Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

Tampa and Tbilisi airports show-off certificates for Frontier Airlines and YANAIR respectively

Tampa and Tbilisi airports show-off certificates for Frontier Airlines and YANAIR respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air records 15 million passengers on a rolling 12-month basis, while London Luton Airport celebrates record breaking summer. We also have news from bud:runway run, Lappeenranta and Leeds Bradford airports.

Kazan and Samara airports show-off certificates for Finnair

Kazan and Samara airports show-off certificates for Finnair

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Tallinn Airport welcomes with the traditional water arch salute Japan Airlines’ first charter service from Osaka Kansai. More news from Cancun and Kaunas airports.

Ryanair and Jet2.com pressure pushes Monarch Airlines to close East Midlands base; no routes lost at EMA next summer

Ryanair and Jet2.com pressure pushes Monarch Airlines to close East Midlands base; no routes lost at EMA next summer

Monarch Airlines’ services from East Midlands only began in August 2012 after bmibaby’s closure. Now the airline’s eight routes are being discontinued as seven of them faced intense competition from Jet2.com and Ryanair.


Edinburgh and Aberdeen Airports have record 2013 as Glasgow airports struggle; Qatar Airways leads long-haul expansion

Edinburgh and Aberdeen Airports have record 2013 as Glasgow airports struggle; Qatar Airways leads long-haul expansion

Scotland’s airports overall are not much busier now than they were 10 years ago, but some are performing better than others. We reveal which airlines are growing (and shrinking) in Scotland this summer and list some of the key new services launched recently.

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish airports achieved over 19 million passengers last year, decreasing by a modest 0.4% since we last looked at this market three years ago. With Helsinki Airport offering 80% of traffic in 2013 and Sweden being the top international country this summer, anna.aero investigates how the Finnish market is evolving.

VivaColombia grows by 20% in last year; starts its first international routes this week

VivaColombia grows by 20% in last year; starts its first international routes this week

VivaColombia is now entering into its third year of operations and just this week has added its first two international routes to its network. anna.aero last looked at this LCC when it was set-up in May 2012, so it’s well overdue for an appraisal.


Bremen Airport sees Ryanair expansion as traffic grows 3.1% in 2014

Bremen Airport sees Ryanair expansion as traffic grows 3.1% in 2014

Ryanair and Lufthansa account for almost two-thirds of passengers at City Airport Bremen, though Ryanair serves 25 destinations and Lufthansa just two. We reveal how passenger numbers have developed since 2000 and detail the comings and goings of Ryanair’s routes.

Palma de Mallorca looking to smaller markets to drive growth; airberlin and Ryanair account for over 40% of traffic

Palma de Mallorca looking to smaller markets to drive growth; airberlin and Ryanair account for over 40% of traffic

Spain’s third busiest airport handled over 22 million passengers last year. German and UK tourist traffic accounts for over 55% of demand, but the biggest growth has been coming from smaller country markets. Locally-based Air Europa ranks as the leading Spanish carrier in third place.

Howard Millar is Ryanair’s top dog

Howard Millar is Ryanair’s top dog

anna.aero presented Howard Millar, the outgoing Ryanair Chief Financial Officer, with “The anna.aero Golden Retriever Prize for Awesome CFO Achievement” in recognition of his great money-management since flotation of the low cost airline in 1997.


40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

On 1 April, Air Malta entered into its fifth decade, having been set up in 1974. Since then, the airline has focussed on delivering inbound tourists to the Mediterranean group of islands. anna.aero takes a look at the airline’s current network 40 years on.

Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

“We make people fly” says Lion Air CEO Rusdi Kirana. True to his word (and adopted as the company slogan) Lion Air made nearly 35 million people fly in 2013, making it the world’s fifth largest LCC. anna.aero takes a look at Asia’s biggest low-cost carrier.

Leak of the Week – Amsterdam set to follow Porto as next easyJet base

Leak of the Week – Amsterdam set to follow Porto as next easyJet base

After a World Cup semi-final exit, the Dutch are probably hungry for some good news. Fortunately for them, good news comes in orange packages, with easyJet planning to base three aircraft in Amsterdam next summer, anna.aero can exclusively reveal.