Articles Tagged ‘Wizz Air’
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.
Sibiu and Lisbon show-off Cake awards; Budapest welcomes Vueling from Barcelona; British Airways expands at London City; more news from Aruba, Birmingham and Bordeaux airports.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Sibiu and Lisbon airports show-off Cake awards, Budapest Airport marks the arrival of its third new carrier so far this year, and British Airways expands its presence at London City Airport for S14. We also have news from Aruba, Birmingham and Bordeaux airports.
Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the first time in 2014; Asiana Airlines receives first A380
Airbus managed to deliver 55 airframes in May, more units than its American counterpart for the first time this year. Nevertheless, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which is still leading the 2014 delivery race by 23 units.
Last week, Wizz Air opened its 17th base at Riga with three new routes as well as another seven services from Gdansk, Poznan, Warsaw Chopin in Poland, Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Vilnius in Lithuania.
Wizz Air commences eight new European routes from Bucharest, Budapest, Sibiu, Sofia and Vilnius, using its A320s.
Delhi shows-off Route award; Odessa greets Ellinair from Thessaloniki; Singapore Airlines jets off to Athens from Singapore; Milan/Bergamo re-opens its runway; more news from Orlando, Kosice, Münster/Osnabrück, Batumi, Brussels and Abu Dhabi airports
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Delhi Airport shows-off its Route of the Week award, Odessa Airport welcomes a new airline – Ellinair from Thessaloniki, and Milan/Bergamo Airport re-opens its runway after closure for a major maintenance project. We also have news from Athens, Orlando, Kosice, Münster/Osnabrück, Batumi, Brussels and Abu Dhabi airports.
Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate
Last week’s winners, London Southend Airport, will be adding their ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate to the station walls. Find out which airport will be looking to do the same thing next week.
Wizz Air now connects Sofia with Malmö in Sweden and Tel Aviv in Israel.
Wizz Air turned 10 on 19 May 2014. We reveal the airline’s rate of growth each year and which bases it has opened (and when). Plus a look at which are the airline’s busiest airports, and how much they have grown in the last 12 months. And we reveal which airports have been added to […]
Andreas Wobig, CEO of Germania, is the latest airline boss to make a bid to win the “Fastest Airline CEO in the World” anna.aero-Budapest Airport Golden Cake Trophy in the bud:runway run, the 12km charity running race taking place on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L on Saturday 6 September.
Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November
Iceland’s busiest airport, Reykjavik/Keflavik, has managed to achieve impressive growth in recent years, following the local banking collapse and the volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how its seasonality profile has changed and how dominant the flag carrier is this summer.
Cologne Bonn welcomes Flybe and Aegean Airlines as traffic grows once more; Ryanair base to open in October
Cologne Bonn grew rapidly between 2002 and 2007 thanks to the development of the German LCC market. After several years of modest traffic reductions, passenger numbers are up once more as Norwegian, Ryanair and Wizz Air join germanwings in once again growing the LCC offering at the airport.