Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

Lufthansa CEO leads ACI EUROPE Prague airline line-up; star role for Michael Cawley with special advice for airports

Lufthansa CEO leads ACI EUROPE Prague airline line-up; star role for Michael Cawley with special advice for airports

Should there be more services such as the ground-breaking Emirates Milan-New York route? European airports are obviously very keen on this trade, particularly when it means non-EU airlines can take on routes which the home carriers have left vacant.

Air Lituanica ceases operations; airBaltic takes over Vilnius network

Air Lituanica ceases operations; airBaltic takes over Vilnius network

The latest victim of a dynamic and unstable airline industry is Air Lituanica, which has ceased operations on 22 May. The first beneficiary of the airline’s demise is airBaltic, which has taken over four of Air Lituanica’s 10 ex-routes. anna.aero evaluates Air Lituanica’s network before it shut down operations.

Bournemouth Airport welcomes Flybe’s nine new routes; Ryanair and Thomson Airways also offer flights mostly to Mediterranean

Bournemouth Airport welcomes Flybe’s nine new routes; Ryanair and Thomson Airways also offer flights mostly to Mediterranean

This airport on the UK’s south coast handled over one million passenger in 2007 and 2008 and is expanding its network range this summer thanks to Flybe. We examine the airport’s seasonality and the history of Ryanair’s network from the airport.


Lille Airport's rapid growth since 2011; XL Airways France new for S15

Lille Airport’s rapid growth since 2011; XL Airways France new for S15

Serving the capital of the Nord-Pas de Calais region and the prefecture of the Nord department, Lille Airport (also known as Lille Lesquin Airport) handled around 1.6 million passengers last year. With a total of 11 airlines flying to 34 destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the key players from France’s 10th busiest airport.

Ryanair growing again in Madrid, its sixth biggest base; over 70 routes launched since 2006 but over 30 dropped

Ryanair growing again in Madrid, its sixth biggest base; over 70 routes launched since 2006 but over 30 dropped

Ryanair has its sixth biggest base at Europe’s sixth busiest airport. We reveal which routes have been started there since 2006, which routes have been dropped and when the airline’s operations peaked in Madrid.

Record April for Airbus and Boeing; easyJet receives its 250th A320 family aircraft

Record April for Airbus and Boeing; easyJet receives its 250th A320 family aircraft

While easyJet received its 250th A320 family aircraft from Airbus, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2015 delivery race by 54 units. Overall, both Airbus and Boeing stepped up their deliveries in the fourth month of the year, handing over a […]


Tampa Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Spirit Airlines

Tampa Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Spirit Airlines

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, HK Express celebrates the first anniversary of its operations to Seoul Incheon, while Air Europa launches its first 787-8 service between Madrid and Miami. More news from Brussels, Stuttgart, Groningen, Moscow Sheremetyevo, Milan Malpensa, Pristina, Birmingham–Shuttlesworth, Routes Europe and Wizz Air.

Boeing stays ahead of Airbus; VietJetAir receives Airbus’ 9000th aircraft

Boeing stays ahead of Airbus; VietJetAir receives Airbus’ 9000th aircraft

Following the busiest February, Airbus and Boeing managed to deliver more than 100 aircraft for the second time in 2015. While VietJetAir received Airbus’ 9000th aircraft, the European producer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2015 delivery race by 50 units.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 19 scrummy treats from S15 Part II

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 19 scrummy treats from S15 Part II

With nearly 4,200 votes cast, it was a close-run thing, but Tampa in the US saw off a fierce challenge from New Zealand’s Wellington Airport to win Part I of anna.aero’s legendary Cake of the Week public vote. Vote for your favourite baked treat – including this offering from Amsterdam ‒ here in the S15 […]


Vote for the best of seven Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part II

Vote for the best of seven Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part II

With nearly 450 votes cast, Europe’s Amsterdam saw off the Antipodean challenge from Alice Springs to secure Part I of anna.aero’s renowned ‘Arch of Triumph’ public vote. Vote for your favourite FTWA – including this offering from Sacremento ‒ here in the S15 Part II competition.

Ryanair strengthens European network with 18 new routes

Ryanair strengthens European network with 18 new routes

Ryanair commences 18 European routes during the second week of the summer season using its 737-800s. Directly competes on six of the new additions.

Edinburgh Airport passes 10m; Aberdeen Airport breaks passenger record again as easyJet (seats) and Flybe (flights) top Scottish rankings

Edinburgh Airport passes 10m; Aberdeen Airport breaks passenger record again as easyJet (seats) and Flybe (flights) top Scottish rankings

Scotland’s top four airports handled 22.5 million passengers in 2014 (up 3.6%), the same as in 2005. Heathrow is leading non-Scottish destination, Amsterdam and Dublin leading international destinations. anna.aero takes a look at this country market in the week that Routes Europe rolls into Aberdeen.