Articles Tagged ‘Palma’

"Flying home for Christmas" with airberlin; anna.aero gets chance to see Palma hub in action

“Flying home for Christmas” with airberlin; anna.aero gets chance to see Palma hub in action

After our recent story analysing airberlin’s hub operation at Palma in Spain, anna.aero was invited along to get a special behind-the-scenes view of how things really work there. What’s more we flew on the airline’s special “Flying home for Christmas” 737-800 accompanied by Santa Claus himself, and one of his elves.

Ryanair makes Palma de Mallorca a base; will increase route network from 30 to 47 routes next summer

Ryanair makes Palma de Mallorca a base; will increase route network from 30 to 47 routes next summer

Last week we reported on airberlin’s reduction in Palma services this winter, now Ryanair announces major expansion at the airport for next summer. On which new Ryanair routes will the airline compete with airberlin head-to-head? Which are the only destinations Ryanair currently offers year round from the airport? And where is the focus of Ryanair’s […]

Ryanair starts Barcelona base to take on Vueling; Iberia dominant only in Madrid; airberlin still rules in Palma

Ryanair starts Barcelona base to take on Vueling; Iberia dominant only in Madrid; airberlin still rules in Palma

Ryanair started Barcelona El Prat operations this week as it took another step towards dethroning Iberia as the leading airline in Spain. Which carriers are number one at other Spanish airports and how quickly are Spanish airports growing this year?


Dresden airport turns 75 as flights to London return and easyJet arrive; traffic growth above German average in 2010

Dresden airport turns 75 as flights to London return and easyJet arrive; traffic growth above German average in 2010

Germany’s 15th busiest airport is dominated by domestic routes but London is back on the network map thanks to Lufthansa/bmi. Which are the two dominant international destinations and where will easyJet’s first flight be from?

Gothenburg's City Airline more than trebles fleet capacity; launches Mediterranean flights and expands regionally

Gothenburg’s City Airline more than trebles fleet capacity; launches Mediterranean flights and expands regionally

anna.aero has met with City Airline’s CEO and got some insight into the airline’s aggressive expansion. Which aircraft has the airline opted for and why? What have the load factors been like so far? Why is the airline launching short domestic routes? And which is the airline’s new leading country market?

Palma still favourite holiday destination for Germans; traffic down 4% in first half of 2009

Route AnalysisTraffic to and from Palma is 50% higher than any other airport from German airports. Which are the leading airports in Germany for Palma flights and how seasonal is demand? Apart from airberlin who else serves the market?


AirBerlin continues to use Palma as Spanish gateway

Air Berlin continues to use Palma as Spanish gatewayA German airline has its biggest base in Spain, operates it as a hub but doesn’t base any aircraft there. How does it do this? How hectic are its three ‘waves’? Who are its biggest competitors at Spain’s third busiest airport and who is growing fastest? How seasonal is overall demand compared to Air Berlin’s demand?