Articles Tagged ‘Meridiana’

It's a thumbs-up from Moscow Zhukovsky for Cake of the Week win

It’s a thumbs-up from Moscow Zhukovsky for Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, WestJet announces that it is to begin direct flights to Denver from Calgary, while Bourgas Airport in Bulgaria welcomes its two-millionth passenger of the year so far. More news also from Moscow Zhukovsky and Shenzhen airports. 

Would Alitalia be missed in Italy? Only has 9% of international seats this summer; easyJet, Ryanair and Vueling could take up domestic slack

Would Alitalia be missed in Italy? Only has 9% of international seats this summer; easyJet, Ryanair and Vueling could take up domestic slack

Back in July 2007 we first did some analysis on the possible collapse of Alitalia. A lot has changed since then, but some things it seems haven’t. We look at the airline’s top domestic routes and competitors, its share of international traffic and which major airports are most (and least) vulnerable.

Get voting now for the best of 25 S17 Fire Truck Water Arches – Part I

Get voting now for the best of 25 S17 Fire Truck Water Arches – Part I

There can be no greater addition to your airport fire station walls than an anna.aero Arch of Triumph certificate from the first of just four Public Votes which will take place in 2017. So what are you waiting for? Find your airport’s entry – from the 25 that have been sent in this week – and […]


Meridiana makes Moscow Domodedovo its next Milan Malpensa route

Meridiana makes Moscow Domodedovo its next Milan Malpensa route

Meridiana launches three times weekly flights on the 2,308-kilometre sector.

Milan Linate still handling close to 10 million annual passengers; Alitalia has 55% of seats and monopoly on busiest route to Rome

Milan Linate still handling close to 10 million annual passengers; Alitalia has 55% of seats and monopoly on busiest route to Rome

Milan’s third busiest airport is the closest to downtown. Flights are capped at Milan Linate so growth has been negligible in recent years. We look at the leading airlines and routes, seasonality and the pattern of daily operations. Plus we reveal which routes Alitalia has dropped in the last 18 months.

Aruba-Milan is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 33,000 annual searches; Meridiana's next move from Malpensa??

Aruba-Milan is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 33,000 annual searches; Meridiana’s next move from Malpensa??

Hot on the heels of having another of our unserved routes adopted, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has discovered that in the last year 33,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Aruba and Milan ‒ but the route is unserved! We think Meridiana should fly this route.


Italy set to pass 160 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Alitalia as LCC share gets close to 50%; Germany still #1 market

Italy set to pass 160 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Alitalia as LCC share gets close to 50%; Germany still #1 market

Italian airport traffic is up 4.4% so far in 2016, with international growth outstripping domestic. Ryanair is growing faster than Alitalia, but not as fast as Volotea. Growth at top 15 country markets compared.

Qatar Airways confirms 49% purchase of Meridiana; anna.aero analyses the Italian carrier’s current network; 59% of capacity on domestic links

Qatar Airways confirms 49% purchase of Meridiana; anna.aero analyses the Italian carrier’s current network; 59% of capacity on domestic links

On 14 July Qatar Airways said it would purchase a 49% stake in Italy’s Meridiana, days after it announced plans to buy 10% of LATAM Airlines Group. anna.aero takes a closer look at the Italian carrier’s current network, fleet breakdown and most popular routes.

Meridiana returns to Munich from Milan

Meridiana returns to Munich from Milan

Meridiana starts its first international destination from Milan Linate to southern German hub.


Naples Airport seeing double-digit international growth; easyJet leads way but Air Arabia Maroc, Finnair and SWISS all new carriers in 2015

Naples Airport seeing double-digit international growth; easyJet leads way but Air Arabia Maroc, Finnair and SWISS all new carriers in 2015

Italy’s eighth busiest airport is on track to pass six million passengers in 2015. We look at traffic growth during the last 20 years, the airport’s seasonality profile, most popular routes in 2014 and biggest airlines in 2015.

Meridiana starts seasonal Skiathos services

Meridiana starts seasonal Skiathos services

Meridiana links Milan Malpensa and Naples to the Greek island, both with twice-weekly services.

Dallas Love Field takes two awards in fifth US ANNIES; Savannah/Hilton Head joins growth party

Dallas Love Field takes two awards in fifth US ANNIES; Savannah/Hilton Head joins growth party

More eagerly awaited by the world’s airport and airline industry than the Skytrax awards, are anna.aero’s US ANNIES prizes! The awards are back for their fifth outing, with awards for seven airports that have achieved notable route and traffic-related success in the US over the past 12 months.