Articles Tagged ‘GYD’

Middle East LCCs battle it out for Arch of Triumph supremacy

Middle East LCCs battle it out for Arch of Triumph supremacy

This week we have two Middle Eastern LCCs going head-to-head in the Arch of Triumph competition. Will Dubai’s flydubai beat its neighbour Air Arabia from Sharjah? Next week…the first of anna.aero’s renowned public votes, as S17 gets underway.

Air Arabia adds Azerbaijan to its network

Air Arabia adds Azerbaijan to its network

Air Arabia boosts its Sharjah hub with four times weekly Baku sector.

Ryanair announces six new routes from Cologne Bonn to destinations in the UK, Italy, Spain and Lithuania

Ryanair announces six new routes from Cologne Bonn to destinations in the UK, Italy, Spain and Lithuania

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air announces its first operations to Frankfurt with flights from Budapest and Sofia, while Ryanair confirms more German expansion with new links to Poland and Lithuania from Nuremberg. More news also from Mahan Air and AirAsia X. 


Shanghai - Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

Shanghai – Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

During the past 12 months, 16 previously unserved routes have opened up between Europe and China, with Baku, Manchester, Prague and London Gatwick being the latest airports to gain Chinese route status. anna.aero looks at how the market has developed in the past year, and to see which are the biggest unserved routes between the two markets.

SCAT Airlines starts three new international routes from Kazakhstan

SCAT Airlines starts three new international routes from Kazakhstan

SCAT Airlines starts new routes to Baku, Batumi and Sochi/Adler.

Wizz Air runs up 14 new airport pairs

Wizz Air runs up 14 new airport pairs

Wizz Air begins services on 14 new routes – welcomes Bratislava, Kaunas and Palanga to its network.


Iraqi Airways begins Baku and Yerevan services

Iraqi Airways begins Baku and Yerevan services

Iraqi Airways starts weekly flights from its Baghdad base to the capital cities of Azerbaijan and Armenia.

Azerbaijan Airlines arrives in Spain

Azerbaijan Airlines arrives in Spain

Azerbaijan Airlines links Baku with Barcelona, Spain’s second busiest airport.

Azerbaijan Airlines adds Germany to its European network

Azerbaijan Airlines adds Germany to its European network

Azerbaijan Airlines connects Baku and Berlin with twice-weekly flights.


Azerbaijan Airlines enters Switzerland with Geneva service

Azerbaijan Airlines enters Switzerland with Geneva service

Azerbaijan Airlines commences twice-weekly flights from Baku to Geneva, using 727s.

Ural Airlines’ traffic grows by 25% in 2013; 97 destinations now served

Ural Airlines’ traffic grows by 25% in 2013; 97 destinations now served

Russia’s sixth largest carrier, Ural Airlines has grown rapidly over recent years, serving a total of 97 routes in February 2014. As the airline’s traffic went up 25% last year, anna.aero investigates the carrier’s rapid expansion and its current network.

Ural Airlines launches first route to Baku

Ural Airlines launches first route to Baku

Ural Airlines inaugurates services from Ekaterinburg to Baku.