Articles Tagged ‘GVA’

Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

Wizz Air’s operations from Bucharest’s Henri Coandă are 93% larger than what it flew from Aurel Vlaicu; Blue Air offers heavy competition

During the past year Wizz Air has added Birmingham, Cluj-Napoca, Glasgow, Lisbon, London Gatwick, Pescara and Stockholm Skavsta to its Bucharest base, with Romanian LCC Blue Air starting flights on five of these city pairs as well within the same time period. We take a closer look at Wizz Air’s expansion from Bucharest since its […]

Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford for this upcoming winter season will welcome connections to the capitals of Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, three of which will be flown by Ryanair. The airport has also welcomed two new carriers this summer. Last year the UK airport welcomed just over 3.4 million passengers, with 3.6 million expected this year.

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

The glory of winning the weekly Arch of Triumph certificate is beyond comparison for the inhabitants of airport fire stations around the world – as displayed here by Auckland Airport’s Brown Watch. Find out which of this week’s 17 combatants will secure the global accolade.


Chalair commences Perpignan route trio

Chalair commences Perpignan route trio

Chalair starts two domestic and one international service from Perpignan.

easyJet launches 22 routes in a week

easyJet launches 22 routes in a week

easyJet starts flights from 12 bases to 11 different destinations across Europe.

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France is still clinging on to having more than 50% of seats and frequencies at its main Paris CDG hub, despite the LCC onslaught. Seven years since our data elves last looked under the hood at the SkyTeam carrier’s biggest operations, they check the oil and kick the tyres again.


Routes Europe host Kraków meets Geneva to promote Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” – 40,000 searches in 2015

Routes Europe host Kraków meets Geneva to promote Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” – 40,000 searches in 2015

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has uncovered that 40,000 prospective passengers in 2015 sought non-stop flights – but the route remains unserved. easyJet must surely be interested in adding its 11th Kraków Airport route to this week’s Routes Europe host!

easyJet enters 18 new markets

easyJet enters 18 new markets

easyJet commences services on 18 airport pairs across its European network – nine face direct competition.

Vueling ventures onto 12 routes

Vueling ventures onto 12 routes

Vueling enters 12 airport pairs of which nine are already served by incumbent carriers.


easyJet leans into Pisa from Geneva

easyJet leans into Pisa from Geneva

easyJet commences a thrice-weekly service between the two cities facing no incumbent carriers.

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero was invited  to easyJet’s HQ and birthplace for its 20th birthday party along with 600 other media and stakeholders, an event which marked an extension of the network from its first route (to Glasgow) in 1995 to 788 routes today.

Wizz Air adds four routes to its ever growing network

Wizz Air adds four routes to its ever growing network

Wizz Air commenced services on four new city pairs from Bucharest, Debrecen and Warsaw Chopin – only one route will face direct competition.