Teesside Airport unveils major redevelopment as Ryanair launches inaugural service

Teesside Airport unveils major redevelopment as Ryanair launches inaugural service

The new-look Teesside International Airport has been unveiled following completion of a multimillion-pound terminal redevelopment. Among the first passengers to use the new facilities were those on Ryanair’s inaugural service to Palma, Majorca, on 1 June 2021.

Routes Americas 2021: 600+ meetings; 230+ orgs registered; exhibitors confirmed

Routes Americas 2021: 600+ meetings; 230+ orgs registered; exhibitors confirmed

Routes Americas takes place this month (Orlando, 23-25 June), marking a much-anticipated return of face-to-face networking. Over 600 meetings have already been scheduled for the event and more than 230 organisations are currently registered to attend, including 41 airlines and 160 airports.

Milan Bergamo’s boost in reconnection, new routes and a new airline

Milan Bergamo’s boost in reconnection, new routes and a new airline

As the summer begins and restrictions lift, Milan Bergamo Airport is not only witnessing the hugely positive resumption of many routes on its network, but also welcoming new routes and a new airline to its portfolio, with the Italian gateway celebrating the arrival of easyJet to its airline rollcall last month.

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: United and WestJet CEOs on relaunching global air transport

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: United and WestJet CEOs on relaunching global air transport

Day 2 of FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 (26 May 2021) included ‘Fireside Chats’ with Scott Kirby, CEO United Airlines, and Ed Sims, President & Chief Executive Officer, WestJet, conducted by Shashank Nigam, Founder & CEO, SimpliFlying. They shared their perspectives on relaunching global air transport.

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FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: Saudia CEO on Vision 2030 and attracting 100 million tourists

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: Saudia CEO on Vision 2030 and attracting 100 million tourists

Day 2 of FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 (26 May 2021) included a ‘Fireside Chat’ with Capt Ibrahim Koshy, CEO Saudia Airlines, conducted by Shashank Nigam, Founder & CEO, SimpliFlying. He shared his perspective on relaunching global air transport, and what differentiates Saudia from other airlines in the region.

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: easyJet CCO on diversity, inclusion and strategies to close the gender gap

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: easyJet CCO on diversity, inclusion and strategies to close the gender gap

Day 2 of FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 began this morning (26 May 2021) with the Women in Aviation Leadership Summit. Sophie Dekkers, Chief Commercial Officer, easyJet, was among the panellists and shared her perspective on the impact female leaders are having in the industry, as well as insights into how air transport can achieve the fastest possible recovery.


FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: Ava, EGO, PLAY and Pop on “huge opportunity” for start-up airlines to enter market

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: Ava, EGO, PLAY and Pop on “huge opportunity” for start-up airlines to enter market

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 today (25 May 2021) heard from four CEOs who, amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, are launching brand-new airlines: Olivier Arrindell, CEO Ava Airways; Matteo Bonecchi, CEO EGO Airways; Birgir Jonsson, CEO PLAY; and (Nino) Navdip Singh Judge, Chief Executive and Founder, Pop.

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 – Turkish Airlines: “new Istanbul hub allowing us to invite more airlines to fly to Istanbul”

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 – Turkish Airlines: “new Istanbul hub allowing us to invite more airlines to fly to Istanbul”

İlker Aycı, Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee, Turkish Airlines, addressed FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 today (25 May 2021) in a fascinating interview conducted by Joe Leader, CEO, APEX/IFSA. He reflected on a five-year period of tremendous growth pre-pandemic, the opportunities presented by the new Istanbul hub, health and safety measures, and the airline’s leadership in sustainability.

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: CEOs of oneworld, ACI World, and APEX/IFSA on relaunching global air transport

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021: CEOs of oneworld, ACI World, and APEX/IFSA on relaunching global air transport

FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 began today (25 May 2021) with a fascinating opening session – Leadership Perspectives on Relaunching Global Air Transport – featuring Rob Gurney, CEO oneworld, Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Director General, ACI World, and Joe Leader, CEO, APEX/IFSA.

Join 250 airlines and airports registered for FTE APEX Virtual Expo – a message from United CEO Scott Kirby

Join 250 airlines and airports registered for FTE APEX Virtual Expo – a message from United CEO Scott Kirby

anna.aero invites you to FTE APEX Virtual Expo taking place on 25-26 May 2021. There is a wealth of networking and compelling content available. We are particularly excited about the New Airline Summit where Aaron Heslehurst of BBC World News will interview the CEOs of PLAY, pop, EGO Airways and AVA Airways live.


Routes reports big response to TakeOff Cargo event

Routes reports big response to TakeOff Cargo event

Routes is launching a brand-new virtual event – TakeOff Cargo – to support stakeholders involved in the development of air cargo transportation. The event takes place on 20-21 July 2021. Meanwhile, Routes Americas takes place next month (Orlando, 23-25 June), marking a much-anticipated return of face-to-face networking, and Routes has confirmed a stellar conference programme.

Waltzing Matilda Aviation to launch Connect Airlines with scheduled passenger services to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Waltzing Matilda Aviation to launch Connect Airlines with scheduled passenger services to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Massachusetts-based charter operator Waltzing Matilda Aviation plans to start scheduled passenger services in October 2021 with the launch of Connect Airlines. The new airline will connect Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport with business centres in the US Northeast and Midwest, as John Thomas, CEO Waltzing Matilda Aviation, explains to anna.aero.

Bordeaux Airport: 77 destinations offered in summer 2021

Bordeaux Airport: 77 destinations offered in summer 2021

With 77 destinations and 108 routes serving 21 countries, summer services from Bordeaux are gradually opening up and offering opportunities for travellers from south-west France. At present, 20 airlines have announced flights from Bordeaux Airport for the summer season.

Ryanair’s big Stockholm return – switching Skavsta for Arlanda; two based aircraft and 21 routes

Ryanair’s big Stockholm return – switching Skavsta for Arlanda; two based aircraft and 21 routes

Ryanair revealed on 6 May that it will base two 737-800s at Stockholm Arlanda from the start of the W21/22 season. While it has announced 21 routes, an analysis of the initial schedule shows that 49% of flying will be done on away-based aircraft, with room for more frequencies to be added.