Articles Tagged ‘Turkish Airlines’
Sibiu and Lisbon show-off Cake awards; Budapest welcomes Vueling from Barcelona; British Airways expands at London City; more news from Aruba, Birmingham and Bordeaux airports.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Sibiu and Lisbon airports show-off Cake awards, Budapest Airport marks the arrival of its third new carrier so far this year, and British Airways expands its presence at London City Airport for S14. We also have news from Aruba, Birmingham and Bordeaux airports.
Seven offerings from Europe and North America this week, but can Halifax and Boston stop the rot and secure a much needed win for the rest of the world against some tough competition from some of Europe’s finest airport groupings – including Aena and ANA.
Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the first time in 2014; Asiana Airlines receives first A380
Airbus managed to deliver 55 airframes in May, more units than its American counterpart for the first time this year. Nevertheless, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which is still leading the 2014 delivery race by 23 units.
Turkish Airlines makes Bordeaux its sixth destination in France.
Turkish Airlines starts operations from Istanbul Atatürk to Montreal; and from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen to Berlin Tegel, competing against Air Transat and germanwings respectively.
Turkish Airlines now serves Varna in Bulgaria both directly, and via Constanta in Romania.
There is likely to be a double celebration at this week’s winning airport, as this ‘Arch of Triumph’ winning service took off just 45 minutes after its runway had re-opened after closure for maintenance.
anna.aero’s publisher, Paul Hogan, was specially invited to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport for the arrival of Qatar Airways – the first by a MEB3/Middle East Big 3 airline and the latest big development to further erode the image that Sabiha Gökçen is a low-cost airport.
Istanbul Atatürk and Zurich show-off awards; Thomas Cook Airlines’ brand new A321 at London Stansted; Ryanair’s tracker award at Bristol; Edelweiss Air’s Zurich to Edinburgh; more news from Ankara and Enfidha airports
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Istanbul Atatürk and Zurich airports show-off Cake awards, London Stansted Airport welcomes Thomas Cook Airlines’ brand new A321 in the new “Sunny Heart” livery, and Ryanair takes the cake in Bristol Airport’s tracker-keeping awards. We also have news from Ankara, Edinburgh and Enfidha airports.
Following a busy March, both Airbus and Boeing handed over fewer airframes in the fourth month of the year. However, both manufacturers recorded the strongest April since anna.aero started tracking aircraft deliveries in 2008, with the American producer leading this year’s delivery race by 24 units.
Turkish Airlines launches its sixth US destination to Boston and third in Algeria to Oran from Istanbul Atatürk. Brussels gets Sabiha Gökçen link.
Dresden displays its winning certificate from last week’s competition. Cambridge Airport wins this week, having sparked a heated debate in the anna.aero office in which our last remaining pieces of whole furniture where thrown about and broken.