Articles Tagged ‘BFS’

Routes Europe 2017 reconnaissance trip – get ready for Belfast's titanic hospitality and warm Irish welcome

Routes Europe 2017 reconnaissance trip – get ready for Belfast’s titanic hospitality and warm Irish welcome

Routes Europe Belfast 2017 is less than two months away, so anna.aero decided to take a quick trip over to the Northern Irish capital to investigate what it has to offer for the 1,200+ delegates which will descend on the city between 23-25 April.

London Luton is easyJet's fastest growing London airport; five new routes for 2017; some flights still cheaper than a pair of jeans

London Luton is easyJet’s fastest growing London airport; five new routes for 2017; some flights still cheaper than a pair of jeans

London Luton is the home of easyJet, starting operations with two leased 737-200s operating services initially to Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1995. Today Luton is the airline’s second largest London operation after London Gatwick. We take a closer look at the carrier’s development from its home airport, plus how its network has changed going into […]

Norwegian takes transatlantic battle up a level with Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon launches

Norwegian takes transatlantic battle up a level with Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon launches

Easy as B-C-D-E and S, Norwegian announces 10 new routes and 38 weekly transatlantic flights from Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon to greater New York, Boston and New England areas. We take a look at the transatlantic landscape at all of the UK and Irish airports involved as the LCC enters the market this summer.


easyJet closes in on 50 routes from Amsterdam Schiphol; capacity up 20% in 2016 and 2015 as Budapest and Lanzarote routes added

easyJet closes in on 50 routes from Amsterdam Schiphol; capacity up 20% in 2016 and 2015 as Budapest and Lanzarote routes added

Among easyJet bases Amsterdam currently ranks fifth with 41 destinations being served in 2017. We look at how the airline’s Dutch network has evolved over the last 20 years and which country markets grew fastest in 2016.

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.

Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China's Chengdu launch

Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China’s Chengdu launch

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Shannon Airport welcomes the news that Lufthansa is to serve from next summer, while Ryanair celebrates multiple route launches from Brussels. More news also from Turin, Malta, Moscow Zhukovsky, Gran Canaria, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Murcia, Warsaw Modlin and London Southend airports.


Gdansk on course to hit four million passenger mark; Amsterdam is largest unserved market; Wizz Air-Ryanair domination starts to show

Gdansk on course to hit four million passenger mark; Amsterdam is largest unserved market; Wizz Air-Ryanair domination starts to show

Since the turn of the millennium, Gdansk has witnessed rapid growth, and from handling fewer than 600,000 passengers in 2000, it is on course to welcome four million this year. We take a closer look at the airport with regards to carrier development and route changes, as well as delving into new route opportunities from […]

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.

Bristol-Zurich is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week": 60,000 annual searches; route #8 for bmi regional's base?

Bristol-Zurich is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”: 60,000 annual searches; route #8 for bmi regional’s base?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the last year 60,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Bristol and Zurich ‒ but the route is unserved! bmi regional is Bristol’s third largest airline, it connects with other Star Alliance hubs, but not Zurich. Why not?


Ryanair inaugurates 43 airport connections

Ryanair inaugurates 43 airport connections

Ryanair opens 43 routes across its European and African network including the addition of Oslo Gardermoen to its network.

Marseille-New York is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" 170,000 annual searches ‒ the original French Connection!

Marseille-New York is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 170,000 annual searches ‒ the original French Connection!

The original French Connection is unconnected! Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year 170,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Marseille and the Big Apple ‒ but the route is unserved! With 30 European destinations from its New York Newark hub already, will United Airlines start Marseille next?

Jet2.com looks to London Stansted; 21 routes in S17 but will face competition on 20 of them; Ryanair likely to compete aggressively

Jet2.com looks to London Stansted; 21 routes in S17 but will face competition on 20 of them; Ryanair likely to compete aggressively

Jet2.com is looking to shake things up at London Stansted next summer by basing six aircraft at the airport. We look at the airline’s network growth for S17, the Ryanair/easyJet domination at Stansted and what competition Jet2.com will face on its new routes.