Articles Tagged ‘FRA’

Europe’s busiest airports see 5% growth in long-haul capacity this summer; Heathrow busiest but Amsterdam and Dublin growing fast

Europe’s busiest airports see 5% growth in long-haul capacity this summer; Heathrow busiest but Amsterdam and Dublin growing fast

The FLAP airports dominate long-haul services from Europe with Heathrow Airport tops. But Dublin Airport is the fastest-growing in percentage terms while Amsterdam Airport has the biggest increase in seat volume.

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Classified as one of the most densely populated countries, as it accommodates over 160 million people despite being about 10% smaller than the state of California, Bangladesh is also an Asian aviation hot-spot. With the flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines controlling 31% and 21% of seats and flights respectively, anna.aero takes a closer look at […]

Condor connects Stuttgart to another Greek island

Condor connects Stuttgart to another Greek island

Condor commences another Greek destination from Stuttgart – Mykonos – adding to existing flights to Rhodes, Santorini, Heraklion and Kos.


airBaltic expands European offering with four new routes

airBaltic expands European offering with four new routes

airBaltic now links Tallinn to Berlin Tegel and Vienna, as well as Dortmund and Frankfurt to Heringsdorf, using its Q400s.

SunExpress Germany starts five new services in one week

SunExpress Germany starts five new services in one week

SunExpress Germany starts flights from four German airports to four airports in Bulgaria, Greece and Tunisia.

Thai Airways ‘smiles’ its way to network growth; Singapore and China markets grow as domestic routes get trimmed

Thai Airways ‘smiles’ its way to network growth; Singapore and China markets grow as domestic routes get trimmed

Two years, six months and one week (give or take a day or two) ago, Thai Airways launched its last service to Sapporo Chitose in Japan. Since then the Thai national carrier has used its LCC, Thai Smile Airways, to power its network growth. Our data elves delve into the airline’s network secrets.


Turkish Airlines grows in Lufthansa’s backyard; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden to become 14th German destination from Atatürk in June

Turkish Airlines grows in Lufthansa’s backyard; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden to become 14th German destination from Atatürk in June

Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines has added five new German destinations in four years. We reveal the leading onward connection points for all existing German routes and the share of point-to-point traffic on each route.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 27 scrummy treats from S15 Part I

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 27 scrummy treats from S15 Part I

More popular than American Idol and the X Factor combined, anna.aero’s public vote for the prestigious Cake of the Week (Part I) marks the start of the S15 season. Mobilise your supporters and win one of aviation’s most sought after awards.

30-Second Interview ‒ Paul White, Business Development Manager, Glasgow Airport

30-Second Interview ‒ Paul White, Business Development Manager, Glasgow Airport

With double digit growth in January and February this year, and 24 months of consecutive passenger increases, Glasgow Airport is clearly on the up. During a pit-stop on his epic journey to Barra, anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins sneaks 30 seconds with the Scottish airport’s Business Development Manager Paul White.


Lufthansa adds five new European routes

Lufthansa adds five new European routes

Lufthansa now links Frankfurt to Aalborg, Bydgoszcz, Seville as well as Verona, and Munich to Seville. Competes with Vueling on the Munich-Seville sector.

Ryanair transatlantic U-turn: anna.aero examines the “what if scenario” revealing where it may have flown

Ryanair transatlantic U-turn: anna.aero examines the “what if scenario” revealing where it may have flown

Airline executives pretty much everywhere are breathing easier after Ryanair denied the accuracy of last week’s reports that it would start transatlantic services in 2020. However, the apparently mistaken announcement and the clear retraction, appropriately sandwiched around St Patrick’s Day, intrigued anna.aero’s data elves who took a look at the “what if scenario” and identified the […]

FLAP airports’ leading connecting routes revealed; top 15 at Amsterdam Schiphol, Frankfurt, London Heathrow and Paris CDG ranked

FLAP airports’ leading connecting routes revealed; top 15 at Amsterdam Schiphol, Frankfurt, London Heathrow and Paris CDG ranked

Connecting traffic remains an important component of traffic at Europe’s four best-known hub airports – which are increasingly having to resist the challenge of the newcomer Istanbul Atatürk. We use OAG Traffic Analyser to identify the top 15 routes for connecting traffic, and compare connecting growth in Europe with the Middle East.