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Finnair adds destination #6 in Russia

Finnair adds destination #6 in Russia

Finnair begins thrice-weekly flights from Helsinki to Kazan, using Flybe Finland’s E190s.

Russian airport wins Arch of Triumph for the second consecutive week

Russian airport wins Arch of Triumph for the second consecutive week

Following last week’s win of Samara (pictured), Russia secures its second Arch of Triumph winner in 2014. Therefore, the gateway to the capital of Republic of Tatarstan achieved this week’s monumental feat of airport marketing prowess, entering the ranking at position #8.

Poland’s eurolot expands rapidly in 2014; enters Belgium, France, Finland, Italy, Austria and Czech Republic

Poland’s eurolot expands rapidly in 2014; enters Belgium, France, Finland, Italy, Austria and Czech Republic

A wholly owned subsidiary of LOT Polish Airlines, eurolot has been growing impressively in 2014, serving a total of 23 airports this summer. With Gdansk being the carrier’s busiest airport by weekly departures, anna.aero takes a closer look at eurolot’s network and reveals which new services were added so far in 2014.


Finnair ventures to Russia for destination #5

Finnair ventures to Russia for destination #5

Finnair touches down at Samara from Helsinki with thrice-weekly flights, using Flybe Finland’s E190s.

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish airports achieved over 19 million passengers last year, decreasing by a modest 0.4% since we last looked at this market three years ago. With Helsinki Airport offering 80% of traffic in 2013 and Sweden being the top international country this summer, anna.aero investigates how the Finnish market is evolving.

Russian airport wins ‘Arch of Triumph’ – first this year

Russian airport wins ‘Arch of Triumph’ – first this year

Russia wins its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ title in 2014, and in the process secures a spot on the overall leader board. The winning airport joins Vologograd (pictured) to become only the second Russian facility to win the prestigious airport marketing award.


Finnair expands presence in Russia with Nizhny Novgorod service

Finnair expands presence in Russia with Nizhny Novgorod service

Finnair adds thrice-weekly flights from Helsinki to Nizhny Novgorod, using E190s.

Budapest Airport displays winner’s certificate #2 for 2014 competition

Budapest Airport displays winner’s certificate #2 for 2014 competition

Budapest Airport became only the fifth airport in ‘Arch of Triumph’ history last week to win more than one weekly title, joining an elite band of fellow airport firefighters and marketeers. Quite rightly, they show off the second certificate to adorn the walls of the fire station in the Hungarian capital.

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Following the operational rationalisation of airBaltic in 2012, Riga Airport consolidated its annual passenger performance last year, posting a modest increase of 0.4%. With Wizz Air launching its 17th base at the Latvian gateway this June, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant airBaltic is this summer.


Finnair adds third destination in France

Finnair adds third destination in France

Finnair adds twice-weekly seasonal flights from Helsinki to Biarritz, utilising its A319s.

Norwegian opens Madrid base with five routes

Norwegian opens Madrid base with five routes

Following the opening of its Madrid base, Norwegian operates flights to Hamburg, Helsinki, Oslo Gardermoen, Stockholm Arlanda and Warsaw Chopin from the Spanish capital, utilising its 737-800s.

Table-topping Munich delivers FTWA lesson; Doncaster Sheffield displays domestic route award

Table-topping Munich delivers FTWA lesson; Doncaster Sheffield displays domestic route award

There is a new world order. Although on the pitch Bayern Munich were given a football lesson last night, the city’s airport has given all its global peers a master class in producing a fine ‘Arch of Triumph’. Doncaster Sheffield shows off its winning certificate for last week’s win using water pistols.