Articles Tagged ‘KEF’

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

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.

Geneva Airport on course to pass 15m passengers in 2014; excellent SVID result

Geneva Airport on course to pass 15m passengers in 2014; excellent SVID result

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.

Flybe starts the new route party in Ibiza and Reykjavik from Birmingham

Flybe starts the new route party in Ibiza and Reykjavik from Birmingham

Flybe starts destinations #32 and #33 at its biggest hub.


Portuguese pride restored with Lisbon Airport win

Portuguese pride restored with Lisbon Airport win

This week we have FTWAs from six airports around the world, including Toronto Pearson, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Manchester – find out here whether any of these big-hitting airports have the firefighters to match their global profile.

Vancouver and Edelweiss Air show-off awards; Lufthansa jets off to Montreal from Frankfurt; Condor’s pre-launch party; more news from Manchester Airport

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.

anna.aero boss’ day trip to Sabiha Gökçen; Cambridge double win

anna.aero boss’ day trip to Sabiha Gökçen; Cambridge double win

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 adds second route to Switzerland with Geneva service

Icelandair adds second route to Switzerland with Geneva service

Icelandair now links Reykjavik/Keflavik to Geneva with twice-weekly flights, utilising its 757-200s.

30-Second Interview - Skúli Mogensen, CEO, WOW air

30-Second Interview – Skúli Mogensen, CEO, WOW air

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.

Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

Iceland Travel Workshop 2014: Flybe is coming to Iceland; easyJet’s volcano inspiration; airberlin’s Reykjavik/Keflavik services grow by 33% for S14; and AirAsia Indonesia X’s charter option

anna.aero was delighted to be invited to Iceland Travel Workshop (ITW) 2014 held in Reykjavik between 15 and 16 May, the first Icelandic conference that aims to connect and introduce the country’s tourism industry to potential partners. This year saw speeches from Paul Willoughby, Regional Sales Manager, Flybe; Hugh Aitken, UK Commercial Manager, easyJet; Erik […]


Icelandair starts fourth route to Canada

Icelandair starts fourth route to Canada

Icelandair makes Vancouver its latest Canadian destination operating twice-weekly until mid-October.

Icelandair’s traffic grows by 12% in 2013; three 757-200s join for S14

Icelandair’s traffic grows by 12% in 2013; three 757-200s join for S14

Following the launch of services to Vancouver last week, Icelandair’s network now includes a total of 25 destinations in Europe along with 13 gateways in North America. As the carrier’s passenger numbers reached 2.3 million last year, anna.aero investigates the airline’s rapid expansion and its top 16 routes for S14.

Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November

Reykjavik/Keflavik forecasted to pass three million passengers in 2014; new airport charging scheme from November

Iceland’s busiest airport, Reykjavik/Keflavik, has managed to achieve impressive growth in recent years, following the local banking collapse and the volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how its seasonality profile has changed and how dominant the flag carrier is this summer.