Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

World Low Cost Airlines Congress: Norwegian’s restricted access; Ryanair’s focus on Cyprus; transavia.com Europe challenges Ryanair, Wizz Air and easyJet

World Low Cost Airlines Congress: Norwegian’s restricted access; Ryanair’s focus on Cyprus; transavia.com Europe challenges Ryanair, Wizz Air and easyJet

anna.aero attended the 11th annual WLCAC held in London between 16 and 17 September, giving Vlad Cristescu a chance to catch-up with a mixture of senior airline and airport representatives on the first day, including WOW air’s CEO, Skúli Mogensen.

Brussels Airlines reports 2.1% growth in 2013; Geneva is still top route

Brussels Airlines reports 2.1% growth in 2013; Geneva is still top route

Part of Lufthansa Group, Brussels Airlines continued its growth last year, as it handled close to six million passengers. As the airline is now serving over 60 destinations in 30 countries within Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East, anna.aero reveals Brussels Airlines’ recent developments and its top 12 routes for this September.

Aer Lingus wins Budapest Airport Runway Run and is “The Fastest Airline in the World”

Aer Lingus wins Budapest Airport Runway Run and is “The Fastest Airline in the World”

Aer Lingus raced down Budapest Airport’s runway to take the title of “Fastest Airline in the World” beating other airlines, airports, and aviation enterprises from all over the world in the air transport industry’s annual charity race, “bud:runway run” organised by Budapest Airport, Nike, Wizz Air, and anna.aero.


Ryanair helps Brussels Charleroi to secure its destination #9 in Greece

Ryanair helps Brussels Charleroi to secure its destination #9 in Greece

Ryanair commences its seventh route to Athens, this time from Brussels Charleroi with daily flights using 737-800s.

easyJet, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air’s “lonely” airports revealed; opportunities identified for future LCC growth

easyJet, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air’s “lonely” airports revealed; opportunities identified for future LCC growth

Europe’s biggest multi-base LCCs like to link destinations to as many airports as possible, but sometimes they operate just a single year-round route to an airport. We reveal which airports they are for Europe’s five biggest pan-European LCCs.

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.