Articles Tagged ‘Alitalia’

Alitalia adds San Francisco, a major unserved market

Alitalia adds San Francisco, a major unserved market

Alitalia will begin a three-weekly service from Rome to San Francisco in S20, with this the second-largest unserved route from the USA to Western Europe.

Alitalia wants a bit of Washington

Alitalia wants a bit of Washington

Alitalia begins a five times weekly link between Rome Fiumicino and Washington Dulles. 

Turkish Airlines overtakes Lufthansa to become Europe's leading flag carrier; Gibraltar fastest-growing country market in Q2 2019

Turkish Airlines overtakes Lufthansa to become Europe’s leading flag carrier; Gibraltar fastest-growing country market in Q2 2019

With S19 starting this weekend, anna.aero has looked at Europe’s fastest-growing airlines and country markets during Q2 2019 to see who the big winners are. The main story is that Turkish Airlines has overtaken Lufthansa to become the continent’s leading flag carrier, with it now the third largest airline after Ryanair and easyJet.


India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

India international capacity up 5.6% in 2018; IndiGo adds most foreign seats while Sri Lanka sees the most growth this year

There were 80.63 million two-way seats available between India and international destinations in 2018, up 5.6% on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at key trends in India’s international connections, including the strongest growing airlines, country markets and individual destinations.

Vote for your favourite anna.aero Cake of the Week – W18/19 Part I

Vote for your favourite anna.aero Cake of the Week – W18/19 Part I

With W18/19 launching this week, anna.aero is letting the reader be the judge of the much anticipated anna.aero Cake of the Week competition. With 13 bakes having been sent into anna.aero during the first week of the competition, have a look through and choose your favourite to make sure it secures the win. 

Alitalia reaches out for Mauritius from Rome

Alitalia reaches out for Mauritius from Rome

Alitalia launches a three times weekly service between Rome Fiumicino and Mauritius. 


Luxembourg sees 19% leap in passengers in 2017; 72 destinations served in S18, Porto is busiest route

Luxembourg sees 19% leap in passengers in 2017; 72 destinations served in S18, Porto is busiest route

Luxembourg Airport handled 3.58 million passengers in 2017, a 19% increase on the previous year. It has seen its traffic double since 2011. Nick Preston examines Luxembourg’s key network trends over the past 10 years, including the leading airlines, routes and country markets.

Ryanair to grow 3.5% from Bologna in 2018, offering 4.22 million seats; 46 destinations in S18; Amman and Kaunas launching for winter

Ryanair to grow 3.5% from Bologna in 2018, offering 4.22 million seats; 46 destinations in S18; Amman and Kaunas launching for winter

Ryanair opened its Bologna base in 2009, and since then the carrier’s annual seat capacity from the Italian city has grown by 200%. Jonathan Ford investigates the airline’s expansion from its third biggest base in Italy, including how many based aircraft it has this summer and its top destinations.

Alitalia's biggest base Rome Fiumicino analysed; capacity set to grow 6.3%; Brazil market growing fast

Alitalia’s biggest base Rome Fiumicino analysed; capacity set to grow 6.3%; Brazil market growing fast

Rome Fiumicino Airport has long been established as Alitalia’s biggest base, with over 240,000 one-way weekly seats – more than double the size of the flag carrier’s next largest operation at Milan Linate. Marc Watkins analyses this 80-destination hub to reveal the areas of its recent growth, as well as its biggest routes and country […]


UK – Italy market on the up-and-up; London Gatwick is largest airport, Ryanair is top airline

UK – Italy market on the up-and-up; London Gatwick is largest airport, Ryanair is top airline

There were 17.38 million two-way seats available between the UK and Italy in 2017, a 5.0% increase over the previous year. The Anglo-Italian market has now enjoyed four consecutive years of capacity growth. Nick Preston takes a look at recent trends in terms of its leading airlines, airports and routes.

Malta passes six million passenger landmark in 2017; national carrier leads the way this summer, Italy and UK are largest markets

Malta passes six million passenger landmark in 2017; national carrier leads the way this summer, Italy and UK are largest markets

Malta Airport welcomed six million passengers in 2017, 17.5% up on the previous year. Nick Preston examines its recent traffic trends, including the leading airlines, destinations and country markets, while the airport’s CEO and Head of Traffic Development discuss recent route developments and the future focus.

Romania's traffic set to smash 20m in 2018; Wizz Air still #1; domestic market now the biggest

Romania’s traffic set to smash 20m in 2018; Wizz Air still #1; domestic market now the biggest

It has been three years since we last looked at the Romanian country market – and boy haven’t things changed! Marc Watkins takes a look at the south-east European nation’s traffic development, its largest carriers and its most-important destination markets.