Future Travel Experience – an anna.aero sister initiative – has announced that the co-founder and principal of Artefact, a leading technology design company that has worked with the likes of Apple, Microsoft and Sony, will deliver the keynote address at FTE Global 2013, 4-6- September, Las Vegas.
This week anna.aero talked separately with both the Ryanair CEO, Michael O’Leary and the CFO and Deputy CEO, Howard Millar. We also did our own thorough analysis of Ryanair’s shifts in capacity to see which airports have been dropped and added (+21) in the last 12 months.
anna.aero’s TeamBron, sponsored by London City Airport in support of the bone marrow transplant charity Anthony Nolan, gained a third place finish in the 11,000-participant event which took place in the waters and Docklands surrounding the airport last weekend.
You already love anna.aero so now it’s time to introduce you to our sister initiative for airlines and airports – Future Travel Experience – an independent global technology event focussed on enhancing the passenger experience.
A slowdown in the growth of the Brazilian economy has encouraged GOL (which lost money in 2011 and 2012) to make significant cuts in its domestic network. We reveal which routes (domestic and international) have been cut, and which new routes have been added. We also reveal which three of the airline’s top 12 airports will see seat capacity grow this summer.
Asia Atlantic Airlines commences daily services from Bangkok Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport.
Leak of the Week – Part II: From Russia with Wizz: Low-cost carrier launches Budapest-Moscow Vnukovo in September
anna.aero can exclusively announce Wizz Air will march into Russia from September, launching a service from Budapest to Moscow’s Vnukovo airport, hot-on-the-heels of our revelations earlier this week about its new routes from Poland to Tel Aviv and Dubai. Definitely a more popular arrival in Moscow than some other people we can mention.
Alitalia’s new CEO has an “Industrial Plan” for up to 40 new international routes in the next three years. We look at which routes the airline has already added this year, and what has happened to some of the domestic markets that it (and Air One) are no longer serving this summer.
Leak of the Week: Wizz Air to link Warsaw and Gdansk to Tel Aviv; Polish routes to Dubai World Central also planned
Its back! anna.aero again brings you the latest route development rumours, and it is Wizz Air’s increasingly eastwards looking expansion plans that go back under the network planning microscope.
flybe faces challenging future; new CEO Hammad to lead network changes with focus on European and leisure routes
Exeter-based flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has a new CEO, and the airline has revealed how it plans to face the future. Changes in the network will play a key role. We examine flybe’s exposure to the UK domestic market, its biggest routes, and what routes have been added and lost in the last 12 months.
Nearly 400 delegates from airports, airlines and key suppliers beat a path to the 10th French Connect conference in Bordeaux last weekend to talk routes, network and enjoy some of the world’s finest cuisine and wine. anna.aero was on hand to capture the news, take the trips, report on the seminars and of course sample the food and drink!
anna.aero’s Chief Analyst, Ralph Anker, gave delegates at French Connect in Bordeaux, an hour-long presentation of the French and European aviation scene including detailed analysis of recent market stimulation in the French inter-regional domestic market, as well as his thoughts on local key players Air France, HOP!, transavia.com France and Volotea.