Articles Tagged ‘Icelandair’

Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

It was recently revealed by various sources that Ryanair had been granted four daily slots at Oslo Gardermoen for a thrice-daily service to London Stansted and a daily operation to Vilnius. Norway’s largest airport recorded a rise in traffic over the past 12 months of 1.6%, one of only a few airports in the nation to report […]

Icelandair sponsors anna.aero’s Marine Corps Marathon on back of big 16 North American destinations

Icelandair sponsors anna.aero’s Marine Corps Marathon on back of big 16 North American destinations

Icelandair, forever launching new routes on both sides of the Atlantic, most recently to Orlando, was the exclusive sponsor of anna.aero’s TeamBron in Washington DC’s 40th Marine Corps Marathon, raising a considerable sum for the George Washington University Cancer Institute.

Beijing Airport celebrates the Asian ANNIE award for developing the most long-haul routes

Beijing Airport celebrates the Asian ANNIE award for developing the most long-haul routes

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Birmingham Airport celebrates passing 10 million passengers in the past 12 months, while Beijing Capital Airlines commences its first long-haul charter programme to Copenhagen. More news also from Amsterdam, as well as Frankfurt, Glasgow and Newcastle airports, plus Ryanair.


Moscow Sheremetyevo celebrates 55 years of Czech Airlines services

Moscow Sheremetyevo celebrates 55 years of Czech Airlines services

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Icelandair celebrates 70 years of flying from Glasgow Airport, while Milan Bergamo celebrates one million passengers in August. More news also from Glasgow Airport, as well as from Newcastle Airport in Australia.

Transatlantic market grows by 6% in 2015; Delta Air Lines, British Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines lead way

Transatlantic market grows by 6% in 2015; Delta Air Lines, British Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines lead way

Despite currency fluctuations the Europe to North America market looks in good shape this summer with capacity up and many new routes being launched among the almost 60 airlines serving the market.

10-year anniversaries at Belfast International; Orlando Sanford; and Pittsburgh

10-year anniversaries at Belfast International; Orlando Sanford; and Pittsburgh

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Newcastle Airport celebrates its Route of the Week award; Portland celebrates its Cake of the Week win; Flybe celebrates the launch of flights to Corsica; Leeds Bradford celebrates milestone with British Airways; Jet2.com adds more routes; Vueling celebrates in Seville; and more.


Portland’s near-perfect Icelandair Leaping Dolphin steals pole from Birmingham

Portland’s near-perfect Icelandair Leaping Dolphin steals pole from Birmingham

There were eight fire truck salute entries for the anna.aero “Arch of Triumph” in this week’s competition with Portland’s win closely followed by stunning performances by Memmingen and Newcastle.

Icelandair launches 10th US destination: anna.aero on board

Icelandair launches 10th US destination: anna.aero on board

Icelandair makes Portland in Oregon its latest North American destination with twice-weekly flights.

Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Portland Airport grew by 5.9% in 2014; Icelandair arrives from Reykjavik/Keflavik

Located south of the Columbia River in Multnomah County, Portland Airport is classified as the 29th busiest airport in the US, having handled around 16 million passengers in 2014. With Icelandair touching down for the first time at the airport on 19 May (attended by anna.aero’s Chief Analyst, Ralph Anker), we take a closer look […]


anna.aero joins Icelandair for its launch of services to Portland

anna.aero joins Icelandair for its launch of services to Portland

Icelandair makes Portland in Oregon its 10th US destination, and 14th in North America. anna.aero was there for the inaugural flight in both directions. See what a water arch salute looks like from inside a 757!

Barra beach landing; flying on one of the world’s most exciting runways

Barra beach landing; flying on one of the world’s most exciting runways

Once in a lifetime opportunities don’t happen that often – only once in a lifetime. So when anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins was inspired by some Saturday night TV channel hopping to fly into Barra on the Scottish Outer Hebrides – courtesy of Flybe and Loganair – he leapt at the chance. Check out his trip […]

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

In 2014, Europe’s flag-carriers reported traffic growth of 2.9%, according to the AEA. All geographic markets were up except for North Africa (down 3.5%), with North Atlantic and the Middle East leading the way (both +5.1%).