Articles Tagged ‘HAJ’

Thomas Cook Group carriers grow seat capacity 11% in two years as US market more than doubles; Birmingham biggest base without long-haul

Thomas Cook Group carriers grow seat capacity 11% in two years as US market more than doubles; Birmingham biggest base without long-haul

The Thomas Cook Group operated just under 19.93 million seats in 2017, up 11% from its offering in 2015. With long-haul growth high on the agenda, will the carrier expand this strategy to more of its bases? Jonathan Ford looks to see where the airline has focused its capacity, and where it’s expanding in 2018.  

IAG set to buy NIKI to grow Vueling's presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; could become Palma de Mallorca's number one airline

IAG set to buy NIKI to grow Vueling’s presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; could become Palma de Mallorca’s number one airline

IAG has announced its intention to purchase NIKI as it seeks to enhance Vueling’s presence in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The former airberlin unit appears to be a perfect fit for this strategy, with most of its top airports being among Vueling’s leading destinations in the region, plus it gives IAG a foothold into a […]

Tampa Airport is tantilized by its latest Cake of the Week win

Tampa Airport is tantilized by its latest Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Tampa’s Cake of the Week win, Hamburg, Hannover and Belgrade airports celebrate 2017 passenger milestones, while AirAsia triumphs five years of operation from Kunming in China. 


Eurowings enters 10 new city pairs

Eurowings enters 10 new city pairs

Eurowings links seven of its German and Austrian bases with destinations in Croatia, Morocco, South Africa, Spain and the UK.

Condor gives a thumbs up to its Route of the Week win

Condor gives a thumbs up to its Route of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, the host of Routes Europe 2019 is announced while Southwest Airlines celebrates 25 years of operation at Columbus. More news also from Toulouse as it begins work on its terminal extension.  

SunExpress sets off on four new services

SunExpress sets off on four new services

SunExpress start services to Austria, Germany and Russia.


SunExpress starts new route trio

SunExpress starts new route trio

SunExpress now operates eight routes from both Cologne Bonn and Hannover; two from Brussels.

Malaga Airport could hit 19 million passengers in 2017 if growth continues; Ryanair leading carrier as it sets sights on four million

Malaga Airport could hit 19 million passengers in 2017 if growth continues; Ryanair leading carrier as it sets sights on four million

Malaga is Spain’s fourth largest airport, with it welcoming close to 16.7 million passengers in 2016. Last year saw the airport record its first double-digit growth this decade, with traffic up by nearly 16%. We take a closer look at the rise of this Mediterranean hot-spot as it gets set for another double-digit year.

Wizz Air welcomes Frankfurt and Osijek to its network

Wizz Air welcomes Frankfurt and Osijek to its network

Wizz Air now connects Sofia to Frankfurt and Basel to Osijek – also opens a further six routes. 


Aegean Airlines arrives in Hannover

Aegean Airlines arrives in Hannover

Aegean Airlines begins a twice-weekly service between Athens and Hannover. 

anna.aero joins Nuremberg Airport and bmi regional as both celebrate the start of the carrier's new connection from Birmingham

anna.aero joins Nuremberg Airport and bmi regional as both celebrate the start of the carrier’s new connection from Birmingham

On 11 May, anna.aero flew with bmi regional to Nuremberg to celebrate the start of the airline’s new six times weekly service from Birmingham, the carrier’s newest base. Take a closer look at the events of the flight celebration. 

Eurowings flies to the Island of the Winds

Eurowings flies to the Island of the Winds

Eurowings enters the Greek market of Mykonos from Berlin; launches 16 more routes