Articles Tagged ‘FMM’

Ryanair celebrates 25 years at Manchester; from daily Dublin, to becoming airport's top airline with 12 based aircraft and 64 routes in S19

Ryanair celebrates 25 years at Manchester; from daily Dublin, to becoming airport’s top airline with 12 based aircraft and 64 routes in S19

Ryanair has recently celebrated its 25-year anniversary of serving Manchester, where in 2018 the carrier offered 5.42 million two-way seats. anna.aero looks at how the carrier has expanded from the airport in recent years, going from two stationed aircraft in W11/12 when the base opened, to 12 units this summer. 

Wizz Air cracks into the Krakow market

Wizz Air cracks into the Krakow market

Wizz Air launches first two routes to Krakow from Kiev Kiev Zhulyany to London Luton.

Wizz Air gets going on 16 new routes

Wizz Air gets going on 16 new routes

Wizz Air adds a further 16 routes to its network, including multiple links from Chisinau and Debrecen.


Tampa Airport wins Cake of the Week W18/19 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 21 cakes in Part II - voting extended

Tampa Airport wins Cake of the Week W18/19 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 21 cakes in Part II – voting extended

With Tampa Airport tasting success in Part I for the cake it commissioned for Swoop’s first flight from Hamilton, it is now time for Part II of the W18/19 public vote. With another 21 entries this week, which will be your choice for Cake of the Week?

Ryanair launches 45 more routes as W18/19 enters second week

Ryanair launches 45 more routes as W18/19 enters second week

Ryanair launches 45 more routes – only five face direct competition from other carriers.

Ryanair launches 60 routes during first few days of W18/19 season

Ryanair launches 60 routes during first few days of W18/19 season

Ryanair launches services on 60 airport pairs – 13 already served by other carriers.


Greece's passenger numbers climb 60% between 2012 and 2017; Volotea and Wizz Air expanding fast; leading airports see market share fall

Greece’s passenger numbers climb 60% between 2012 and 2017; Volotea and Wizz Air expanding fast; leading airports see market share fall

A country that has suffered economic issues in recent years, Greece has certainly witnessed a change of fortune within its aviation market, with annual passenger numbers growing from 36.7 million to 58.5 million in the space of five years. Jonathan Ford looks in more detail at the nation’s recent aviation advancement.

Wizz Air announces second based A320 for Chisinau and five new routes; Air Moldova's operation to remain over twice as big

Wizz Air announces second based A320 for Chisinau and five new routes; Air Moldova’s operation to remain over twice as big

Wizz Air confirmed on 5 July that it will base a second A320 in Chisinau and open routes to Brussels Charleroi, Copenhagen, Dortmund, Paris Beauvais and Memmingen. Jonathan Ford shows how the ULCC has developed from Chisinau in recent years and how its growth impacts Air Moldova’s market share.

Zurich's charming Chengdu Cake of the Week creation is celebrated

Zurich’s charming Chengdu Cake of the Week creation is celebrated

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Manchester Airport welcomes Aviation Minister Baroness Sugg as part of its 80th birthday celebrations, while Routes Europe 2019 host Hannover welcomes the first Azur Air charter service from Antalya. More news from Iasi, Catania, Memmingen and Yangon airports. 


Wizz Air expands at three bases and adds Estonia to its network

Wizz Air expands at three bases and adds Estonia to its network

Wizz Air adds routes from Katowice, Kiev Zhulyany and Sibiu – also launches flights to Tallinn.

Ryanair expands from Athens

Ryanair expands from Athens

Ryanair launches six new services from the Greek capital – also links Memmingen to Zadar. 

30-Second Interview – Ulrich Heppe, CEO of Fraport Bulgaria

30-Second Interview – Ulrich Heppe, CEO of Fraport Bulgaria

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford, recently travelled to Varna to meet with Fraport Bulgaria’s CEO, Ulrich Heppe, to learn about seasonality challenges, plus how the company is trying to attract more year-round services at both Varna and Bourgas airports. Ford also managed to get a few moments to chat with Dimitar Bikov, Head of Aviation […]