Articles Tagged ‘Wizz Air’

North America gets first Arch of Triumph victory with mile-high FTWA

North America gets first Arch of Triumph victory with mile-high FTWA

At the 26th attempt this year, a North American airport has secured its first win of 2016 in the Arch of Triumph competition. Find out the scores of the other nine airports which were soundly beaten this week.

Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport

Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport

In the week that Wizz Air celebrates its 12th birthday, we reveal which of the ULCC’s country markets are growing fastest this summer, which are its busiest airports and which cities it has added to its network in the last 12 months. Plus a look at which routes have been dropped.

Wizz Air welcomes Warsaw quintet

Wizz Air welcomes Warsaw quintet

Wizz Air begins services from Warsaw Chopin to Aberdeen, Bari, Bristol, Porto and Reykjavik/Keflavik – latter route to face competition from WOW air.


Memphis and Flint airports celebrate their anna.aero award wins

Memphis and Flint airports celebrate their anna.aero award wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air announces new routes from Budapest and Katowice, while British Airways inaugurates A380 services to Vancouver. More news also from Gazipaşa-Alanya, Enfidha, Munich, Doncaster Sheffield, Glasgow and Miami airports as well as from Germania and Air Canada.

Wizz Air is welcomed to Hamburg

Wizz Air is welcomed to Hamburg

Wizz Air moves its Gdansk, Skopje and Kiev Zhulyany operations to the city’s main airport from Lübeck.

Katowice Airport breaks three million barrier in 2015; Wizz Air serves almost 30 destinations with new Dubai service starting in October

Katowice Airport breaks three million barrier in 2015; Wizz Air serves almost 30 destinations with new Dubai service starting in October

Katowice Airport is Poland’s fourth busiest and has seen a twelvefold increase in passenger numbers since the country joined the EU back in 2004. We reveal the airport’s biggest scheduled airlines and country markets.


Poland’s airports grew by 12% in 2015; S16 seat capacity is up 11% as LOT Polish Airlines launches fightback against Ryanair and Wizz Air

Poland’s airports grew by 12% in 2015; S16 seat capacity is up 11% as LOT Polish Airlines launches fightback against Ryanair and Wizz Air

While Warsaw’s two airports account for 45% of Polish airport traffic, three carriers account for 70% of scheduled seats. We reveal how Poland’s airports have developed since the country joined the EU and which airlines are growing fastest in S16.

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Coincidence? Ryanair’s four most recent base announcements are all airports at which Wizz Air also has a base. We examine in more detail the growing competition between the two ULCCs across Central and Eastern Europe.

Airlines starting over 320 new routes in first three weeks of S16 season; Ryanair leads way (yet again!) as FIGUS countries still dominate

Airlines starting over 320 new routes in first three weeks of S16 season; Ryanair leads way (yet again!) as FIGUS countries still dominate

The start of the (northern) summer season always heralds a surge in new route launches. And this year is no exception, with almost 100 airlines, launching over 320 new routes across over 80 countries in the first three weeks alone.


Vote for the best Cake of the Week - choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Boy oh boy! Have we got a baked bonanza for you. Due to our Easter vacation, we have the first two weeks of S16 rolled into one giant Cake of the Week public vote competition. It’s your airport’s chance for gastronomic route development glory…so mobilise your fans and followers to get voting now!!

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Splash the route launch cash! The world’s airport firefighters have been busy with their ceremonial hosing down of inaugural aircraft this week, to bring you our twice-yearly public vote for the Arch of Triumph. So while the hoses are drying in the station, get the crews voting to be the best of the best.

Wizz Air runs up 14 new airport pairs

Wizz Air runs up 14 new airport pairs

Wizz Air begins services on 14 new routes – welcomes Bratislava, Kaunas and Palanga to its network.