Articles Tagged ‘BLL’

Stuttgart Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

Stuttgart Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

At the fifth attempt, starting with its first entry back in 2014, Stuttgart Airport has finally won its first ever weekly win in the Arch of Triumph competition. Airports from Africa, Caribbean, Europe and South America battle it out for new route marketing glory this week.

Greece's passenger numbers climb 60% between 2012 and 2017; Volotea and Wizz Air expanding fast; leading airports see market share fall

Greece’s passenger numbers climb 60% between 2012 and 2017; Volotea and Wizz Air expanding fast; leading airports see market share fall

A country that has suffered economic issues in recent years, Greece has certainly witnessed a change of fortune within its aviation market, with annual passenger numbers growing from 36.7 million to 58.5 million in the space of five years. Jonathan Ford looks in more detail at the nation’s recent aviation advancement.

Billund Airport shows off its second Arch of Triumph certificate

Billund Airport shows off its second Arch of Triumph certificate

Despite crashing out of the World Cup in the Round of 16 to England’s semi-final opponents Croatia, the Danes are born winners, particularly their airport firefighters! While Billund Airport’s firefighters celebrate their own global triumph, 10 more airports take it to extra time in search of victory.


Wizz Air bases second aircraft at Iasi

Wizz Air bases second aircraft at Iasi

Wizz Air bases second A320 and opens seven new routes – also expands from Bucharest and Vienna.

European airports have seven of 2018 Arch of Triumph top 10

European airports have seven of 2018 Arch of Triumph top 10

In a week when the nation’s football team failed to beat Croatia in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16, a little bit of Danish national pride will have been restored as a result of an Arch of Triumph win against 14 other airports in the FTWA World Competition.

LOT Polish Airlines departs for new Danish and Ukrainian destinations

LOT Polish Airlines departs for new Danish and Ukrainian destinations

LOT Polish Airlines brings Billund and Zaporizhia to its Warsaw Chopin hub network. 


UK airport breaks into Lisbon dominated top 10

UK airport breaks into Lisbon dominated top 10

With the Portuguese not only qualifying for the Round of 16 at the World Cup, but also claiming first, third and fourth spots on the Arch of Triumph 2018 competition leader board, it is good to see a newcomer to the top 10 this week, as 13 airports battle it out for global water arch […]

Widerøe widens its network to Billund

Widerøe widens its network to Billund

Widerøe begins a three times weekly service between Bergen and the Danish city.

Ryanair adds to Athens and Shannon

Ryanair adds to Athens and Shannon

Ryanair adds three routes from Athens, while Shannon gains Bristol and Liverpool links. 


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.

Billund, Brussels and Budapest win big in Bilbao

Billund, Brussels and Budapest win big in Bilbao

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Billund, Brussels and Budapest winning big at the Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2018, the event baton is passed over from Bilbao to Hannover. More news also from Oslo Gardermoen which was highly commended in the over 20 million passenger category, Blue Islands, and Yangon, Hamburg, Belfast City […]

Nordic countries see a 32% rise in seat capacity between 2010 and 2017; Faroe Islands demand picking up pace

Nordic countries see a 32% rise in seat capacity between 2010 and 2017; Faroe Islands demand picking up pace

The Nordic countries are made-up of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, plus Greenland and Faroe Islands which are constituent countries within the Kingdom of Denmark. Last year the group combined were home to 112.87 million departing seats, up 4.0% on 2016. Jonathan Ford investigates.