Articles Tagged ‘ZRH’

Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia is the tasty filling in the Baltic nation sandwich, sitting as it does between its close neighbours Estonia and Lithuania. The country’s air traffic is booming this year, with an average monthly growth of 8.4% between January and May. We take a look at who is doing what, and from where.

Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

During the past 12 months Skopje has gained links to the capitals of the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and Slovakia. anna.aero investigates how the airport’s network has developed during recent times, and also how it has managed to nearly double passenger traffic during the past few years.

Shanghai - Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

Shanghai – Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

During the past 12 months, 16 previously unserved routes have opened up between Europe and China, with Baku, Manchester, Prague and London Gatwick being the latest airports to gain Chinese route status. anna.aero looks at how the market has developed in the past year, and to see which are the biggest unserved routes between the two markets.


Anker in Athens: 300+ ACI EUROPE audience learns exactly how much low costs now dominate – and what they are doing next

Anker in Athens: 300+ ACI EUROPE audience learns exactly how much low costs now dominate – and what they are doing next

We all know Europe’s LCCs have been the driving force behind traffic growth at Europe’s airports during the last decade. We reveal how their share of summer seat capacity across almost 30 major airports has evolved 2006-16.

Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Last week Budapest Airport had back-to-back meetings at the 138th IATA Slots Conference in Hamburg, now it has back-to-back victories in the Arch of Triumph competition. Unfortunately the airport has not entered this week to go for the hat-trick. However, 13 other airports have. With mid-season approaching, the world’s airports should now have a measure […]

Helvetic Airways links the Swiss Alps to the Lyngen Alps

Helvetic Airways links the Swiss Alps to the Lyngen Alps

Helvetic Airways commences weekly service between Zurich and Tromsø.


Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

First time winner Inverness and second time winner and 2016 competition leaders Lisbon pose in front of some serious fire tender kit with their recent award wins. Find out which one of the 14 airports competing this week will be able to do the same this time next week.

Vueling launches route #6 from Copenhagen

Vueling launches route #6 from Copenhagen

Vueling starts eight routes, six from Tenerife South, and one each from Rome Fiumicino and Zurich.

Germania Flug va va vooms into Vilnius

Germania Flug va va vooms into Vilnius

Germania Flug begins twice-weekly service from Zurich using its mixed Airbus fleet.


Edelweiss Air arrives in Calgary

Edelweiss Air arrives in Calgary

Edelweiss Air begins twice-weekly service to the Canadian airport from its Zurich base.

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

We had an interior shot of one of the 15 FTWAs sent in to this week’s competition, which has all the arches from the last two weeks of route launches (because we were in Krakow last week). Find out which airport sent it and whether the all-important exterior shot was good enough to win.

Edelweiss Air expands to Rio de Janeiro

Edelweiss Air expands to Rio de Janeiro

Edelweiss Air begins twice-weekly services between Zurich and Rio de Janeiro Galeao onboard its A330 fleet.