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Cologne Bonn conquers Part I ‒ Now choose Cake of the Week Part II – Vote for the victor from 32 culinary creations from S17 launches

Cologne Bonn conquers Part I ‒ Now choose Cake of the Week Part II – Vote for the victor from 32 culinary creations from S17 launches

Narrowly beating the Ryanair cake created in Newcastle, Cologne Bonn secured the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I for its Wizz Air route launch cake. 32 more entries have been received over the last seven days, as the world’s airports look to become the Part II victor – scrumptious!

Oslo Airport outdoes its opposition to win the Part I of Arch of Triumph Public Vote; Now it's S17 launches – Part II

Oslo Airport outdoes its opposition to win the Part I of Arch of Triumph Public Vote; Now it’s S17 launches – Part II

Nearly 600 votes were cast to determine who the world thinks performed the best FTWA to mark the start of S17 ‒ with Oslo Gardermoen’s firefighters coming out on top. Europe’s fire stations still reign supreme, as the Norwegian airport becomes the region’s tenth straight winner in the Public Votes.

Volotea begins six of the best new routes

Volotea begins six of the best new routes

Volotea continues its expansion of low frequency, hub bypass services.


Air Arabia Maroc is Morocco's third largest carrier with 6.7% of seat capacity; Casablanca remains #1; four new airports join network

Air Arabia Maroc is Morocco’s third largest carrier with 6.7% of seat capacity; Casablanca remains #1; four new airports join network

Air Arabia Maroc sits behind Royal Air Maroc and Ryanair as the third largest airline in Morocco this winter. During the past year, four new airports have joined the airline’s network, while seat capacity has grown 18%. We take a closer look at the development of the seven-year-old airline. 

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.

Aer Lingus dives onto Dublin duo

Aer Lingus dives onto Dublin duo

Aer Lingus commences services to Montpellier and Pisa from the Irish capital – latter route faces direct competition from Ryanair.


Montpellier flies the flag for Europe with Arch of Triumph certificate

Montpellier flies the flag for Europe with Arch of Triumph certificate

At the fifth attempt, Montpellier Airport finally basks in the warm glow of its first ever Arch of Triumph win. Find out which of this week’s six entries – all from Asia or Australasia – has done the business this week and secured legend status for their airport.

Dubai Airport displays its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Dubai Airport displays its first Arch of Triumph certificate

While Dubai Al Maktoum has won two Arch of Triumph titles, big brother and MEB3 hub down the road hadn’t until last week – so some honour has been restored in the UAE. Find out which of this week’s global entries gets the bragging rights amongst the firefighting fraternity this week.

Chalair starts third service from Bordeaux

Chalair starts third service from Bordeaux

Chalair adds Montpellier domestic service to its existing Rennes and Brest non-stop flights from Bordeaux.


New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

In a new feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mails) and preparing this week’s stories.

KLM increases European network with three new routes

KLM increases European network with three new routes

KLM now links Amsterdam to Belfast City, Krakow and Montpellier with daily flights.

Lille Airport's rapid growth since 2011; XL Airways France new for S15

Lille Airport’s rapid growth since 2011; XL Airways France new for S15

Serving the capital of the Nord-Pas de Calais region and the prefecture of the Nord department, Lille Airport (also known as Lille Lesquin Airport) handled around 1.6 million passengers last year. With a total of 11 airlines flying to 34 destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the key players from France’s 10th busiest airport.