Articles Tagged ‘VAR’

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.

Turkish Airlines adds new destination in Bulgaria

Turkish Airlines adds new destination in Bulgaria

Turkish Airlines now serves Varna in Bulgaria both directly, and via Constanta in Romania.


Milanese airport wins this week - but which one?

Milanese airport wins this week – but which one?

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 launches second route to Bulgaria

Air Serbia launches second route to Bulgaria

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 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.


Leak of the week: Turkish Airlines to start 2014 with new routes

Leak of the week: Turkish Airlines to start 2014 with new routes

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.

Lufthansa launches three seasonal routes

Lufthansa launches three seasonal routes

Lufthansa commences seasonal flights from Düsseldorf Airport to Varna Airport; adds services from Munich Airport to Menorca Airport and Tunis Airport.

Wizz Air launches new routes from Romania and Bulgaria

Wizz Air launches new routes from Romania and Bulgaria

Wizz Air expands its route network in Romania, and adds Arad and Verona.


New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

Bulgaria’s airport traffic trebles in eight years; Sofia traffic down just 3% in 2009; Wizz Air still gaining on Bulgaria Air

Bulgaria’s airport traffic trebles in eight years; Sofia traffic down just 3% in 2009; Wizz Air still gaining on Bulgaria Air

Bulgaria has three main airports, but how seasonal is demand? Which are the leading airlines at the country’s main airport serving the capital Sofia and who, apart from Wizz Air, is adding new routes in 2010?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 19 July – Friday 25 July 2008)

Image: New routes launched during the last weekNews, commentary and photos on routes launched this week by Ryanair, Volareweb and Wizz Air.