Articles Tagged ‘HEL’

Montreal Airport celebrates Route of the Week award for Air China launch; more celebrations in Amsterdam, Bratislava and Prague

Montreal Airport celebrates Route of the Week award for Air China launch; more celebrations in Amsterdam, Bratislava and Prague

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates 500,000 passengers from Prague and 10 years in Bratislava, while Krakow Airport opens part of its new terminal renovation. More news also from Amsterdam and Oslo.

CityJet rebrands and enters agreement with SAS to acquire Blue1; welcomes Cork to network

CityJet rebrands and enters agreement with SAS to acquire Blue1; welcomes Cork to network

In September, CityJet unveiled its new brand to the world in Dublin, while at the same time announcing that it is finalising an agreement for 15 under-100-seat aircraft. anna.aero looks into the route development that the airline has seen over the past few years, and establishes the possible aircraft that CityJet could be considering to […]

airBaltic commences seven routes

airBaltic commences seven routes

airBaltic commences seven new routes across Europe from its Riga and Vilnius bases – becomes the first airline to fly to Radom in Poland.


Passenger growth slows in Lithuania; Ryanair still #1 carrier

Passenger growth slows in Lithuania; Ryanair still #1 carrier

In 2014, over 3.8 million passengers passed through the three commercial airports of Lithuania, a record for the country, yet it also witnessed one of the slowest growth rates of recent years. anna.aero investigates why growth has slowed down in Lithuania, and looks to see how the airline network has changed over the past 12 […]

Copenhagen loses Ryanair base, however the ULCC will be the third largest airline this winter; Emirates upgrades to A380

Copenhagen loses Ryanair base, however the ULCC will be the third largest airline this winter; Emirates upgrades to A380

Ryanair recently announced that due to a fallout with Danish unions, it would move its one based 737-800 from Copenhagen to Kaunas. However even with the base closure, the ULCC will still be one of the airport’s largest airlines this winter, despite only starting operations from the facility in March. anna.aero looks into the planned […]

Dubrovnik Airport on course to pass 1.6m passengers in 2015; UK still the biggest market despite Monarch Airlines shrinking by 57%

Dubrovnik Airport on course to pass 1.6m passengers in 2015; UK still the biggest market despite Monarch Airlines shrinking by 57%

One of the main airports serving Croatia’s Adriatic Coast, Dubrovnik Airport is set to grow again this summer. With August schedules offering a 6.4% increase in weekly seats, anna.aero identifies the key players, and what new routes are still scheduled to start in 2015.


Tulsa Airport receives Cake of the Week award

Tulsa Airport receives Cake of the Week award

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, easyJet welcomes passenger #10 million at Manchester, while Virgin Atlantic Airways arrives in Detroit and Delta Air Lines launches Seattle Tacoma to Denver. More news from Athens, Barranquilla, Bordeaux, Hamburg, Miami, Narita and Varna airports.

Košice Airport kings parade in all their FTWA glory

Košice Airport kings parade in all their FTWA glory

Following their table-topping FTWA last week, it is not surprising that the Slovakian firefighters couldn’t wait to get their hands on the certificate and get in front of the camera. Meanwhile, nine airports from across the world tussle over this week’s award.

Finnair lands in the Windy City and the Austrian Alps

Finnair lands in the Windy City and the Austrian Alps

Finnair launches its latest destinations from Helsinki with new US flights to Chicago O’Hare, and also a new European route to Innsbruck.


Europe’s busiest airports see 5% growth in long-haul capacity this summer; Heathrow busiest but Amsterdam and Dublin growing fast

Europe’s busiest airports see 5% growth in long-haul capacity this summer; Heathrow busiest but Amsterdam and Dublin growing fast

The FLAP airports dominate long-haul services from Europe with Heathrow Airport tops. But Dublin Airport is the fastest-growing in percentage terms while Amsterdam Airport has the biggest increase in seat volume.

Air Lituanica ceases operations; airBaltic takes over Vilnius network

Air Lituanica ceases operations; airBaltic takes over Vilnius network

The latest victim of a dynamic and unstable airline industry is Air Lituanica, which has ceased operations on 22 May. The first beneficiary of the airline’s demise is airBaltic, which has taken over four of Air Lituanica’s 10 ex-routes. anna.aero evaluates Air Lituanica’s network before it shut down operations.

Norwegian growing in UK and US as Nordic markets stabilise; almost 20 new routes this summer but Oslo Torp sees big cuts

Norwegian growing in UK and US as Nordic markets stabilise; almost 20 new routes this summer but Oslo Torp sees big cuts

Norwegian’s network is becoming less Nordic-centric with growth in 2015 coming from the US and the UK. We reveal how the leading country markets have grown and which routes have been added and dropped in the last 12 months.