Articles Tagged ‘IST’

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.

Atlasglobal does the route launch double to Germany

Atlasglobal does the route launch double to Germany

Atlasglobal, the new name for Atlasjet, launched flights to Cologne Bonn and Düsseldorf – Turkish Airlines will provide the most significant competition.


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.

Turkish Airlines lands at new Ordu-Giresun Airport

Turkish Airlines lands at new Ordu-Giresun Airport

Turkish Airlines launched its latest domestic route from its Istanbul Atatürk hub to Ordu-Giresun, Northern Turkey, and increased its presence in Barcelona, Spain.

Berlin Tegel displays with pride ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate; another win for Europe in this week’s competition

Berlin Tegel displays with pride ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate; another win for Europe in this week’s competition

Ich bin ein Berliner. Famous words from a famous US president, instilling pride in the city’s residents, which was nearly matched again last week as Berlin Tegel Airport lifted its first ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate. Nine airports from across the world slug it out for this week’s award.


Turkish Airlines adds two more European spokes

Turkish Airlines adds two more European spokes

Turkish Airlines begins flights to Bari and Porto – both with four times weekly services.

Turkish Airlines grows in Lufthansa’s backyard; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden to become 14th German destination from Atatürk in June

Turkish Airlines grows in Lufthansa’s backyard; Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden to become 14th German destination from Atatürk in June

Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines has added five new German destinations in four years. We reveal the leading onward connection points for all existing German routes and the share of point-to-point traffic on each route.

Turkish Airlines starts seventh US route to San Francisco

Turkish Airlines starts seventh US route to San Francisco

Turkish Airlines began flights on its second route to California and 11th in the Americas – San Francisco.