Articles Tagged ‘Norwegian’
Impact of Norwegian air passenger tax not yet discernible in airport passenger statistics; Oslo Gardermoen traffic up 4% in 2016
The new government tax, introduced at the beginning of June, has yet to have a noticeable impact on traffic looking at monthly data for the top 10 airports. We reveal which airlines have grown (and shrunk) capacity in the Norwegian market this summer.
For the first time this year Airbus has delivered more units than Boeing in a given month, with the European manufacturer handing over 61 aircraft in August, two more than its US counterpart. Together both companies distributed 120 units to their customers, the sixth month in 2016 which has seen both manufacturers achieve the feat […]
Madrid once more on track for 50 million passengers; Iberia, Iberia Express, Norwegian and Ryanair driving traffic growth
Spain’s busiest airport was also the fastest-growing airport among Europe’s top 10 in 2015. Traffic is up 8% in 2016. We look at traffic growth since 1997, the airport’s growing seasonality, its top airlines, routes and country markets.
anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford caught up with the CEO of Europe’s third largest LCC to discuss why Barcelona is the next European hub for transatlantic flights. Ford was also intrigued to find out why the carrier’s New York service from the Spanish airport will operate into Newark and not JFK, its current New York […]
Finnair’s scheduled traffic grows 65% in five years; surpasses one million monthly passengers; Iceland is next country market
During the past year, Finnair has welcomed 13 new airports to its route map. As well as this, the carrier became the first European A350 operator, and June 2016 was the first time in recent history that the airline managed the feat of carrying one million scheduled passengers in a month. anna.aero looks in further detail at traffic […]
London to New York market stable at just over four million annual pax; over 30 flights per day from seven carriers with Heathrow-JFK #1 choice
We trace almost 30 years of traffic development between the two great cities. Plus some analysis of upcoming fares offered by the seven airlines currently flying between London and New York. Some of the airline websites could do better.
Oslo-Shanghai is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 80,000 annual searches; China Eastern’s next European service?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the past year 80,000 potential travellers hunted the Skyscanner flight comparison site for flights between Oslo and Shanghai ‒ but the route is unserved! With existing European services from its base in China’s biggest city, but none to Scandinavia, surely this is a great route for China Eastern.
Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation
During the past year Prague has done something that most modest sized airports outside of Asia have as their number one aim – gaining a link to China. However, the airport has also seen developments in other long-haul markets as well as its new Chinese links. anna.aero takes a look at the airport’s traffic trends, […]
Norwegian adds a European city pair, as well as its latest intercontinental service from Paris CDG.
Bilbao set for record year; Vueling leading carrier serving over 20 destinations; Norwegian starts daily Barcelona service
Home to some iconic architecture, Bilbao in northern Spain should pass 4.5 million passengers this year. We reveal the leading airlines and routes in 2015 and look at how demand has developed in the last 20 years.
Canada has only won two Arch of Triumph weekly titles in the competition’s four-year history – and both times it’s been Kelowna Airport that has done the business. See which of this week’s eight contestants will join the Canadian airport and bask in FTWA glory.
Norwegian ASKs up almost 20% this summer; LCC’s growth is focussed on UK, Spain and transatlantic routes; Paris CDG latest airport to benefit
With plans to grow its fleet by almost 40% in the next two years we reveal how quickly Norwegian has grown in the last decade. We also rank the LCC’s biggest airports and country markets in S16 and how they compare with S15.