Articles Tagged ‘GLA’

Regional connectivity in France, Germany and the UK revisited; winners and losers between 2009 and 2015 revealed

Regional connectivity in France, Germany and the UK revisited; winners and losers between 2009 and 2015 revealed

We take another look at how well connected the biggest regional airports in three major European markets are to major cities across Europe. We reveal which routes have been gained (plenty) and which have been lost (a few).

Lille Airport's rapid growth since 2011; XL Airways France new for S15

Lille Airport’s rapid growth since 2011; XL Airways France new for S15

Serving the capital of the Nord-Pas de Calais region and the prefecture of the Nord department, Lille Airport (also known as Lille Lesquin Airport) handled around 1.6 million passengers last year. With a total of 11 airlines flying to 34 destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the key players from France’s 10th busiest airport.

Jet2.com adds Larnaca to its Glasgow network

Jet2.com adds Larnaca to its Glasgow network

Jet2.com begins Larnaca flights from Glasgow – joining existing flights to Paphos. Newcastle-Larnaca planned for 27 May launch.


Thomas Cook Airlines gets US route trio underway

Thomas Cook Airlines gets US route trio underway

Thomas Cook Airlines begins flights between Manchester and New York JFK and Miami, as well as Glasgow to Las Vegas.

Tampa Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Spirit Airlines

Tampa Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Spirit Airlines

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, HK Express celebrates the first anniversary of its operations to Seoul Incheon, while Air Europa launches its first 787-8 service between Madrid and Miami. More news from Brussels, Stuttgart, Groningen, Moscow Sheremetyevo, Milan Malpensa, Pristina, Birmingham–Shuttlesworth, Routes Europe and Wizz Air.

Lublin Airport will become Wizz Air’s 6th Polish base and 21st in all

Lublin Airport will become Wizz Air’s 6th Polish base and 21st in all

Wizz Air announced Lublin Airport in eastern Poland as its next base starting in September. A total of six routes will then be served. We reveal which other carriers have served the airport since it opened in December 2012.


Loganair reaches new heights in 2014; operates mostly on behalf of Flybe but still maintains some independent Scottish services

Loganair reaches new heights in 2014; operates mostly on behalf of Flybe but still maintains some independent Scottish services

Loganair carried over 600,000 passengers for the first time in its 50-year history last year. We reveal its growth during the last decade, fleet details, busiest airports and busiest routes, as well as details of its own inter-island flights.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 19 scrummy treats from S15 Part II

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 19 scrummy treats from S15 Part II

With nearly 4,200 votes cast, it was a close-run thing, but Tampa in the US saw off a fierce challenge from New Zealand’s Wellington Airport to win Part I of anna.aero’s legendary Cake of the Week public vote. Vote for your favourite baked treat – including this offering from Amsterdam ‒ here in the S15 […]

Ryanair strengthens European network with 18 new routes

Ryanair strengthens European network with 18 new routes

Ryanair commences 18 European routes during the second week of the summer season using its 737-800s. Directly competes on six of the new additions.


Edinburgh Airport passes 10m; Aberdeen Airport breaks passenger record again as easyJet (seats) and Flybe (flights) top Scottish rankings

Edinburgh Airport passes 10m; Aberdeen Airport breaks passenger record again as easyJet (seats) and Flybe (flights) top Scottish rankings

Scotland’s top four airports handled 22.5 million passengers in 2014 (up 3.6%), the same as in 2005. Heathrow is leading non-Scottish destination, Amsterdam and Dublin leading international destinations. anna.aero takes a look at this country market in the week that Routes Europe rolls into Aberdeen.

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.

Barra beach landing; flying on one of the world’s most exciting runways

Barra beach landing; flying on one of the world’s most exciting runways

Once in a lifetime opportunities don’t happen that often – only once in a lifetime. So when anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins was inspired by some Saturday night TV channel hopping to fly into Barra on the Scottish Outer Hebrides – courtesy of Flybe and Loganair – he leapt at the chance. Check out his trip […]