Articles Tagged ‘OAK’

Kansas City is commended by anna.aero with Cake of the Week victory

Kansas City is commended by anna.aero with Cake of the Week victory

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, a Kansas City celebration featuring Justin Meyer’s and the world’s brightest t-shirt, lots of airport SkyTrax award winners and Norwegian smashes a key transatlantic passenger milestone. 

LEVEL launches four routes from Barcelona base; will Fiumicino and Orly be next?

LEVEL launches four routes from Barcelona base; will Fiumicino and Orly be next?

Well we have been waiting for it for months, but finally IAG announced to the world LEVEL, its new low-cost long-haul airline to be based in Barcelona with two A330-200s from June. Initially serving four transatlantic routes, we take a look at capacity ‘levels’ of the competition in Spain and across Europe.

Over 50 new services added between Europe and US this summer; airberlin, Norwegian and WOW air adding most capacity versus S16

Over 50 new services added between Europe and US this summer; airberlin, Norwegian and WOW air adding most capacity versus S16

The Europe to US market will see capacity grow by 6% this summer thanks to the addition of over 50 new services. We reveal the leading players in the market and how quickly they are growing, plus which US airport will welcome back European flights for the first time since the 80s.


Southwest Airlines goes international from Oakland

Southwest Airlines goes international from Oakland

Southwest Airlines begins daily flights from Oakland to Puerto Vallarta and San Jose del Cabo. 

Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul

Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul

Barcelona Airport last year welcomed over 44 million passengers through its two terminals, an increase of 11% when compared to 2015. With such spectacular growth, and Norwegian and IAG preparing to battle it out in the low-cost long-haul market from the hub, we take a closer look to see why this Spanish hot-spot is getting […]

Allegiant Air avoids Hurricane Matthew mayhem by launching seven routes

Allegiant Air avoids Hurricane Matthew mayhem by launching seven routes

Hurricane Matthew may have caused severe damage across the Caribbean and Florida, but it was not enough to stop Allegiant Air launching seven new routes, four of which connect to the Sunshine State.


30-Second Interview - Bjørn Kjos, CEO, Norwegian

30-Second Interview – Bjørn Kjos, CEO, Norwegian

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford caught up with the CEO of Europe’s third largest LCC to discuss why Barcelona is the next European hub for transatlantic flights. Ford was also intrigued to find out why the carrier’s New York service from the Spanish airport will operate into Newark and not JFK, its current New York […]

Norwegian ASKs up almost 20% this summer; LCC’s growth is focussed on UK, Spain and transatlantic routes; Paris CDG latest airport to benefit

Norwegian ASKs up almost 20% this summer; LCC’s growth is focussed on UK, Spain and transatlantic routes; Paris CDG latest airport to benefit

With plans to grow its fleet by almost 40% in the next two years we reveal how quickly Norwegian has grown in the last decade. We also rank the LCC’s biggest airports and country markets in S16 and how they compare with S15.

Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; Kjos he’s worth it again – Norwegian CEO loves his long-haul award

Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; Kjos he’s worth it again – Norwegian CEO loves his long-haul award

Kjos he’s worth it again. Well you now know one of the four airline winners in Part II of the Euro ANNIES awards, after last week’s airport awards in Part I. Will Germania, Iberia or Turkish Airlines secure back-to-back wins or will the prizes be soon gathering dust in the lobbies of new airlines like […]


Southampton celebrates Cake of the Week win for KLM arrival

Southampton celebrates Cake of the Week win for KLM arrival

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Oakland welcomes the arrival of Norwegian’s London Gatwick route, while Manchester teams up with Hainan Airlines in preparation for the carrier’s launch to Beijing. More news also from Manchester and Munich airports.

US airlines celebrate their wins in the sixth annual US ANNIES

US airlines celebrate their wins in the sixth annual US ANNIES

Last week airports across the US celebrated their wins in the sixth annual US ANNIES. Now it is the turn of the airlines. Take a closer look to see which carriers across the nation’s 50 states have won big this year.

Norwegian nets two more US routes

Norwegian nets two more US routes

Norwegian increases its presence in transatlantic market with Copenhagen-Boston and London Gatwick-Oakland flights.