Articles Tagged ‘FRA’

Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China's Chengdu launch

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.

Funchal Airport traffic up 13.4% for the first three quarters of 2016; on course for three million; Lufthansa arrival opens global connectivity

Funchal Airport traffic up 13.4% for the first three quarters of 2016; on course for three million; Lufthansa arrival opens global connectivity

Funchal Airport is the main gateway to the island of Madeira, and for the first nine months of this year the airport has welcomed just shy of 2.3 million passengers. With an average monthly increase so far this year of over 13%, up from 5.3% for the same period in 2015, the airport is poised […]

Air Canada in its strongest position at Vancouver in ten years; mainline operation grows 18% in 12 months; Brisbane and Delhi now served

Air Canada in its strongest position at Vancouver in ten years; mainline operation grows 18% in 12 months; Brisbane and Delhi now served

During the past year, Air Canada’s annual seat capacity from its second largest airport operation has risen by 18%. We take a closer look at Air Canada’s expansion from the British Columbia airport during the past decade, and to see how its Jazz and Rouge operations have also played an important part in its growth.


Gdansk on course to hit four million passenger mark; Amsterdam is largest unserved market; Wizz Air-Ryanair domination starts to show

Gdansk on course to hit four million passenger mark; Amsterdam is largest unserved market; Wizz Air-Ryanair domination starts to show

Since the turn of the millennium, Gdansk has witnessed rapid growth, and from handling fewer than 600,000 passengers in 2000, it is on course to welcome four million this year. We take a closer look at the airport with regards to carrier development and route changes, as well as delving into new route opportunities from […]

Tenerife North wins Part I ‒ vote for the best of 16 W16/17 Fire Truck Water Arches Part II – get voting now

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.

London Stansted wins Part I ‒ Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part II – choose the winner from 16 culinary creations at the start of W16/17

London Stansted wins Part I ‒ Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part II – choose the winner from 16 culinary creations at the start of W16/17

Narrowly beating the baseball stadium created in Tampa, London Stansted secured the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I for its Atlasglobal route launch cake. 16 more entries have been received week, as more airports look to take Part II – yummy!


Condor swoops into Costa Rica and Martinique

Condor swoops into Costa Rica and Martinique

Condor begins weekly services to San Jose and Fort-de-France from its Munich and Frankfurt bases.

Bristol-Zurich is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week": 60,000 annual searches; route #8 for bmi regional's base?

Bristol-Zurich is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”: 60,000 annual searches; route #8 for bmi regional’s base?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the last year 60,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Bristol and Zurich ‒ but the route is unserved! bmi regional is Bristol’s third largest airline, it connects with other Star Alliance hubs, but not Zurich. Why not?

Valencia-Budapest is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 100,000 annual searches; Ryanair’s 411th route in Spain??

Valencia-Budapest is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 100,000 annual searches; Ryanair’s 411th route in Spain??

Ryanair has told anna.aero that demand for 100,000 potential passengers is the perfect number for it to consider a new route. So it seems highly meaningful that Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has discovered that in the last 12 months 100,000 would-be travellers searched the flight comparison site for flights between Valencia and Budapest ‒ but the […]


British Airways announces US destination #23 – New Orleans; anna.aero: “We told you it was coming!”

British Airways announces US destination #23 – New Orleans; anna.aero: “We told you it was coming!”

On 20 October British Airways announced that from March 2017 it will launch flights to its 23rd destination in the US, a four times weekly 787-8 service between London Heathrow and the Louisiana city. anna.aero predicted two years ago that New Orleans would be high-up on BA’s radar. We take a closer look at traffic […]

Marseille-New York is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" 170,000 annual searches ‒ the original French Connection!

Marseille-New York is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 170,000 annual searches ‒ the original French Connection!

The original French Connection is unconnected! Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year 170,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Marseille and the Big Apple ‒ but the route is unserved! With 30 European destinations from its New York Newark hub already, will United Airlines start Marseille next?

Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement

Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement

New York JFK is the fifth busiest airport in North America, but when it comes to international capacity amongst the region’s top 10, it has the highest share of weekly seats. Find out where the world’s biggest airports rank when international and domestic capacity is evaluated at each.