Articles Tagged ‘Lufthansa’

The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges

The legacy carriers’ low costs – Lufthansa’s Eurowings, Air France-KLM’s Transavia, IAG’s Vueling: foreign bases, long-haul challenges

Europe’s three biggest legacy airline groupings each includes a fast-growing LCC with potential to play a key role in the future. We look at the history of these carriers and reveal where they are growing fastest this summer.

SWISS welcomes its first 777 as Boeing kick-starts 2016 with double the deliveries of Airbus

SWISS welcomes its first 777 as Boeing kick-starts 2016 with double the deliveries of Airbus

After delivering 49 units in the month of January, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 27 units. The month was also a celebration for SWISS, which became the latest carrier to operate the 777-300ER. Overall both manufacturers delivered a total of 71 aircraft in the first month of the […]

30-Second Interview – Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair

30-Second Interview – Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair

Following the announcement of its second Romanian base at Bucharest (Timisoara being #1), Ryanair held a special press briefing on 16 February in the capital of Romania. We got to talk to the airline’s CEO – the one and only – Michael O’Leary about the ULCC’s recent developments in Romania and other key European markets.


Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

We reveal which are the leading airlines and country markets in the first quarter of 2016 and by how much they are growing (or shrinking). Plus a look at which airlines and countries are seeing the biggest increase in capacity.

Ryanair opens Romanian base #1 at Timisoara; adding domestic flights to Bucharest

Ryanair opens Romanian base #1 at Timisoara; adding domestic flights to Bucharest

On 14 January, Ryanair confirmed plans to enter the Romanian market, both internationally and domestically, with the opening of a base at Timisoara Airport, effective 1 November. The Irish ULCC will introduce seven routes, including a domestic service to Bucharest, competing head-to-head with TAROM. Operating 35 weekly flights, Ryanair forecasts a flow of 575,000 passengers […]

Vienna Airport welcomes Eurowings base and easyJet expansion; UK market sees 40% growth with eight new services in last 12 months

Vienna Airport welcomes Eurowings base and easyJet expansion; UK market sees 40% growth with eight new services in last 12 months

The Austrian capital has seen traffic growth of 44% since 2005 and set a new record in 2015 with almost 23 million passengers. We look at the leading airlines and country markets and what’s new for 2016.


Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Everyone might be busy out Christmas shopping (or doing it all on-line these days), but the world’s airports fire crews are still producing FTWAs at a rate that would put Santa’s elves to shame. Find out which one of nine global airports has won the penultimate Arch of Triumph title of 2015.

Lufthansa checks-in at Cancún, Malé and Mauritius

Lufthansa checks-in at Cancún, Malé and Mauritius

Lufthansa’s new long-haul off-shoot Jump starts three new leisure services from Frankfurt.

Transavia to open Munich base next March with four 737-800s; Lufthansa to compete on 14 of 16 new routes planned

Transavia to open Munich base next March with four 737-800s; Lufthansa to compete on 14 of 16 new routes planned

Sure, you’ve heard the news that Transavia is opening a Munich base next March. But who will it be competing against, what will its start-up frequencies be, and what will the initial flying programme look like? anna.aero tells you the important stuff and doesn’t just recycle the press release.


Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Last week the Nigeria to Europe market welcomed a new entrant, as Med-View Airline began a four times weekly service from Lagos to London Gatwick on 20 November. We take a look at the market dynamics over the last 12 months, as well as recent travel habits between Africa and Europe.

Vote for the best of 19 Fire Truck Water Arches; W15/16 Launches Part I

Vote for the best of 19 Fire Truck Water Arches; W15/16 Launches Part I

Litres of hard work and gallons of perspiration goes into a route launch – especially the Fire Truck Water Arch – which sees an unprecedented union between an airport’s operations and marketing departments. Make sure all of your airport’s endeavours are crowned with an Arch of Triumph certificate – get voting now!!

Vote for Cake of the Week – 19 tasty treats from W15/16 Part I

Vote for Cake of the Week – 19 tasty treats from W15/16 Part I

Mobilise your staff, fans and followers and win one of aviation’s most sought after awards – yes the public vote for the prestigious anna.aero Cake of the Week is back to herald the start of the W15/16 season. Rules? The airport with the most votes wins! Simple.