Articles Tagged ‘OTP’

London Luton and Southampton airports receive awards for La Compagnie and VLM Airlines

London Luton and Southampton airports receive awards for La Compagnie and VLM Airlines

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 adds 21 more new routes to its S15 network

Ryanair adds 21 more new routes to its S15 network

Ryanair commences 21 European routes with the start of the summer season using its 737-800s. Directly competes on six of the new additions.

Romania sees traffic grow by 11% (CAGR) in 10 years; Wizz Air is #1 carrier

Romania sees traffic grow by 11% (CAGR) in 10 years; Wizz Air is #1 carrier

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 […]


Pittsburgh Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Allegiant Air

Pittsburgh Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Allegiant Air

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.

Cyprus Airways ceases operations; Blue Air moves in with Larnaca base

Cyprus Airways ceases operations; Blue Air moves in with Larnaca base

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

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 introduces third route to the UK

Blue Air introduces third route to the UK

Blue Air now connects Bucharest to Liverpool with thrice-weekly flights, using 737-400s.

Munich Airport crowned 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ winners

Munich Airport crowned 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ winners

A piece of precision German FTWA engineering beats over 250 global airports to secure the second ‘Arch of Triumph’ annual title. Fuerteventura wins the last weekly competition of 2014.

Ryanair has a quiet week, launching just 25 routes

Ryanair has a quiet week, launching just 25 routes

Ryanair adds three new bases and a new destination to its network map this week ‒ Hamburg. 


Wizz Air starts five more European services

Wizz Air starts five more European services

Wizz Air continues to expand European network from Bucharest to Basel and Nuremberg, from Sibiu to Dortmund, from Poprad to London Luton as well as from Szczecin to London Luton, using its A320s.

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s CCO David O’Brien tells us the world’s most prolific starter of new routes will open “at least three new bases next year.” We identify the 10-most likely opportunities among the “primary” airports the upscaling, business-focused airline now favours.

Wizz Air expands European network

Wizz Air expands European network

Wizz Air adds new operations from Bucharest to Turin, from Budapest to Kutaisi and from Cluj-Napoca to Nuremberg with twice-weekly flights, using its A320s.