Articles Tagged ‘FCO’

Stobart Group celebrates 10 years of owning London Southend

Stobart Group celebrates 10 years of owning London Southend

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, the Stobart Group celebrates 10 years of ownership at London Southend Airport, while Laudamotion announces a new service to Sweden. More news also from Manchester Airport, plus Moscow Sheremetyevo, Kenya Airways and regional operator Blue Islands.

Turkish Airlines begins new capital connection from Ankara to Rome Fiumicino

Turkish Airlines begins new capital connection from Ankara to Rome Fiumicino

In this week’s network planning community news Turkish Airlines adds a capital connection with twice-weekly flights between Ankara and Rome, Glasgow Airport gets set to welcome scheduled A380 flights to Dubai, plus more news from Tampa, St Petersburg-Clearwater and Yangon Airports.

Fukuoka Airport's international traffic triples during past decade; 23.98 million passengers in 2017; AirAsia X and Thai Lion Air to serve in 2019

Fukuoka Airport’s international traffic triples during past decade; 23.98 million passengers in 2017; AirAsia X and Thai Lion Air to serve in 2019

Fukuoka is the fourth largest airport in Japan after Tokyo’s Haneda and Narita, plus Osaka Kansai. Situated on Japan’s Kyushu Island, the city is home to a metro population of 5.6 million people. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s development since 2008, focusing on its international expansion.


Vote for your favourite anna.aero Cake of the Week – W18/19 Part I

Vote for your favourite anna.aero Cake of the Week – W18/19 Part I

With W18/19 launching this week, anna.aero is letting the reader be the judge of the much anticipated anna.aero Cake of the Week competition. With 13 bakes having been sent into anna.aero during the first week of the competition, have a look through and choose your favourite to make sure it secures the win. 

Laudamotion launches 15 new connections from Vienna

Laudamotion launches 15 new connections from Vienna

Laudamotion opens 15 new routes from Vienna, while also adding two from Berlin Tegel. 

Norwegian launches first Canadian connection and eight routes in total to kick-off W18/19

Norwegian launches first Canadian connection and eight routes in total to kick-off W18/19

Norwegian begins eight news routes from five different airports including its first flights to Montreal.


Alitalia reaches out for Mauritius from Rome

Alitalia reaches out for Mauritius from Rome

Alitalia launches a three times weekly service between Rome Fiumicino and Mauritius. 

Ernest opens its fourth and fifth routes to Kiev Zhulyany

Ernest opens its fourth and fifth routes to Kiev Zhulyany

Ernest launches a four times weekly service from both Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino.

W18/19 airport analysis; Istanbul Atatürk leads route count while Moscow Sheremetyevo jumps up the rankings

W18/19 airport analysis; Istanbul Atatürk leads route count while Moscow Sheremetyevo jumps up the rankings

With the memories of summer beginning to fade, the start of the W18/19 season is little more than one week away. In our second seasonal sneak preview, Nick Preston looks at a typical winter week to discover which airports will offer the most routes and country markets, plus which one will host the most airlines.


Vueling continues to grow at Paris Orly; fourth largest carrier in 2018, Barcelona is biggest route

Vueling continues to grow at Paris Orly; fourth largest carrier in 2018, Barcelona is biggest route

Vueling will offer 3.59 million seats on flights serving Paris Orly in 2018, a 3.8% increase on 2017. Since beginning flights to the French capital’s secondary hub in 2009, it has consistently grown its annual capacity proposition from the airport. Nick Preston examines recent developments in the LCC’s Orly network.

World Routes host Guangzhou-Manchester is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with over 120,000 searches

World Routes host Guangzhou-Manchester is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 120,000 searches

In the last 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that over 120,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between World Routes host Guangzhou and Manchester ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? China Southern Airlines already flies to five European destinations non-stop from the Chinese city, but will Manchester […]

Biman Bangladesh Airlines shows inconsistent capacity through fleet restructure; long-haul network shrinks as carrier prepares for first 787-8

Biman Bangladesh Airlines shows inconsistent capacity through fleet restructure; long-haul network shrinks as carrier prepares for first 787-8

Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the national carrier of Bangladesh, holding a 28% share of capacity from its home market. While the airline’s growth has been slow in recent years as capacity has been adjusted, Jonathan Ford tells of the carrier’s network changes, and informs on potential new routes for the 787-8s.