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British-Irish Airports EXPO next week – five free conferences, 90+ exhibitors. It’s an anna.aero sister event!

British-Irish Airports EXPO next week – five free conferences, 90+ exhibitors. It’s an anna.aero sister event!

It’s a sister business unit of anna.aero and you’ll love it every bit as much: the British-Irish Airports EXPO – hosted by Manchester Airports Group, Heathrow and Gatwick – takes place on 22-23 June 2022 at ExCeL London. Hear from 70+ speakers, including a keynote address from Aviation Minister Robert Courts MP. Register for free.

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run – registration is live!

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run – registration is live!

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the run, this year the event will be held at sunset allowing you to experience running in the glow of the Hungarian twilight, taking place at 17:30 on Saturday 3 September 2022 on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L.

Routes Europe officially handed over to 2023 host – Lodz Airport Central Poland

Routes Europe officially handed over to 2023 host – Lodz Airport Central Poland

Routes Europe, which brings together decision-makers from airlines, airports and destinations to define the region’s route networks, is heading to Lodz in 2023. As Routes Europe 2022 drew to a close in Bergen, Avinor handed over hosting responsibilities to Lodz Airport Central Poland.


Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 10.0 announced!

Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run 10.0 announced!

‘The Race to Find the Fastest Airline in the Word’ returns to Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L on 3 September 2022 for the 10th year. To mark the anniversary, this year’s run is scheduled to take place in the evening, meaning the 1,000+ runners will cross the finish line during the stunning Hungarian sunset.

Almost 400 organisations, 90 airlines and 1,000 delegates attending Routes Europe 2022

Almost 400 organisations, 90 airlines and 1,000 delegates attending Routes Europe 2022

Routes Europe 2022 takes place next week (18-20 May) in Bergen, hosted by Avinor. Almost 400 organisations are attending, including 90 airlines, and over 1,000 delegates. You’ll be able to read all about Routes Europe in anna.aero’s renowned Show Dailies.

Budapest Airport celebrates shape of success at Annual Awards

Budapest Airport celebrates shape of success at Annual Awards

Budapest Airport held its Annual Awards Gala on 28 April 2022, recognising the airlines, cargo carriers, retail partners, and other associates who have helped shape its resilience and success throughout the last two years. anna.aero was in attendance – read our full report.


Wizz from Wales: Wizz Air launches Cardiff base

Wizz from Wales: Wizz Air launches Cardiff base

Cardiff Airport has welcomed the launch of Wizz Air’s fourth base in the UK. The airline will operate nine routes to sunshine destinations, with one A321 neo based at the airport.

New Flybe launches with inaugural Birmingham to Belfast City service

New Flybe launches with inaugural Birmingham to Belfast City service

The new Flybe officially launched on 13 April 2022 with its inaugural flight departing Birmingham Airport for Belfast City Airport. It marked the beginning of up to four daily flights between Birmingham and Belfast City, with additional routes to start in the coming weeks and months.

Calling all air transport industry runners to join ‘Aviation Industry Race for Ukrainian Children with Cancer’ at British-Irish Airports EXPO

Calling all air transport industry runners to join ‘Aviation Industry Race for Ukrainian Children with Cancer’ at British-Irish Airports EXPO

anna.aero is calling all air transport industry runners to run 5k at this year’s British Irish-Airports EXPO to help rescue Ukrainian Children with Cancer.


Ryanair opens Newcastle base with 10 new routes and 19 in total

Ryanair opens Newcastle base with 10 new routes and 19 in total

Ryanair has opened its new base at Newcastle International Airport, with two based aircraft, representing an investment of $200 million and 60 new direct jobs. The launch includes 19 routes, of which 10 are new summer routes to destinations including Gran Canaria, Ibiza, and Paphos.

Our Ukraine heartbreak

Our Ukraine heartbreak

We love Ukraine and its wonderful, gentle, now courageous people. While it is but the tiniest of gestures, anna.aero has removed all listings for the Russian Federation from The Route Shop – nine airports and 187 unserved routes. Our readership among the Russian air transport industry runs to several thousand and we have always thought this to be a community of enlightened, empowered people who will be appalled by war crimes which are being conducted in their name.

Reno-Tahoe targets five key unserved domestic routes and potential international expansion

Reno-Tahoe targets five key unserved domestic routes and potential international expansion

Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) experienced a positive return to in-person conversations with airlines at the recent Routes Americas. Alongside the objective to retain current services, the airport has identified unserved opportunities including five domestic routes and potential international expansion, as “Team RNO” explains to anna.aero.