Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 2)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 2)

In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.

Ryanair connects Belgium and Cyprus

Ryanair connects Belgium and Cyprus

Ryanair launches its 13th route from the Belgian capital, this time to Larnaca.

Intensified PELOCO5 competition - easyJet, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air - 231 routes operated by at least two of them

Intensified PELOCO5 competition – easyJet, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air – 231 routes operated by at least two of them

Europe’s five big pan-European LCCs (the PELOCO5) now compete against each other on 44% more routes than they did two summers ago. We reveal the 17 routes on which three of them go head-to-head.


Ryanair announces base #77 at Belfast International with initial service to London Gatwick; five more routes promised

Ryanair announces base #77 at Belfast International with initial service to London Gatwick; five more routes promised

On 7 January, Ryanair announced that from 27 March it will open based operations at Belfast International with one 737-800 initially, with a further two to follow in October. The first route announced is a four times daily service to London Gatwick, a route that Aer Lingus will drop on the day prior to operations […]

World’s airlines started over 3,100 new routes in 2015; easyJet, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air take top four places for most new routes

World’s airlines started over 3,100 new routes in 2015; easyJet, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air take top four places for most new routes

We have analysed our New Route Database to reveal some statistics for 2015 including whether Airbus or Boeing aircraft started more new routes. We also look ahead to 2016 for which we already know about 1,100 planned new routes.

Dallas/Fort Worth and Cairns airports celebrate their anna.aero awards

Dallas/Fort Worth and Cairns airports celebrate their anna.aero awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, KLM announces that it is to increase frequency to Leeds Bradford Airport for S16, while American Airlines and Birmingham Airport hand out their own awards. More news also from Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Hamburg and Vilnius.


30 Second Interview - Jūratė Baltrušaitytė, CCO of Lithuanian Airports

30 Second Interview – Jūratė Baltrušaitytė, CCO of Lithuanian Airports

On a recent visit to Vilnius, anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford caught up with Jūratė Baltrušaitytė, CCO of Lithuanian Airports, to discuss how aviation has changed recently within the country, and how its developing a strategy to evenly spread capacity across its three commercial airports in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga which is on the country’s coast […]

Bordeaux Airport hops over the five million passenger mark; anna.aero was there to share in the celebrations

Bordeaux Airport hops over the five million passenger mark; anna.aero was there to share in the celebrations

On 8 December Bordeaux Airport celebrated its five millionth passenger of 2015, the first time it has reached that milestone. anna.aero was there to witness the celebrations and, of course, try some special cake.

Delhi shows off its winners certificate for Shandong Airlines FTWA

Delhi shows off its winners certificate for Shandong Airlines FTWA

The firefighters at Delhi Airport now have not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates on the station walls, both won in 2015 – and happy they are about it too. Find out which one of 11 global airports has won one of the last Arch of Triumph titles of 2015.


Ryanair base at Milan Malpensa opens for business

Ryanair base at Milan Malpensa opens for business

Ryanair launches four services from its lastest Italian base ‒ to Bucharest, Comiso, London Stansted and Seville airports.

Denmark becomes the first Scandinavian market to see regular A380 services as Emirates upgrades capacity on its Copenhagen route

Denmark becomes the first Scandinavian market to see regular A380 services as Emirates upgrades capacity on its Copenhagen route

Emirates launched its first two-class A380 operation to Copenhagen on 1 December from its Dubai hub, replacing current 777-300 services. Nonetheless it is not just Emirates that is expanding capacity from Denmark, as British Airways gets poised to welcome its second Danish destination from London Heathrow in May. anna.aero takes a look to see how […]

Bordeaux Airport gets ready to celebrate five million passenger milestone; easyJet announces four new routes for next summer

Bordeaux Airport gets ready to celebrate five million passenger milestone; easyJet announces four new routes for next summer

The decision to build a dedicated facility for LCCs has paid off handsomely for Bordeaux Airport. Traffic is up almost 60% in six years. We reveal the leading airlines and routes and how much they are growing.