Articles Tagged ‘DWC’

London Stansted wins Part I ‒ Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part II – choose the winner from 16 culinary creations at the start of W16/17

London Stansted wins Part I ‒ Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part II – choose the winner from 16 culinary creations at the start of W16/17

Narrowly beating the baseball stadium created in Tampa, London Stansted secured the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I for its Atlasglobal route launch cake. 16 more entries have been received week, as more airports look to take Part II – yummy!

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 […]

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

The UAE is served by nine commercial airports with its leading one, Dubai, being the world’s largest international airport. The country is home to two MEB3 carriers, and last year Dubai and Abu Dhabi welcomed over 100 million passengers combined. anna.aero investigates how passenger traffic has developed, and to see how the most popular country […]


Katowice Airport breaks three million barrier in 2015; Wizz Air serves almost 30 destinations with new Dubai service starting in October

Katowice Airport breaks three million barrier in 2015; Wizz Air serves almost 30 destinations with new Dubai service starting in October

Katowice Airport is Poland’s fourth busiest and has seen a twelvefold increase in passenger numbers since the country joined the EU back in 2004. We reveal the airport’s biggest scheduled airlines and country markets.

Wizz Air whisks up five new routes

Wizz Air whisks up five new routes

Wizz Air commences five services including its first based operations from Debrecen in Hungary and its third route to Birmingham.

flydubai launches Dubai Al Maktoum operations

flydubai launches Dubai Al Maktoum operations

flydubai begins life at Dubai Al Maktoum with six new routes spread across Asia and Middle East. Existing Dubai base also expanded with two extra routes.


flydubai reaches 50 aircraft; has operated to over 110 destinations from Dubai; overlaps with Emirates on 34 routes

flydubai reaches 50 aircraft; has operated to over 110 destinations from Dubai; overlaps with Emirates on 34 routes

In just 76 months flydubai’s fleet has reached 50 aircraft. We reveal the airline’s growth, its top 15 country markets and on which routes it overlaps with Emirates. Plus its plans to develop a second Dubai base.

Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

If Dubai didn’t have to do some major runway maintenance work this summer, UAE airports might have handled over 100 million passengers this year, after growing by 14% last year to over 91 million. We reveal which are the fastest-growing major country markets from the UAE and which new services have been started by the […]

Qatar Airways expands its presence in the UAE

Qatar Airways expands its presence in the UAE

Qatar Airways starts serving Dubai Al Maktoum and Sharjah from Doha, utilising a mixed fleet of A320s and A321s.


First ever UK airport win in ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

First ever UK airport win in ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Inspired (perhaps) by the local ale or its river-crossing bridge in this part of the UK, there is finally a home-win in the weekly ‘Arch of Triumph’ contest. Find out which ‘toon’ secured this first victory on anna.aero’s home turf.

Three more arches enter the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Three more arches enter the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Last week’s winners of the ‘Arch of Triumph’ racked up the biggest score of the competition so far. Quite rightly the fire crews at Dubai Al Maktoum are proud of one of the first awards that the fledgling airport has received.

The best ever score in ‘Arch of Triumph’ history

The best ever score in ‘Arch of Triumph’ history

Could the 2014 title for the prestigious ‘Arch of Triumph’ award have been won in week four? Which Middle Eastern airport has created this FTWA work of art? The gauntlet has well and truly been thrown down…