Articles Tagged ‘ORK’

Spain overtakes Sweden to become Norwegian's #2 market; long-haul routes only account for 4.6% of seats in S17 but growing fast

Spain overtakes Sweden to become Norwegian’s #2 market; long-haul routes only account for 4.6% of seats in S17 but growing fast

Norwegian has increased its presence greatly in Spain during the past year, with the southern European nation now being the airline’s second biggest market after Norway. We take a closer look to see how the carrier has spread its capacity over the past year, and how much of it is now on transcontinental links.  

Sofia Airport celebrates Euro ANNIES award victory while Cork displays its Route of the Week award

Sofia Airport celebrates Euro ANNIES award victory while Cork displays its Route of the Week award

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, ANA celebrates the pending launch of Portugal’s first link to China as well as charter flights to Japan, and we have an anna.aero first – a new scheduled helicopter route celebration from Spain. More news also from Bratislava, Sohar and San Jose airports.   

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Well the cleverest of you will have worked out the first of the four airline winners in Part II of the Euro ANNIES awards (for the slow ones – it’s Romania’s Blue Air). But will Wizz Air, Norwegian or LOT Polish Airlines secure back-to-back wins or will the awards be soon gathering dust in the trophy […]


14 airports battle for world Arch of Triumph supremacy

14 airports battle for world Arch of Triumph supremacy

For one of this week’s 14 entrants to the Arch of Triumph competition it could mean basking in airport marketing glory for eternity (or at least until the next route launch). See which airport, drawn from five different world regions, has secured these exclusive bragging rights this week.

Norwegian commences low-cost long-haul between Ireland and the US

Norwegian commences low-cost long-haul between Ireland and the US

Norwegian now links Belfast International, Cork, Dublin and Shannon to the US – Bergen also connected.

Cork Airport becomes Europe's newest transatlantic gateway – anna.aero joins the celebrations as Norwegian's US service takes off

Cork Airport becomes Europe’s newest transatlantic gateway – anna.aero joins the celebrations as Norwegian’s US service takes off

1 July was a historic day for Cork Airport as it celebrated the start of Norwegian’s new year-round service to Providence, Rhode Island, the Irish airport’s first-ever scheduled transatlantic connection. Take a closer look at the celebrations that took place on the day of this pioneering route launch. 


Belfast City is crowned Cake of the Week champion for the volcanic creation baked to welcome the arrival of Icelandair

Belfast City is crowned Cake of the Week champion for the volcanic creation baked to welcome the arrival of Icelandair

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Cork is voted Best Airport in Europe under 5 million passengers at the ACI EUROPE General Assembly in Paris, plus an ‘Individual Award for Outstanding Contribution to Route Development’ will be launched at World Routes in Barcelona. More news also from Bergen Airport as it welcomes the arrival […]

SWISS swings by Sylt and Cork

SWISS swings by Sylt and Cork

SWISS begins weekly flights to both destinations from Zurich – both flown utilising the carrier’s CS100s.

Volotea ventures into 11 new sectors across eight different countries

Volotea ventures into 11 new sectors across eight different countries

Volotea starts new routes in Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the UK.


Seven airports battle it out to be Week 19 Arch of Triumph champion

Seven airports battle it out to be Week 19 Arch of Triumph champion

While Europe has delivered the most FTWAs and the most winners so far in this year’s Arch of Triumph competition, does it have the best wins per entry ratio? Or does that honour belong somewhere else in the world? Find out here, as well as which of this week’s seven airports has done the business.

Aer Lingus catches some waves from Cork

Aer Lingus catches some waves from Cork

Aer Lingus begins twice-weekly flights between Cork and Cornwall Airport Newquay. 

Cornwall Airport Newquay is the fastest-growing airport in the UK, recording 48% traffic growth in 2016; wants European hub link

Cornwall Airport Newquay is the fastest-growing airport in the UK, recording 48% traffic growth in 2016; wants European hub link

In 2016 Cornwall Airport Newquay welcomed over 370,000 passengers, up from 250,000 in 2015. The airport last year also welcomed the return of Ryanair with routes from Frankfurt Hahn and Alicante. We take a closer look at the airline’s first year of operations from the airport since its return, and how passenger traffic is growing […]