Articles Tagged ‘OTP’
Cluj-Napoca Airport’s capacity growth driven by Wizz Air expansion; London set to overtake Bucharest as #1 route
Romania’s second biggest airport is having a bumper 2015, with an average monthly growth rate of over 30%. Number one airline Wizz Air, which passed the five million passenger milestone at Cluj-Napoca this month, is the prime driver of these increases ‒ we investigate what the airline is up to in S15.
With 116 routes this summer, Austrian Airlines remains the dominant carrier of the 60 airlines serving Vienna this summer, however easyJet is planning to join the party on some of the Star Alliance carrier’s most popular routes. anna.aero looks to see how Austrian is shaping up as it gets ready for battle to commence.
Vueling starts 69 weekly flights from seven airports to 34 other airports across Europe.
Wizz Air has launched 16 new routes, including its first routes from Aberdeen, Billund, Bristol, Friedrichshafen, Nis and Reykjavik/Keflavik.
anna.aero’s Business Development Associate, Vlad Cristescu, was specially invited by Constanta Airport to attend Wizz Air’s first flight from London Luton on 12 June. Highlights of the celebrations included the traditional water arch salute and a cake cutting ceremony in the VIP Centre by airport, local tourism authority and ministry of transport officials.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ohrid Airport welcomes its first Dutch tourists arriving with a charter flight from Amsterdam, while Thomas Cook Airlines confirms its on-going commitment to Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports for a further five years. More news from Malta Airport, Wizz Air and Alitalia.
Ryanair commences 21 European routes with the start of the summer season using its 737-800s. Directly competes on six of the new additions.
Since joining the European Union at the beginning of 2007 the demand for air travel to and from Romania has increased considerably. Liberalisation of the market has enabled competition to flourish and helped Blue Air and Wizz Air to develop their local bases, while easyJet and Ryanair have also entered this market. anna.aero investigates the […]
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates its 250,000th passenger at Bucharest Airport since it started operating from London Stansted on 1 April 2014. More awards from Birmingham Airport.
Times are tough for businesses in Cyprus, and the state-owned flag carrier Cyprus Airways is the latest victim of a weakened Cypriot economy. Following the European Commission ordering the airline to pay back around €65 million out of a €103 million state aid package received between 2012 and 2013, Cyprus Airways ceased operations on 9 […]
Blue Air celebrates 10th anniversary with new route to Liverpool; Romanian LCC faces stiff competition from Wizz Air and TAROM
Romania’s very own LCC Blue Air has reached a major milestone, 10 years of flights. We look at what competition the airline faces on its busiest routes, its newest routes and some of the routes that have proved less than successful.
Blue Air now connects Bucharest to Liverpool with thrice-weekly flights, using 737-400s.