Articles Tagged ‘Air Canada’

Athens-Melbourne is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year; Time for Jetstar to really go long-haul???

Athens-Melbourne is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 260,000 searches last year; Time for Jetstar to really go long-haul???

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that last year 260,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Athens and Melbourne, which has a Greek poulation of 150,000 making it the biggest Greek city in the world (outside of Greece). But strewth, the route is unserved! Surely with a market that big and that reliable begging to be served, it’s […]

Air Austral takes delivery of first 787-8 as Boeing extends lead in the 2016 delivery race

Air Austral takes delivery of first 787-8 as Boeing extends lead in the 2016 delivery race

After delivering 71 aircraft in May, Boeing has strengthened its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 67 units, with the European counterpart distributing 57 aircraft in the fifth month of this year. The month was a celebration for Air Austral which welcomed its first 787-8, while Indian LCC GoAir welcomed the first […]

Budapest celebrates fourth Arch of Triumph win at Hamburg Slots

Budapest celebrates fourth Arch of Triumph win at Hamburg Slots

Despite having back-to-back meetings to discuss the next batch of route launches, the Budapest Airport Business Development team at the IATA Slot Conference in Hamburg had time to celebrate last week’s win. Find out which of this week’s 14 entries takes the prize home.


Air Canada launches three international connections

Air Canada launches three international connections

Air Canada begins service between Calgary and San Francisco, Montreal and Lyon, plus Toronto Pearson and Seoul Incheon – will all face competition.

Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

First time winner Inverness and second time winner and 2016 competition leaders Lisbon pose in front of some serious fire tender kit with their recent award wins. Find out which one of the 14 airports competing this week will be able to do the same this time next week.

Air Canada surfs into Brisbane

Air Canada surfs into Brisbane

Air Canada launches daily services between Vancouver and the Australian city – also links Vancouver to Chicago O’Hare, while also inaugurating Montreal to Denver route.


A new leader in the 2016 Arch of Triumph competition

A new leader in the 2016 Arch of Triumph competition

Up until this week, Wellington Airport’s firefighters were the pride of the FTWA world, as they sat pretty much unchallenged at the top of the 2016 Arch of Triumph table. However, their 15-week residency in the #1 spot has come to an end – see which airport has stolen their crown.

Air Canada connects Montreal and Toronto to two new points

Air Canada connects Montreal and Toronto to two new points

Air Canada begins service from Montreal to Hamilton and Philadelphia while Toronto Pearson is linked to Portland and Salt Lake City.

Deer Lake Regional Airport in Newfoundland sees pax grow 50% since 2005 as Air Canada, Provincial Airlines and WestJet compete

Deer Lake Regional Airport in Newfoundland sees pax grow 50% since 2005 as Air Canada, Provincial Airlines and WestJet compete

Located on the other side of Newfoundland from St. John’s, Deer Lake Regional Airport was recently visited by anna.aero’s resident Canadaphile Ralph Anker. We reveal how traffic has grown in the last decade and the airport’s leading airlines.


Ryanair welcomes over 30 new aircraft in first four months of 2016; Airbus and Boeing deliver 106 units in April

Ryanair welcomes over 30 new aircraft in first four months of 2016; Airbus and Boeing deliver 106 units in April

The Irish carrier last month heralded the arrival of its 400th 737 from the North American manufacturer. After delivering 54 aircraft in March, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 53 units for the first four months of the 2016 delivery race.

WestJet and Vancouver celebrate awards for London Gatwick inaugurals

WestJet and Vancouver celebrate awards for London Gatwick inaugurals

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Nashville welcomes the arrival of United Airlines’ San Francisco service, while Bordeaux celebrates Iberia Express’ Madrid route. More news also from St. Petersburg, El Paso, Rome Fiumicino, Inverness, Biarritz, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick and Bristol airports.

Airbus hands over more single-aisle units than Boeing in March; US manufacturer delivers 150% more wide-bodies

Airbus hands over more single-aisle units than Boeing in March; US manufacturer delivers 150% more wide-bodies

After delivering 71 aircraft in March, Boeing has opened up a strong lead over its European counterpart of 51 units for the first three months of 2016. The month was also a celebration for IndiGo, with the Indian LCC welcoming its first A320neo. Overall both manufacturers delivered a total of 128 units in March.