Articles Tagged ‘IST’

Xiamen Airlines celebrates ‘Route of the Week’ for Amsterdam launch, while Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport celebrates ‘Cake of the Week’

Xiamen Airlines celebrates ‘Route of the Week’ for Amsterdam launch, while Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport celebrates ‘Cake of the Week’

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Budapest hosts the Red Bull Air Race, while Turkish Airlines launches its second route to Tajikistan. More news as well from AirAsia and Vueling.

Turkish Airlines adds service to Tajikistan’s second city

Turkish Airlines adds service to Tajikistan’s second city

Turkish Airlines starts flights to Khujand, Tajikistan’s second city, complementing its existing thrice-weekly Dushanbe operation.

Tajikistan reports a decrease in annual seat capacity despite Dushanbe showing a rise of 18.3%

Tajikistan reports a decrease in annual seat capacity despite Dushanbe showing a rise of 18.3%

Located in Central Asia, Tajikistan’s wonders nestle in the Pamir Mountains, not far from the north-western section of the Himalayas. This makes it a great geographical location, centralised as it is between three of the vast BRIC economies of China, Russia and India. anna.aero looks to see how the country’s aviation industry has changed over the […]


Best connected airline hubs by region revealed; global winner Turkish Airlines in Istanbul pulls away from Delta Air Lines in Atlanta

Best connected airline hubs by region revealed; global winner Turkish Airlines in Istanbul pulls away from Delta Air Lines in Atlanta

This week we reveal which are the top 12 airline hubs (in terms of destinations served) in seven different regions across the world. Regional winners include Aeromexico, Air China, Air New Zealand, Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc.

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden welcomes Turkish Airlines as airberlin shrinks its monthly seat capacity

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden welcomes Turkish Airlines as airberlin shrinks its monthly seat capacity

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport recently welcomed the addition of Turkish Airlines’ four times weekly service from Istanbul Atatürk, opening up nearly 250 connection options to passengers via the Star Alliance member’s hub, however Ryanair still dominates the German airport. Overall capacity is up 17% compared to last year, so anna.aero looks to see which carriers have grown […]

Ryanair to launch Amsterdam base; London, Paris, Barcelona and Frankfurt likely new route targets

Ryanair to launch Amsterdam base; London, Paris, Barcelona and Frankfurt likely new route targets

Ryanair has been awarded a batch of slots at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as the ULCC continues to move away from using secondary airports. If you had been reading anna.aero last October you would know that already. Now we tell you where the airline is going to fly and against who.


Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden celebrates ‘Route of the Week’ while Malta accepts its ‘Cake of the Week’ award

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden celebrates ‘Route of the Week’ while Malta accepts its ‘Cake of the Week’ award

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates turning 30, while Air Canada and Norwegian announce new 787 routes for 2016. More news also from Eastern Airways, Newcastle and Stuttgart airports.

Kuwait Airways returns to Istanbul market

Kuwait Airways returns to Istanbul market

Kuwait Airways re-starts flights to Istanbul after a near three-year hiatus; daily flights to face heavy competition.

Jazeera Airways continues to fester; no new routes in the last 12 months or any planned

Jazeera Airways continues to fester; no new routes in the last 12 months or any planned

Is this the least dynamic LCC in the world, or simply one that is hampered by its tricky geographical location? Is there anybody in the Jazeera Airways Network Planning Department anymore? anna.aero blows away the cobwebs to see if anyone is home.


Europe extends its lead in inter-regional competition

Europe extends its lead in inter-regional competition

This week’s winner sees this European hub take home its second ‘Arch of Triumph’ title, having previously won last year securing fourth spot overall in the process. Find out where it is placed in this year’s competition and just how it rated against the other nine airports entering this week.

Turkish Airlines starts destination #276

Turkish Airlines starts destination #276

Turkish Airlines begins flights to Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden its 14th destination in Germany. Also adds Ankara to Geneva seasonal service.

Constanta Airport welcomes third scheduled carrier – Wizz Air

Constanta Airport welcomes third scheduled carrier – Wizz Air

anna.aero’s Business Development Associate, Vlad Cristescu, was specially invited by Constanta Airport to attend Wizz Air’s first flight from London Luton on 12 June. Highlights of the celebrations included the traditional water arch salute and a cake cutting ceremony in the VIP Centre by airport, local tourism authority and ministry of transport officials.