Articles Tagged ‘Vilnius’

CONNECT 2016 Vilnius – 50 airlines and 150 airports registered

CONNECT 2016 Vilnius – 50 airlines and 150 airports registered

Taking place in the Lithuanian capital between 13 and 15 March, CONNECT 2016 is expected to attract over 50 airlines and 150 airports. As always, anna.aero will be there to produce its world famous conference magazines, and Chief Analyst Ralph Anker will also be leading a series of panel discussions, as well as giving his expertise overview […]

Leak of the Week: Wizz Air to link Warsaw and Gdansk to Tel Aviv; Polish routes to Dubai World Central also planned

Leak of the Week: Wizz Air to link Warsaw and Gdansk to Tel Aviv; Polish routes to Dubai World Central also planned

Its back! anna.aero again brings you the latest route development rumours, and it is Wizz Air’s increasingly eastwards looking expansion plans that go back under the network planning microscope.

Wizz Air still #1 LCC in most of its 'home' markets; fighting hard with Ryanair for leadership in Hungary and Poland

Wizz Air still #1 LCC in most of its ‘home’ markets; fighting hard with Ryanair for leadership in Hungary and Poland

Wizz Air’s fleet will reach 40 aircraft this summer but how are they distributed across the airline’s 15 bases? Which country markets are the most popular from the bases and how much competition does the airline face from easyJet and Ryanair in its ‘home’ markets?


Central European airport traffic up 180% in 10 years; Budapest and Warsaw still trying to catch Prague

Central European airport traffic up 180% in 10 years; Budapest and Warsaw still trying to catch Prague

Central Europe’s three big airports at Budapest, Prague and Warsaw have all been in the news this year, but how do their growth rates compare if we look at the period 1998-2011? How have other capital city airports in Central Europe developed in recent years? Which airport has seen an eight-fold increase in traffic thanks […]

airBaltic continues to dominate Baltic aviation; region’s airports growing fast

airBaltic continues to dominate Baltic aviation; region’s airports growing fast

Since joining the EU in May 2004 the three Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have had their share of ups and down with regard to airline development. We take a closer look at which airlines currently have the biggest presence in the market and how quickly the region’s biggest airports are growing.

Sweden - Lithuania market grows by 700% in a year!

Sweden – Lithuania market grows by 700% in a year!

Proving that some intra-European country markets are still anything but mature, we take a look at developments during the last year between Sweden and Lithuania. Which carriers have started, stopped and in some cases re-started services between these two northern European countries?


Wizz Air launches Vilnius base with one A320 and eight routes; Ryanair competes on five routes, mostly indirectly

Wizz Air launches Vilnius base with one A320 and eight routes; Ryanair competes on five routes, mostly indirectly

Wizz Air is opening its second single aircraft base in the space of a month, this time in Lithuania. What competition will it face and how has it scheduled its flights? On which day does the aircraft operate just two daily rotations instead of the usual three?

Ryanair's new Vilnius routes will indirectly compete with Wizz Air on three routes, going head-to-head on Bergamo

Ryanair’s new Vilnius routes will indirectly compete with Wizz Air on three routes, going head-to-head on Bergamo

Ryanair opened a base at Kaunas in Lithuania last year and the airport grew by a staggering 77%. Now Vilnius is to get five Ryanair routes from the beginning of May. But what competition will it face at the airport and which other carriers are serving which routes from the Lithuanian capital?

Wizz Air makes Vilnius base #14 with one A320 and eight routes; Ryanair in nearby Kaunas provides competition

Wizz Air makes Vilnius base #14 with one A320 and eight routes; Ryanair in nearby Kaunas provides competition

Wizz Air is following in Ryanair’s footsteps and setting up a base in Lithuania. But what competition will it face next April when it launches its eight new routes? And which of these routes might provoke Ryanair into responding?


Ryanair’s launches first Eastern European base in Lithuania; Kaunas becomes airline’s 40th base serving 18 destinations

Ryanair’s launches first Eastern European base in Lithuania; Kaunas becomes airline’s 40th base serving 18 destinations

When did Ryanair start serving Lithuania’s second biggest airport? Which routes was it already serving before it started a base last week and which three destinations have so far proved unsuccessful?

airBaltic planning 100 routes for summer season; expanding in Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden; Q400s arriving

airBaltic planning 100 routes for summer season; expanding in Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden; Q400s arriving

One of the more amazing airline stories of recent years has been the development of Latvian-based airBaltic which has nearly doubled passenger numbers to 2.76 million in three years while evolving from a point-to-point airline into a hub-and-spoke carrier (all while losing SAS as a major shareholder). In addition to a raft of route launches […]

AirAsia expands in India; Hannover base #6 for Germanwings…and other good (and not so good) announcements…

AirAsia expands in India; Hannover base #6 for Germanwings…and other good (and not so good) announcements…Our new regular feature looking at the week’s most interesting route-related news plus exclusive anna.aero analysis. Some carriers are adding routes, some are cutting back. Who’s doing what?