Articles Tagged ‘GDN’

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Hong Kong Airport win the last Arch of Triumph weekly battle, but its score of 36.7 saw it swoop into joint second place overall with Portland in the 2015 competition. Meanwhile, 27 (yes that’s 27) airports from across the world are aiming to topple Hong Kong from that spot this week.

Wizz Air welcomes 16 new routes

Wizz Air welcomes 16 new routes

Wizz Air has launched 16 new routes, including its first routes from Aberdeen, Billund, Bristol, Friedrichshafen, Nis and Reykjavik/Keflavik.

Tampa Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Spirit Airlines

Tampa Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Spirit Airlines

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, HK Express celebrates the first anniversary of its operations to Seoul Incheon, while Air Europa launches its first 787-8 service between Madrid and Miami. More news from Brussels, Stuttgart, Groningen, Moscow Sheremetyevo, Milan Malpensa, Pristina, Birmingham–Shuttlesworth, Routes Europe and Wizz Air.


Wizz Air introduces five new airport pairs

Wizz Air introduces five new airport pairs

Wizz Air now starts routes from Gdansk to Frankfurt Hahn, from Katowice to Belfast International, and from Warsaw Chopin to Alicante, Catania as well as Malta, using its A320s.

Ryanair adds 21 more new routes to its S15 network

Ryanair adds 21 more new routes to its S15 network

Ryanair commences 21 European routes with the start of the summer season using its 737-800s. Directly competes on six of the new additions.

Wizz Air expands European offering with seven routes

Wizz Air expands European offering with seven routes

Wizz Air starts new routes from Budapest, Gdansk, Poznan, Timisoara and Warsaw Chopin, using its A320s and competing on three airport pairs.


Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Norwegian, Wizz Air’s 2015 growth airports revealed; London tops ranking, Italy still gets most new seats

Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling, Norwegian, Wizz Air’s 2015 growth airports revealed; London tops ranking, Italy still gets most new seats

We have a new word: ‘Peloco 5’. It stands for the five Pan-European Low Cost airlines with multiple bases outside of their home market. We analyse which airports are set to benefit most from these airlines’ expansion plans this summer.

eurolot enters liquidation; bookings blocked after 31 March; 17 European airports affected

eurolot enters liquidation; bookings blocked after 31 March; 17 European airports affected

eurolot becomes the second notable airline casualty of 2015 (after Cyprus Airways), with many of Poland’s airports – big and small ‒ to be affected. Devastating news as this is, it may also create a window of opportunity for fresh capacity to be injected into some markets – anna.aero investigates where this is most likely.

Dutch airports on track to surpass 60 million passengers in 2014

Dutch airports on track to surpass 60 million passengers in 2014

A very densely populated country, the Netherlands is served by five commercial airports providing scheduled airline services, out of which Amsterdam commands 93% of total weekly capacity. In the first eight months of 2014, passenger numbers are up 4.6% when compared to 2012. anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends in demand at Dutch […]


Wizz Air increases European offering with eight new routes

Wizz Air increases European offering with eight new routes

Wizz Air commences eight new routes from Chisinau to Milan/Bergamo, Gdansk to Groningen, Katowice to Maastricht Aachen, Poznan to Glasgow, as well as from Timisoara to Bari, Brussels Charleroi, Frankfurt Hahn and Memmingen, with twice-weekly flights.

Reykjavik/Keflavik wins Cake of the Week W14/15 Part I; Vote for the best cake – Part II

Reykjavik/Keflavik wins Cake of the Week W14/15 Part I; Vote for the best cake – Part II

Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport won the Cake of the Week Vote W14/15 Part I for easyJet’s new service from Geneva, with a close win over the effort baked for easyJet’s London Gatwick to the Icelandic gateway. There are 17 more cakes to choose from this week.

Gran Canaria secures Arch of Triumph W14/15 Part I win; Vote for the best arch – Part II

Gran Canaria secures Arch of Triumph W14/15 Part I win; Vote for the best arch – Part II

While Gran Canaria Airport has won Fire Truck Water Arch W14/15 Part I for the arrival of Lufthansa from Munich, with a convincing win over Riga’s masterpiece for Brussels Airlines from the European capital; this week has brought a total of eight more FTWAs to be evaluated by anna.aero readers. Keep voting!