Articles Tagged ‘GYD’

Back-to-back wins for Middle East in 2018 competition

Back-to-back wins for Middle East in 2018 competition

After waiting until Week Eight of the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition to chalk up its first win of the year, the Middle East has not wasted any time in securing its second victory, and as a result, the region draws level with Asia in the fledgling inter-regional battle, with leader Australasia now in its […]

Etihad Airways adventures into Azerbaijan from Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways adventures into Azerbaijan from Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways begins a three times weekly service from its UAE capital hub to Baku.

Buta Airways begins Baku to Bulgaria service

Buta Airways begins Baku to Bulgaria service

Buta Airways launches weekly flights between Baku and Sofia.


Tbilisi Airport on track to hit three million passengers in 2017, a 42% increase on last year's total; destination of CONNECT 2018

Tbilisi Airport on track to hit three million passengers in 2017, a 42% increase on last year’s total; destination of CONNECT 2018

Handling 2.25 million passengers in 2016, Tbilisi Airport is on a roll this year, with traffic expected to reach the three million barrier. anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford went to Georgia to discover more about the airport’s past, plus its plans for the future, including being the destination for CONNECT 2018.   

It's a three-continent battle for Arch of Triumph supremacy in Week 28 of the 2017 competition

It’s a three-continent battle for Arch of Triumph supremacy in Week 28 of the 2017 competition

Three airports from three separate continents have sent in entries for this week’s battle to claim the Arch of Triumph crown. But has either Cebu, Moscow Zhukovsky or Toronto Pearson done enough to break into the top 10 leaderboard? 

Pegas Fly zooms from Moscow Zhukovsky to Baku

Pegas Fly zooms from Moscow Zhukovsky to Baku

Pegas Fly begins a three times weekly service between the capitals of Russia and Azerbaijan. 


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.