Articles Tagged ‘OTP’

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.


30-Second Interview - Alexander Schroll, CEO of Castellon Airport

30-Second Interview – Alexander Schroll, CEO of Castellon Airport

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford met with Castellon Airport CEO Alexander Schroll on the day the facility welcomed its second scheduled carrier. Schroll spoke to anna.aero about how the airport has celebrated a successful nine months of operations since Ryanair inaugurated flights from the UK, and to also highlight Castellon’s USPs that are drawing attention […]

Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

First time winner Inverness and second time winner and 2016 competition leaders Lisbon pose in front of some serious fire tender kit with their recent award wins. Find out which one of the 14 airports competing this week will be able to do the same this time next week.

Blue Air begins 14 airport pairs

Blue Air begins 14 airport pairs

Blue Air begins 14 routes across Europe from its Bacau, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Constanta, Iasi and Turin bases – six face direct competition.


Castellon Airport welcomes the arrival of Blue Air – anna.aero onboard first flight

Castellon Airport welcomes the arrival of Blue Air – anna.aero onboard first flight

On 1 June Blue Air inaugurated service to Castellon Airport in Spain from Bucharest, the airport’s second scheduled carrier after Ryanair. Take a closer look to see how the day’s events unfolded.

Wizz Air welcomes new routes trio

Wizz Air welcomes new routes trio

Wizz Air begins services on three routes of which two originate from Bucharest.

Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport

Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport

In the week that Wizz Air celebrates its 12th birthday, we reveal which of the ULCC’s country markets are growing fastest this summer, which are its busiest airports and which cities it has added to its network in the last 12 months. Plus a look at which routes have been dropped.


TAROM touches down in Hamburg

TAROM touches down in Hamburg

TAROM begins four times weekly service to Hamburg from Bucharest – faces competition from recently launched Blue Air service.

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Coincidence? Ryanair’s four most recent base announcements are all airports at which Wizz Air also has a base. We examine in more detail the growing competition between the two ULCCs across Central and Eastern Europe.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Boy oh boy! Have we got a baked bonanza for you. Due to our Easter vacation, we have the first two weeks of S16 rolled into one giant Cake of the Week public vote competition. It’s your airport’s chance for gastronomic route development glory…so mobilise your fans and followers to get voting now!!