Articles Tagged ‘SKG’

Athens Airport recovers in 2014 with 21% growth thanks to Aegean Airlines and Ryanair; Blue Air, Finnair, NIKI and Volotea new for 2015

Athens Airport recovers in 2014 with 21% growth thanks to Aegean Airlines and Ryanair; Blue Air, Finnair, NIKI and Volotea new for 2015

Not only did Athens Airport have a great 2014, but 2015 is set to be the airport’s busiest ever year. Ryanair is doubling flights as Aegean Airlines adds many new destinations. We look at the airport’s seasonality and the leading airlines and routes.

Aegean Airlines set to launch 50 new routes this summer

Aegean Airlines set to launch 50 new routes this summer

Aegean Airlines, a Star Alliance member since 2010, carried 10 million passengers in 2014. We look at which airports have seen the fastest growth in the last three years and reveal the airline’s 50 new routes for this summer.

Liverpool Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Flybe

Liverpool Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Flybe

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Cebu Airport welcomes the arrival of Mandarin Airlines first charter flight from Kaohsiung, and Athens Airport holds a press conference celebrating Blue Air’s new route from Larnaca. More news from Thai AirAsia X, Perth, Southampton, London Stansted and Munich airports.


Blue Air opens Larnaca base with Athens and Thessaloniki flights

Blue Air opens Larnaca base with Athens and Thessaloniki flights

Blue Air now links Larnaca to Athens and Thessaloniki with daily and thrice-weekly flights, using 737-400s. Competes with Aegean Airlines.

Cyprus Airways ceases operations; Blue Air moves in with Larnaca base

Cyprus Airways ceases operations; Blue Air moves in with Larnaca base

Times are tough for businesses in Cyprus, and the state-owned flag carrier Cyprus Airways is the latest victim of a weakened Cypriot economy. Following the European Commission ordering the airline to pay back around €65 million out of a €103 million state aid package received between 2012 and 2013, Cyprus Airways ceased operations on 9 […]

Ryanair adds 20 more new routes to its W14 network

Ryanair adds 20 more new routes to its W14 network

Ryanair launches routes from 22 airports – only one is served at least daily.


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.

Delhi shows-off Route award; Odessa greets Ellinair from Thessaloniki; Singapore Airlines jets off to Athens from Singapore; Milan/Bergamo re-opens its runway; more news from Orlando, Kosice, Münster/Osnabrück, Batumi, Brussels and Abu Dhabi airports

Delhi shows-off Route award; Odessa greets Ellinair from Thessaloniki; Singapore Airlines jets off to Athens from Singapore; Milan/Bergamo re-opens its runway; more news from Orlando, Kosice, Münster/Osnabrück, Batumi, Brussels and Abu Dhabi airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Delhi Airport shows-off its Route of the Week award, Odessa Airport welcomes a new airline – Ellinair from Thessaloniki, and Milan/Bergamo Airport re-opens its runway after closure for a major maintenance project. We also have news from Athens, Orlando, Kosice, Münster/Osnabrück, Batumi, Brussels and Abu Dhabi airports.

Aegean Airlines adds five new routes

Aegean Airlines adds five new routes

Aegean Airlines grows network from Athens and Thessaloniki. Beirut, Cologne Bonn and Rostov-on-Don are new destinations.


Aegean Airlines expands its European offering with 13 new routes

Aegean Airlines expands its European offering with 13 new routes

Aegean Airlines increases its based operations at Athens, Corfu, Rhodes, Heraklion and Thessaloniki with a combined total of 13 new links, utilising its A319s and A320s.

transavia.com adds three new European routes

transavia.com adds three new European routes

transavia.com starts two routes from Amsterdam and another one from Eindhoven with thrice-weekly flights, using a mixed fleet of its 737-700s and 737-800s.

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Last week, Bucharest Airport blasted its way to victory in the second public vote for the ‘Arch of Triumph’ when it welcomed Ryanair’s new four times weekly service from Dublin. Business as usual this week, with the so-called anna.aero ‘experts’ undertaking the scoring and FTWA critique.