Articles Tagged ‘Icelandair’
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%).
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates its 250,000th passenger at Bucharest Airport since it started operating from London Stansted on 1 April 2014. More awards from Birmingham Airport.
The deadlock has been broken in the 2015 ‘Arch of Triumph’ inter-regional competition, as Asia’s second victory of the year sees it standing proud at the leaderboard summit. This week’s victorious airport also streaks to the top of the inter-airport battle, toppling Turin.
Icelandair takes on Flybe on Reykjavik/Keflavik-Birmingham airport pair with twice-weekly flights, using its 757-200s.
Canada’s airports reporting growth of 6% in 2014; Air Canada grows European offering, WestJet heading for Glasgow this summer
After a quiet 2012 and 2013, Canada’s airports have seen much faster growth in 2014. We reveal which of the major airports has been growing fastest each month and what new routes are already planned for this summer.
Halifax Airport expecting 2% growth this year; Japan Airlines’ first charter flight arrives from Tokyo Narita
The main gateway to Nova Scotia handled close to 3.6 million passengers last year, while a total of 10 carriers operate to 26 destinations in six countries within North America and Europe this October. We reveal how the airport has grown during the last 11 years and which is the dominant airline this month.
Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats
Finnish airports achieved over 19 million passengers last year, decreasing by a modest 0.4% since we last looked at this market three years ago. With Helsinki Airport offering 80% of traffic in 2013 and Sweden being the top international country this summer, anna.aero investigates how the Finnish market is evolving.
Switzerland’s second busiest airport handled 14 million passengers in 2013, growing by 3.9%. With a total of 50 airlines operating from the Swiss gateway to 44 countries within Europe, North America and the Middle East, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent developments and reveals its top 12 airlines and destinations for S14.
Vancouver and Edelweiss Air show-off awards; Lufthansa jets off to Montreal from Frankfurt; Condor’s pre-launch party; more news from Manchester Airport
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Vancouver Airport and Edelweiss Air show-off Cake awards, Montreal Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s five weekly flights from Frankfurt, and Cologne Bonn Airport pre-celebrates Condor’s new route to Varadero that will be commence on 11 November. We also have news from Manchester Airport’s milestone.
This week we let the boss out on a day trip to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport to cover the inaugural flight by Qatar Airways from Doha. Inevitably, he managed to get out onto the airfield to share in the ‘Arch of Triumph’ moment.
Icelandair now links Reykjavik/Keflavik to Geneva with twice-weekly flights, utilising its 757-200s.
anna.aero was invited to Iceland Travel Workshop (ITW) 2014 held in Reykjavik between 15 and 16 May. We got to talk to Skúli Mogensen, CEO, WOW air about the LCC’s status for transatlantic flights.