Networking Events

ACI EUROPE Connectivity Report shows scale of Euro hubs loss to MEB3 Gulf airports

ACI EUROPE Connectivity Report shows scale of Euro hubs loss to MEB3 Gulf airports

ACI EUROPE’s Airport Industry Connectivity Report was launched at its Annual Congress and Exhibition, hosted by Fraport, providing eye-watering evidence of just how much the Gulf hubs of the MEB3 (anna.aero’s Middle East Big Three) have eroded the competitiveness of the European hubs in the past 10 years.

Aer Lingus brings WARR to Dublin as Budapest’s runway run recruits at IATA Slots, Abu Dhabi

Aer Lingus brings WARR to Dublin as Budapest’s runway run recruits at IATA Slots, Abu Dhabi

As your one-stop centre of excellence for route analysis and running, anna.aero is proud to bring you news of two vital networking events you need to know about: The 33rd World Airline Road Race (WARR) is hosted by Aer Lingus in Dublin 1-5 October, while bud:runway run takes place on runway 13R-31L at Budapest Airport on Saturday 6 September in aid of child cancer charities and other good causes.

CONNECT Marrakech now has 45 airlines; 150 airports

CONNECT Marrakech now has 45 airlines; 150 airports

45 airlines are taking part in CONNECT Marrakech 3-6 June, along with 150 airports including the usual solid contingent from France.


Germania’s Andreas Wobig makes bid for Fastest Airline CEO in Budapest runway run

Germania’s Andreas Wobig makes bid for Fastest Airline CEO in Budapest runway run

Andreas Wobig, CEO of Germania, is the latest airline boss to make a bid to win the “Fastest Airline CEO in the World” anna.aero-Budapest Airport Golden Cake Trophy in the bud:runway run, the 12km charity running race taking place on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L on Saturday 6 September.

Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

anna.aero was delighted to be invited to Iceland Travel Workshop (ITW) 2014 held in Reykjavik between 15 and 16 May, the first Icelandic conference that aims to connect and introduce the country’s tourism industry to potential partners. This year saw speeches from Paul Willoughby, Regional Sales Manager, Flybe; Hugh Aitken, UK Commercial Manager, easyJet; Erik Bergmüller, Manager Touristic Business Development, airberlin; as well as Imron Siregar, Director of Flight Operations, AirAsia Indonesia.

Airlines line-up for ACI EUROPE’s Fraport “Connectivity” congress

Airlines line-up for ACI EUROPE’s Fraport “Connectivity” congress

Airports which want to get noticed by Europe’s largest airline group can chat with Lufthansa board member, and SWISS CEO, Harry Hohmeister at this year’s ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition in June. Vueling, SkyTeam and other Lufthansa commercial executives also feature, as do several key airport CEOs. “Connectivity” is the central theme.


Budapest runway race latest: Marathon-running CityJet boss grabs pole position for Fastest Airline CEO

Budapest runway race latest: Marathon-running CityJet boss grabs pole position for Fastest Airline CEO

Christine Ourmières, the marathon-running CEO of CityJet has announced she will lead the European regional airline’s bid to win “Fastest Airline in the World” in the 12km running race taking place on Budapest Airport’s Runway organised by Budapest Airport, Wizz Air and anna.aero in aid of good causes.

New Ryanair Chief Marketing Officer to run Budapest runway race in Speedos

New Ryanair Chief Marketing Officer to run Budapest runway race in Speedos

anna.aero was delighted to receive a phone call from Kenny Jacobs, the new Chief Marketing Officer of Ryanair, to tell us he will personally lead Ryanair’s entry in “The Race To Find The Fastest Airline in the World” – the 12km race on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L in September, a charity event in aid of child cancer charities, and other good causes.

"Fastest Airline in the World" latest: Aer Lingus CCO to lead team into Budapest runway run

“Fastest Airline in the World” latest: Aer Lingus CCO to lead team into Budapest runway run

Aer Lingus Chief Commercial Officer, Stephen Kavanagh, will lead the surging Irish carrier’s bid to win the title of “Fastest Airline in the World” in the 12km running race on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L in September, a charity benefit organised by Budapest Airport, Nike, Wizz Air and anna.aero.


Budapest runway run latest: Jet2.com boss to race Wizz CEO on home Tarmac

Budapest runway run latest: Jet2.com boss to race Wizz CEO on home Tarmac

Jet2.com Managing Director, Ian Doubtfire, has become the first airline boss to sign up to the challenge to race Wizz Air CEO József Váradi in a bid to win the title of “Fastest Airline Leader in the World” in the 12km running race taking place on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L in September.

"You wouldn’t have won it if I'd entered" - still time to nominate your airport for ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards in Frankfurt

“You wouldn’t have won it if I’d entered” – still time to nominate your airport for ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards in Frankfurt

The ACI EUROPE Annual Congress hosted by Fraport in June is the biggest annual gathering of airport bosses in Europe. Harry Hohmeister, Lufthansa Executive Board Member and the CEO of SWISS, will deliver the keynote in a programme jammed-packed with airport CEOs.

Flying start for “fastest airline in the world” as easyJet, Flybe, Norwegian, Ryanair etc sign up for bud:runway run

Flying start for “fastest airline in the world” as easyJet, Flybe, Norwegian, Ryanair etc sign up for bud:runway run

This article shows dozens of airline and airport executives at Routes Europe signing up to “bud:runway run,” the 12km race which will take place on runway 13R-31L at Budapest Airport in aid of child cancer charities and other good causes organised by Budapest Airport, Nike, Wizz Air, and anna.aero.