Articles Tagged ‘HAM’

Lufthansa's Munich hub serves over 140 destinations this year; German routes have most seats, Italy very popular, US routes #1 for ASKs

Lufthansa’s Munich hub serves over 140 destinations this year; German routes have most seats, Italy very popular, US routes #1 for ASKs

Lufthansa operates two major hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. We reveal how the Munich hub has developed in the last decade, which are the leading country markets and routes and the daily pattern of arrivals and departures.

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.

Stockholm-Stuttgart is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 110,000 annual searches, "no-brainer" for germanwings

Stockholm-Stuttgart is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 110,000 annual searches, “no-brainer” for germanwings

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that 115,000 potential passengers in the last 12 months hunted for flights between Stockholm and Stuttgart ‒ but the route is unserved! germanwings should use this business route to complement its new leisure service to Pisa in S17 from Stuttgart.


Czech Airlines, British Airways and Aeroflot all celebrate route anniversaries

Czech Airlines, British Airways and Aeroflot all celebrate route anniversaries

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Czech Airlines heralds 80 years of flights between Prague and Moscow Sheremetyevo, British Airways toasts 70 years of operations between London and Hamburg, while Aeroflot celebrates 10 years at Hannover. More news also from Suriname Airlines at Paramaribo and Wizz Air in Katowice.

Chalair finally gets Antwerp underway

Chalair finally gets Antwerp underway

Chalair links Hamburg to Antwerp, replacing VLM Airlines.

San Sebastian celebrates Cake of the Week for London Luton link

San Sebastian celebrates Cake of the Week for London Luton link

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Newquay Airport celebrates its best month since 2009 while Hainan Airlines announces that it is to serve the destination of Routes Americas 2017, Las Vegas. More news also from Hamburg, Barra, Prague, Leeds Bradford and Orlando Sanford airports.


Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

During the past 12 months Skopje has gained links to the capitals of the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and Slovakia. anna.aero investigates how the airport’s network has developed during recent times, and also how it has managed to nearly double passenger traffic during the past few years.

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.


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.

anna.aero World Tour 2016 continues: 138th IATA Slot Conference in Hamburg

anna.aero World Tour 2016 continues: 138th IATA Slot Conference in Hamburg

With one of the best evening receptions on the route development circuit for some years, Hamburg Airport showed delegates at the 138th IATA Slot Conference just what great hosts they are. Catch-up here with all the show news in anna.aero’s Show Dailies, printed live at the event.

Collapse of VLM creates route opportunities in Belgium, Ireland, Germany and UK

Collapse of VLM creates route opportunities in Belgium, Ireland, Germany and UK

VLM is the latest European regional airline to cease operations. The Fokker 50 operator was flying just five routes in the end involving six airports in three countries. German domestic market takes biggest hit.