Articles Tagged ‘OTP’

Ryanair bounces into Bucharest from Bristol

Ryanair bounces into Bucharest from Bristol

Ryanair makes regional airport its second UK link to the Romanian capital.

TAROM quickly losing market share in fast-growing Romania as Blue Air, Ryanair and Wizz Air all expand rapidly

TAROM quickly losing market share in fast-growing Romania as Blue Air, Ryanair and Wizz Air all expand rapidly

The Romanian flag carrier started flying in 1954, but still has only a modest fleet of just over 20 aircraft. We reveal its development during the last decade, its share of the Romanian market and leading country markets.

Cork-Rome is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 75,000+ searches; Ryanair or Aer Lingus' next Roman holiday?

Cork-Rome is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 75,000+ searches; Ryanair or Aer Lingus’ next Roman holiday?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last 12 months 75,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Cork and Rome ‒ but the route is unserved! Which airline will be popping the ‘corks’ first on this potential city pair – Ryanair or Aer Lingus?


Wizz Air opens base #25 in Kutaisi

Wizz Air opens base #25 in Kutaisi

Wizz Air opens up seven routes from its newest base in Georgia – also adds a new route from both Budapest and Kaunas.

Ryanair debuts 16 new routes in seven days

Ryanair debuts 16 new routes in seven days

Ryanair launches base #78 at Timisoara, as well as bolstering Belfast International and Berlin Schönefeld operations.

Dniproavia links the capitals of Ukraine and Romania

Dniproavia links the capitals of Ukraine and Romania

Dniproavia begins a four times weekly connection between Kiev Boryspil and Bucharest – a route that will be flown on ERJ 145s.


Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

During the past year Wizz Air has added Birmingham, Cluj-Napoca, Glasgow, Lisbon, London Gatwick, Pescara and Stockholm Skavsta to its Bucharest base, with Romanian LCC Blue Air starting flights on five of these city pairs as well within the same time period. We take a closer look at Wizz Air’s expansion from Bucharest since its […]

Five airports across three continents vie for Week 27 victory

Five airports across three continents vie for Week 27 victory

So far during 2016, anna.aero’s judges have received 229 FTWAs, with five being entered this week from airports in Asia, Europe and North America. With mid-season now here, and airlines preparing for their winter season launches, the world’s airports should now have a measure of what to do to make an impression – scoring more […]

Wizz Air welcomes four Cluj routes with fifth based aircraft

Wizz Air welcomes four Cluj routes with fifth based aircraft

Wizz Air bases fifth aircraft at Cluj-Napoca and opens routes to Alicante, Billund, Bucharest and Doncaster Sheffield.


Blue Air adds 14 airports to network; 43% increase in weekly seat capacity; first airline to launch non-capital Romanian domestic links

Blue Air adds 14 airports to network; 43% increase in weekly seat capacity; first airline to launch non-capital Romanian domestic links

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford recently went to Bucharest to meet Blue Air’s Revenue Management & Planning Director George Rizica. While there, Ford asked Rizica about what Blue Air looks for in an airport, and to find out why Wizz Air’s and Ryanair’s expansion in Romania helped push the carrier to grow more rapidly on […]

Anker in Athens: 300+ ACI EUROPE audience learns exactly how much low costs now dominate – and what they are doing next

Anker in Athens: 300+ ACI EUROPE audience learns exactly how much low costs now dominate – and what they are doing next

We all know Europe’s LCCs have been the driving force behind traffic growth at Europe’s airports during the last decade. We reveal how their share of summer seat capacity across almost 30 major airports has evolved 2006-16.

Iberia Express enters eight new markets

Iberia Express enters eight new markets

Iberia Express starts services from its Madrid hubs to eight different European countries.