anna.aero spoke with Robert Carey, President, Wizz Air, at the recent Future Travel Experience EMEA event in Dublin, where they discussed the airline’s route development strategy, the success of its new Cardiff base, and how Wizz Air became the No.1 airline in the world for ancillary revenues.
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.
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, 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.
‘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.
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 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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.