Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Last week, Bucharest Airport blasted its way to victory in the second public vote for the ‘Arch of Triumph’ when it welcomed Ryanair’s new four times weekly service from Dublin. Business as usual this week, with the so-called anna.aero ‘experts’ undertaking the scoring and FTWA critique.

Budapest runway run latest: Jet2.com boss to race Wizz CEO on home Tarmac

Budapest runway run latest: Jet2.com boss to race Wizz CEO on home Tarmac

Jet2.com Managing Director, Ian Doubtfire, has become the first airline boss to sign up to the challenge to race Wizz Air CEO József Váradi in a bid to win the title of “Fastest Airline Leader in the World” in the 12km running race taking place on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L in September.

flynas adds two further long-haul routes

flynas adds two further long-haul routes

flynas bolsters its fledgling long-haul, low-cost network with Karachi and London Gatwick services.


easyJet starts a 12-route expansion, including London Gatwick to Tel Aviv

easyJet starts a 12-route expansion, including London Gatwick to Tel Aviv

Hamburg base leads the way with three new routes, along with a brace from Basel and Rome Fiumicino airports.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part 2 - entries including Alitalia Prague to Milan Linate Ringo look-alike

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part 2 – entries including Alitalia Prague to Milan Linate Ringo look-alike

Valencia Airport won the Cake of the Week Vote S14 Part 1 for Lufthansa’s Valencia to Frankfurt cake with a convincing win over the favourite – a Malta-London Gatwick cake for British Airways. There are 24 more cakes to choose from this week including an Alitalia Prague to Milan Linate cake which bears a striking […]

Find out which airport was the winner of the world’s first ever FTWA vote; S14 Week two ‘Arch of Triumph’ vote inside

Find out which airport was the winner of the world’s first ever FTWA vote; S14 Week two ‘Arch of Triumph’ vote inside

Early this year, anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins visited Budapest Airport and did some on-site Fire Truck Water Arch training for some of the airport’s fire crews. See inside whether his ‘Arch of Triumph’ theory was used in practice to deliver victory in the Week One S14 vote!!


Air One starts new links from Italy to Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Russia and the UK

Air One starts new links from Italy to Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Russia and the UK

Air One beings three routes from Catania and Palermo, as well as one from Pisa.

Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

The start of the S14 season sees a lot of the world’s airports going the extra mile in terms of new route marketing — and that means lots of fire truck water arches (FTWA). This week, we give you, the reader, the chance to select the best of the 21 FTWAs we have been sent.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - 20 yummy treats from Summer 2014 Season Part 1

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 20 yummy treats from Summer 2014 Season Part 1

The first days of the 2014 summer timetable have brought almost 500 new routes to the world and almost as many tonnes of cakes. Use your vote to select your choice of the week for S14 Season Part 1.


anna.aero welcomes Air China to London Gatwick; Bordeaux and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen show certificates; more celebrations at London Stansted, London Luton, Amsterdam, Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Cork, Leeds Bradford and Berlin Schönefeld airports

anna.aero welcomes Air China to London Gatwick; Bordeaux and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen show certificates; more celebrations at London Stansted, London Luton, Amsterdam, Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Cork, Leeds Bradford and Berlin Schönefeld airports

A busy week for Network Planning Community News, including anna.aero welcoming Air China’s resumption at London Gatwick from Beijing with a fabulous cake, Bordeaux and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen showing-off their certificates, as well as other newsworthy events from ours peers from around the world.

easyJet expands in France, Germany, Italy and UK

easyJet expands in France, Germany, Italy and UK

easyJet launches 21 new routes involving 25 airports and opens new bases in Hamburg and Naples.

Vueling strengthens its European network with two new routes

Vueling strengthens its European network with two new routes

Vueling starts twice-daily flights from Barcelona to Paris CDG and daily operations from Florence to London Gatwick.