Articles Tagged ‘ALC’

Milan Malpensa witnesses Q1 2017 traffic jump 11%; 2016 traffic grew 4.7%; easyJet's largest continental base with 29% of airport capacity

Milan Malpensa witnesses Q1 2017 traffic jump 11%; 2016 traffic grew 4.7%; easyJet’s largest continental base with 29% of airport capacity

Milan Malpensa is one of Europe’s leading airports and the second largest in Italy, with it welcoming 19.3 million passengers in 2016. Last week anna.aero’s roving reporter Jonathan Ford visited the Italian airport to learn more about its impressive success, and why recent growth figures are more important than those in previous years.   

Blue Air opens Constanta base

Blue Air opens Constanta base

Blue Air begins based operations from Constanta and expands from Liverpool and Turin.

Cornwall Airport Newquay is the fastest-growing airport in the UK, recording 48% traffic growth in 2016; wants European hub link

Cornwall Airport Newquay is the fastest-growing airport in the UK, recording 48% traffic growth in 2016; wants European hub link

In 2016 Cornwall Airport Newquay welcomed over 370,000 passengers, up from 250,000 in 2015. The airport last year also welcomed the return of Ryanair with routes from Frankfurt Hahn and Alicante. We take a closer look at the airline’s first year of operations from the airport since its return, and how passenger traffic is growing […]


Alicante elated with Arch of Triumph victory as another airport climbs to the top of the 2017 leader board

Alicante elated with Arch of Triumph victory as another airport climbs to the top of the 2017 leader board

This week Alicante has celebrated winning the Arch of Triumph competition for the FTWA that has placed it second in the overall competition for 2017. However, one week on from its victory and it has already dropped to third due to the wonder that anna.aero’s judges have been sent this week from another European airport. […]

Cardiff commands the show to win Part II of the S17 Arch of Triumph Public Vote; another European airport wins as the judges return

Cardiff commands the show to win Part II of the S17 Arch of Triumph Public Vote; another European airport wins as the judges return

Over 800 votes were cast to determine who the world thinks performed the best FTWA to mark the second week of the S17 schedule  ‒ with Cardiff’s firefighters claiming the title. Now that the public votes for summer have ended, find out which airport has been awarded the accolade this week by anna.aero’s four esteemed judges. Can […]

Luxair returns to Alicante

Luxair returns to Alicante

Luxair begins flights between Luxembourg and Alicante – last served the route in November 2007. 


Volotea va va vooms into Vienna

Volotea va va vooms into Vienna

Volotea begins eight new routes including its first flights to the Austrian capital from Marseille and Nantes.

30-Second Interview – Alex Cruz, CEO of British Airways

30-Second Interview – Alex Cruz, CEO of British Airways

Last week anna.aero’s Marta Dimitrova joined British Airways Chairman & CEO Alex Cruz on a special flight between London’s Gatwick and Heathrow airports, during which he announced a major investment in improving the customer experience. While BA has gone through major changes to its passenger services, its network has also seen several developments, about which […]

Belfast airports welcomed a record 7.81 million passengers in 2016; international traffic doubles since the turn of the Millennium

Belfast airports welcomed a record 7.81 million passengers in 2016; international traffic doubles since the turn of the Millennium

Belfast in Northern Ireland is served by two airports – City and International. Last year the two combined welcomed a record number of passengers, with it being the first year since 2002 to see traffic grow at a double-digit rate. We take a closer look at the city’s traffic growth and how it is split between […]


Oslo Airport outdoes its opposition to win the Part I of Arch of Triumph Public Vote; Now it's S17 launches – Part II

Oslo Airport outdoes its opposition to win the Part I of Arch of Triumph Public Vote; Now it’s S17 launches – Part II

Nearly 600 votes were cast to determine who the world thinks performed the best FTWA to mark the start of S17 ‒ with Oslo Gardermoen’s firefighters coming out on top. Europe’s fire stations still reign supreme, as the Norwegian airport becomes the region’s tenth straight winner in the Public Votes.

Ryanair begins its foray in Frankfurt among 37 new routes launched this week

Ryanair begins its foray in Frankfurt among 37 new routes launched this week

Ryanair adds another 37 routes to its growing network, including most importantly, four from new base Frankfurt.

Jet2.com opens two new UK bases

Jet2.com opens two new UK bases

Jet2.com starts operations from London Stansted and Birmingham on 30 March.