Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

Ryanair, Europe’s biggest airline, to serve Israel

Ryanair, Europe’s biggest airline, to serve Israel

It was always going to be on the cards. With 10 European LCCs already serving Israel from 32 different airports from across the continent, it was only a matter of time before Ryanair entered the fray. But where and when will Europe’s biggest airline fly to in this new country market for the Irish behemoth? […]

Ryanair gaining share at Budapest, while Wizz Air marks time

Ryanair gaining share at Budapest, while Wizz Air marks time

Despite only introducing one new route this summer at Budapest – Athens – Ryanair has managed to improve its market share at the Hungarian capital city airport, while its fellow ULCC – Wizz Air ‒ has remained static. The first warning shots in a battle for Central European turf? anna.aero does its own reconnaissance.

ACI EUROPE Prague Congress: Michael Cawley addresses “New Aviation Reality”

ACI EUROPE Prague Congress: Michael Cawley addresses “New Aviation Reality”

“I see change” said Michael Cawley to the 350 airport delegates at ACI EUROPE’s Annual Congress in Prague on 25 June. “You all now have open-neck shirts, and now it’s my turn to wear a tie,” observed the ex-Deputy CEO of Ryanair who is now the fully-suited Chairman of Fáilte Ireland, the Irish national tourism […]


Boeing leads the wide-body race, while Airbus matches on single-aisle deliveries in May

Boeing leads the wide-body race, while Airbus matches on single-aisle deliveries in May

The European manufacturer has matched Boeing in terms of single-aisle aircraft deliveries in May, however the American firm leads the way for wide-body variants, delivering over double that managed by Airbus last month. Overall, Boeing has further increased its lead in the 2015 race, pulling away with an advantage of 67 aircraft.

European LCC and legacy airline seasonality examined; Norwegian and British Airways score low, Jet2.com and Aegean Airlines score high

European LCC and legacy airline seasonality examined; Norwegian and British Airways score low, Jet2.com and Aegean Airlines score high

We measure the seasonality of eight European LCCs and eight European legacy carriers using monthly scheduled seat capacity data to reveal how they compare using our Seasonal Variation In Demand (SVID) calculator.

Ryanair launches Glasgow to Chania route

Ryanair launches Glasgow to Chania route

Ryanair begins flights between Glasgow and Chania, with weekly service.


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 […]