Brandishing their Cake of the Week certificate for last week’s Emirates launch of daily services to Stockholm Arlanda from Dubai are: Björn Ragnebrink, Director Business Development Intercontinental Routes; Helena Mårtén, Routes Development Manager, and; Frida Hedene, Key Account Manager; all from Swedavia’s marketing team.
The SEA Milano Aviation Business Development team are all out from the office to get in the picture to celebrate Milan Malpensa Airport’s latest (and probably most prestiguous) award – anna.aero’s Route of the Week for the TWIN JET launch from Toulouse. Happy to be there are (from left to right): Aldo Schmid, Fabrizio Sala, Laura Sogli, Luca Gianaschi, Luisa Curci, Marco Funel, Eva Vismara and Simona Stoppa (crouching).
A team of directors and managers from Birmingham Airport set off on a gruelling 2,500 km charity cycle ride to Barcelona on 12 September. Pictured with flag waving airport CEO Paul Kehoe are: Richard ‘Four Biers’ Forbes - Terminal Services Engineer; David ‘Winco’ Winstanley, Operations Director; Bob ‘Fulton Mackay’ Graham, MD BHX Fire and Rescue; Nick ‘Lanterne Rouge’ Jordan, Airport Firefighter; Peter ‘Wrighty’ Wright - Development Project Manager, and in the hand bike; Martin ‘Sooty’ Sutcliffe – Airport Manager.
Welcoming passenger number three million on 17 September, achieved a year and a half after the start of services in March 2012, was Japanese LCC Peach. The lucky passenger travelled on flight MM103 between Osaka Kansai and Sapporo Chitose.
Ryanair celebrated its five million passenger mark and four years of operations at Oslo Rygge this week – with cake of course. Pictured here is the lucky five million passenger man, Nils Seip on his way from Oslo Rygge to Tallinn for a salsa festival with Ryanair’s Nordic Marketing Manager, Elina Hakkarainen.
Ryanair and Bologna Airport have agreed to give their commercial marriage another five years, following on from the original agreement signed in 2008. Saying salute were: Silvia Piccorossi, Bologna Airport Corporate Affairs Director; Nazareno Ventola, Bologna Airport Managing Director; a man from Ryanair that just happened to be there; Antonello Bonolis, Bologna Airport Business Aviation and Corporate Communication Director; Giada Grandi, Bologna Airport President, and; Giorgio Tabellini, Bologna Chamber of Commerce President.
Clearly unable to wait for Ryanair’s six million passenger mark, Lübeck Airport decided to reward Steffen Schebesta instead – passenger number 5,555,555 — who was travelling from the German airport to Porto in Portugal on 17 September.
Celebrating the biggest ever ski season from Southampton Airport this coming winter are the following airport staff (left to right): Jan Halliday, Director of Marketing and Communications; Katie Bale, Head of Safety; Tom Watmough also from the airport’s Health and Safety Department, and; Anthony Cleightonhills, from Customer Service. Commenting on this fabulous baking beauty, was Jan Halliday: ”The cake was hand-made by Katie Bale (the lady in the red hat). She “safely” made this cake for us to celebrate our biggest ever ski season, and it was absolutely delicious!”