Articles Tagged ‘VAR’

British Airways goes non-stop to Muscat while it also introduces its first European 787 service

British Airways goes non-stop to Muscat while it also introduces its first European 787 service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Blue Air opens its latest base at Cluj-Napoca while Faro celebrates passing the seven million passenger milestone. More news also from Tokyo Narita, Varna, Bourgas and Liverpool airports.

Airports in Bulgaria seeing fastest growth for over a decade; Bourgas and Varna up 20% in S16; Ryanair opened Sofia base in September

Airports in Bulgaria seeing fastest growth for over a decade; Bourgas and Varna up 20% in S16; Ryanair opened Sofia base in September

Bulgaria joined the EU almost 10 years ago but only now is the demand for air travel really showing signs of significant growth. We analyse the country’s three main airports and which are the busiest scheduled carriers serving the capital.

Finnair’s scheduled traffic grows 65% in five years; surpasses one million monthly passengers; Iceland is next country market

Finnair’s scheduled traffic grows 65% in five years; surpasses one million monthly passengers; Iceland is next country market

During the past year, Finnair has welcomed 13 new airports to its route map. As well as this, the carrier became the first European A350 operator, and June 2016 was the first time in recent history that the airline managed the feat of carrying one million scheduled passengers in a month. anna.aero looks in further detail at traffic […]


Budapest Airport and BUD Run sponsor Qatar Airways celebrate wins

Budapest Airport and BUD Run sponsor Qatar Airways celebrate wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air celebrates flying 30 million passengers from the UK since 2004, while Melbourne welcomes the arrival of its first A350 service. More news also from Glasgow, Cluj-Napoca and Barcelona airports, as well as Aer Lingus.

Wizz Air launches wonderful seven

Wizz Air launches wonderful seven

Wizz Air adds to its Budapest, Cluj-Napoca, Gdansk, Katowice, Vilnius and Warsaw Chopin bases and launches first route to Suceava in Romania.

SunExpress Germany continues its network diversification; Italy in, Tunisia out; Egypt down; Bulgaria up

SunExpress Germany continues its network diversification; Italy in, Tunisia out; Egypt down; Bulgaria up

Advertised on SunExpress’ Facebook page, but not available to buy on its homepage is the Hamburg to Bodrum route. Confused? So are we. anna.aero takes a look at this unclassifiable airline to see where it is growing, and which markets have witnessed capacity culls this summer.


Tulsa Airport receives Cake of the Week award

Tulsa Airport receives Cake of the Week award

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, easyJet welcomes passenger #10 million at Manchester, while Virgin Atlantic Airways arrives in Detroit and Delta Air Lines launches Seattle Tacoma to Denver. More news from Athens, Barranquilla, Bordeaux, Hamburg, Miami, Narita and Varna airports.

Greek Grexit fears not impacting on growing summer demand for Greek destinations; volatility of non-European markets examined

Greek Grexit fears not impacting on growing summer demand for Greek destinations; volatility of non-European markets examined

We reveal which of 18 holiday airports around Europe can expect the most growth this summer. Plus we look at 15 years’ worth of data to various non-European destinations from the UK to highlight the volatility of some leisure markets.

Oman Airports attend the inaugural Routes Middle East and Africa

Oman Airports attend the inaugural Routes Middle East and Africa

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Melbourne Airport revels in ‘Route of the Week’ win; Glasgow Airport celebrates ‘Cake of the Week’; Wizz Air marks 1,500 flights between London Luton and Varna; Kazan welcomes Pobeda from Sochi/Adler; Flybe branded Stobart Air commemorates a first birthday, and more.


SunExpress Germany starts five new services in one week

SunExpress Germany starts five new services in one week

SunExpress Germany starts flights from four German airports to four airports in Bulgaria, Greece and Tunisia.

airBaltic adds second route to Bulgaria

airBaltic adds second route to Bulgaria

airBaltic adds a new seasonal service from Riga to Varna with twice-weekly flights using Q400s.

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Following the operational rationalisation of airBaltic in 2012, Riga Airport consolidated its annual passenger performance last year, posting a modest increase of 0.4%. With Wizz Air launching its 17th base at the Latvian gateway this June, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant airBaltic is this summer.