Articles Tagged ‘PRG’

Prague is proud to display its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Prague is proud to display its first Arch of Triumph certificate

At its fifth attempt in four years of competition, Prague Airport has finally chalked up its first ever Arch of Triumph win. The fire station walls will never have looked finer than they do now. With very few route launches at this time of year we have another one horse race this week.

Air Canada Rouge grows capacity 31% in 12 months; 17 new airports on its route map; Africa is the latest continent to join network

Air Canada Rouge grows capacity 31% in 12 months; 17 new airports on its route map; Africa is the latest continent to join network

Since its inception in 2013, Air Canada Rouge has seen rapid growth in its seat capacity as aircraft are transferred from Air Canada’s mainline division to its subsidiary. anna.aero looks into the carrier’s capacity developments and how its network has developed during the past year.

First week of 2016 competition with just one FTWA entrant

First week of 2016 competition with just one FTWA entrant

There have been 134 weeks of competition over the last four years since we introduced the Arch of Triumph contest, and on only 13 occasions has there been one entrant – including this week. Find out who has won this one horse race.


Oslo-Shanghai is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 80,000 annual searches; China Eastern’s next European service?

Oslo-Shanghai is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 80,000 annual searches; China Eastern’s next European service?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the past year 80,000 potential travellers hunted the Skyscanner flight comparison site for flights between Oslo and Shanghai ‒ but the route is unserved! With existing European services from its base in China’s biggest city, but none to Scandinavia, surely this is a great route for China Eastern.

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

During the past year Prague has done something that most modest sized airports outside of Asia have as their number one aim – gaining a link to China. However, the airport has also seen developments in other long-haul markets as well as its new Chinese links. anna.aero takes a look at the airport’s traffic trends, […]

Sichuan Airlines starts second route to Europe

Sichuan Airlines starts second route to Europe

Sichuan Airlines connects Chengdu and Prague with twice-weekly flights.


San Sebastian celebrates Cake of the Week for London Luton link

San Sebastian celebrates Cake of the Week for London Luton link

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Newquay Airport celebrates its best month since 2009 while Hainan Airlines announces that it is to serve the destination of Routes Americas 2017, Las Vegas. More news also from Hamburg, Barra, Prague, Leeds Bradford and Orlando Sanford airports.

Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

Chengdu Airport’s double-digit growth over the last five years sees it pass 40m in 2015; Air China still #1 carrier

China’s fourth largest airport, and this year’s World Routes hosts, Chengdu passed the 40 million annual passenger barrier in 2015, having averaged 10% growth over the last five years. Find out which of the airport’s serving airlines and network of routes are growing the fastest.

Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

During the past 12 months Skopje has gained links to the capitals of the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and Slovakia. anna.aero investigates how the airport’s network has developed during recent times, and also how it has managed to nearly double passenger traffic during the past few years.


Czech Airlines reaches out to Riyadh

Czech Airlines reaches out to Riyadh

Czech Airlines begins twice-weekly service to the Saudi Arabian city from Prague.

Air Serbia and Amsterdam Schiphol celebrate awards

Air Serbia and Amsterdam Schiphol celebrate awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Lisbon Airport celebrates the launch of flights to Birmingham with Monarch Airlines, while China Eastern Airlines celebrates its first St. Petersburg flight. More news also from Manchester, Pittsburgh, Prague and Vienna airports as well as HK Express.

Shanghai - Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

Shanghai – Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

During the past 12 months, 16 previously unserved routes have opened up between Europe and China, with Baku, Manchester, Prague and London Gatwick being the latest airports to gain Chinese route status. anna.aero looks at how the market has developed in the past year, and to see which are the biggest unserved routes between the two markets.