Articles Tagged ‘VAR’
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.
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
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.
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 flights from four German airports to four airports in Bulgaria, Greece and Tunisia.
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
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.
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.
Air Serbia now links Belgrade to Sofia with thrice-weekly flights, utilising its ATR 72s.
Germania to launch 11 new routes in first half of 2014; corporate charter services increasingly important for its network strategy
Germania, which has operated both scheduled and charter services since 1979, is expanding rapidly, as passenger numbers grew by 60% to almost 1.6 million last year. anna.aero examines which are the carrier’s top 12 routes based on Innovata schedule data for this February and which new services will be launched in 2014.
Fast-growing Turkish Airlines has more European and African destinations on its new route shopping list for 2014. anna.aero reveals which cities will be the next places on the world map to receive a link to the Star Alliance carrier’s Istanbul Atatürk mega-hub.