Articles Tagged ‘MUC’

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s CCO David O’Brien tells us the world’s most prolific starter of new routes will open “at least three new bases next year.” We identify the 10-most likely opportunities among the “primary” airports the upscaling, business-focused airline now favours.

SATA International grows by 21% in 2014 H1; seven destinations served in mainland Europe

SATA International grows by 21% in 2014 H1; seven destinations served in mainland Europe

A wholly-owned subsidiary of SATA Air Açores, SATA International achieved 553,000 passengers until end-June 2014, operating 17 non-stop services to eight countries in Europe and North America. With Ponta Delgada-Lisbon being the airline’s largest route by seats, anna.aero investigates SATA International’s recent network developments.

Dresden Airport sees traffic decline of 7%; Etihad Regional arrives with Amsterdam and Zurich services

Dresden Airport sees traffic decline of 7%; Etihad Regional arrives with Amsterdam and Zurich services

Covering a catchment area that extends to three countries (Germany, Czech Republic and Poland), Dresden Airport handled 1.8 million passengers in 2013. With a total of 13 carriers operating to 23 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Lufthansa is this September.


airberlin’s latest network strategy admits extreme seasonality issues

airberlin’s latest network strategy admits extreme seasonality issues

airberlin’s network offers a wide-range of services for business and leisure travellers, but it has not been a profitable mix. We take a closer look at the airline’s seasonality problems, which the airline has revealed it intends to tackle in the coming months.

Luxair reports traffic growth of 10% in 2013; Porto is top S14 route

Luxair reports traffic growth of 10% in 2013; Porto is top S14 route

Luxembourg’s flag carrier, Luxair has been growing remarkably in recent years, recording over 1.5 million passengers in 2013 (a new record high). As the airline is now serving 18 countries in Europe and North Africa, anna.aero reveals Luxair’s recent network developments and its top 12 routes for this August.

Poland’s eurolot expands rapidly in 2014; enters Belgium, France, Finland, Italy, Austria and Czech Republic

Poland’s eurolot expands rapidly in 2014; enters Belgium, France, Finland, Italy, Austria and Czech Republic

A wholly owned subsidiary of LOT Polish Airlines, eurolot has been growing impressively in 2014, serving a total of 23 airports this summer. With Gdansk being the carrier’s busiest airport by weekly departures, anna.aero takes a closer look at eurolot’s network and reveals which new services were added so far in 2014.


Geneva Airport on course to pass 15m passengers in 2014; excellent SVID result

Geneva Airport on course to pass 15m passengers in 2014; excellent SVID result

Switzerland’s second busiest airport handled 14 million passengers in 2013, growing by 3.9%. With a total of 50 airlines operating from the Swiss gateway to 44 countries within Europe, North America and the Middle East, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent developments and reveals its top 12 airlines and destinations for S14.

40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

On 1 April, Air Malta entered into its fifth decade, having been set up in 1974. Since then, the airline has focussed on delivering inbound tourists to the Mediterranean group of islands. anna.aero takes a look at the airline’s current network 40 years on.

Ryanair’s three million milestone at Memmingen Airport; AirAsia to re-enter Japan’s low-cost market; Brussels Airlines arrives at Malta Airport; more news from Rome Fiumicino and Munich airports

Ryanair’s three million milestone at Memmingen Airport; AirAsia to re-enter Japan’s low-cost market; Brussels Airlines arrives at Malta Airport; more news from Rome Fiumicino and Munich airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates three million passengers at Memmingen Airport, AirAsia announces its return to the Japanese low-cost market, and Malta Airport greets Brussels Airlines with the traditional water arch salute. We also have news from Munich and Rome Fiumicino airports.


Air One launches three new international routes

Air One launches three new international routes

Air One begins Russian and German flights from three different regional Italian airports.

Air China launches second route to Munich

Air China launches second route to Munich

Air China joins Star Alliance partner Lufthansa in linking Shanghai with Munich.

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.