Articles Tagged ‘MAD’

Tokyo Narita FTWA win is ‘Out of this World’

Tokyo Narita FTWA win is ‘Out of this World’

Possibly the best winner’s photograph that anna.aero has received in the FTWA competition so far — Tokyo Narita’s firefighters pose proudly in all their cosmic gear along with their ‘Arch of Triumph’ winner’s certificate from last week.

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Africa’s third largest carrier according to weekly seat capacity, Ethiopian Airlines has been growing without interruption in recent years, handling 5.2 million passengers in FY2013. As the Star Alliance member is now serving a total of 79 destinations across the globe, anna.aero reveals Ethiopian Airlines’ recent development and its top 12 routes for this September.

Iberia commences two long-haul services from Madrid hub

Iberia commences two long-haul services from Madrid hub

Iberia re-starts Montevideo from its Madrid network; adds Santo Domingo service too.


Leak of the Week – Amsterdam set to follow Porto as next easyJet base

Leak of the Week – Amsterdam set to follow Porto as next easyJet base

After a World Cup semi-final exit, the Dutch are probably hungry for some good news. Fortunately for them, good news comes in orange packages, with easyJet planning to base three aircraft in Amsterdam next summer, anna.aero can exclusively reveal.

London Gatwick and Brussels airports show-off Cake awards for Norwegian and Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium respectively

London Gatwick and Brussels airports show-off Cake awards for Norwegian and Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Porto Santo Airport celebrates with cakes the arrivals of Iberia Express from Madrid and Santiago de Compostela, as well as Germania from Düsseldorf. Furthermore, the Portuguese airport also celebrates the 50th anniversary of its airport peer at Funchal.

Caracas and CONVIASA command Venezuelan market; Airlines cutting services due to currency crisis

Caracas and CONVIASA command Venezuelan market; Airlines cutting services due to currency crisis

On the Chinese President’s South American tour this month and a potential bolt-hole for notorious sports stars, Venezuela is often in the headlines. anna.aero takes a look at this oil-rich country’s biggest serving airlines.


Norwegian gets going on Gatwick long-haul

Norwegian gets going on Gatwick long-haul

Norwegian starts 787 operations from London Gatwick to New York JFK, Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles. Links Madrid and Malta too.

Iberia re-starts Madrid to Amsterdam, but under Iberia Express banner

Iberia re-starts Madrid to Amsterdam, but under Iberia Express banner

Iberia re-introduces Madrid to Amsterdam operation after a near 18-month break.

Avianca’s traffic grows by 6.6% in 2013; resumes Heathrow operations

Avianca’s traffic grows by 6.6% in 2013; resumes Heathrow operations

The oldest commercial carrier in Latin America, Avianca has been growing impressively in recent years, following the integration of TACA Airlines’ operations. As the Star Alliance member is now serving a total of 54 destinations worldwide, anna.aero investigates how dominant Avianca is at Bogota and which is its top country market this summer.


First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

Included in this week’s bumper offering of 21 FTWAs are five from airports welcoming TAP Portugal, plus two, four tender FTWAs. It is also includes the first ever effort from one of the world’s most significant airports – London Heathrow – which might be an airport global leader, but how will it match up in […]

Air Europa serves Miami again after two-year break

Air Europa serves Miami again after two-year break

Air Europa continues to build its Madrid hub with new domestic and international connections.

London secures its first ever FTWA success

London secures its first ever FTWA success

Can you guess which of the seven commercial airports in London (we’re including London Oxford in this) is to gain the accolade of being the first to win an ‘Arch of Triumph’ award. Please don’t write in with the answers, just read on.