Articles Tagged ‘Wizz Air’

Prague is proud to display its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Prague is proud to display its first Arch of Triumph certificate

At its fifth attempt in four years of competition, Prague Airport has finally chalked up its first ever Arch of Triumph win. The fire station walls will never have looked finer than they do now. With very few route launches at this time of year we have another one horse race this week.

Wizz Air adds eight routes and opens Sibiu base

Wizz Air adds eight routes and opens Sibiu base

Wizz Air opens its seventh Romania base at Sibiu adding links to Madrid, Memmingen, Milan/Bergamo and Nuremberg – also introduces Podgorica to its network.

Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

During the past year Wizz Air has added Birmingham, Cluj-Napoca, Glasgow, Lisbon, London Gatwick, Pescara and Stockholm Skavsta to its Bucharest base, with Romanian LCC Blue Air starting flights on five of these city pairs as well within the same time period. We take a closer look at Wizz Air’s expansion from Bucharest since its […]


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.

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

During the past year Prague has done something that most modest sized airports outside of Asia have as their number one aim – gaining a link to China. However, the airport has also seen developments in other long-haul markets as well as its new Chinese links. anna.aero takes a look at the airport’s traffic trends, […]

anna.aero honours Jasim Al Beloushi, Dubai Airport firefighter

anna.aero honours Jasim Al Beloushi, Dubai Airport firefighter

This week, anna.aero remembers Jasim Al Beloushi, the Dubai Airport firefighter who made the ultimate sacrifice saving the lives of others when Emirates flight EK521 crash landed on 3 August.


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.

Wizz Air expands from Nis and Sofia

Wizz Air expands from Nis and Sofia

Wizz Air links Nis to Memmingen and Eindhoven while Sofia gains a connection to Nuremberg.

Five airports across three continents vie for Week 27 victory

Five airports across three continents vie for Week 27 victory

So far during 2016, anna.aero’s judges have received 229 FTWAs, with five being entered this week from airports in Asia, Europe and North America. With mid-season now here, and airlines preparing for their winter season launches, the world’s airports should now have a measure of what to do to make an impression – scoring more […]


Wizz Air welcomes four Cluj routes with fifth based aircraft

Wizz Air welcomes four Cluj routes with fifth based aircraft

Wizz Air bases fifth aircraft at Cluj-Napoca and opens routes to Alicante, Billund, Bucharest and Doncaster Sheffield.

Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia is the tasty filling in the Baltic nation sandwich, sitting as it does between its close neighbours Estonia and Lithuania. The country’s air traffic is booming this year, with an average monthly growth of 8.4% between January and May. We take a look at who is doing what, and from where.

Ethiopian Airlines sets world record as it becomes seventh A350 operator; French Blue welcomes its first A330

Ethiopian Airlines sets world record as it becomes seventh A350 operator; French Blue welcomes its first A330

After delivering 74 aircraft in June, Boeing has strengthened its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 77 units, with the European counterpart distributing 64 aircraft in the sixth month of this year. The month was a celebration for new long-haul LCC French Blue, which welcomed its first A330-300, while Ethiopian Airlines became […]