Articles Tagged ‘Eurovision’

Eurovision host Azerbaijan sees traffic surge 22% at Baku airport in 2011; Qatar Airways launched Doha flights in February

Eurovision host Azerbaijan sees traffic surge 22% at Baku airport in 2011; Qatar Airways launched Doha flights in February

Sadly for Loreen there are no non-stop scheduled flights to Sweden from Azerbaijan, but which two country markets account for 50% of scheduled seat capacity? How dominant is Azerbaijan Airlines at Baku and what plans does it have for the future? And how’s the new terminal progressing?

Baku (Azerbaijan) celebrates Eurovision victory; five new routes starting in May, Qatar Airways coming in November

Baku (Azerbaijan) celebrates Eurovision victory; five new routes starting in May, Qatar Airways coming in November

The world’s media will be off to Baku next year thanks to Azerbaijan’s victory on Saturday in the Eurovision Song Contest. But what new routes are being started at the airport in 2011? And which airlines are currently operating flights to Western Europe?

Düsseldorf welcomes Eurovision Song Contest; 20 million passengers possible in 2011; airberlin adding six routes

Düsseldorf welcomes Eurovision Song Contest; 20 million passengers possible in 2011; airberlin adding six routes

Germany is hosting this week’s Eurovision Song Contest with many extra visitors passing through Düsseldorf’s airport. But how has the airport evolved during the last decade? Which are the leading country markets and which new routes have already started operating in 2011?


Fuel price collapse triggers hopes that 2009 might not be so bad after all; Ryanair still likely to start more new routes than anyone else

Article Thumbnail: Lead StorySo what does 2009 hold in store for the world’s airline network planners? Probably rather fewer new routes than in 2008, even if Ryanair is still likely to start more of them than anybody else. What else do we think will make 2009 interesting?