Articles Tagged ‘GLA’

Ryanair opens Sofia base

Ryanair opens Sofia base

Ryanair launches 15 routes from Sofia as it opens its first Bulgarian base – a third of the new routes compete directly with Wizz Air.

Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

During the past year Wizz Air has added Birmingham, Cluj-Napoca, Glasgow, Lisbon, London Gatwick, Pescara and Stockholm Skavsta to its Bucharest base, with Romanian LCC Blue Air starting flights on five of these city pairs as well within the same time period. We take a closer look at Wizz Air’s expansion from Bucharest since its […]

Budapest Airport and BUD Run sponsor Qatar Airways celebrate wins

Budapest Airport and BUD Run sponsor Qatar Airways celebrate wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air celebrates flying 30 million passengers from the UK since 2004, while Melbourne welcomes the arrival of its first A350 service. More news also from Glasgow, Cluj-Napoca and Barcelona airports, as well as Aer Lingus.


Air Canada Rouge grows capacity 31% in 12 months; 17 new airports on its route map; Africa is the latest continent to join network

Air Canada Rouge grows capacity 31% in 12 months; 17 new airports on its route map; Africa is the latest continent to join network

Since its inception in 2013, Air Canada Rouge has seen rapid growth in its seat capacity as aircraft are transferred from Air Canada’s mainline division to its subsidiary. anna.aero looks into the carrier’s capacity developments and how its network has developed during the past year.

Blue Air adds 14 airports to network; 43% increase in weekly seat capacity; first airline to launch non-capital Romanian domestic links

Blue Air adds 14 airports to network; 43% increase in weekly seat capacity; first airline to launch non-capital Romanian domestic links

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford recently went to Bucharest to meet Blue Air’s Revenue Management & Planning Director George Rizica. While there, Ford asked Rizica about what Blue Air looks for in an airport, and to find out why Wizz Air’s and Ryanair’s expansion in Romania helped push the carrier to grow more rapidly on […]

easyJet launches 22 routes in a week

easyJet launches 22 routes in a week

easyJet starts flights from 12 bases to 11 different destinations across Europe.


Manchester celebrates awards double at the 138th IATA Slot Conference

Manchester celebrates awards double at the 138th IATA Slot Conference

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Thomas Cook Airlines commences charter operations between Brussels and Ohrid while Glasgow wins big at the ACI Europe Awards. Finally Batumi Airport welcomed Bravo Airways’ first charter flight from Kiev Boryspil.

Find out which airport wins its fourth Arch of Triumph

Find out which airport wins its fourth Arch of Triumph

This week’s winner has secured its first victory of 2016, but its fourth overall since the competition began in 2013 (a year it didn’t win in!). Discover the European airport’s FTWA secrets to success here.

Air Canada Rouge arrives onto transatlantic trio

Air Canada Rouge arrives onto transatlantic trio

Air Canada Rouge links Vancouver to the Irish capital, while Glasgow and Budapest are connected to Toronto Pearson – the latter two routes see Air Transat competition.


A new leader in the 2016 Arch of Triumph competition

A new leader in the 2016 Arch of Triumph competition

Up until this week, Wellington Airport’s firefighters were the pride of the FTWA world, as they sat pretty much unchallenged at the top of the 2016 Arch of Triumph table. However, their 15-week residency in the #1 spot has come to an end – see which airport has stolen their crown.

Air Transat takes-off for Glasgow from Montreal

Air Transat takes-off for Glasgow from Montreal

Air Transat begins weekly service between the two cities – already serves Scottish airport from Calgary, Toronto Pearson and Vancouver

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.