Articles Tagged ‘Wizz Air’

Wizz Air welcomes eight new connections

Wizz Air welcomes eight new connections

Wizz Air launches eight new routes from six bases – includes first flights to Hannover, Fuerteventura and Satu Mare.

Airports in Bulgaria seeing fastest growth for over a decade; Bourgas and Varna up 20% in S16; Ryanair opened Sofia base in September

Airports in Bulgaria seeing fastest growth for over a decade; Bourgas and Varna up 20% in S16; Ryanair opened Sofia base in September

Bulgaria joined the EU almost 10 years ago but only now is the demand for air travel really showing signs of significant growth. We analyse the country’s three main airports and which are the busiest scheduled carriers serving the capital.

Boeing and Airbus pass 1,000 deliveries for 2016; Jet2.com welcomes first brand-new 737-800 while China Airlines receives first A350

Boeing and Airbus pass 1,000 deliveries for 2016; Jet2.com welcomes first brand-new 737-800 while China Airlines receives first A350

In the ninth month of 2016 Airbus and Boeing passed the milestone of 1,000 unit deliveries, with a total of 1,025 aircraft having been delivered by both companies between January and September. Overall Boeing handed over 10 more aircraft than its European counterpart last month. However Airbus is catching up in regards to narrow-body units.


Italy set to pass 160 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Alitalia as LCC share gets close to 50%; Germany still #1 market

Italy set to pass 160 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Alitalia as LCC share gets close to 50%; Germany still #1 market

Italian airport traffic is up 4.4% so far in 2016, with international growth outstripping domestic. Ryanair is growing faster than Alitalia, but not as fast as Volotea. Growth at top 15 country markets compared.

Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport on course to break 6.5 million passengers; Icelandair and WOW air growing at explosive rates

Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport on course to break 6.5 million passengers; Icelandair and WOW air growing at explosive rates

Seats to Canada from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport have grown faster than any other country over the last 12 months, up by 138%, helped by the introduction of new routes like Montreal. Our data elves delve deep into the lava-filled bowels of this volcanic island to find out if this market is ready to blow!

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

As we were all flouncing around in Chengdu last week at World Routes, we have a double whammy of FTWAs this week, with a massive 19 airports from around the world battling it out for airport marketing glory.


Cork-Rome is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 75,000+ searches; Ryanair or Aer Lingus' next Roman holiday?

Cork-Rome is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 75,000+ searches; Ryanair or Aer Lingus’ next Roman holiday?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last 12 months 75,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Cork and Rome ‒ but the route is unserved! Which airline will be popping the ‘corks’ first on this potential city pair – Ryanair or Aer Lingus?

Wizz Air opens base #25 in Kutaisi

Wizz Air opens base #25 in Kutaisi

Wizz Air opens up seven routes from its newest base in Georgia – also adds a new route from both Budapest and Kaunas.

Moscow Zhukovsky and Tampa airports showcase their coveted industry-recognised awards ahead of World Routes 2016

Moscow Zhukovsky and Tampa airports showcase their coveted industry-recognised awards ahead of World Routes 2016

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, TAP Portugal celebrates one million passengers on its route from Lisbon to Belo Horizonte while Wizz Air announces its latest route from Lublin. More news also from Amsterdam, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen and Vilnius airports as well as Flybe.


Impact of Norwegian air passenger tax not yet discernible in airport passenger statistics; Oslo Gardermoen traffic up 4% in 2016

Impact of Norwegian air passenger tax not yet discernible in airport passenger statistics; Oslo Gardermoen traffic up 4% in 2016

The new government tax, introduced at the beginning of June, has yet to have a noticeable impact on traffic looking at monthly data for the top 10 airports. We reveal which airlines have grown (and shrunk) capacity in the Norwegian market this summer.

Czech Airlines, British Airways and Aeroflot all celebrate route anniversaries

Czech Airlines, British Airways and Aeroflot all celebrate route anniversaries

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Czech Airlines heralds 80 years of flights between Prague and Moscow Sheremetyevo, British Airways toasts 70 years of operations between London and Hamburg, while Aeroflot celebrates 10 years at Hannover. More news also from Suriname Airlines at Paramaribo and Wizz Air in Katowice.

Wizz Air begins its second Portuguese route from Budapest

Wizz Air begins its second Portuguese route from Budapest

Wizz Air links the Hungarian capital to Porto with twice-weekly flights – already links Budapest to Lisbon.