Articles Tagged ‘KLM’

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

The glory of winning the weekly Arch of Triumph certificate is beyond comparison for the inhabitants of airport fire stations around the world – as displayed here by Auckland Airport’s Brown Watch. Find out which of this week’s 17 combatants will secure the global accolade.

KLM adventures from Amsterdam to Alicante

KLM adventures from Amsterdam to Alicante

KLM begins a daily service between Amsterdam and Alicante – an airport pair already served by Transavia and Vueling.

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.


Ryanair welcomes over 30 new aircraft in first four months of 2016; Airbus and Boeing deliver 106 units in April

Ryanair welcomes over 30 new aircraft in first four months of 2016; Airbus and Boeing deliver 106 units in April

The Irish carrier last month heralded the arrival of its 400th 737 from the North American manufacturer. After delivering 54 aircraft in March, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 53 units for the first four months of the 2016 delivery race.

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France is still clinging on to having more than 50% of seats and frequencies at its main Paris CDG hub, despite the LCC onslaught. Seven years since our data elves last looked under the hood at the SkyTeam carrier’s biggest operations, they check the oil and kick the tyres again.

Southampton celebrates Cake of the Week win for KLM arrival

Southampton celebrates Cake of the Week win for KLM arrival

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Oakland welcomes the arrival of Norwegian’s London Gatwick route, while Manchester teams up with Hainan Airlines in preparation for the carrier’s launch to Beijing. More news also from Manchester and Munich airports.


Denver Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

Denver Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Denver win its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate for the FTWA produced for the arrival of Lufthansa’s new Munich service, but it secured North America’s first win of 2016 in the process. Find out whether the region will add to its tally this week, as seven airports battle for supremacy.

KLM initiates Inverness and Ibiza from Amsterdam

KLM initiates Inverness and Ibiza from Amsterdam

KLM begins daily operations to Inverness and a weekend service to Ibiza – latter route to increase to daily during peak summer season.

North America gets first Arch of Triumph victory with mile-high FTWA

North America gets first Arch of Triumph victory with mile-high FTWA

At the 26th attempt this year, a North American airport has secured its first win of 2016 in the Arch of Triumph competition. Find out the scores of the other nine airports which were soundly beaten this week.


WestJet and Vancouver celebrate awards for London Gatwick inaugurals

WestJet and Vancouver celebrate awards for London Gatwick inaugurals

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Nashville welcomes the arrival of United Airlines’ San Francisco service, while Bordeaux celebrates Iberia Express’ Madrid route. More news also from St. Petersburg, El Paso, Rome Fiumicino, Inverness, Biarritz, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick and Bristol airports.

KLM sails into Southampton and Dresden

KLM sails into Southampton and Dresden

KLM begins services from Amsterdam to both Southampton and Dresden on its Fokker 70 fleet.

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 […]