Articles Tagged ‘IST’

Turkish Airlines defies network cuts with new long-haul route plans; Latin America and Asia in focus for growth

Turkish Airlines defies network cuts with new long-haul route plans; Latin America and Asia in focus for growth

On 1 September Turkish Airlines launched services to Cluj-Napoca, a sector which started despite its W16/17 network cuts. The carrier’s CEO Temel Kotil says he is still planning for further long-haul network growth, so our data elves have taken a look at the competitive landscape on the four anticipated routes.

Find out which European airport wins its third Arch of Triumph in 2016

Find out which European airport wins its third Arch of Triumph in 2016

Handling less than 1.5 million annual passengers in 2015, this small European airport joins Sydney in becoming the only two airports to have won three Arch of Triumph titles in one year. Find out which airport it is here.

Blue Air to open base #7 at Constanta; will station one 737-500 and serve eight routes, four of them domestic

Blue Air to open base #7 at Constanta; will station one 737-500 and serve eight routes, four of them domestic

Blue Air is continuing its rapid expansion in the European market by announcing a new base for S17 – Constanta. It will join the airline’s existing bases at Bucharest, Bacau, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Larnaca and Turin. The Romanian hybrid carrier will connect its newest base to Cluj-Napoca, Timisoara, Oradea, Iasi, Rome Fiumicino, Milan/Bergamo and Paris Beauvais, […]


Turkish Airlines connects Cluj-Napoca to its global hub

Turkish Airlines connects Cluj-Napoca to its global hub

Turkish Airlines starts flights to its third Romanian destination, adding to its existing services to Bucharest and Constanta.

Colombian traffic up 7.4% for first half of 2016; grows 63% since the turn of the decade; Bogota – Medellin #1 route despite passenger drop

Colombian traffic up 7.4% for first half of 2016; grows 63% since the turn of the decade; Bogota – Medellin #1 route despite passenger drop

Since 2010 Colombian domestic traffic has grown 59% while international traffic has risen 74%. Within the past year the nation has welcomed Air Europa and Turkish Airlines to its airline roll call, while at the same time another European carrier has ended flights to the South American nation. We take a closer look at traffic […]

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen-Manchester is biggest-ever "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 440,000 searches; Pegasus Airlines’ next UK service??

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen-Manchester is biggest-ever “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 440,000 searches; Pegasus Airlines’ next UK service??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has uncovered that nearly 440,000 potential passengers in the past year searched for flights between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport and Manchester ‒ but the route from is unserved! As our biggest unserved route ever, why is Pegasus Airlines not flying this sector?


Atlasglobal adds its first Italian job

Atlasglobal adds its first Italian job

Atlasglobal makes Milan Malpensa its first Italian destination as its network continues to expand.

Slovakian traffic up 18% in 12 months; Poprad-Tatry fastest growing airport; Ryanair overtakes Travel Service Slovakia to become #1 carrier

Slovakian traffic up 18% in 12 months; Poprad-Tatry fastest growing airport; Ryanair overtakes Travel Service Slovakia to become #1 carrier

Passenger traffic in Slovakia for 2015 surpassed two million passengers, a feat the country had not witnessed since 2009. However, despite overall traffic for the nation growing the capital, Bratislava, has still not recovered to the level of traffic it witnessed in 2008. anna.aero takes a closer look at traffic trends, and how the airline […]

Kelowna celebrates second Arch of Triumph win

Kelowna celebrates second Arch of Triumph win

Canada has only won two Arch of Triumph weekly titles in the competition’s four-year history – and both times it’s been Kelowna Airport that has done the business. See which of this week’s eight contestants will join the Canadian airport and bask in FTWA glory.


Atlasglobal connects to Cluj-Napoca

Atlasglobal connects to Cluj-Napoca

Atlasglobal adds its first Romanian destination to its Istanbul Atatürk network.

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.

Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; three out of four Euro 2016 semi-finalists claim top spots

Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; three out of four Euro 2016 semi-finalists claim top spots

While the whole of Europe is focussed on the Euro 2016 championship, it seemed fitting to reveal the winners of this year’s Euro ANNIES in 10 airport awards. Airports in France, Germany and Portugal all have something to celebrate before the football semi-finals, but unfortunately not in Wales.