Articles Tagged ‘BSL’

Wizz Air launches route #12 from Doncaster Sheffield

Wizz Air launches route #12 from Doncaster Sheffield

Wizz Air links Sofia with the UK airport twice-weekly – also links Bulgarian capital to Basel. 

Arch of Triumph 2016 – just one week of competition left

Arch of Triumph 2016 – just one week of competition left

If your airport has aspirations of winning this year’s Arch of Triumph competition, you had better get a move on, as there is just one week left of this year’s battle. Nine more airports from around the world have probably their last attempts to break onto the 2016 leader board – see how they do.

easyJet starts Turin trio of routes

easyJet starts Turin trio of routes

easyJet begins five new routes, including three from the UK to the Northern Italian city.


Funchal Airport traffic up 13.4% for the first three quarters of 2016; on course for three million; Lufthansa arrival opens global connectivity

Funchal Airport traffic up 13.4% for the first three quarters of 2016; on course for three million; Lufthansa arrival opens global connectivity

Funchal Airport is the main gateway to the island of Madeira, and for the first nine months of this year the airport has welcomed just shy of 2.3 million passengers. With an average monthly increase so far this year of over 13%, up from 5.3% for the same period in 2015, the airport is poised […]

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?

Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

During the past year Wizz Air has added Birmingham, Cluj-Napoca, Glasgow, Lisbon, London Gatwick, Pescara and Stockholm Skavsta to its Bucharest base, with Romanian LCC Blue Air starting flights on five of these city pairs as well within the same time period. We take a closer look at Wizz Air’s expansion from Bucharest since its […]


Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France is still clinging on to having more than 50% of seats and frequencies at its main Paris CDG hub, despite the LCC onslaught. Seven years since our data elves last looked under the hood at the SkyTeam carrier’s biggest operations, they check the oil and kick the tyres again.

easyJet enters 18 new markets

easyJet enters 18 new markets

easyJet commences services on 18 airport pairs across its European network – nine face direct competition.

TUIfly consolidates its flying after years of tears; home base Hannover still #1 German airport

TUIfly consolidates its flying after years of tears; home base Hannover still #1 German airport

Last time we looked at TUIfly was over seven years ago, 18 months after the airline had been created through the merger of Hapag-Lloyd Express and Hapagfly and 30% capacity culls were the order of the day. anna.aero takes a look to see how things have moved on since then.


Moscow Sheremetyevo hands out its Perfect Timing Awards while Emirates welcomes its first two-class A380

Moscow Sheremetyevo hands out its Perfect Timing Awards while Emirates welcomes its first two-class A380

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, London Stansted Airport welcomes the arrival of Eurowings’ inaugural service from Vienna, while Routesonline celebrates a special 40th birthday. More news also from fastjet Zimbabwe as well as Puerto Plata, São Paulo Guarulhos and Bristol airports and from the 137th IATA Slot Conference.

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero was invited  to easyJet’s HQ and birthplace for its 20th birthday party along with 600 other media and stakeholders, an event which marked an extension of the network from its first route (to Glasgow) in 1995 to 788 routes today.

easyJet’s six new routes are hot stuff

easyJet’s six new routes are hot stuff

easyJet starts six new routes from six of its bases – including five from its UK bases at Belfast International, Bristol, London Southend, London Stansted and Manchester.