Articles Tagged ‘Wizz Air’

Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November

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 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.

New Ryanair Chief Marketing Officer to run Budapest runway race in Speedos

New Ryanair Chief Marketing Officer to run Budapest runway race in Speedos

anna.aero was delighted to receive a phone call from Kenny Jacobs, the new Chief Marketing Officer of Ryanair, to tell us he will personally lead Ryanair’s entry in “The Race To Find The Fastest Airline in the World” – the 12km race on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L in September, a charity event in aid of […]


Budapest runway run latest: Jet2.com boss to race Wizz CEO on home Tarmac

Budapest runway run latest: Jet2.com boss to race Wizz CEO on home Tarmac

Jet2.com Managing Director, Ian Doubtfire, has become the first airline boss to sign up to the challenge to race Wizz Air CEO József Váradi in a bid to win the title of “Fastest Airline Leader in the World” in the 12km running race taking place on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L in September.

Wizz Air adds four more routes from Skopje base

Wizz Air adds four more routes from Skopje base

Wizz Air adds Brussels Charleroi, Cologne Bonn, Frankfurt Hahn and Pars Beauvais routes.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part 2 - entries including Alitalia Prague to Milan Linate Ringo look-alike

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part 2 – entries including Alitalia Prague to Milan Linate Ringo look-alike

Valencia Airport won the Cake of the Week Vote S14 Part 1 for Lufthansa’s Valencia to Frankfurt cake with a convincing win over the favourite – a Malta-London Gatwick cake for British Airways. There are 24 more cakes to choose from this week including an Alitalia Prague to Milan Linate cake which bears a striking […]


Wizz Air adds three more European routes

Wizz Air adds three more European routes

Wizz Air now links Belgrade to Larnaca, Vilnius to Kutaisi and Prague to Tel Aviv, using its A320s.

Enter the race to find the “fastest airline in the world” on Budapest Airport’s runway. Just do it!

Enter the race to find the “fastest airline in the world” on Budapest Airport’s runway. Just do it!

The world’s next great, must-be-at aviation event isn’t a conference or exhibition – it’s a 12km race which will take place on an active runway at Budapest Airport on 6 September in aid of child cancer charities and other good causes. Leaders from the world’s airlines, airports and other partners in the air transport community […]

Poland’s airports break 25m for first time in 2013; Warsaw Chopin hits 10m mark

Poland’s airports break 25m for first time in 2013; Warsaw Chopin hits 10m mark

After last week’s Austrian market analysis, this week anna.aero takes a closer look at developments in Poland — interestingly both markets are about the same size with 25 million passengers. In Austria, the country’s main airport still dominates, but the story is different in Poland, where regional airports have prospered.


London Luton Airport growth driven this summer by Wizz Air and Monarch Airlines; easyJet network up to 37 with new Venice service

London Luton Airport growth driven this summer by Wizz Air and Monarch Airlines; easyJet network up to 37 with new Venice service

Home to easyJet’s corporate headquarters, London’s fourth busiest airport should pass the 10-million passenger mark in 2014. We look at how the airport has developed in the last 15 years, which carriers are growing (and by how much) this summer, and which new services are currently expected to launch.

European airport traffic up just over 3% in 2013

European airport traffic up just over 3% in 2013

We have analysed our traffic and trends database for over 300 European airports to determine which were the fastest-growing airports in 2013, and also to see the growth (or otherwise) in passenger numbers across 43 countries in Europe (plus Morocco).

LinksAir makes Doncaster Sheffield base #4; 15 weekly departures from April as Belfast and Isle of Man get direct flights

LinksAir makes Doncaster Sheffield base #4; 15 weekly departures from April as Belfast and Isle of Man get direct flights

LinksAir has announced plans this week to open its fourth base at Doncaster Sheffield, with one Jetstream 31. The regional airline is planning to operate a combined 15 weekly flights to both Belfast City and the Isle of Man airports from 11 and 14 April respectively. Read anna.aero’s investigation here.