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MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs

MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs

Emirates is catching Qatar Airways in terms of the number of destinations served by the big three Middle Eastern airlines (MEB3). We reveal the routes added (and dropped) by the MEB3 carriers in the last 12 months, and which are the top 15 country markets for the combined carriers.

CONNECT 2018 is the place to be – see what you can do on your Tbilisi visit; EU visitors to Georgia up by 25% for the first nine months of 2017

CONNECT 2018 is the place to be – see what you can do on your Tbilisi visit; EU visitors to Georgia up by 25% for the first nine months of 2017

Georgia’s capital Tbilisi is the destination for CONNECT 2018, taking place between 20-22 February. To find out what you can discover from this Lonely Planet Top 10 2018 destination during your visit to next year’s conference, anna.aero went in advance to learn all about this historical destination. 

Tbilisi Airport on track to hit three million passengers in 2017, a 42% increase on last year's total; destination of CONNECT 2018

Tbilisi Airport on track to hit three million passengers in 2017, a 42% increase on last year’s total; destination of CONNECT 2018

Handling 2.25 million passengers in 2016, Tbilisi Airport is on a roll this year, with traffic expected to reach the three million barrier. anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford went to Georgia to discover more about the airport’s past, plus its plans for the future, including being the destination for CONNECT 2018.   


It's a thumbs-up from Moscow Zhukovsky for Cake of the Week win

It’s a thumbs-up from Moscow Zhukovsky for Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, WestJet announces that it is to begin direct flights to Denver from Calgary, while Bourgas Airport in Bulgaria welcomes its two-millionth passenger of the year so far. More news also from Moscow Zhukovsky and Shenzhen airports. 

Ural Airlines starts its sixth route from Moscow Zhukovsky

Ural Airlines starts its sixth route from Moscow Zhukovsky

Ural Airlines adds the Georgian capital of Tbilisi to its route network from the Russian capital airport. 

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; eight countries share the honours

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; eight countries share the honours

While the whole of Europe is either already on holiday or just about to go, we thought it would be good time to reveal the winners of the last of our three annual competitions – the Euro ANNIES. With winning airports in Bulgaria, France, Germany, Iceland, Russia, Spain, Turkey and the UK there is a […]


Cluj-Napoca celebrates its fourth Arch of Triumph victory

Cluj-Napoca celebrates its fourth Arch of Triumph victory

Cluj-Napoca won three Arch of Triumph weekly titles in 2016 – two from anna.aero’s judges and one in the public vote – yet it has taken it until nearly July to get a win on the board this year. Find out which one of the 11 global airports has discovered the blueprint to the Romanian airport’s success.

Gulf Air starts its eighth European service

Gulf Air starts its eighth European service

Gulf Air adds Tbilisi to its west-bound network.

El Al faces growing competition in Tel Aviv; JFK is biggest route and US busiest market with Miami route resuming in November

El Al faces growing competition in Tel Aviv; JFK is biggest route and US busiest market with Miami route resuming in November

Israel’s flag carrier El Al accounts for one third of traffic at the country’s main airport. We look at the growing competition in Tel Aviv, the airline’s recent network expansion and its fastest-growing country markets.


Bristol Airport celebrates 60 years of flight

Bristol Airport celebrates 60 years of flight

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Bristol Airport celebrates its 60th anniversary with easyJet providing the UK airport with a special honour, while Glasgow Airport parties with Air Transat as it celebrates 25 years of flying to the UK city. More news also from S7 Airlines. 

Ural Airlines introduces two international routes

Ural Airlines introduces two international routes

Ural Airlines starts new links to Israel and Georgia from Moscow and Sochi.

Georgia traffic grows by 25% in 2016 as Batumi, Kutaisi and Tbilisi handle 2.75m pax; Turkish Airlines bigger than Georgian Airways

Georgia traffic grows by 25% in 2016 as Batumi, Kutaisi and Tbilisi handle 2.75m pax; Turkish Airlines bigger than Georgian Airways

Nestled strategically between Russia and Turkey, Georgia has three main airports all of which grew by more than 20% in 2016. We reveal the rate at which traffic has grown in the last decade and which are the leading airlines and country markets.