In a first for the route development community, Routes Americas is going ahead next month (Orlando, 23-25 June), marking a much-anticipated return of face-to-face networking. anna.aero caught up with Steven Small, Brand Director, Routes, to learn all about plans for an event that will be crucial in stimulating recovery of the market.
CEOs of start-up airlines Ava Airways, EGO Airways, PLAY, and Pop join speaker line-up at FTE APEX Virtual Expo
anna.aero’s sister business unit, Future Travel Experience-APEX, has attracted a stellar line-up of speakers, exhibitors, and attendees for the second FTE APEX Virtual Expo (25-26 May 2021). Hear from the CEOs of four start-up airlines – Ava Airways, EGO Airways, PLAY, and Pop – in the event’s New Airlines C-Suite Summit.
As European airlines look to rebuild their networks and stimulate traffic, anna.aero looks at the largest markets in Northern Europe which were underserved by pan-European based low-cost airlines from the south of the continent pre-pandemic, with leisure being the market that is expected to rebound the quickest.
Istanbul Airport expects to return to 2019 traffic levels (69 million) in two years, then reach its 100 million target within five to seven years. Kadri Samsunlu, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager, iGA Airport Operation, tells anna.aero that route development is key to the recovery, with significant unserved potential in Asia, Africa and Australia.
Ryanair’s jubilant Belfast City return; back after 11-year hiatus; switch from previous domestic network to European push in order to accommodate expected post-pandemic leisure boom
Last served by Ryanair in 2010, Belfast City Airport gains new routes with the airline to Italy, Portugal and Spain. anna.aero investigates how much capacity will be added by the ULCC at Belfast City this summer, plus how the competition is currently shaping up for S21 from Belfast International.
Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run wins Organisational Fundraiser of the Year at Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards
With over €110,000 so far raised for Anthony Nolan, the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run has helped to save lives – even during coronavirus.
We look at the world’s top-10 long-haul narrowbody operators and routes, together with the most dominant aircraft and countries.
In a wide-ranging interview with Sean Mendis, Africa aviation expert, he highlights 10 must-know things – including that flying in Africa is now safer than the global average.
Domestic flights are down by 36% this week from coronavirus, while international is 76% lower. There has been little progress in restoring capacity since last summer.
Routes Reconnected – fully virtual – will kick off this year, with World Routes happening in October. Routes Europe will next run in 2022.
easyJet has added over two million seats this summer to Greece, Portugal, Turkey, and Egypt versus S19. The carrier’s top-20 routes have seen a big shakeup.
Dubai to Heathrow now #1 by seats – it wasn’t even in the top-10 last winter. There has been huge change, with nine of the top-10 now different.