Articles Tagged ‘Finnair’
St. Petersburg Airport holds its seventh annual airline awards – anna.aero attends ceremony with 11 airlines taking home prizes
On Friday 25 January, St. Petersburg Airport held its seventh annual airline awards, taking place at the Alexandrinsky Theatre. For the first time anna.aero was invited to attend the ceremony. Read here to find out about the evening’s winners and to learn of the developments at the airport over the past year.
2018 sees biggest net rise in airline seats between Europe and China this decade; 30 new routes added last year; two new airline players for 2019
In 2018 there was 17.72 million two-way seats on routes between Europe and China, with this having risen from just 7.47 million in 2009. Jonathan Ford looks at the biggest players in the market, the number of routes that have been added in the past few years, and highlights the recent announcements for 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.
Swedish seats soar by 64% over past 10 years; foreign flights lead growth, Germany is top international destination in S18
There are 51.22 million two-way seats scheduled on flights serving Swedish airports in 2018, 2.7% more than last year. The Nordic nation has seen a 64% jump in available seats since 2009. Nick Preston takes a look at the main drivers of this growth, including Sweden’s leading airlines, airports and routes.
Unserved Route of the Week success rate continues to climb; over one in four routes featured are now served
This is the third time that we have undertaken a review of the now 99 Unserved Route of the Week opportunities anna.aero has featured. With our success rate improving from 16% to 22% between the same articles last year, the hit rate has climbed again, to above one in four.
It has been another record-breaking seven days in the Arch of Triumph competition, with last week’s tally of 23 entries being matched by this week’s haul. As a result, the 250 FTWA mark has been passed a month earlier than in 2017.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Santo Domingo La Isabela Airport welcomes its third route from Air Century, while Columbia Metropolitan Airport celebrates American Airlines upgauging its Dallas/Fort Worth operation with cake, and there is news from Cluj-Napoca, Manchester, Weeze, St. Petersburg and Lisbon airports.
Finnair starts a twice-weekly service between Helsinki and Minsk – a route already served by Belavia.
The summer keeps moving on and so does the number of water arches that we receive, with another 17 sent in this week. Another seven days like that and we will pass the 200-mark of FTWAs three weeks sooner than last year.
The oneworld member adds links from Helsinki to Bergen and Tromsø – flights operated by Widerøe.
10 airports do battle for Week 19 Arch of Triumph glory, with entries from Asia, North America, Africa and Europe. The latter region remains the dominant force in the competition, but the scrap for second place is heating up – anyone got any water?
Finnair launches a three times weekly link between Helsinki and Nanjing – its sixth Chinese destination.