Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

DFW celebrates award; Cologne/Bonn reaches 1m easyJet pax; no end to jetBlue cakes

DFW celebrates award; Cologne/Bonn reaches 1m easyJet pax; no end to jetBlue cakes

The folks at DFW were thrilled to win last week’s Route of the Week for their new Emirates route, but what milestone did easyJet and Cologne/Bonn Airport reach over in Europe? How did Rome’s two airports fare with the recent snowfall? And just how many cakes were baked to celebrate jetBlue’s 12th anniversary?

Just a week after Malev's demise, many airlines have already responded with new Budapest services

Just a week after Malev’s demise, many airlines have already responded with new Budapest services

Just one week after Malev ceased operating we’ve compiled a list of some 44 new services that have already been announced. This includes 26 by Ryanair which at present are still not 100% confirmed. But which other carriers have stepped up and which country markets look set to benefit most?

Ryanair announces eight routes to Warsaw Modlin; seven of them compete directly or indirectly with Wizz Air

Ryanair announces eight routes to Warsaw Modlin; seven of them compete directly or indirectly with Wizz Air

Finally it seems that Ryanair and Wizz Air are going to find themselves fighting for the same passengers. Ryanair’s just announced eight new routes to Warsaw Modlin place it on a collision course with Wizz Air. Which destinations will see direct competition and which cities are both airlines serving but from different airports?


London Luton: easyJet cuts back, Wizz Air expands; Ryanair undecided

London Luton: easyJet cuts back, Wizz Air expands; Ryanair undecided

London Luton has greatly benefited from the low-cost boom across Europe, but is easyJet soon to be replaced as the airport’s biggest airline? Which full-service carrier will shortly be moving to London Luton? And how does the airport’s network change with the seasons?

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary – the award-winning interview

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary – the award-winning interview

anna.aero’s Editor unexpectedly got the chance to have a one-on-one chat in Budapest with Ryanair’s flamboyant CEO. So we gave him an award in recognition of his airline’s contribution to new route development, and in return he gave us some insight into Ryanair’s current network strategy, the impact of volatile fuel prices, and why the […]

Ryanair returns to Budapest with five routes for summer; wants additional incentive to grow network further

Ryanair returns to Budapest with five routes for summer; wants additional incentive to grow network further

According to Ryanair their relationship with some airports is a bit like a marriage. You fall out, you make up. Budapest would appear to have ‘kissed and made up’ as Ryanair returns after an 18 month hiatus. Three of the five new routes are to the UK but how has the UK – Hungary market […]


Santander, Spain's fastest-growing airport, breaks the million mark; traffic up 21% thanks to Ryanair's 38% growth

Santander, Spain’s fastest-growing airport, breaks the million mark; traffic up 21% thanks to Ryanair’s 38% growth

The name may be synonymous with banking these days but how has Santander’s airport traffic varied in the last decade? Which new routes have been started since 2010 and which were the leading routes in terms of passenger numbers in 2011?

Marseille expecting record 2012 as Air France and Ryanair lead network expansion of over 30 new services

Marseille expecting record 2012 as Air France and Ryanair lead network expansion of over 30 new services

France’s fifth busiest airport had an eventful 2011. Ryanair cut capacity, but Air France established a base with a dozen new routes. How has the airport’s traffic mix evolved since 2000, and how much extra traffic has the new Air France base generated? Which other airlines are helping to generate 30 new routes this summer […]

UK airports anticipate over 130 new routes in 2012 as Olympic 'fever' grips the nation; Manchester and Ryanair lead way

UK airports anticipate over 130 new routes in 2012 as Olympic ‘fever’ grips the nation; Manchester and Ryanair lead way

The UK is gearing up for a high-profile 2012, but what does the year hold for the country’s airports? How many of the nation’s 20 airports that handle over one million passengers per annum are currently growing? Which airlines and airports will be launching most new routes this year?


Ryanair selects Paphos in Cyprus as 50th base; two aircraft to serve 14 destinations, Greece and Italy targeted

Ryanair selects Paphos in Cyprus as 50th base; two aircraft to serve 14 destinations, Greece and Italy targeted

A major milestone is reached by Ryanair with the announcement of its 50th base. And unusually the new base is also a new airport for the airline. What frequencies will be offered on each route and which two country markets account for half of the routes? What indirect competition will there be from Cyprus’ other […]

World’s airlines already plan over 830 new routes for 2012

World’s airlines already plan over 830 new routes for 2012

Our preview of 2012 reveals that the world’s airlines have already announced plans to start over 830 new routes this year. How does this compare with this time last year? Which airlines are leading the way with new route initiatives? And which countries will see the most new route celebrations based on current data?

Ryanair makes Palma de Mallorca a base; will increase route network from 30 to 47 routes next summer

Ryanair makes Palma de Mallorca a base; will increase route network from 30 to 47 routes next summer

Last week we reported on airberlin’s reduction in Palma services this winter, now Ryanair announces major expansion at the airport for next summer. On which new Ryanair routes will the airline compete with airberlin head-to-head? Which are the only destinations Ryanair currently offers year round from the airport? And where is the focus of Ryanair’s […]