Articles Tagged ‘ADB’

Heathrow Expansion – 25 top unserved European airports: Bordeaux, Ankara, Riga etc make their case

Heathrow Expansion – 25 top unserved European airports: Bordeaux, Ankara, Riga etc make their case

In the lead up to the anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB Conference next month, we look at Heathrow’s underserved potential for routes to Europe. The top 25 European airports without services to Heathrow are identified, including five in Turkey and four each in Italy and Spain.

Germany-Turkey market suffers slide in 2016 and 2017; return to growth on the horizon, Turkish Airlines is leading carrier

Germany-Turkey market suffers slide in 2016 and 2017; return to growth on the horizon, Turkish Airlines is leading carrier

The available seats on services between Germany and Turkey fell by 7.9% to 14.80 million in 2017. This was the second consecutive years of cuts, although early indications are that the market will return to growth in 2018. Nick Preston looks at capacity trends in this country pair over the past 10 years.

UK-Turkey market experiences rapid rise before two consecutive years of cuts; Turkish Airlines is leading carrier

UK-Turkey market experiences rapid rise before two consecutive years of cuts; Turkish Airlines is leading carrier

In 2017 there were 5.29 million seats available between the UK and Turkey. From 2008 to 2015 the market witnessed continual growth, but since then it has suffered back-to-back years of capacity cuts. We take a look at this country pair in more detail to reveal its airline and airport network trends over the past […]


London Gatwick celebrates Cake of the Week win for British Airways’ JFK launch

London Gatwick celebrates Cake of the Week win for British Airways’ JFK launch

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Singapore Airlines launches A350 operations to Amsterdam, while Delta Air Lines resumes seasonal services between Pittsburgh and Paris CDG. More news from Rome Fiumicino, Cork, Düsseldorf, Leeds Bradford, Izmir, Madrid and Punta Gorda airports.

Ellinair introduces services to Izmir

Ellinair introduces services to Izmir

Ellinair commences a new twice-weekly service from its Thessaloniki hub to the Turkish airport using its RJ85s.

Regional connectivity in Italy, Spain and Turkey analysed; winners and losers between 2009 and 2015 revealed

Regional connectivity in Italy, Spain and Turkey analysed; winners and losers between 2009 and 2015 revealed

We recently looked at regional airport connectivity in France, Germany and the UK. Now it’s the turn of Italy, Spain and Turkey to be examined in more detail – the remainder of the FIGUST countries. We look at connections from 25 airports in these three countries to over 20 cities across Europe.


Europe extends its lead in inter-regional competition

Europe extends its lead in inter-regional competition

This week’s winner sees this European hub take home its second ‘Arch of Triumph’ title, having previously won last year securing fourth spot overall in the process. Find out where it is placed in this year’s competition and just how it rated against the other nine airports entering this week.

SWISS grows Zurich network

SWISS grows Zurich network

SWISS introduces four new services from its hub in Zurich to Brindisi, Izmir, Malta and Santiago de Compostela.

SunExpress launches its first Belgian route

SunExpress launches its first Belgian route

SunExpress begins its first scheduled flights to Belgium, operating between Izmir and Brussels.


SunExpress starts new route trio in France and Italy

SunExpress starts new route trio in France and Italy

SunExpress begins its first flights to Italy – Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino. Antalya and Strasbourg also now connected.

Jönköping Airport receives Cake of the Week award for bmi regional

Jönköping Airport receives Cake of the Week award for bmi regional

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Aer Lingus Regional announces a new route from Doncaster Sheffield to Dublin starting on 29 May, and London Gatwick Airport celebrates St Piran’s Day – Cornwall’s national day. More news from Birmingham, Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Phoenix-Mesa, Bahrain, Bristol and TAV Airports.

Pegasus Airlines steams ahead with (for most airlines) scary levels of double-digit growth; set to pass 20m annual passengers

Pegasus Airlines steams ahead with (for most airlines) scary levels of double-digit growth; set to pass 20m annual passengers

We often interview airline CEOs, like anna.aero’s Publisher seen here with Pegasus Airlines’ General Manager Sertaç Haybat recently. However, we always like to dig a little deeper to understand just where this fast-growing Turkish airline is putting all of the aircraft it is being delivered.