Articles Tagged ‘BTS’

Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford for this upcoming winter season will welcome connections to the capitals of Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, three of which will be flown by Ryanair. The airport has also welcomed two new carriers this summer. Last year the UK airport welcomed just over 3.4 million passengers, with 3.6 million expected this year.

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces it will serve two Eastern European capitals from Leeds Bradford, while Blue Air picks up a special award from Hermes. More news also from Vilnius, Aarhus and Batumi airports plus the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

During the past 12 months Skopje has gained links to the capitals of the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and Slovakia. anna.aero investigates how the airport’s network has developed during recent times, and also how it has managed to nearly double passenger traffic during the past few years.


Ryanair revels in new Corfu routes

Ryanair revels in new Corfu routes

Ryanair opens up 13 new routes including those from its latest base in Corfu.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Boy oh boy! Have we got a baked bonanza for you. Due to our Easter vacation, we have the first two weeks of S16 rolled into one giant Cake of the Week public vote competition. It’s your airport’s chance for gastronomic route development glory…so mobilise your fans and followers to get voting now!!

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Splash the route launch cash! The world’s airport firefighters have been busy with their ceremonial hosing down of inaugural aircraft this week, to bring you our twice-yearly public vote for the Arch of Triumph. So while the hoses are drying in the station, get the crews voting to be the best of the best.


Wizz Air runs up 14 new airport pairs

Wizz Air runs up 14 new airport pairs

Wizz Air begins services on 14 new routes – welcomes Bratislava, Kaunas and Palanga to its network.

Ryanair commences 41 new routes

Ryanair commences 41 new routes

Ryanair launches 41 new routes across its network – Belfast International, Newquay and Palanga added to route map.

NIKI growing in Croatia and Portugal in S16; operates 20 A320-series aircraft with Palma de Mallorca and Abu Dhabi top routes by ASKs

NIKI growing in Croatia and Portugal in S16; operates 20 A320-series aircraft with Palma de Mallorca and Abu Dhabi top routes by ASKs

With 11% of seat capacity at Vienna, NIKI is the second biggest carrier in the Austrian capital after Austrian Airlines, and will serve 52 destinations this summer. We reveal what route changes have happened since last summer.


New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 2)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 2)

In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.

Pobeda goes international serving Bratislava and Milan/Bergamo; Aeroflot’s LCC looking for other international destinations in 2016

Pobeda goes international serving Bratislava and Milan/Bergamo; Aeroflot’s LCC looking for other international destinations in 2016

Aeroflot’s in-house LCC started almost 50 new routes in 2015 including its first two outside of Russia. We reveal what share of the Moscow market the carrier has and which are its 15 biggest routes (by ASKs) from Moscow.

Houston Intercontinental celebrates winning Route of the Week for the arrival of Air New Zealand

Houston Intercontinental celebrates winning Route of the Week for the arrival of Air New Zealand

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, QantasLink commences services from Sydney on a domestic route to Sunshine Coast, while Pobeda launches services to Bratislava. More news also from Rome Fiumicino, Warsaw Chopin, Riga, Melbourne (Florida) and Copenhagen airports.