Articles Tagged ‘FLR’

France-Italy market sees slowdown in 2017; Paris CDG is largest airport, Air France is leading airline

France-Italy market sees slowdown in 2017; Paris CDG is largest airport, Air France is leading airline

There were 13.07 million seats available on flights between France and Italy in 2017, down slightly from 13.10 million in 2016. In the latest of a series of features exploring country pairs in Europe, Nick Preston takes a closer look at trends in this market, including those related to the main airports, airlines and routes.

Blue Air adds Helsinki, Oslo and Munich to ever-growing network

Blue Air adds Helsinki, Oslo and Munich to ever-growing network

Blue Air expands its route portfolio from its Bucharest, Constanta and Iasi bases.  

airberlin set to take full control of regional partner LGW which operates 20 Q400s and accounts for 27% of the airline’s weekly flights

airberlin set to take full control of regional partner LGW which operates 20 Q400s and accounts for 27% of the airline’s weekly flights

Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter is not a name that trips off the tongue easily so it is more usually known as LGW. The German carrier operates 20 aircraft for airberlin. We reveal which are the airline’s top 15 routes and what proportion of capacity it accounts for.


British Airways returns to UK regions

British Airways returns to UK regions

British Airways launches 17 new services from six UK and Irish airports.

Bristol Airport celebrates the return of British Airways and four new European routes – anna.aero joins in on the celebrations

Bristol Airport celebrates the return of British Airways and four new European routes – anna.aero joins in on the celebrations

On 20 May British Airways returned to Bristol Airport after a 10-year absence with four new routes from Florence, Ibiza, Malaga and Palma de Mallorca. Take a closer look to see how the UK airport celebrated the return of the nation’s flag carrier.

Alicante elated with Arch of Triumph victory as another airport climbs to the top of the 2017 leader board

Alicante elated with Arch of Triumph victory as another airport climbs to the top of the 2017 leader board

This week Alicante has celebrated winning the Arch of Triumph competition for the FTWA that has placed it second in the overall competition for 2017. However, one week on from its victory and it has already dropped to third due to the wonder that anna.aero’s judges have been sent this week from another European airport. […]


Mistral Air makes it to Marseille

Mistral Air makes it to Marseille

Mistral Air begins twice-weekly service between Florence and Marseille – already serves Nice from Italian city. 

Blue Air adds Oslo Gardermoen and Helsinki to its network; 32 new sectors planned for S17 so far; soon to pass 100-route milestone

Blue Air adds Oslo Gardermoen and Helsinki to its network; 32 new sectors planned for S17 so far; soon to pass 100-route milestone

Blue Air has announced this week it will begin flights to the capitals of Norway and Finland from its Bucharest hub for S17, with many more new routes planned for summer from seven of the carrier’s eight bases. We take a closer look behind the scenes of the Romanian carrier’s expansion plans. 

Chisinau International Airport – the main gateway to Moldova is going through great changes

Chisinau International Airport – the main gateway to Moldova is going through great changes

After a period of terminal and airfield modernisation, Chisinau International Airport has begun to reap the rewards in terms of route development success. At the same time, airport administrator Avia Invest LLC seeks to maintain the airport as one of the most modern and safest airports in the region.


Does Ernest know best? anna.aero finds out as Europe’s latest LCC takes off from Tirana to nine Italian destinations

Does Ernest know best? anna.aero finds out as Europe’s latest LCC takes off from Tirana to nine Italian destinations

Ernest is the latest LCC to commence operation in Europe. Using Mistral Air 737-400s and ATR 72s, the airline operates a virtual base from Tirana in Albania to nine destinations across Italy. With five of its routes already being served, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airline’s flying schedule, and to discover the impact […]

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France is still clinging on to having more than 50% of seats and frequencies at its main Paris CDG hub, despite the LCC onslaught. Seven years since our data elves last looked under the hood at the SkyTeam carrier’s biggest operations, they check the oil and kick the tyres again.

Prague-Florence is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 80,000+ searches in 2015 – not a bridge too far for Vueling!

Prague-Florence is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 80,000+ searches in 2015 – not a bridge too far for Vueling!

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that over 80,000 potential passengers in 2015 wanted to travel between Prague and Florence – but the route remains unserved. Will this be Vueling’s next route from Florence since launching Tel Aviv last summer?