Articles Tagged ‘SNN’

Cologne Bonn celebrates yet another Cake of the Week victory

Cologne Bonn celebrates yet another Cake of the Week victory

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Copenhagen Airport welcomed Air Arabia Maroc’s new Agadir service, while Aberdeen gets a royal seal of approval. More news also from Eurowings which has taken network planning to the next level by letting the customer decide its next destination, while Volotea confirms Milan Bergamo expansion.   

Spain overtakes Sweden to become Norwegian's #2 market; long-haul routes only account for 4.6% of seats in S17 but growing fast

Spain overtakes Sweden to become Norwegian’s #2 market; long-haul routes only account for 4.6% of seats in S17 but growing fast

Norwegian has increased its presence greatly in Spain during the past year, with the southern European nation now being the airline’s second biggest market after Norway. We take a closer look to see how the carrier has spread its capacity over the past year, and how much of it is now on transcontinental links.  

Vilnius Airport celebrates runway opening in style after a successful 35-day reconstruction project

Vilnius Airport celebrates runway opening in style after a successful 35-day reconstruction project

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with the celebrations from the Lithuanian capital, VietJetAir announces its first service to Indonesia that will begin in December, plus Shannon Airport toasts American Airlines’ expansion for 2018.  


Rest of the World takes back-to-back wins in 2017 Arch of Triumph competition – Europe still dominates inter-regional battle

Rest of the World takes back-to-back wins in 2017 Arch of Triumph competition – Europe still dominates inter-regional battle

With minimal route launches typically taking place in August, one might have expected a dearth of FTWAs too. Not so. We have five airports from four regions of the world competing for the Week 30 title of the 2017 Arch of Triumph competition.

SAS shimmies from Stockholm to Shannon

SAS shimmies from Stockholm to Shannon

SAS adds seasonal service between the two airports – carrier also increases its presence at Pristina.

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Well the cleverest of you will have worked out the first of the four airline winners in Part II of the Euro ANNIES awards (for the slow ones – it’s Romania’s Blue Air). But will Wizz Air, Norwegian or LOT Polish Airlines secure back-to-back wins or will the awards be soon gathering dust in the trophy […]


Norwegian commences low-cost long-haul between Ireland and the US

Norwegian commences low-cost long-haul between Ireland and the US

Norwegian now links Belfast International, Cork, Dublin and Shannon to the US – Bergen also connected.

Norwegian takes transatlantic battle up a level with Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon launches

Norwegian takes transatlantic battle up a level with Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon launches

Easy as B-C-D-E and S, Norwegian announces 10 new routes and 38 weekly transatlantic flights from Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon to greater New York, Boston and New England areas. We take a look at the transatlantic landscape at all of the UK and Irish airports involved as the LCC enters the market this summer.

Frankfurt Airport should just make 60m passengers this year; Lufthansa still #1 but falling

Frankfurt Airport should just make 60m passengers this year; Lufthansa still #1 but falling

Frankfurt Airport’s growth has slowed down of late, while others around them like Amsterdam have continued to pile-up the high monthly traffic increases. We look at the hub’s passenger figures, its biggest carriers (any guesses?), routes and country markets to understand what is happening inside Germany’s busiest airport .


Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China's Chengdu launch

Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China’s Chengdu launch

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Shannon Airport welcomes the news that Lufthansa is to serve from next summer, while Ryanair celebrates multiple route launches from Brussels. More news also from Turin, Malta, Moscow Zhukovsky, Gran Canaria, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Murcia, Warsaw Modlin and London Southend airports.

Singapore Airlines celebrates Route of the Week win for Capital Express link between Singapore, Australia and New Zealand

Singapore Airlines celebrates Route of the Week win for Capital Express link between Singapore, Australia and New Zealand

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Pegasus Airlines and flynas sign a codeshare agreement, while Norwegian toasts 25 million passengers from Spain. More news also from Shannon Airport which will welcome its latest Star Alliance carrier next year.

Shannon-Schiphol is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 30,000 searches in the last year; KLM’s first Irish destination??

Shannon-Schiphol is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 30,000 searches in the last year; KLM’s first Irish destination??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has uncovered that in the last 12 months 30,000 potential travellers searched for non-stop flights between the Shannon and Amsterdam ‒ but the route is unserved. With Ireland’s far-flung diaspora ‒ including some 30 Irish bars in Amsterdam ‒ surely a Shannon-Schiphol feeder flight would be guaranteed a high load factor from day one?