Articles Tagged ‘PFO’

Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford for this upcoming winter season will welcome connections to the capitals of Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, three of which will be flown by Ryanair. The airport has also welcomed two new carriers this summer. Last year the UK airport welcomed just over 3.4 million passengers, with 3.6 million expected this year.

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.

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.


Jet2.com announces Birmingham base; anna.aero talks to Ian Doubtfire, Business Development Director, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays

Jet2.com announces Birmingham base; anna.aero talks to Ian Doubtfire, Business Development Director, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays

Jet2.com has announced it will base four 737-800s at Birmingham Airport for S17, serving 15 destinations. Take a look to see which routes are starting, what carriers will be competing with the UK LCC, and what Mr Doubtfire has to say on the decision.

Germania unveils six new routes

Germania unveils six new routes

Germania boosts its services to Bodrum, connects Cyprus to Dresden and Stuttgart, and makes it to Malaga from Dresden and Münster/Osnabrück.

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.


Thomson Airways planning over 20 new routes for S16; growing 787 fleet serving new long-haul markets; Croatia growing, Tunisia on hold

Thomson Airways planning over 20 new routes for S16; growing 787 fleet serving new long-haul markets; Croatia growing, Tunisia on hold

The UK’s third biggest airline carried over 10 million passengers in 2014. We look at the airline’s evolution and which are its busiest bases and most popular destinations. Plus a look at what’s coming in 2016.

Greek Grexit fears not impacting on growing summer demand for Greek destinations; volatility of non-European markets examined

Greek Grexit fears not impacting on growing summer demand for Greek destinations; volatility of non-European markets examined

We reveal which of 18 holiday airports around Europe can expect the most growth this summer. Plus we look at 15 years’ worth of data to various non-European destinations from the UK to highlight the volatility of some leisure markets.

Jet2.com's expansion at Edinburgh for S16; awards for Bournemouth and Reykjavik/Keflavik and news from Amsterdam, Austin and Bristol

Jet2.com’s expansion at Edinburgh for S16; awards for Bournemouth and Reykjavik/Keflavik and news from Amsterdam, Austin and Bristol

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Bournemouth Airport celebrates winning ‘Cake of the Week’ for the launch of services by Flybe, Air Canada lands in Austin from Toronto, Anadolujet lands in Adiyaman, Edinburgh unveils its new ‘Selfie’ centre piece, and Schiphol says a fond farewell to Jasper Spruit.


Amsterdam Airport receives Cake of the Week award for KLM

Amsterdam Airport receives Cake of the Week award for KLM

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Larnaca Airport greets with a cake cutting ceremony the arrival of transavia.com’s four weekly flights from Amsterdam, while KLM celebrates the announcement of its Amsterdam-Belfast City airport pair effective from 18 May. More news from Dortmund Airport.

Finnair expands seasonally with three new routes

Finnair expands seasonally with three new routes

Finnair now links Helsinki to Athens, Paphos and Malta with weekly flights.

Germania expands seasonally with four new routes

Germania expands seasonally with four new routes

Germania touches down at Paphos from Berlin Schönefeld, Bremen and Hamburg, and starts a new route from Kassel-Calden to Hurghada, all of which are operated with weekly flights.