Network Planning Community News

Münster/Osnabrück welcomes one million passengers in a year for first time since 2012

Münster/Osnabrück welcomes one million passengers in a year for first time since 2012

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Münster/Osnabrück welcoming one million passengers in 2018, AirAsia signs a Memorandum of Cooperation, confirming its aim to set up a low-cost carrier in Vietnam with local partners.

Amsterdam welcomes first A350-1000 flight of Cathay Pacific Airways

Amsterdam welcomes first A350-1000 flight of Cathay Pacific Airways

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Amsterdam welcoming the arrival of Cathay Pacific Airways’ inaugural flight of the A350-1000, Malaga Airport reaches the milestone of greeting its 30 millionth passenger with Ryanair.

Cologne Bonn Airport celebrates its latest marketing award win

Cologne Bonn Airport celebrates its latest marketing award win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Cologne Bonn winning its latest Cake of the Week award for British Airways’ inaugural flight from London Gatwick, Bergen is announced as the destination for Routes Europe 2020, while Oman Airports wins its latest accolade. 


CONNECT launches new conference, co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019

CONNECT launches new conference, co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, CONNECT launches a new conference, co-located with the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai, London Southend marks 100 years since the end of World War I, plus Yangon Airport celebrates passing the five million passenger milestone for 2018 so far.

Royal Brunei introduces non-stop Heathrow to Bandar Seri Begawan

Royal Brunei introduces non-stop Heathrow to Bandar Seri Begawan

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Royal Brunei Airlines begins direct services from London Heathrow to Bandar Seri Begawan, Aerodom’s airports add flights from Brussels and Moscow Sheremetyevo, plus CONNECT launches a new Middle East, India & Africa show in Dubai next year.

Santo Domingo celebrates new service to Orlando

Santo Domingo celebrates new service to Orlando

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Santo Domingo Airport in the Dominican Republic celebrates a new service to Orlando with Spirit Airlines. There is also news of an anniversary at Amsterdam, and of Emirates making Hamburg its 50th A380 destination.


HK Express celebrates five years as a low-cost operator

HK Express celebrates five years as a low-cost operator

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, HK Express celebrates the five-year anniversary of being a low-cost operator, having incorporated the business model in October 2013. In that time it has flown over 13 million passengers as an LCC. More news also from Air France and Cork Airport.

Air China chooses Milan Malpensa as first international A350 airport

Air China chooses Milan Malpensa as first international A350 airport

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Air China introducing the A350-900 on its service between Beijing and Milan Malpensa, which will grow weekly seat capacity on the route by 32%, Ryanair confirms new routes from Germany in 2019, including Cologne Bonn to Knock and Zadar.

AirAsia celebrates 10 years at Hong Kong with new route announcement

AirAsia celebrates 10 years at Hong Kong with new route announcement

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with AirAsia’s celebration of serving Hong Kong for 10 years, Virgin Atlantic and LanzaTech mark the first use of a next generation sustainable jet fuel, plus there is route news from St. Petersburg regarding upcoming services for W18/19.


Flybe celebrates first anniversary of Birmingham to Hamburg route

Flybe celebrates first anniversary of Birmingham to Hamburg route

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Flybe’s anniversary, Shannon Airport’s status in transatlantic aviation was boosted after becoming the first airport in Europe to have facial recognition technology introduced for US preclearance. More news also from Blue Islands.

Brussels Charleroi and Air Corsica celebrate their 100,000th passenger 18 months after services started

Brussels Charleroi and Air Corsica celebrate their 100,000th passenger 18 months after services started

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with the celebrations at Brussels Charleroi, OAG congratulates Chicago O’Hare for being the most-connected airport in the US, while Dublin Airport and Norwegian see 250,000 passengers on transatlantic services in just 14 months.

Ryanair announces Exeter as its latest UK destination

Ryanair announces Exeter as its latest UK destination

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Ryanair’s announcement, Blue Islands announced record passenger numbers in S18, British Airways celebrates 20 years of flying to Denver, while Sarasota Airport commissions a fantastic cake to celebrate the opening of its new control tower. More news also from Vietnam Airlines and Aeroflot.