Articles Tagged ‘GDN’

Newcastle Airport traffic up 2.7% in first half of 2016; Ryanair gears up for rapid expansion; three domestic links no longer served

Newcastle Airport traffic up 2.7% in first half of 2016; Ryanair gears up for rapid expansion; three domestic links no longer served

During the past year Ryanair has added flights to Malaga from Newcastle. It will launch a further six routes in W16/17, followed by three more in S17. However, despite Ryanair’s success, United Airlines has decided it will end its route from New York Newark. We take a closer look at United’s short-lived route, and conduct […]

Wizz Air launches wonderful seven

Wizz Air launches wonderful seven

Wizz Air adds to its Budapest, Cluj-Napoca, Gdansk, Katowice, Vilnius and Warsaw Chopin bases and launches first route to Suceava in Romania.

Ukraine International Airlines expands from regional Ukraine

Ukraine International Airlines expands from regional Ukraine

Ukraine International Airlines begins three routes from Ivano-Frankivsk to Alicante, Gdansk and Valencia while Vinnytsia gains a link to Warsaw Chopin


Ryanair starts seven new services in seven days

Ryanair starts seven new services in seven days

Ryanair adds three more UK connections to Reus, with Liverpool, Glasgow Prestwick and Bristol flights.

Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport

Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport

In the week that Wizz Air celebrates its 12th birthday, we reveal which of the ULCC’s country markets are growing fastest this summer, which are its busiest airports and which cities it has added to its network in the last 12 months. Plus a look at which routes have been dropped.

Wizz Air is welcomed to Hamburg

Wizz Air is welcomed to Hamburg

Wizz Air moves its Gdansk, Skopje and Kiev Zhulyany operations to the city’s main airport from Lübeck.


Poland’s airports grew by 12% in 2015; S16 seat capacity is up 11% as LOT Polish Airlines launches fightback against Ryanair and Wizz Air

Poland’s airports grew by 12% in 2015; S16 seat capacity is up 11% as LOT Polish Airlines launches fightback against Ryanair and Wizz Air

While Warsaw’s two airports account for 45% of Polish airport traffic, three carriers account for 70% of scheduled seats. We reveal how Poland’s airports have developed since the country joined the EU and which airlines are growing fastest in S16.

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Coincidence? Ryanair’s four most recent base announcements are all airports at which Wizz Air also has a base. We examine in more detail the growing competition between the two ULCCs across Central and Eastern Europe.

SAS start Copenhagen quartet

SAS start Copenhagen quartet

SAS begins services from the Danish capital to Boston, Faro, Krakow and Reykjavik/Keflavik – also starts Stockholm Arlanda to Gdansk connection.


Ryanair nets nine new routes

Ryanair nets nine new routes

Ryanair is busy joining up the dots between its hubs this week, including linking the Irish and Greek capital cities.

Denmark becomes the first Scandinavian market to see regular A380 services as Emirates upgrades capacity on its Copenhagen route

Denmark becomes the first Scandinavian market to see regular A380 services as Emirates upgrades capacity on its Copenhagen route

Emirates launched its first two-class A380 operation to Copenhagen on 1 December from its Dubai hub, replacing current 777-300 services. Nonetheless it is not just Emirates that is expanding capacity from Denmark, as British Airways gets poised to welcome its second Danish destination from London Heathrow in May. anna.aero takes a look to see how […]

Ryanair becomes Poland’s #1 carrier; UK biggest market

Ryanair becomes Poland’s #1 carrier; UK biggest market

Ryanair’s capacity growth of 19% over the past 12 months has resulted in the ULCC becoming the nation’s largest airline. In S15, Poland’s overall seat capacity is up 11% compared to S14, with Iceland recording the largest increase of 58%, while Egypt recorded a decline of -199%. anna.aero looks further into the capacity distribution of […]