Articles Tagged ‘HEL’

Lyon-Helsinki is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 31,000 searches ‒ will Norwegian or HOP! jump on it?

Lyon-Helsinki is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 31,000 searches ‒ will Norwegian or HOP! jump on it?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year 31,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Lyon and Helsinki ‒ but the route is unserved. Looking at the likely operators, it could be a legacy carrier (HOP!/Air France) or LCC (Norwegian) as the potential capacity provider.

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.

Anker in Athens: 300+ ACI EUROPE audience learns exactly how much low costs now dominate – and what they are doing next

Anker in Athens: 300+ ACI EUROPE audience learns exactly how much low costs now dominate – and what they are doing next

We all know Europe’s LCCs have been the driving force behind traffic growth at Europe’s airports during the last decade. We reveal how their share of summer seat capacity across almost 30 major airports has evolved 2006-16.


South American fiesta of FTWAs this week

South American fiesta of FTWAs this week

It’s not often that we receive an FTWA from South America, indeed prior to this week we had received just three so far this year. Yet this week we have had five – the most of any region! See if any of these entries can emulate Quito Airport back in February which won its week […]

Finnair expands its Asian offering

Finnair expands its Asian offering

Finnair begins services from Helsinki to Fukuoka and Guangzhou – also adds weekly service to Santorini from the Finnish airport.

Viennese fire fighters in a whirl after Arch of Triumph win

Viennese fire fighters in a whirl after Arch of Triumph win

Vienna’s triumphant fire crew celebrates last week’s win for the Air India inaugural – the Austrian capital’s first ever victory in the competition. 10 airports vie for honours in this week’s Arch of Triumph battle.


Finnair launches service to Scottish capital

Finnair launches service to Scottish capital

Finnair begins a thrice-weekly service between Helsinki and Edinburgh onboard its A319 fleet – becomes third UK destination after London Heathrow and Manchester.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Boy oh boy! Have we got a baked bonanza for you. Due to our Easter vacation, we have the first two weeks of S16 rolled into one giant Cake of the Week public vote competition. It’s your airport’s chance for gastronomic route development glory…so mobilise your fans and followers to get voting now!!

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Splash the route launch cash! The world’s airport firefighters have been busy with their ceremonial hosing down of inaugural aircraft this week, to bring you our twice-yearly public vote for the Arch of Triumph. So while the hoses are drying in the station, get the crews voting to be the best of the best.


Finnair finds its way to Billund

Finnair finds its way to Billund

Finnair begins a daily service to the Danish city from Helsinki using its E190 fleet.

Czech Airlines commences Prague – Helsinki service

Czech Airlines commences Prague – Helsinki service

Czech Airlines begins a four times weekly operation between the two cities using its A319 fleet – will face competition from Finnair and Norwegian.

Finnair enlightens Enontekiö with capital connection

Finnair enlightens Enontekiö with capital connection

Finnair begins a weekly service from Helsinki to Enontekiö in Northern Finland.