Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

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.


Palma de Mallorca looking to smaller markets to drive growth; airberlin and Ryanair account for over 40% of traffic

Palma de Mallorca looking to smaller markets to drive growth; airberlin and Ryanair account for over 40% of traffic

Spain’s third busiest airport handled over 22 million passengers last year. German and UK tourist traffic accounts for over 55% of demand, but the biggest growth has been coming from smaller country markets. Locally-based Air Europa ranks as the leading Spanish carrier in third place.

Howard Millar is Ryanair’s top dog

Howard Millar is Ryanair’s top dog

anna.aero presented Howard Millar, the outgoing Ryanair Chief Financial Officer, with “The anna.aero Golden Retriever Prize for Awesome CFO Achievement” in recognition of his great money-management since flotation of the low cost airline in 1997.

40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

On 1 April, Air Malta entered into its fifth decade, having been set up in 1974. Since then, the airline has focussed on delivering inbound tourists to the Mediterranean group of islands. anna.aero takes a look at the airline’s current network 40 years on.


Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

“We make people fly” says Lion Air CEO Rusdi Kirana. True to his word (and adopted as the company slogan) Lion Air made nearly 35 million people fly in 2013, making it the world’s fifth largest LCC. anna.aero takes a look at Asia’s biggest low-cost carrier.

Leak of the Week – Amsterdam set to follow Porto as next easyJet base

Leak of the Week – Amsterdam set to follow Porto as next easyJet base

After a World Cup semi-final exit, the Dutch are probably hungry for some good news. Fortunately for them, good news comes in orange packages, with easyJet planning to base three aircraft in Amsterdam next summer, anna.aero can exclusively reveal.

Vueling and Norwegian fly to more countries than Ryanair and easyJet; Wizz Air offers most per million passengers

Vueling and Norwegian fly to more countries than Ryanair and easyJet; Wizz Air offers most per million passengers

Everyone knows that Ryanair and easyJet are the biggest LCCs in Europe, but which of Europe’s big six flies to the most countries? Well our statistic-hungry data elves are cooking up the numbers in the information kitchen to provide you with some tasty analytical fare.


Ryanair expands with eight new European routes

Ryanair expands with eight new European routes

Ryanair adds eight new routes utilising its 737-800s and competes with Vueling, Jetairfly, Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium and eurolot.

Toronto Pearson shows-off certificate; Ryanair’s one million milestone at Lille Airport; easyJet passes 10 million passengers in Switzerland; more news from Barcelona, Leeds Bradford, Shannon, Oslo Rygge and Faro airports

Toronto Pearson shows-off certificate; Ryanair’s one million milestone at Lille Airport; easyJet passes 10 million passengers in Switzerland; more news from Barcelona, Leeds Bradford, Shannon, Oslo Rygge and Faro airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Toronto Pearson Airport shows-off Route award, Ryanair celebrates one million passengers at Lille Airport, and easyJet records over 10 million passengers carried in 12 months to and from Switzerland. We also have news from Barcelona, Leeds Bradford, Shannon, Oslo Rygge and Faro airports.

First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

Included in this week’s bumper offering of 21 FTWAs are five from airports welcoming TAP Portugal, plus two, four tender FTWAs. It is also includes the first ever effort from one of the world’s most significant airports – London Heathrow – which might be an airport global leader, but how will it match up in […]