Articles Tagged ‘FRA’

FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe has been awarded the contract to operate the air services between Newquay and London Gatwick, a route supported by a Public Service Obligation. More news from Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Dar es Salaam, Cape Town, Aberdeen and Frankfurt airports.

London Heathrow falls further behind its European rivals this winter as Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris all report growing networks

London Heathrow falls further behind its European rivals this winter as Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris all report growing networks

Europe’s four busiest airports are all growing this summer but only one is not seeing an increase in destinations served this winter. While other airports now connect to over 200 destinations, runway-constrained London Heathrow is stuck around the 160 mark.

Tampa and Nuremberg airports show-off certificates for Southwest Airlines and Wizz Air respectively

Tampa and Nuremberg airports show-off certificates for Southwest Airlines and Wizz Air respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Frankfurt Airport celebrates with a cake ceremony the inaugural flight of Lufthansa to Marrakech, a sector added on 2 October.


New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s CCO David O’Brien tells us the world’s most prolific starter of new routes will open “at least three new bases next year.” We identify the 10-most likely opportunities among the “primary” airports the upscaling, business-focused airline now favours.

Tallinn Airport sees growth of 2.1% so far in 2014; Estonian Air adds Tallinn-Stockholm Bromma

Tallinn Airport sees growth of 2.1% so far in 2014; Estonian Air adds Tallinn-Stockholm Bromma

Gateway to the capital of Estonia, Tallinn Airport handled close to two million passengers last year. With a total of 13 airlines operating from the airport, anna.aero investigates the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Estonian Air is this October.

Gothenburg and Frankfurt airports show-off certificates for Czech Airlines and Air Armenia respectively

Gothenburg and Frankfurt airports show-off certificates for Czech Airlines and Air Armenia respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates 245,000 passengers at Figari Airport. We also have news from London Stansted and St. Louis airports.


SATA International grows by 21% in 2014 H1; seven destinations served in mainland Europe

SATA International grows by 21% in 2014 H1; seven destinations served in mainland Europe

A wholly-owned subsidiary of SATA Air Açores, SATA International achieved 553,000 passengers until end-June 2014, operating 17 non-stop services to eight countries in Europe and North America. With Ponta Delgada-Lisbon being the airline’s largest route by seats, anna.aero investigates SATA International’s recent network developments.

Air Armenia launches third route to Western Europe

Air Armenia launches third route to Western Europe

Air Armenia begins twice-weekly service between Yerevan and Frankfurt with A320s.

London Gatwick’s firefighters display first ‘Arch of Triumph’ award

London Gatwick’s firefighters display first ‘Arch of Triumph’ award

It’s been a long time coming, but anna.aero’s ‘home airport’ of London Gatwick has finally won its first ever ‘Arch of Triumph’ weekly certificate. This week, four global airports, including another London airport, slug it out for the honours.


Brussels Airlines reports 2.1% growth in 2013; Geneva is still top route

Brussels Airlines reports 2.1% growth in 2013; Geneva is still top route

Part of Lufthansa Group, Brussels Airlines continued its growth last year, as it handled close to six million passengers. As the airline is now serving over 60 destinations in 30 countries within Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East, anna.aero reveals Brussels Airlines’ recent developments and its top 12 routes for this September.

Hosting World Cup boosts Brazil’s international air traffic; American Airlines and TAM each start two new daily routes in last 12 months

Hosting World Cup boosts Brazil’s international air traffic; American Airlines and TAM each start two new daily routes in last 12 months

Demand for air travel within Brazil has seen modest growth in 2014 with no obvious spike occurring during the period when the country hosted the FIFA World Cup.

Uzbekistan Airways makes Frankfurt Europe link #3 to Urgench

Uzbekistan Airways makes Frankfurt Europe link #3 to Urgench

Uzbekistan Airways offers weekly non-stop flights from Frankfurt to Urgench (but not vice-versa)