Articles Tagged ‘EDI’
SAS to establish bases in London and Spain in order to compete with the likes of Ryanair, Norwegian and easyJet
SAS announced this week that it is planning to open new bases in London and Spain. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airline’s operations to the UK capital and Spain, and establishes what it thinks the airline is planning for its first non-Scandinavian bases.
Thessaloniki Airport’s traffic is up 8.1% in 2016; handling 43% more passengers than it did in 2012; expansion plans delayed
Thessaloniki Airport in Greece between January and November last year welcomed 5.62 million passengers, an increase of 8.1% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at Thessaloniki’s traffic and airline developments, plus we delve deeper into the expansion issues of Greece’s third largest airport.
Flybe announces London Heathrow as its fifth London airport, but will its various operations from the UK capital in S17 be sustainable?
In December Flybe announced that from 26 March it will start multiple daily flights to London Heathrow from Aberdeen and Edinburgh, becoming the airline’s fifth UK capital airport. In the same week, the regional carrier announced an advanced agreement with Stobart Air to operate 12 new routes from London Southend. We look at Flybe’s various […]
Jet2.com launches new routes from six different UK bases.
Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China’s Chengdu launch
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Shannon Airport welcomes the news that Lufthansa is to serve from next summer, while Ryanair celebrates multiple route launches from Brussels. More news also from Turin, Malta, Moscow Zhukovsky, Gran Canaria, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Murcia, Warsaw Modlin and London Southend airports.
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?
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?
Ryanair opens 43 routes across its European and African network including the addition of Oslo Gardermoen to its network.
Marseille-New York is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” 170,000 annual searches ‒ the original French Connection!
The original French Connection is unconnected! Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year 170,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Marseille and the Big Apple ‒ but the route is unserved! With 30 European destinations from its New York Newark hub already, will United Airlines start Marseille next?
Jet2.com looks to London Stansted; 21 routes in S17 but will face competition on 20 of them; Ryanair likely to compete aggressively
Jet2.com is looking to shake things up at London Stansted next summer by basing six aircraft at the airport. We look at the airline’s network growth for S17, the Ryanair/easyJet domination at Stansted and what competition Jet2.com will face on its new routes.
Finnair’s scheduled traffic grows 65% in five years; surpasses one million monthly passengers; Iceland is next country market
During the past year, Finnair has welcomed 13 new airports to its route map. As well as this, the carrier became the first European A350 operator, and June 2016 was the first time in recent history that the airline managed the feat of carrying one million scheduled passengers in a month. anna.aero looks in further detail at traffic […]
Slovakian traffic up 18% in 12 months; Poprad-Tatry fastest growing airport; Ryanair overtakes Travel Service Slovakia to become #1 carrier
Passenger traffic in Slovakia for 2015 surpassed two million passengers, a feat the country had not witnessed since 2009. However, despite overall traffic for the nation growing the capital, Bratislava, has still not recovered to the level of traffic it witnessed in 2008. anna.aero takes a closer look at traffic trends, and how the airline […]