Articles Tagged ‘BOJ’

Airports in Bulgaria seeing fastest growth for over a decade; Bourgas and Varna up 20% in S16; Ryanair opened Sofia base in September

Airports in Bulgaria seeing fastest growth for over a decade; Bourgas and Varna up 20% in S16; Ryanair opened Sofia base in September

Bulgaria joined the EU almost 10 years ago but only now is the demand for air travel really showing signs of significant growth. We analyse the country’s three main airports and which are the busiest scheduled carriers serving the capital.

Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; three out of four Euro 2016 semi-finalists claim top spots

Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; three out of four Euro 2016 semi-finalists claim top spots

While the whole of Europe is focussed on the Euro 2016 championship, it seemed fitting to reveal the winners of this year’s Euro ANNIES in 10 airport awards. Airports in France, Germany and Portugal all have something to celebrate before the football semi-finals, but unfortunately not in Wales.

SunExpress Germany continues its network diversification; Italy in, Tunisia out; Egypt down; Bulgaria up

SunExpress Germany continues its network diversification; Italy in, Tunisia out; Egypt down; Bulgaria up

Advertised on SunExpress’ Facebook page, but not available to buy on its homepage is the Hamburg to Bodrum route. Confused? So are we. anna.aero takes a look at this unclassifiable airline to see where it is growing, and which markets have witnessed capacity culls this summer.


S7 Airlines reaches 77 destinations from Domodedovo this summer; five new routes started since May

S7 Airlines reaches 77 destinations from Domodedovo this summer; five new routes started since May

S7 Airlines is Moscow Domodedovo’s biggest airline and Moscow Domodedovo is the oneworld carrier’s most important airport in terms of weekly seats – being over six times larger than its #2 operation. We reveal which are the airline’s busiest routes in terms of ASKs and how many destinations it serves.

Greek Grexit fears not impacting on growing summer demand for Greek destinations; volatility of non-European markets examined

Greek Grexit fears not impacting on growing summer demand for Greek destinations; volatility of non-European markets examined

We reveal which of 18 holiday airports around Europe can expect the most growth this summer. Plus we look at 15 years’ worth of data to various non-European destinations from the UK to highlight the volatility of some leisure markets.

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Riga handled 4.8 million passengers in 2013; Wizz Air challenges Ryanair and Norwegian for LCC supremacy

Following the operational rationalisation of airBaltic in 2012, Riga Airport consolidated its annual passenger performance last year, posting a modest increase of 0.4%. With Wizz Air launching its 17th base at the Latvian gateway this June, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant airBaltic is this summer.


airBaltic expands its seasonal offering with Bourgas service

airBaltic expands its seasonal offering with Bourgas service

airBaltic now links Riga to Bourgas in Bulgaria with twice-weekly flights, utilising its 737-300s.

Ural Airlines’ traffic grows by 25% in 2013; 97 destinations now served

Ural Airlines’ traffic grows by 25% in 2013; 97 destinations now served

Russia’s sixth largest carrier, Ural Airlines has grown rapidly over recent years, serving a total of 97 routes in February 2014. As the airline’s traffic went up 25% last year, anna.aero investigates the carrier’s rapid expansion and its current network.

Norwegian launches six seasonal routes

Norwegian launches six seasonal routes

Norwegian inaugurates six new routes; adds second service to Sarajevo Airport.


Ural Airlines launches six seasonal routes to Montenegro, Croatia and Bulgaria

Ural Airlines launches six seasonal routes to Montenegro, Croatia and Bulgaria

Ural Airlines connects Podgorica Airport with three Russian airports; launches flights from Bourgas Airport to Nizhniy Novgorod Airport and from Pula Airport to Moscow Domodedovo Airport.

Norwegian begins nine routes; six from Helsinki

Norwegian begins nine routes; six from Helsinki

Helsinki boasts six new routes from Norwegian. Copenhagen, Karlstad and Stockholm get one each.

SmartWings adds three seasonal routes to its Budapest network

SmartWings adds three seasonal routes to its Budapest network

SmartWings launches services from Budapest to Bourgas in Bulgaria, and to Corfu and Zakynthos in Greece.