Articles Tagged ‘Norwegian’

World Low Cost Airlines Congress: Norwegian’s restricted access; Ryanair’s focus on Cyprus; transavia.com Europe challenges Ryanair, Wizz Air and easyJet

World Low Cost Airlines Congress: Norwegian’s restricted access; Ryanair’s focus on Cyprus; transavia.com Europe challenges Ryanair, Wizz Air and easyJet

anna.aero attended the 11th annual WLCAC held in London between 16 and 17 September, giving Vlad Cristescu a chance to catch-up with a mixture of senior airline and airport representatives on the first day, including WOW air’s CEO, Skúli Mogensen.

Norwegian begins Gatwick brace on 15 September

Norwegian begins Gatwick brace on 15 September

Norwegian expands its London Gatwick operations still further with two more European capitals added to the network – Berlin and Warsaw.

Oslo Gardermoen Airport reports 4% traffic growth in 2013; Emirates touches down from Dubai

Oslo Gardermoen Airport reports 4% traffic growth in 2013; Emirates touches down from Dubai

The main gateway to the capital of Norway, Oslo Gardermoen handled almost 23 million passengers in 2013 (a new record high). With a total of 33 airlines flying to 117 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant SAS is this September.


easyJet, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air’s “lonely” airports revealed; opportunities identified for future LCC growth

easyJet, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air’s “lonely” airports revealed; opportunities identified for future LCC growth

Europe’s biggest multi-base LCCs like to link destinations to as many airports as possible, but sometimes they operate just a single year-round route to an airport. We reveal which airports they are for Europe’s five biggest pan-European LCCs.

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish airports achieved over 19 million passengers last year, decreasing by a modest 0.4% since we last looked at this market three years ago. With Helsinki Airport offering 80% of traffic in 2013 and Sweden being the top international country this summer, anna.aero investigates how the Finnish market is evolving.

Join the world’s most forward-thinking, passenger-focused airlines at Future Travel Experience Global 2014

Join the world’s most forward-thinking, passenger-focused airlines at Future Travel Experience Global 2014

Next month, the world’s most innovative airlines will come together in Las Vegas at anna.aero sister initiative Future Travel Experience Global 2014, where they will reveal all about what they are doing to improve the travel experience for their passengers, and share their bold visions for the future. Will you be joining them?


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.

Norwegian adds seasonal Corfu route to growing London Gatwick hub

Norwegian adds seasonal Corfu route to growing London Gatwick hub

Norwegian starts its second Greek route from London Gatwick, as Corfu joins seasonal Santorini.

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.


Vueling and Norwegian fly to more countries than Ryanair and easyJet; Wizz Air offers most per million passengers

Vueling and Norwegian fly to more countries than Ryanair and easyJet; Wizz Air offers most per million passengers

Everyone knows that Ryanair and easyJet are the biggest LCCs in Europe, but which of Europe’s big six flies to the most countries? Well our statistic-hungry data elves are cooking up the numbers in the information kitchen to provide you with some tasty analytical fare.

More new route launch fun - anna.aero spends weekend in NYC courtesy of Norwegian

More new route launch fun – anna.aero spends weekend in NYC courtesy of Norwegian

We’ve been invited on a few first flights before, but we’ve never been asked to fly the thing! (Just kidding, Ross struggles to ride his tricycle, let alone fly a plane). anna.aero’s intrepid Ross Falconer reports from the dream flight to New York JFK on the Norwegian inaugural from London Gatwick.

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.