Articles Tagged ‘LCA’

Larnaca-Madrid is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 120,000 annual searches; will it be easyJet orange or Cobalt blue to serve?

Larnaca-Madrid is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 120,000 annual searches; will it be easyJet orange or Cobalt blue to serve?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year over 117,000 potential travellers searched the leading flight comparison site for flights between Larnaca and Madrid ‒ but the route is unserved!? With Cyprus having no national carrier as such (Aegean Airlines and Cobalt are trying to fill the vacuum), will it be left to the LCCs […]

Leak of the Week: Cobalt to add three more UK destinations for S17

Leak of the Week: Cobalt to add three more UK destinations for S17

Following the recent additions of Brussels and Tel Aviv to Cobalt’s network, the airline’s new routes are coming thick and fast as it looks to include three more UK points in S17 to augment its three existing services to Birmingham, Manchester and London Stansted.

anna.aero joins Blue Air to celebrate its inaugural service between Cluj-Napoca and Birmingham, its second route to the UK city

anna.aero joins Blue Air to celebrate its inaugural service between Cluj-Napoca and Birmingham, its second route to the UK city

On 16 December anna.aero joined Blue Air as it launched its new three times weekly service that will connect the second cities of Romania and the UK. This event happened during the same week in which the airline celebrated its 12th anniversary. Take a closer look to see how the events of the inaugural flight […]


Arch of Triumph 2016 – just one week of competition left

Arch of Triumph 2016 – just one week of competition left

If your airport has aspirations of winning this year’s Arch of Triumph competition, you had better get a move on, as there is just one week left of this year’s battle. Nine more airports from around the world have probably their last attempts to break onto the 2016 leader board – see how they do.

Cobalt cannonballs into Birmingham

Cobalt cannonballs into Birmingham

Cobalt begins twice-weekly service from Larnaca – becomes airline’s third UK link. 

Cobalt commences French capital connection

Cobalt commences French capital connection

Cobalt commences twice-weekly service between Larnaca and Paris CDG. 


Wizz Air opens base #25 in Kutaisi

Wizz Air opens base #25 in Kutaisi

Wizz Air opens up seven routes from its newest base in Georgia – also adds a new route from both Budapest and Kaunas.

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 […]

Cyprus sees record passenger numbers in 2015; Blue Air, Ryanair and newcomer Cobalt operate bases after collapse of Cyprus Airways

Cyprus sees record passenger numbers in 2015; Blue Air, Ryanair and newcomer Cobalt operate bases after collapse of Cyprus Airways

The collapse of Cyprus Airways early in 2015 has not impacted the country’s airports as much as might have been expected. We reveal traffic growth since 1998, seasonality profiles and the leading country markets and airlines.


Cobalt, Munich and Orlando Melbourne all celebrate award wins

Cobalt, Munich and Orlando Melbourne all celebrate award wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Air Arabia Maroc celebrates its five-year anniversary of flights between Cologne Bonn and Nador, while Nile Air is welcomed at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen from Cairo. Finally Leeds Bradford and Newcastle airports welcome S17 expansion from Ryanair, while Georgian Airways commences charter flights between Tbilisi and Dammam.

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces it will serve two Eastern European capitals from Leeds Bradford, while Blue Air picks up a special award from Hermes. More news also from Vilnius, Aarhus and Batumi airports plus the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

ANA welcomes Portuguese football team with Arch of Triumph

ANA welcomes Portuguese football team with Arch of Triumph

Lisbon Airport, the current leader in 2016 Arch of Triumph competition, welcomed the victorious Portuguese football team home earlier this week with a very special Euro 2016 Arch of Triumph. Find out who will lift the title from this week’s four entrants.