Articles Tagged ‘CRL’

Cork-Brussels is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 20,000 searches; Brussels Airlines' only Irish service...to be sure??

Cork-Brussels is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 20,000 searches; Brussels Airlines’ only Irish service…to be sure??

In the past 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 20,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between Cork and Brussels ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? While Aer Lingus and Ryanair perhaps don’t want to steal their own Dublin traffic, could Brussels Airlines come into the […]

Moroccan traffic up 13% during H1 2018; passed 20 million passengers for the first time last year; four new airlines this summer

Moroccan traffic up 13% during H1 2018; passed 20 million passengers for the first time last year; four new airlines this summer

During H1 2018, Moroccan airports handled just under 10.36 million passengers, up from 9.25 million during the same period of 2017. Jonathan Ford investigates the sudden surge in passenger growth from Africa’s third largest aviation market, including which airlines and airports are reaping the benefits.

Budapest Airport traffic up 15% during H1 2018; on course for 15 million passengers this year; data shows it's time for more long-haul

Budapest Airport traffic up 15% during H1 2018; on course for 15 million passengers this year; data shows it’s time for more long-haul

Budapest Airport has encountered phenomenal growth in recent years, with annual traffic growing 54% between 2013 and 2017. Jonathan Ford investigates the developments of the Hungarian capital airport in recent years, which new carriers have joined the airport’s roll call, and where the airport ranks in Europe.


London Luton celebrates its 80th birthday

London Luton celebrates its 80th birthday

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Adria Airways announces it will open a base in Paderborn, Embraer’s E190-E2 lands at London City for the first time, and Sabena Aerospace and Brussels Charleroi announce a new partnership.

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.

Wizz Air announces second based A320 for Chisinau and five new routes; Air Moldova's operation to remain over twice as big

Wizz Air announces second based A320 for Chisinau and five new routes; Air Moldova’s operation to remain over twice as big

Wizz Air confirmed on 5 July that it will base a second A320 in Chisinau and open routes to Brussels Charleroi, Copenhagen, Dortmund, Paris Beauvais and Memmingen. Jonathan Ford shows how the ULCC has developed from Chisinau in recent years and how its growth impacts Air Moldova’s market share.


Air Corsica connects Calvi with Brussels Charleroi

Air Corsica connects Calvi with Brussels Charleroi

Air Corsica begins flights from its third Corsican airport to Belgian capital.

Heathrow Expansion – 25 top unserved European airports: Bordeaux, Ankara, Riga etc make their case

Heathrow Expansion – 25 top unserved European airports: Bordeaux, Ankara, Riga etc make their case

In the lead up to the anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB Conference next month, we look at Heathrow’s underserved potential for routes to Europe. The top 25 European airports without services to Heathrow are identified, including five in Turkey and four each in Italy and Spain.

30-Second Interview – Ulrich Heppe, CEO of Fraport Bulgaria

30-Second Interview – Ulrich Heppe, CEO of Fraport Bulgaria

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford, recently travelled to Varna to meet with Fraport Bulgaria’s CEO, Ulrich Heppe, to learn about seasonality challenges, plus how the company is trying to attract more year-round services at both Varna and Bourgas airports. Ford also managed to get a few moments to chat with Dimitar Bikov, Head of Aviation […]


Over 500 new routes scheduled to launch in first three weeks of S18; Ryanair tops table with 66, US sees most new services by country

Over 500 new routes scheduled to launch in first three weeks of S18; Ryanair tops table with 66, US sees most new services by country

After a long and in some places cold winter, the start of the northern hemisphere’s summer season is upon us. Nick Preston takes a look at the schedules for the first three weeks of S18, which reveal that 125 airlines will begin more than 500 new routes across 97 countries during this period. 

Ryanair adds 29 services in S18 new route rush

Ryanair adds 29 services in S18 new route rush

Ryanair kicks off first week of S18 with 29 new routes.

Flybe celebrates sixth anniversary of Manchester hub

Flybe celebrates sixth anniversary of Manchester hub

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe celebrates the sixth anniversary of its Manchester hub, United Airlines adds a connection to Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland, Air Belgium selects Brussels Charleroi as its home base, London Luton breaks the one million passenger mark for 12th consecutive month and four-year-old Dwayne Franke is treated to a special flight […]