Etihad Airways calls its acquisition of a 33.3% stake of Darwin Airline to create Etihad Regional a ‘step-change in global aviation’, however we prefer the more Darwinian phrase ‘natural selection’ as it seeks more feed onto its European services. anna.aero takes a look at the impact of this latest cash withdrawal from the Bank of […]

germanwings replaces Lufthansa on three more Berlin Tegel routes

germanwings replaces Lufthansa on three more Berlin Tegel routes

germanwings takes over Lufthansa’s Berlin routes to Bucharest, Nuremberg and Rome.