Articles Tagged ‘Wizz Air’

Cologne Bonn’s Pobeda cake creation is celebrated at Routes Americas; Friedrichshafen delighted with Route of the Week win

Cologne Bonn’s Pobeda cake creation is celebrated at Routes Americas; Friedrichshafen delighted with Route of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air announces base #24 at Kutaisi Airport in Georgia while TAP Portugal announces services to Boston and New York JFK. More news also from Ryanair, Emirates, Atlas Atlantique Airlines, Jet2.com as well as Shannon and Las Vegas airports.

Norwegian celebrates one million passengers in Madrid

Norwegian celebrates one million passengers in Madrid

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Norwegian celebrates its one millionth Madrid passenger while Budapest Airport holds its annual awards ceremony to recognise its partners of distinction.

30-Second Interview – Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair

30-Second Interview – Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair

Following the announcement of its second Romanian base at Bucharest (Timisoara being #1), Ryanair held a special press briefing on 16 February in the capital of Romania. We got to talk to the airline’s CEO – the one and only – Michael O’Leary about the ULCC’s recent developments in Romania and other key European markets.


Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

We reveal which are the leading airlines and country markets in the first quarter of 2016 and by how much they are growing (or shrinking). Plus a look at which airlines and countries are seeing the biggest increase in capacity.

Orlando Melbourne Airport and host of Routes Europe 2016 celebrate their anna.aero award wins

Orlando Melbourne Airport and host of Routes Europe 2016 celebrate their anna.aero award wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces new services from Dublin for W16/17 while Sun d’Or Airlines announces its plans to commence operations to Georgia. More news also from Wizz Air, Tigerair Australia, Manchester, Aberdeen, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Bristol airports.

Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

It was recently revealed by various sources that Ryanair had been granted four daily slots at Oslo Gardermoen for a thrice-daily service to London Stansted and a daily operation to Vilnius. Norway’s largest airport recorded a rise in traffic over the past 12 months of 1.6%, one of only a few airports in the nation to report […]


CONNECT 2016 Vilnius – 50 airlines and 150 airports registered

CONNECT 2016 Vilnius – 50 airlines and 150 airports registered

Taking place in the Lithuanian capital between 13 and 15 March, CONNECT 2016 is expected to attract over 50 airlines and 150 airports. As always, anna.aero will be there to produce its world famous conference magazines, and Chief Analyst Ralph Anker will also be leading a series of panel discussions, as well as giving his expertise overview […]

LOT Polish Airlines celebrates winning Route of the Week title for launch of services to Tokyo Narita

LOT Polish Airlines celebrates winning Route of the Week title for launch of services to Tokyo Narita

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, easyJet celebrates its 20-year anniversary of flights to Aberdeen, while Singapore Airlines announces services to Canberra and Wellington. More news also from Wizz Air, Flybe, Alaska Airlines, TAM Airlines, Airports Authority of India, London Luton, Manchester and St. Petersburg airports.

Ryanair opens Romanian base #1 at Timisoara; adding domestic flights to Bucharest

Ryanair opens Romanian base #1 at Timisoara; adding domestic flights to Bucharest

On 14 January, Ryanair confirmed plans to enter the Romanian market, both internationally and domestically, with the opening of a base at Timisoara Airport, effective 1 November. The Irish ULCC will introduce seven routes, including a domestic service to Bucharest, competing head-to-head with TAROM. Operating 35 weekly flights, Ryanair forecasts a flow of 575,000 passengers […]


Intensified PELOCO5 competition - easyJet, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air - 231 routes operated by at least two of them

Intensified PELOCO5 competition – easyJet, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air – 231 routes operated by at least two of them

Europe’s five big pan-European LCCs (the PELOCO5) now compete against each other on 44% more routes than they did two summers ago. We reveal the 17 routes on which three of them go head-to-head.

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

In a new feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mails) and preparing this week’s stories.

Wizz Air begins Bristol route from Sofia

Wizz Air begins Bristol route from Sofia

Wizz Air begins a twice-weekly service to the UK airport from the Bulgarian capital.