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Would Alitalia be missed in Italy? Only has 9% of international seats this summer; easyJet, Ryanair and Vueling could take up domestic slack

Would Alitalia be missed in Italy? Only has 9% of international seats this summer; easyJet, Ryanair and Vueling could take up domestic slack

Back in July 2007 we first did some analysis on the possible collapse of Alitalia. A lot has changed since then, but some things it seems haven’t. We look at the airline’s top domestic routes and competitors, its share of international traffic and which major airports are most (and least) vulnerable.

Milan Malpensa witnesses Q1 2017 traffic jump 11%; 2016 traffic grew 4.7%; easyJet's largest continental base with 29% of airport capacity

Milan Malpensa witnesses Q1 2017 traffic jump 11%; 2016 traffic grew 4.7%; easyJet’s largest continental base with 29% of airport capacity

Milan Malpensa is one of Europe’s leading airports and the second largest in Italy, with it welcoming 19.3 million passengers in 2016. Last week anna.aero’s roving reporter Jonathan Ford visited the Italian airport to learn more about its impressive success, and why recent growth figures are more important than those in previous years.   

Volotea celebrates five years of flying; fleet of 28 aircraft expected to carry 4.3 million passengers on over 240 routes in 2017

Volotea celebrates five years of flying; fleet of 28 aircraft expected to carry 4.3 million passengers on over 240 routes in 2017

With its fleet of 717s and A319s, Volotea is big in France and Italy. With nine operating bases this summer, the LCC serves almost 80 airports across Europe. We reveal its extreme seasonality, rapid growth, leading airports and range of route frequencies.


Europe has +50% of 2017 Arch of Triumph weekly victories

Europe has +50% of 2017 Arch of Triumph weekly victories

Having won just once in the first eight weeks of the 2017 competition, Europe has scooped the title for the last seven weeks on the bounce. Despite these impressive stats, have the average scores so far this year been better or worse than the previous years of competition? Find out here.

KLM expands European network

KLM expands European network

KLM expands its Amsterdam offering with new flights to Cagliari, Catania and Split. 

Eurowings’ Munich base opens for business

Eurowings’ Munich base opens for business

Eurowings enters 15 new markets from its new South German hub.


Air Arabia Maroc commences Catania from Casablanca

Air Arabia Maroc commences Catania from Casablanca

Air Arabia Maroc begins a twice-weekly service to its sixth Italian destination from Casablanca.

Ryanair launches 48 new routes in two days

Ryanair launches 48 new routes in two days

Ryanair leads the way in terms of S17 route launches, with nearly 50 new airport pairs.

Wizz Air premiers sixth aircraft in Katowice

Wizz Air premiers sixth aircraft in Katowice

Wizz Air deploys sixth aircraft and opens routes to Catania, Lisbon, Malta and Reykjavik/Keflavik. 


Ryanair confirms Frankfurt expansion with 20 new routes and five 737s for W17/18, adding to existing four routes and two aircraft promised

Ryanair confirms Frankfurt expansion with 20 new routes and five 737s for W17/18, adding to existing four routes and two aircraft promised

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair confirms that for W17/18 it will begin flights from Frankfurt to Athens, Barcelona, Brindisi, Catania, Glasgow, Gran Canaria, Krakow, Lanzarote, Lisbon, London Stansted, Madrid, Milan Bergamo, Manchester, Pisa, Porto, Seville, Tenerife South, Toulouse, Valencia and Venice Treviso. More news also from Wizz Air. 

Milan Linate still handling close to 10 million annual passengers; Alitalia has 55% of seats and monopoly on busiest route to Rome

Milan Linate still handling close to 10 million annual passengers; Alitalia has 55% of seats and monopoly on busiest route to Rome

Milan’s third busiest airport is the closest to downtown. Flights are capped at Milan Linate so growth has been negligible in recent years. We look at the leading airlines and routes, seasonality and the pattern of daily operations. Plus we reveal which routes Alitalia has dropped in the last 18 months.

Iberia, Oslo Gardermoen, Manchester and Singapore all celebrate their industry-recognised anna.aero Route of the Week awards

Iberia, Oslo Gardermoen, Manchester and Singapore all celebrate their industry-recognised anna.aero Route of the Week awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Lufthansa launches flights to Funchal from Frankfurt while Ryanair celebrates its newest route from Trieste. More news also from Bordeaux, Durban, Malta and Manchester airports as well as Alliance Airways.