Articles Tagged ‘HEL’

Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

Lisbon Lions take second title in three weeks

It has been another record-breaking seven days in the Arch of Triumph competition, with last week’s tally of 23 entries being matched by this week’s haul. As a result, the 250 FTWA mark has been passed a month earlier than in 2017.

Munich Airport celebrates United Airlines anniversary

Munich Airport celebrates United Airlines anniversary

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Santo Domingo La Isabela Airport welcomes its third route from Air Century, while Columbia Metropolitan Airport celebrates American Airlines upgauging its Dallas/Fort Worth operation with cake, and there is news from Cluj-Napoca, Manchester, Weeze, St. Petersburg and Lisbon airports.

Finnair launches latest European capital connection

Finnair launches latest European capital connection

Finnair starts a twice-weekly service between Helsinki and Minsk – a route already served by Belavia. 


Malta passes six million passenger landmark in 2017; national carrier leads the way this summer, Italy and UK are largest markets

Malta passes six million passenger landmark in 2017; national carrier leads the way this summer, Italy and UK are largest markets

Malta Airport welcomed six million passengers in 2017, 17.5% up on the previous year. Nick Preston examines its recent traffic trends, including the leading airlines, destinations and country markets, while the airport’s CEO and Head of Traffic Development discuss recent route developments and the future focus.

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

Asia takes its fourth Arch of Triumph win

The summer keeps moving on and so does the number of water arches that we receive, with another 17 sent in this week. Another seven days like that and we will pass the 200-mark of FTWAs three weeks sooner than last year.

Finnair nets new Norwegian nodes

Finnair nets new Norwegian nodes

The oneworld member adds links from Helsinki to Bergen and Tromsø – flights operated by Widerøe.


Europe's airports close in on 100 FTWAs in 2018

Europe’s airports close in on 100 FTWAs in 2018

10 airports do battle for Week 19 Arch of Triumph glory, with entries from Asia, North America, Africa and Europe. The latter region remains the dominant force in the competition, but the scrap for second place is heating up – anyone got any water?

Finnair charms China with another connection

Finnair charms China with another connection

Finnair launches a three times weekly link between Helsinki and Nanjing – its sixth Chinese destination.

Beirut Airport continues decade-long consistent growth; MEA #1 carrier, but only posts marginal annual capacity increase

Beirut Airport continues decade-long consistent growth; MEA #1 carrier, but only posts marginal annual capacity increase

Beirut Airport has delivered enviable growth over the past 10 years, with no blips in its inexorable traffic increases. Marc Watkins investigates the Lebanese capital city airport’s most-important carriers and city pairs.


Boutique airline wins Arch of Triumph Week 16

Boutique airline wins Arch of Triumph Week 16

Does anybody know what a boutique airline is? The four anna.aero judges certainly know what a boutique fire truck water arch looks like…and there are eight of them fighting it out this week for airport marketing glory!

Finnair debuts latest Deutschland destination

Finnair debuts latest Deutschland destination

Finland’s flag carrier begins a daily link to Stuttgart – its sixth German route.

Cologne Bonn and Oakland observe Cake of the Week victories

Cologne Bonn and Oakland observe Cake of the Week victories

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with the German and US airport cake celebrations, easyJet toasts 15 years of based operations at Newcastle, while Norwegian carries its four millionth passenger from Aalborg. More news also from Lufthansa at Helsinki.