Articles Tagged ‘MAD’
Blue Air commences services on eight new routes – includes its first operations from Hamburg and Birmingham.
Ryanair makes Vilnius its second Lithuanian base; Prague and Sofia strong contenders to be next hubs
On 15 March Ryanair announced that from 30 October it will base two aircraft at Vilnius and open new routes to Berlin Schönefeld and Malta. The news means that Vilnius is the carrier’s #82 base. David O’Brien, CCO of Ryanair, tells anna.aero that the Lithuanian Government understands the needs of its passengers, and where the […]
Vueling and Ryanair battle for Spanish supremacy; Madrid growing fast once more as UK market set to see significant growth in S16
Spanish airports are preparing for a record-breaking 2016 with passenger numbers set to top 220 million. We look at demand since 1999, the leading airlines and the leading country markets to see which carriers and regions are generating growth in Spain this summer.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, we have route news from Ryanair at the three London airports it serves and infrastructure developments in Birmingham and Dubai. Other news comes from Swedavia, as well as Beijing, Munich and Taipei Taoyuan airports.
Copenhagen-Hong Kong is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with nearly 65,000 searches in 2015 – a route for Cathay Pacific or Norwegian?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has unearthed that 65,000 potential passengers per year want to fly between Copenhagen and Hong Kong – yet the city pair remains unserved. Will this be SAS’ next long-haul service – or is it more likely to be served by low cost long-haul Norwegian or Cathay Pacific Airways?
Iberia Regional offers regular services to Madrid and Barcelona from the Spanish city close to the Portuguese border.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Norwegian celebrates its one millionth Madrid passenger while Budapest Airport holds its annual awards ceremony to recognise its partners of distinction.
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.
China Eastern Airlines poised to smash 100 million annual passengers; Xi’an is biggest route from Shanghai Pudong
China’s second largest carrier, China Eastern Airlines is likely to pass the 100 million passenger milestone in 2016 if its recent annual growth is anything to go by. Our data elves reveal the airline’s biggest routes and country markets, including Australia, from its biggest base at Shanghai Pudong.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Aena shows off its Route of the Week award for its new Beijing Capital Airlines Hangzhou service and Budapest Airport reaches a passenger milestone with Ryanair. More news from Swedavia, Cairns Airport, All Nippon Airways, Flybe and U-FLY.
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 […]
Arch of Triumph 2015 winner revealed; has Sydney finally done enough to secure top spot from Birmingham?
Will the current leader in the 2015 Arch of Triumph competition, Birmingham Airport, be celebrating the first airport marketing award of 2016? Or has the prolific route celebrator Sydney Airport done enough to snatch victory? First of all, the Australian airport needed to beat off the rest of this week’s offerings.