Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Following the operational rationalisation of airBaltic in 2012, Riga Airport consolidated its annual passenger performance last year, posting a modest increase of 0.4%. With Wizz Air launching its 17th base at the Latvian gateway this June, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant airBaltic is this summer.

Spanish airport traffic growing again; passenger numbers up 4% in 2014 as Jet2.com, Norwegian and Vueling drive growth

Spanish airport traffic growing again; passenger numbers up 4% in 2014 as Jet2.com, Norwegian and Vueling drive growth

Spain’s airports are bouncing back after passenger numbers declined by 3.5% in 2013 (and 5% in 2012). We reveal which are the fastest-growing airports in the country and which airlines have seen the biggest increase in passenger numbers.

Greece gaining in popularity again for summer holidaymakers; Aegean Airlines and Ryanair help grow seat capacity by over 20%

Greece gaining in popularity again for summer holidaymakers; Aegean Airlines and Ryanair help grow seat capacity by over 20%

After some difficult years Greece’s airports are looking set for a great summer with seat capacity up by over 10% at all of the top 15 airports. We reveal which airlines have been most responsible for this surge in capacity growth, and which smaller airport has possibly been helped by a star turn in a […]


Ryanair’s 11 million milestone at Manchester Airport; Memmingen Airport breaks through the five million barrier since 2007

Ryanair’s 11 million milestone at Manchester Airport; Memmingen Airport breaks through the five million barrier since 2007

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates 11 million passengers at Manchester Airport, while Memmingen Airport passes the magical five million passenger figure, since TUIfly launched the first commercial service from the German gateway in 2007.

Ryanair starts new routes to Ireland and Corsica

Ryanair starts new routes to Ireland and Corsica

Ryanair launches seasonal links between Glasgow Prestwick and Knock, and Paris and Figari.

Pau-Pyrénées Airport targeting return of regular international services

Pau-Pyrénées Airport targeting return of regular international services

France’s 18th busiest airport saw traffic grow 6% last year to over 645,000 passengers. But the loss of international services from CityJet, Ryanair and transavia.com in recent years means the airport is now looking to attract new carriers and routes. anna.aero recently visited the airport and region to find out more.


EuroAirport set for six million passengers in 2014; easyJet continues to expand as Ryanair returns

EuroAirport set for six million passengers in 2014; easyJet continues to expand as Ryanair returns

Basel-Mulhouse airport on the Swiss-French border has seen passenger growth of over 40% in the last three years. easyJet now has around 50% of all scheduled seat capacity and flies to almost 50 destinations this summer. We reveal the next busiest airlines at the airport, and some of the network changes taking place this summer.

Istanbul Atatürk and Zurich show-off awards; Thomas Cook Airlines’ brand new A321 at London Stansted; Ryanair’s tracker award at Bristol; Edelweiss Air’s Zurich to Edinburgh; more news from Ankara and Enfidha airports

Istanbul Atatürk and Zurich show-off awards; Thomas Cook Airlines’ brand new A321 at London Stansted; Ryanair’s tracker award at Bristol; Edelweiss Air’s Zurich to Edinburgh; more news from Ankara and Enfidha airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Istanbul Atatürk and Zurich airports show-off Cake awards, London Stansted Airport welcomes Thomas Cook Airlines’ brand new A321 in the new “Sunny Heart” livery, and Ryanair takes the cake in Bristol Airport’s tracker-keeping awards. We also have news from Ankara, Edinburgh and Enfidha airports.

Morocco's airports see 2014 Q1 growth of 15.4%; easyJet and transavia.com France grow while Ryanair and Vueling shrink

Morocco’s airports see 2014 Q1 growth of 15.4%; easyJet and transavia.com France grow while Ryanair and Vueling shrink

Moroccan airport traffic has grown by more than 10% in nine of the last 11 months, but there are signs that this rate will slow this summer. We examine by how much the leading carriers have changed their international capacity to the country, and what new routes Royal Air Maroc has added recently.


Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November

Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November

Iceland’s busiest airport, Reykjavik/Keflavik, has managed to achieve impressive growth in recent years, following the local banking collapse and the volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how its seasonality profile has changed and how dominant the flag carrier is this summer.

Cologne Bonn welcomes Flybe and Aegean Airlines as traffic grows once more; Ryanair base to open in October

Cologne Bonn welcomes Flybe and Aegean Airlines as traffic grows once more; Ryanair base to open in October

Cologne Bonn grew rapidly between 2002 and 2007 thanks to the development of the German LCC market. After several years of modest traffic reductions, passenger numbers are up once more as Norwegian, Ryanair and Wizz Air join germanwings in once again growing the LCC offering at the airport.

Corsica’s airports pass 3-million mark; Ajaccio and Bastia both report double-digit growth in 2013

Corsica’s airports pass 3-million mark; Ajaccio and Bastia both report double-digit growth in 2013

The four commercial airports serving the French island of Corsica saw total traffic grow by almost 8% last year, the highest rate of growth since 1998. We determine the seasonality scores of three of the four airports, and reveal which airlines are contributing to the island’s range of over 30 new services this summer.