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Wizz Air flies 200 millionth passenger, but over 100 million have been transported since 2015; Q1 2019 traffic up 11%, load factor 2.0%

Wizz Air flies 200 millionth passenger, but over 100 million have been transported since 2015; Q1 2019 traffic up 11%, load factor 2.0%

Wizz Air recently passed the milestone of carrying its 200 millionth passenger and 15 years of operation since its first flight in 2004. anna.aero looks at how the carrier has transformed in recent years, including its ever improving load factor, and which leading airports are seeing the fruits of the carrier’s success in 2019. 

Training preparations begin for this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Training preparations begin for this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Budapest Airport, anna.aero and reigning champions Aer Lingus start their warm-up preparations ahead of this year’s run on Budapest Airport’s 13R-31L runway, Saturday 31 August.

It's a European stalemate in latest Arch of Triumph competition

It’s a European stalemate in latest Arch of Triumph competition

Two airports have submitted FTWAs to anna.aero for judging in this week’s competition. With one entry from Russia, and the other from the UK, it’s a case of which airport has got the perfect recipe for Arch of Triumph perfection. Click here to find out which one has clinched the latest weekly win.

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Ryanair celebrates 25 years at Manchester; from daily Dublin, to becoming airport's top airline with 12 based aircraft and 64 routes in S19

Ryanair celebrates 25 years at Manchester; from daily Dublin, to becoming airport’s top airline with 12 based aircraft and 64 routes in S19

Ryanair has recently celebrated its 25-year anniversary of serving Manchester, where in 2018 the carrier offered 5.42 million two-way seats. anna.aero looks at how the carrier has expanded from the airport in recent years, going from two stationed aircraft in W11/12 when the base opened, to 12 units this summer. 

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – all the highlights from Dubai

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – all the highlights from Dubai

The inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa conference took place in Dubai last week, co-located with the Arabian Travel Market. Take a look to see all the highlights from Dubai, including the two-day conference schedule and the evening reception from the Viewing Deck at the Palace Downtown Dubai.


Marathon Men Marvels!

Marathon Men Marvels!

BUD and anna.aero’s marathon men conquer London Marathon, raising money for Anthony Nolan, one of the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run chosen charities.

15 airlines and 53 airports attend third Volaire Air Service Forum

15 airlines and 53 airports attend third Volaire Air Service Forum

Volaire Aviation recently held its spring 2019 air service forum in Tuscon, Arizona. In total, 135 people attended the event, including airlines such as Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Boutique Air, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines and United Airlines. Take a closer look at the event highlights.

Europe claims latest victory in Arch of Triumph competition

Europe claims latest victory in Arch of Triumph competition

In this week’s Arch of Triumph competition, eight airports from across Europe and North America compete to be crowned the latest weekly victor in this competition. Take a look to see which European airport has helped keep the momentum alive for the continent which is still the reigning champion.

Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Departing seat capacity from the Middle East has doubled over the past decade, going from 131.82 million in 2009 to 264.31 million last year. However, since 2016, the region’s growth rate has shrunk from 13% to 3.1% last year. anna.aero examines the market in more depth ahead of the inaugural CONNECT MEIA.


anna.aero joins LOT Polish Airlines, Lithuanian Airports and London City to celebrate carrier's new link from Vilnius at The Shard

anna.aero joins LOT Polish Airlines, Lithuanian Airports and London City to celebrate carrier’s new link from Vilnius at The Shard

anna.aero joined Lithuanian Airports, London City Airport and LOT Polish Airlines at The Shard on Thursday 25 April to toast the carrier’s soon-to-launch route between the UK airport and Vilnius. With UK-Lithuania traffic growing 13% in 2018, the route comes at a time when demand between the countries is at an all-time high.

Airbus signs up as main title sponsor for the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run for fifth year running!

Airbus signs up as main title sponsor for the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run for fifth year running!

Budapest Airport and anna.aero are massively honoured, and delighted to announce, that Airbus has stepped up as the main title sponsor for the air transport industry’s leading 10km charity race for a fifth year running. This year’s race will be Saturday 31 August 2019 on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L.

Iberian Peninsula power shows as Faro and Jerez win Part II of S19 voting for Cake of the Week and Arch of Triumph

Iberian Peninsula power shows as Faro and Jerez win Part II of S19 voting for Cake of the Week and Arch of Triumph

Following on from Hamilton and Aarhus’ winning streak last week, the power of the Iberian Peninsula shows this week as Jerez takes Cake of the Week glory for the bake celebrating easyJet’s inaugural flight from London Gatwick, while Faro claims sweet SAS Aarhus glory in the Arch of Triumph vote.

Corendon Airlines opens base at Münster/Osnabrück

Corendon Airlines opens base at Münster/Osnabrück

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Corendon Airlines bases a 737-800 at Münster/Osnabrück, opening 10 routes to Adana, Antalya, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Heraklion, Hurghada, Izmir, Kos, Rhodes and Tenerife South. More news also from Birmingham Airport.