Articles Tagged ‘Swiss’

LOT Polish Airlines, Finnair lead network expansion race among Europe’s flag carriers; British Airways adds 20 new routes in two years

LOT Polish Airlines, Finnair lead network expansion race among Europe’s flag carriers; British Airways adds 20 new routes in two years

We reveal by how much Europe’s flag carriers have expanded their networks from their main bases since 2015. Iberia, KLM and Turkish Airlines have also been busy celebrating many new routes. Plus the top 20 flag carriers by routes served from their main airports.

SWISS swings into Nis

SWISS swings into Nis

SWISS begins a twice-weekly service between Zurich and Serbia’s third largest city. 

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 5.0: The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the World is on 2 September!

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 5.0: The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the World is on 2 September!

Budapest Airport and anna.aero have confirmed this year’s air transport industry’s premier charity-sportive event – “The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the World” – will take place at 11:00 on Saturday 2 September 2017 on Budapest Airport’s 13R-31L runway.


Ajaccio Airport sees international traffic quadruple; low-cost traffic accounts for 26% of passengers; gearing up to host CONNECT 2017

Ajaccio Airport sees international traffic quadruple; low-cost traffic accounts for 26% of passengers; gearing up to host CONNECT 2017

Serving the capital of Corsica, Ajaccio Airport has seen its annual traffic grow by 39% during the past decade, with traffic for 2016 (January-November) up 4.3%. The biggest development however is in the low-cost market, which now contributes 26% of the airport’s passengers. To learn more about traffic development of this year’s CONNECT conference host, […]

Bristol-Zurich is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week": 60,000 annual searches; route #8 for bmi regional's base?

Bristol-Zurich is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”: 60,000 annual searches; route #8 for bmi regional’s base?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the last year 60,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Bristol and Zurich ‒ but the route is unserved! bmi regional is Bristol’s third largest airline, it connects with other Star Alliance hubs, but not Zurich. Why not?

Aer Lingus resoundingly reclaims the title of ‘Fastest Airline in the World’ in the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run.

Aer Lingus resoundingly reclaims the title of ‘Fastest Airline in the World’ in the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run.

A team of 20 Aer Lingus runners raced down the runway at this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, sponsored by Airbus and Qatar Airways, to resoundingly reclaim the title of ‘The Fastest Airline in the World.’


Dubai and Sibiu airports showcase prestigious anna.aero award wins

Dubai and Sibiu airports showcase prestigious anna.aero award wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Budapest Airport welcomes the arrival of SWISS’ CS100 while easyJet celebrates one million passengers between London Gatwick and Sofia. More news also from Budapest as well as Sydney, Bodrum, Dubai and Copenhagen airports.

Pegasus Airlines enters 10 runners as the battle for “Fastest Airline in the World” in the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run hots up

Pegasus Airlines enters 10 runners as the battle for “Fastest Airline in the World” in the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run hots up

Pegasus Airlines has entered 10 runners to compete for unending glory in this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, sponsored by Airbus and Qatar Airways. Will they have enough to soar past teams from Aer Lingus, Emirates and SWISS? Registration must close 19 August!!

Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia is the tasty filling in the Baltic nation sandwich, sitting as it does between its close neighbours Estonia and Lithuania. The country’s air traffic is booming this year, with an average monthly growth of 8.4% between January and May. We take a look at who is doing what, and from where.


SWISS and Aer Lingus go head-to-head in this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 4.0 sponsored by Airbus

SWISS and Aer Lingus go head-to-head in this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 4.0 sponsored by Airbus

The reigning “Fastest Airline in the World”, SWISS, has told anna.aero that it’s already drumming up interest to go head-to-head with previous champions, Aer Lingus, at this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 4.0 sponsored by Airbus, taking place at 11:00 on Saturday 3 September 2016 on Budapest Airport’s 13R-31L runway.

SWISS welcomes its first 777 as Boeing kick-starts 2016 with double the deliveries of Airbus

SWISS welcomes its first 777 as Boeing kick-starts 2016 with double the deliveries of Airbus

After delivering 49 units in the month of January, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 27 units. The month was also a celebration for SWISS, which became the latest carrier to operate the 777-300ER. Overall both manufacturers delivered a total of 71 aircraft in the first month of the […]

Naples Airport seeing double-digit international growth; easyJet leads way but Air Arabia Maroc, Finnair and SWISS all new carriers in 2015

Naples Airport seeing double-digit international growth; easyJet leads way but Air Arabia Maroc, Finnair and SWISS all new carriers in 2015

Italy’s eighth busiest airport is on track to pass six million passengers in 2015. We look at traffic growth during the last 20 years, the airport’s seasonality profile, most popular routes in 2014 and biggest airlines in 2015.