Articles Tagged ‘OPO’

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Global FTWA competition resumes after thousands take part in two weeks of public votes

Last week, Bucharest Airport blasted its way to victory in the second public vote for the ‘Arch of Triumph’ when it welcomed Ryanair’s new four times weekly service from Dublin. Business as usual this week, with the so-called anna.aero ‘experts’ undertaking the scoring and FTWA critique.

Vueling adds seven domestic and two international routes

Vueling adds seven domestic and two international routes

Vueling adds three Italian domestic routes, four Spanish domestic routes, and Leipzig and Porto from Barcelona.

Flybe launches four new routes from Birmingham

Flybe launches four new routes from Birmingham

Flybe adds flights from Birmingham to Alicante, Cologne Bonn, Florence and Porto.


Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

The start of the S14 season sees a lot of the world’s airports going the extra mile in terms of new route marketing — and that means lots of fire truck water arches (FTWA). This week, we give you, the reader, the chance to select the best of the 21 FTWAs we have been sent.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - 20 yummy treats from Summer 2014 Season Part 1

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 20 yummy treats from Summer 2014 Season Part 1

The first days of the 2014 summer timetable have brought almost 500 new routes to the world and almost as many tonnes of cakes. Use your vote to select your choice of the week for S14 Season Part 1.

British Airways expands from three London airports

British Airways expands from three London airports

British Airways launches six new routes involving London City, Gatwick and Heathrow airports.


Portugal market increases capacity by 4.7% in 12 months; Madrid is top international destination

Portugal market increases capacity by 4.7% in 12 months; Madrid is top international destination

Portuguese airports offered almost 20 million one-way seats in 2013, including all four largest gateways increasing their capacity last year. With the flag carrier, TAP Portugal, commanding almost half of the weekly flights and seats, and Ryanair growing its presence rapidly at Lisbon and Porto, anna.aero investigates how this country market has developed over the recent […]

Ryanair launches nine new routes in two days from the new Brussels base

Ryanair launches nine new routes in two days from the new Brussels base

Ryanair continues its network re-invention with nine routes from its new Brussels base, utilising its 737-800s. It faces direct competition on eight out of the nine services.

TAP Portugal to launch 10 new routes in 2014; biggest carrier by far for European World Cup fans heading for Brazil

TAP Portugal to launch 10 new routes in 2014; biggest carrier by far for European World Cup fans heading for Brazil

TAP Portugal may be based in one of Europe’s economically challenged southern countries but that hasn’t stopped it reporting record passenger numbers in 2013. This year promises to be even more exciting, with 10 new destinations from Lisbon (including four in the Americas), and a great opportunity to benefit from Brazil’s hosting of the FIFA […]


Stockholm Arlanda celebrates Cake prize; Milan Malpensa shows off Route award; Birmingham charity cycle ride; Peach welcomes passenger #3m, and; a trio of news stories from the world of Ryanair

Stockholm Arlanda celebrates Cake prize; Milan Malpensa shows off Route award; Birmingham charity cycle ride; Peach welcomes passenger #3m, and; a trio of news stories from the world of Ryanair

Another bumper issue of Network Planning Community News, yet again boasting some of last week’s anna.aero award winners, passenger milestones being recorded, deals getting signed and other newsworthy events from our peers from around the world.

SWISS adds Ajaccio and Porto seasonal flights from Geneva

SWISS adds Ajaccio and Porto seasonal flights from Geneva

SWISS connects Geneva Airport with both Porto Airport and Ajaccio Airport with seasonal services.

Air Méditerranée adds Lisbon and Porto links from Paris

Air Méditerranée adds Lisbon and Porto links from Paris

Air Méditerranée links Paris CDG Airport with Lisbon Airport and Porto Airport. Faces competition from easyJet on both routes.