Articles Tagged ‘Wizz Air’

Last call for bud:runway run - register now; ACI EUROPE and SWISS latest to sign-up

Last call for bud:runway run – register now; ACI EUROPE and SWISS latest to sign-up

Time is running out to enter the “bud:runway run”. Registration closes on 25 August for the air transport charity race, which takes place on Budapest Airport’s runway on 6 September. ACI EUROPE and SWISS are the latest teams to sign-up. Think you can beat them? Register now!

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish airports achieved over 19 million passengers last year, decreasing by a modest 0.4% since we last looked at this market three years ago. With Helsinki Airport offering 80% of traffic in 2013 and Sweden being the top international country this summer, anna.aero investigates how the Finnish market is evolving.

Industry news from Craiova, Aruba and Moscow Sheremetyevo

Industry news from Craiova, Aruba and Moscow Sheremetyevo

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero award winners Craiova and Aruba airports, plus Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport celebrates 60 years of partnership with Air France.


Wizz Air opens fifth Romanian base at Craiova; expands at Cluj-Napoca

Wizz Air opens fifth Romanian base at Craiova; expands at Cluj-Napoca

Wizz Air adds four new routes from latest Craiova base to Barcelona, Bologna, Dortmund and Rome Ciampino as well as its 16th link from Cluj Napoca — to Basel, using its A320s.

Budapest Airport displays winner’s certificate #2 for 2014 competition

Budapest Airport displays winner’s certificate #2 for 2014 competition

Budapest Airport became only the fifth airport in ‘Arch of Triumph’ history last week to win more than one weekly title, joining an elite band of fellow airport firefighters and marketeers. Quite rightly, they show off the second certificate to adorn the walls of the fire station in the Hungarian capital.

Craiova becomes Wizz Air’s Romanian base #5; new routes to Bologna, Rome Ciampino, Dortmund and Barcelona

Craiova becomes Wizz Air’s Romanian base #5; new routes to Bologna, Rome Ciampino, Dortmund and Barcelona

One year later after starting twice-weekly flights from Craiova to Milan/Bergamo, Wizz Air opened its fifth Romanian base (#18 overall) at the airport located in the south-western part of the country, with the addition of four new routes. The Hungarian ULCC will operate a total of 16 weekly flights to six destinations in four countries […]


40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

On 1 April, Air Malta entered into its fifth decade, having been set up in 1974. Since then, the airline has focussed on delivering inbound tourists to the Mediterranean group of islands. anna.aero takes a look at the airline’s current network 40 years on.

Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Airbus and Boeing recorded strongest June since anna.aero started tracking aircraft deliveries in 2008, with the American producer handing over 71 airframes, 16 more than its European counterpart. Airbus will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2014 delivery race by 39 units.

Vueling and Norwegian fly to more countries than Ryanair and easyJet; Wizz Air offers most per million passengers

Vueling and Norwegian fly to more countries than Ryanair and easyJet; Wizz Air offers most per million passengers

Everyone knows that Ryanair and easyJet are the biggest LCCs in Europe, but which of Europe’s big six flies to the most countries? Well our statistic-hungry data elves are cooking up the numbers in the information kitchen to provide you with some tasty analytical fare.


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.

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.

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 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.