Articles Tagged ‘GLA’

Wizz Air flies 200 millionth passenger, but over 100 million have been transported since 2015; Q1 2019 traffic up 11%, load factor 2.0%

Wizz Air flies 200 millionth passenger, but over 100 million have been transported since 2015; Q1 2019 traffic up 11%, load factor 2.0%

Wizz Air recently passed the milestone of carrying its 200 millionth passenger and 15 years of operation since its first flight in 2004. anna.aero looks at how the carrier has transformed in recent years, including its ever improving load factor, and which leading airports are seeing the fruits of the carrier’s success in 2019. 

Jet2.com adds Bourgas, Chania and Izmir to network

Jet2.com adds Bourgas, Chania and Izmir to network

Jet2.com initiates its first routes to Bourgas in Bulgaria, Chania in Crete and Izmir in Turkey.

TUI Airways adds 24 new routes from 10 bases

TUI Airways adds 24 new routes from 10 bases

TUI Airways kick-starts its S19 schedule with 24 new routes from 10 UK bases.


Glasgow Airport – a gateway serving the beating heart of Scotland

Glasgow Airport – a gateway serving the beating heart of Scotland

anna.aero’s Aviation Development Editor Jonathan Ford recently travelled to Glasgow to meet the airport’s Steven Marshall, Head of Airline Marketing & Development, Aberdeen, Glasgow (long-haul) & Southampton airports, and Paul White, Head of Aviation, to discuss its ever-growing traffic numbers, network developments and first A380 operations.

Loganair lands in Newcastle launching Norwegian and Belgian links

Loganair lands in Newcastle launching Norwegian and Belgian links

Loganair replaces bmi regional on key services – also launches new German link from Glasgow.

Antalya to host 17th CONNECT Route Development Forum in 2020

Antalya to host 17th CONNECT Route Development Forum in 2020

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Antalya Airport in Turkey is confirmed as the host for the 17th CONNECT Route Development Forum, while Loganair announces three Scottish links to London Southend, plus news of the first scheduled commercial services from Carlisle Airport in 25 years.


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.

Jet2.com to grow 12% in S19; Birmingham poised to be fastest-growing base; London Stansted to be busier than home base of Leeds Bradford

Jet2.com to grow 12% in S19; Birmingham poised to be fastest-growing base; London Stansted to be busier than home base of Leeds Bradford

Jet2.com is schedule to operate 12.19 million seats next summer from its nine UK bases, with it continuing its rapid expansion strategy. With 329 routes expected to be operated by the carrier in S19, Jonathan Ford looks at which UK airports are seeing the biggest benefits in terms of capacity and new routes.

easyJet sets off on 21 new services

easyJet sets off on 21 new services

easyJet begins flights on 21 new airport pairs, including its return to the Jordanian market. 


Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part I

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part I

Along with cake, anna.aero is allowing the readers of anna.aero to vote for their favourite Arch of Triumph during the first week of W18/19. With 20 to choose from, make sure to select and vote for your favourite water salute. 

Loganair takes over from Ryanair between Glasgow and Derry

Loganair takes over from Ryanair between Glasgow and Derry

Loganair launches operations between Glasgow and Derry as Ryanair switches its service to Edinburgh.

Wizz Air grows by 12% from Gdansk in 2018; seventh aircraft to be based from S19 with three new routes already confirmed for next year

Wizz Air grows by 12% from Gdansk in 2018; seventh aircraft to be based from S19 with three new routes already confirmed for next year

Gdansk is Wizz Air’s fifth largest base, with 2.77 million seats being flown from the Polish airport in 2018. The airline’s schedules for next summer indicate that it will offer 33 routes from Gdansk, however more could be added. Jonathan Ford takes a close look at the ULCC’s recent Gdansk expansion.