Articles Tagged ‘MAN’

Oman Air traffic grows 21% in 2016; 32% of traffic connecting on 50-destination network from Muscat; 11 more destinations by 2023

Oman Air traffic grows 21% in 2016; 32% of traffic connecting on 50-destination network from Muscat; 11 more destinations by 2023

In 2016 Oman Air welcomed 7.7 million passengers, with the airline recording an average load factor of 74%, up from 71% in 2015. We take a closer look at how the Omani national carrier has phenomenally grown in recent years, what destinations have been added, and what it will achieve in 2017.   

Varna Airport soaks up the sun celebrating Route of the Week victory, while Granada is crowned Cake of the Week champion

Varna Airport soaks up the sun celebrating Route of the Week victory, while Granada is crowned Cake of the Week champion

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Varna and Granada celebrating their award wins, London Stansted toasts passing the 25 million annual passenger barrier for the first time, while Bordeaux welcomed Air France’s new Danish capital connection. 

Primera Air gears up to join the low-cost transatlantic market – anna.aero analyses the demand behind the carrier's new venture

Primera Air gears up to join the low-cost transatlantic market – anna.aero analyses the demand behind the carrier’s new venture

Primera Air recently confirmed that from S18 it will enter the low-cost long-haul sector across the Atlantic, with the carrier planning six new routes from bases at Birmingham, London Stansted and Paris CDG to Boston and New York Newark. We check the numbers to determine if the airline’s new venture is viable.  


It's the battle of Europe in Week 27 of the 2017 Arch of Triumph competition

It’s the battle of Europe in Week 27 of the 2017 Arch of Triumph competition

Last week it was the turn of the Arch of Triumph’s reigning champions, Lisbon, to claim their second victory of the 2017 competition, with the Portuguese capital now appearing twice in the top 10 leader board. But, has one of the four entrants this week done enough to make it onto the prestigious listing of […]

Despite issues of Brexit, London Luton and Manchester see biggest increase in seats by easyJet in S17; four new airports added

Despite issues of Brexit, London Luton and Manchester see biggest increase in seats by easyJet in S17; four new airports added

In S17 easyJet’s top two airports for seat growth are both, maybe surprisingly, in the UK. Vienna, the location of the carrier’s new EU operation, is only placed 60th when it comes to net seat gains this summer. We take a closer look to see where and how Europe’s #2 LCC is growing. 

Vienna Airport welcomes easyJet's first Austrian-registered aircraft

Vienna Airport welcomes easyJet’s first Austrian-registered aircraft

This week easyJet confirmed that it had been awarded an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by Austro Control and an airline operating licence by Austria’s Federal Ministry for Transport, allowing the carrier to continue operating intra-European routes post-Brexit. More news also from Manchester Airport. 


easyJet adds two more Manchester links to Croatia and Spain

easyJet adds two more Manchester links to Croatia and Spain

easyJet now links UK airport with Dubrovnik and Granada.

American Airlines' international capacity drops 41% from Chicago O'Hare; shifts to domestic growth; strengthening against United

American Airlines’ international capacity drops 41% from Chicago O’Hare; shifts to domestic growth; strengthening against United

American Airlines is Chicago O’Hare’s second largest airline after United Airlines, with the oneworld member operating 35% of weekly seat capacity from the US hub this summer. Overall the carrier has increased its seats from O’Hare by 3.4% this year, however the level of growth varies in different sectors.  

East Midlands-Nice is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ nearly 60,000 searches; Ryanair's 39th route from UK airport??

East Midlands-Nice is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 60,000 searches; Ryanair’s 39th route from UK airport??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 60,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between East Midlands and Nice ‒ but the route is unserved!? The UK airport is the 18th largest base on the Ryanair network, maybe the French hot-spot will be its next new route addition?


Monarch Airlines adds five new destinations for 2017; 13 new routes from five UK bases as Boeing 737 MAXs replace Airbus fleet by 2022

Monarch Airlines adds five new destinations for 2017; 13 new routes from five UK bases as Boeing 737 MAXs replace Airbus fleet by 2022

Monarch Airlines operates over 100 routes across five UK bases (Birmingham, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester) with a fleet of 35 Airbus. We look at the airline’s growth, seasonality, current route network and future fleet plans.

Malaga Airport could hit 19 million passengers in 2017 if growth continues; Ryanair leading carrier as it sets sights on four million

Malaga Airport could hit 19 million passengers in 2017 if growth continues; Ryanair leading carrier as it sets sights on four million

Malaga is Spain’s fourth largest airport, with it welcoming close to 16.7 million passengers in 2016. Last year saw the airport record its first double-digit growth this decade, with traffic up by nearly 16%. We take a closer look at the rise of this Mediterranean hot-spot as it gets set for another double-digit year.

Cobalt prepares to go long-haul; anna.aero visits Cyprus' leading airline as it gets ready to enter its second year of operations

Cobalt prepares to go long-haul; anna.aero visits Cyprus’ leading airline as it gets ready to enter its second year of operations

Cobalt first started operations on 7 July 2016. It now operates six aircraft to 16 destinations in Europe and the Middle East. As Cobalt enters its second year of operations, anna.aero paid a visit to the carrier in Larnaca to find out more about one of Europe’s newest airlines, and its future plans including its […]