Articles Tagged ‘BGW’

Europe claims first victory and flies to the top of the Arch of Triumph competition

Europe claims first victory and flies to the top of the Arch of Triumph competition

It’s has taken till just before the start of the S19 season, but Europe has finally earned its first weekly Arch of Triumph victory for the year. Not only has this feat been achieved, but the continent has flown straight to the top of the overall leaderboard in impressive style with a milestone route launch. […]

Iraqi Airways initiates fourth German link – Munich

Iraqi Airways initiates fourth German link – Munich

Iraqi Airways begins a weekly service between Baghdad and Munich. 

Beirut Airport continues decade-long consistent growth; MEA #1 carrier, but only posts marginal annual capacity increase

Beirut Airport continues decade-long consistent growth; MEA #1 carrier, but only posts marginal annual capacity increase

Beirut Airport has delivered enviable growth over the past 10 years, with no blips in its inexorable traffic increases. Marc Watkins investigates the Lebanese capital city airport’s most-important carriers and city pairs.


Cologne Bonn debuts its Dubai link with FTI/Condor

Cologne Bonn debuts its Dubai link with FTI/Condor

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, we cover the recent Eindhoven Aviation Summit, as well as the home airport welcome for all-conquering Houston Astros in the baseball World Series. There is also news from Stuttgart, Birmingham, Moscow Vnukovo, Memmingen, Plovdiv, Munich, Moscow Domodedovo, Berlin Tegel, Phoenix Mesa, Tenerife South, Hamburg, Murcia, Alicante, Cork and […]

Air Mediterranean takes to the skies from Athens

Air Mediterranean takes to the skies from Athens

Air Mediterranean, Europe’s newest airline, begins flights from Athens to London Stansted, Stockholm Arlanda and Baghdad. 

Saudi Arabian Airlines returns to Iraq

Saudi Arabian Airlines returns to Iraq

Saudi Arabian Airlines begins new service from Jeddah to Baghdad after a 27-year gap.


Vote for the best Cake of the Week – W17/18 Part I

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – W17/18 Part I

The biggest new route cake in Riga Airport history (it weighed 16kg and measured 1m x 1m) is just one of the 28 entries in the W17/18 Part I Cake of the Week competition. And yes you, the humble anna.aero reader, has the chance to select which one of these baked beauties scoops this top […]

Royal Jordanian cuts weekly seats by 5.5%; double-digit capacity growth to Heathrow and Bangkok

Royal Jordanian cuts weekly seats by 5.5%; double-digit capacity growth to Heathrow and Bangkok

Like many small- and medium-sized national carriers around the world, Royal Jordanian seems to stagger from one period of navel-gazing to the next, not really seeming to know its role in the industry. We investigate the oneworld carrier’s progress (or lack of) over the last decade, as well as its biggest airports and country markets.

Iraq Airways halves in size as flights to Saudi Arabia are suspended, but many bright spots remain in Iraq

Iraq Airways halves in size as flights to Saudi Arabia are suspended, but many bright spots remain in Iraq

Iraq is undoubtedly at the centre of a troubled region, which makes airline capacity hard to measure in terms of discernible trends, but no less dynamic than any other country market. Fortunately our data elves like a challenge, so we have taken a snapshot of the market in terms of top airlines, country markets and […]


Saudi Arabian airports forecast to smash 80m passengers in 2015

Saudi Arabian airports forecast to smash 80m passengers in 2015

Saudi Arabia has not been off the front pages much so far in 2016. Its airports and airlines are creating headlines too, with new routes, like flynas’ launch from Dammam to Khartoum this week, driving robust growth in the country. anna.aero delves into the secrets of this Middle Eastern aviation powerhouse.

Turkish Airlines makes Miami destination #12 in the Americas

Turkish Airlines makes Miami destination #12 in the Americas

Turkish Airlines’ two Istanbul hubs both see the start of a new destination each – one in US and one in Iraq.

Iraqi Airways begins Baku and Yerevan services

Iraqi Airways begins Baku and Yerevan services

Iraqi Airways starts weekly flights from its Baghdad base to the capital cities of Azerbaijan and Armenia.