Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

Portugal market increases capacity by 4.7% in 12 months; Madrid is top international destination

Portugal market increases capacity by 4.7% in 12 months; Madrid is top international destination

Portuguese airports offered almost 20 million one-way seats in 2013, including all four largest gateways increasing their capacity last year. With the flag carrier, TAP Portugal, commanding almost half of the weekly flights and seats, and Ryanair growing its presence rapidly at Lisbon and Porto, anna.aero investigates how this country market has developed over the recent […]

30-Second Interview — David O’Brien, Chief Commercial Officer, Ryanair on flights to Russia and the US

30-Second Interview — David O’Brien, Chief Commercial Officer, Ryanair on flights to Russia and the US

anna.aero secures the world’s first interview with DOBCCO – David O’Brien, new Chief Commercial Officer, Ryanair. We talk about his plans for Russia, flying to proper airports and whether they will ever fly to the US.

First ever UK airport win in ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

First ever UK airport win in ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Inspired (perhaps) by the local ale or its river-crossing bridge in this part of the UK, there is finally a home-win in the weekly ‘Arch of Triumph’ contest. Find out which ‘toon’ secured this first victory on anna.aero’s home turf.


Ryanair’s passenger milestone at Oslo Rygge; Barcelona and Topeka Airports’ Cake awards; Expert commercial negotiator becomes BUD’s new route supremo; London Stansted Airport’s first anniversary under new ownership

Ryanair’s passenger milestone at Oslo Rygge; Barcelona and Topeka Airports’ Cake awards; Expert commercial negotiator becomes BUD’s new route supremo; London Stansted Airport’s first anniversary under new ownership

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Barcelona and Topeka airports show-off Cake certificates and Ryanair celebrates six million passengers at Oslo Rygge. We also have news from London Stansted Airport’s first anniversary under new ownership and Budapest Airport’s new appointment. 

Ryanair launches nine new routes in two days from the new Brussels base

Ryanair launches nine new routes in two days from the new Brussels base

Ryanair continues its network re-invention with nine routes from its new Brussels base, utilising its 737-800s. It faces direct competition on eight out of the nine services.

Europe-Africa airline seat capacity up less than 2% in March; Moroccan markets growing fastest as Egypt faces uncertain future

Europe-Africa airline seat capacity up less than 2% in March; Moroccan markets growing fastest as Egypt faces uncertain future

Modest growth between Europe and Africa disguises significant developments at an airline and country pair level. Ryanair is increasing capacity by over 70%, Vueling by over 500%, while traffic on Egyptian routes appears to be suffering due to the country’s on-going political uncertainty.


London Luton Airport growth driven this summer by Wizz Air and Monarch Airlines; easyJet network up to 37 with new Venice service

London Luton Airport growth driven this summer by Wizz Air and Monarch Airlines; easyJet network up to 37 with new Venice service

Home to easyJet’s corporate headquarters, London’s fourth busiest airport should pass the 10-million passenger mark in 2014. We look at how the airport has developed in the last 15 years, which carriers are growing (and by how much) this summer, and which new services are currently expected to launch.

Ryanair’s passenger milestone at Bristol; Budapest welcomes EGYPTAIR’s 777; Glasgow Airport’s new award; more news from Monterrey, London City and Edinburgh Airports

Ryanair’s passenger milestone at Bristol; Budapest welcomes EGYPTAIR’s 777; Glasgow Airport’s new award; more news from Monterrey, London City and Edinburgh Airports

A busy week for Network Planning Community News, including Ryanair celebrating 10 million passengers at Bristol Airport, Budapest Airport welcoming EGYPTAIR’s newest 777 and Glasgow Airport’s certificate awarded by Airports Council International. We also have news from Monterrey, London City and Edinburgh airports.

LinksAir makes Doncaster Sheffield base #4; 15 weekly departures from April as Belfast and Isle of Man get direct flights

LinksAir makes Doncaster Sheffield base #4; 15 weekly departures from April as Belfast and Isle of Man get direct flights

LinksAir has announced plans this week to open its fourth base at Doncaster Sheffield, with one Jetstream 31. The regional airline is planning to operate a combined 15 weekly flights to both Belfast City and the Isle of Man airports from 11 and 14 April respectively. Read anna.aero’s investigation here. 


Morocco's airports grow passenger numbers by 9% in 2013; easyJet and Ryanair lead way with most new routes

Morocco’s airports grow passenger numbers by 9% in 2013; easyJet and Ryanair lead way with most new routes

The EU’s ‘open-skies’ agreement with Morocco continues to reap dividends as passenger traffic rebounded in 2013 after a difficult 2012. We reveal which airports grew fastest in 2013, and which foreign airlines have added routes for this summer.

Ryanair begins brace of new routes from London Stansted

Ryanair begins brace of new routes from London Stansted

Ryanair adds Rabat and Bordeaux to its London Stansted network, which now offers 106 destinations

Ryanair makes gains in Italy; Alitalia holding steady — for now

Ryanair makes gains in Italy; Alitalia holding steady — for now

Despite gaining access to Milan Linate last March, using its specially-painted aircraft, easyJet is a loser in the battle for the Italian domestic market. anna.aero takes a look at the dynamics in a near-60 million annual passenger market.