Articles Tagged ‘PMI’

Norwegian ASKs up almost 20% this summer; LCC’s growth is focussed on UK, Spain and transatlantic routes; Paris CDG latest airport to benefit

Norwegian ASKs up almost 20% this summer; LCC’s growth is focussed on UK, Spain and transatlantic routes; Paris CDG latest airport to benefit

With plans to grow its fleet by almost 40% in the next two years we reveal how quickly Norwegian has grown in the last decade. We also rank the LCC’s biggest airports and country markets in S16 and how they compare with S15.

Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford for this upcoming winter season will welcome connections to the capitals of Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, three of which will be flown by Ryanair. The airport has also welcomed two new carriers this summer. Last year the UK airport welcomed just over 3.4 million passengers, with 3.6 million expected this year.

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces it will serve two Eastern European capitals from Leeds Bradford, while Blue Air picks up a special award from Hermes. More news also from Vilnius, Aarhus and Batumi airports plus the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards.


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 […]

Jet2.com announces Birmingham base; anna.aero talks to Ian Doubtfire, Business Development Director, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays

Jet2.com announces Birmingham base; anna.aero talks to Ian Doubtfire, Business Development Director, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays

Jet2.com has announced it will base four 737-800s at Birmingham Airport for S17, serving 15 destinations. Take a look to see which routes are starting, what carriers will be competing with the UK LCC, and what Mr Doubtfire has to say on the decision.

easyJet launches 22 routes in a week

easyJet launches 22 routes in a week

easyJet starts flights from 12 bases to 11 different destinations across Europe.


Amsterdam and Dundee celebrate Route of the Week wins

Amsterdam and Dundee celebrate Route of the Week wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Etihad Airways begins 787 services to Perth while Southampton Airport welcomes the arrival of Volotea. More news also from Cardiff, Leeds Bradford and Miami airports.

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.


Norwegian launches its Palma de Mallorca base

Norwegian launches its Palma de Mallorca base

Norwegian premiers its Majorcan base with two new domestic routes to Barcelona and Madrid, as well as two new Manchester connections.

British Airways launches London Stansted services

British Airways launches London Stansted services

British Airways begins flights from its fourth London airport to four new sun destinations, with Berlin to come.

SunExpress Germany continues its network diversification; Italy in, Tunisia out; Egypt down; Bulgaria up

SunExpress Germany continues its network diversification; Italy in, Tunisia out; Egypt down; Bulgaria up

Advertised on SunExpress’ Facebook page, but not available to buy on its homepage is the Hamburg to Bodrum route. Confused? So are we. anna.aero takes a look at this unclassifiable airline to see where it is growing, and which markets have witnessed capacity culls this summer.