Articles Tagged ‘ALC’

Volotea begins six of the best new routes

Volotea begins six of the best new routes

Volotea continues its expansion of low frequency, hub bypass services.

LEVEL launches four routes from Barcelona base; will Fiumicino and Orly be next?

LEVEL launches four routes from Barcelona base; will Fiumicino and Orly be next?

Well we have been waiting for it for months, but finally IAG announced to the world LEVEL, its new low-cost long-haul airline to be based in Barcelona with two A330-200s from June. Initially serving four transatlantic routes, we take a look at capacity ‘levels’ of the competition in Spain and across Europe.

Blue Air adds Oslo Gardermoen and Helsinki to its network; 32 new sectors planned for S17 so far; soon to pass 100-route milestone

Blue Air adds Oslo Gardermoen and Helsinki to its network; 32 new sectors planned for S17 so far; soon to pass 100-route milestone

Blue Air has announced this week it will begin flights to the capitals of Norway and Finland from its Bucharest hub for S17, with many more new routes planned for summer from seven of the carrier’s eight bases. We take a closer look behind the scenes of the Romanian carrier’s expansion plans. 


Birmingham's bmi regional baked beauty wins Cake of the Week

Birmingham’s bmi regional baked beauty wins Cake of the Week

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces it is to expand from Marrakech for W17/18, including new routes to Budapest, Cologne Bonn and Perpignan, while London City wins big at the London Transport Awards. Finally Blue Air unveils the design for its new Liverpool-based aircraft as Qatar Airways reveals the design for its new business […]

Ryanair adds Aberdeen to network (again!)

Ryanair adds Aberdeen to network (again!)

Ryanair begins services from Malaga and Alicante to the Granite City.

SAS to establish bases in London and Spain in order to compete with the likes of Ryanair, Norwegian and easyJet

SAS to establish bases in London and Spain in order to compete with the likes of Ryanair, Norwegian and easyJet

SAS announced this week that it is planning to open new bases in London and Spain. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airline’s operations to the UK capital and Spain, and establishes what it thinks the airline is planning for its first non-Scandinavian bases. 


The "best, most and worst" Ryanair airports 2007-17; 2,800 air services, from over 250 airports including 80+ bases

The “best, most and worst” Ryanair airports 2007-17; 2,800 air services, from over 250 airports including 80+ bases

Ryanair is Europe’s leading (U)LCC and the regular winner of anna.aero awards for most routes launched each year. But this week, we focus on which of its 80-plus bases have seen the lowest and highest turnover of routes during the last decade. Plus we identify 24 airports which have only ever had one Ryanair service.

Frankfurt Airport should just make 60m passengers this year; Lufthansa still #1 but falling

Frankfurt Airport should just make 60m passengers this year; Lufthansa still #1 but falling

Frankfurt Airport’s growth has slowed down of late, while others around them like Amsterdam have continued to pile-up the high monthly traffic increases. We look at the hub’s passenger figures, its biggest carriers (any guesses?), routes and country markets to understand what is happening inside Germany’s busiest airport .

Air Europa long-haul expansion drives its growth; Madrid still #1 airport and Havana its most important route

Air Europa long-haul expansion drives its growth; Madrid still #1 airport and Havana its most important route

Air Europa is Spain’s fourth largest airline based on weekly seats and frequencies, but the main competitor to Iberia in terms of long-haul operations. We take a look at the SkyTeam carrier’s biggest bases and where its most important routes are, when measured by ASKs.


Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service

Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe opens its latest Birmingham route while Prague celebrates the opening of its Ryanair base. More news also from Alicante, Berlin Schönefeld, Gold Coast and Sydney airports.

Ryanair launches a mammoth 38 new routes this week

Ryanair launches a mammoth 38 new routes this week

Ryanair has another busy week, launching 23 routes on 1 November, five on 2 November, six on 3 November and four on 4 November.

Vueling nets Nantes run from Gran Canaria

Vueling nets Nantes run from Gran Canaria

Vueling commences a Spanish domestic city pair, as well as a new route from the Canaries to France.