Articles Tagged ‘Prague’

Leak of the Week: Wizz Air to link Warsaw and Gdansk to Tel Aviv; Polish routes to Dubai World Central also planned

Leak of the Week: Wizz Air to link Warsaw and Gdansk to Tel Aviv; Polish routes to Dubai World Central also planned

Its back! anna.aero again brings you the latest route development rumours, and it is Wizz Air’s increasingly eastwards looking expansion plans that go back under the network planning microscope.

Czech-Russian liberalisation an effect of booming Moscow-Prague traffic

Czech-Russian liberalisation an effect of booming Moscow-Prague traffic

The Czech-Russian bilateral is about to be liberalised, but what are the developments leading to this decision? How has the Prague-Moscow route developed? And which airports have received traffic spill?

Peach celebrates anna.aero RotW award; Budapest and CSA Czech Airlines mark 75 years of cooperation

Peach celebrates anna.aero RotW award; Budapest and CSA Czech Airlines mark 75 years of cooperation

Japan’s new low-cost airline Peach celebrated winning anna.aero’s Route of the Week award for its recently launched first international route, while two European airports baked cakes for two different celebrations. Pula Airport welcomed another new airline, Jet2.com, to the Croatian airport, while Budapest Airport celebrated that CSA Czech Airlines has served the Hungarian capital for […]


Central European airport traffic up 180% in 10 years; Budapest and Warsaw still trying to catch Prague

Central European airport traffic up 180% in 10 years; Budapest and Warsaw still trying to catch Prague

Central Europe’s three big airports at Budapest, Prague and Warsaw have all been in the news this year, but how do their growth rates compare if we look at the period 1998-2011? How have other capital city airports in Central Europe developed in recent years? Which airport has seen an eight-fold increase in traffic thanks […]

Prague still #1 in Central Europe as traffic grows 5% this year; Czech Airlines launches Abu Dhabi service this week

Prague still #1 in Central Europe as traffic grows 5% this year; Czech Airlines launches Abu Dhabi service this week

Prague airport has grown rapidly during the last decade. Which are the airport’s biggest carriers in terms of seats and flights? Which LCCs have been and gone from the airport and which are the airport’s leading destinations and how fast are they growing? And what’s happened to the UK market?

Ryanair serves 19 destinations from Slovakia; ice-hockey world championships will boost traffic in April and May

Ryanair serves 19 destinations from Slovakia; ice-hockey world championships will boost traffic in April and May

Slovakia is still recovering from the demise of its de facto flag carrier SkyEurope in 2009. But which destinations has Ryanair added during the last year and which countries does it now serve? Which other airlines are present and which route is likely to benefit most from the forthcoming ice-hockey world championships?


Czech Airlines’ major network overhaul leaves room for return to Asia? UK & Ireland no longer served

Czech Airlines’ major network overhaul leaves room for return to Asia? UK & Ireland no longer served

As European competition authorities take a closer look at the Czech state carrier, we look at how the airline has developed over time. What changes are currently made to its network? Which countries are gaining and which are losing? Does there seem to be a new strategy behind these moves? And which Asian destination looks […]

Prague-based LCC SmartWings adds Antalya, Nantes, Nice and Pescara for S11; Icelandair now minority shareholder

Prague-based LCC SmartWings adds Antalya, Nantes, Nice and Pescara for S11; Icelandair now minority shareholder

It has been around since 2004 but smartWings still only operates two aircraft in its own colours. Whose aircraft does it use the rest of the time? Which are its biggest country markets this summer and which destinations does it no longer serve?

Delta ramps up Raleigh-Durham; CSA Czech Airlines prunes Prague and pulls out of UK; Ryanair's 'Best' no longer acceptable; Zagreb announces expansion plans

Delta ramps up Raleigh-Durham; CSA Czech Airlines prunes Prague and pulls out of UK; Ryanair’s ‘Best’ no longer acceptable; Zagreb announces expansion plans

Delta takes on Southwest from Raleigh-Durham, CSA Czech Airlines abandons UK market, Ryanair says farewell to Belfast and Zagreb looks at providing capacity for future growth.


Central European (CE) carriers abandon many long-haul routes; Delta, LOT leading long-haul airlines at CE airports

Central European (CE) carriers abandon many long-haul routes; Delta, LOT leading long-haul airlines at CE airports

Many Central European airports have benefited from increased short-haul services as a result of becoming EU members but what about long-haul services? Which routes are currently offered and which have disappeared in recent years?

Slovakian LCC SkyEurope finally goes under; Ryanair and Wizz Air likely to take advantage

nl040909-lead-slovak100.jpgAfter seven and a half unprofitable years Central Europe’s second biggest LCC has ceased flying. Which airports will notice its disappearance most and what can be learnt from the airline’s demise?

Wizz’s new Prague base to have 14 routes by end-July; overlapping SkyEurope on six routes

Wizz’s new Prague base to have 14 routes by end-JulyWizz Air now has two A320s based in the Czech capital. How are they scheduled and what competition does the airline face on its routes? Which new routes are yet to start?