Articles Tagged ‘Poland’

Passenger numbers up 2.6% on international flights from UK airports in 2013H1; Poland and UAE markets growing fast

Passenger numbers up 2.6% on international flights from UK airports in 2013H1; Poland and UAE markets growing fast

International air travel from the UK grew faster in the first half of 2013 than in the previous year. We look at individual country markets, and reveal which have grown fastest, and which have been shrinking. Plus we analyse which routes have helped stimulate the Polish and UAE markets.

Wizz Air shrinking in Poland and Czech Republic, growing in Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine

Wizz Air shrinking in Poland and Czech Republic, growing in Hungary, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine

Wizz Air’s capacity is up 9% this summer, but 25 routes have left the network completely to help make room for over 60 new ones. A further 26 routes have relocated to nearby airports. Most of Wizz Air’s network growth is coming from markets where Ryanair does not have much of a presence, if any, […]

Kraków Airport: 14% growth in 2012; new terminal in 2014

Kraków Airport: 14% growth in 2012; new terminal in 2014

Poland’s second largest city and main tourist attraction, Kraków attracted a record nine million visitors in 2012. anna.aero examines the impact of this influx on Kraków Balice, the country’s largest regional airport, in the wake of major infrastructure development.


Ryanair biggest airline in Hungary, Lithuania, Spain and Slovakia; close second in Belgium, Ireland and Italy

Ryanair biggest airline in Hungary, Lithuania, Spain and Slovakia; close second in Belgium, Ireland and Italy

Arguably Europe’s most European airlines with aircraft and crews based in 12 different countries, Ryanair is also the leading airline in several unexpected markets. In which country markets is it #1 and what share of the total market does it have? In which EU country does it have more than 50% of the market?

Polish air traffic booming in 2012; Emirates launching flights to Warsaw next February as Warsaw Modlin opens for LCCs

Polish air traffic booming in 2012; Emirates launching flights to Warsaw next February as Warsaw Modlin opens for LCCs

While many EU countries are reporting either modest or no growth in 2012, Poland’s airports have seen passenger numbers grow by an impressive 17% so far this year. What’s going on in the Polish market and where is all this growth coming from? Which airports and carriers are behind this boom?

Wizz Air still #1 LCC in most of its 'home' markets; fighting hard with Ryanair for leadership in Hungary and Poland

Wizz Air still #1 LCC in most of its ‘home’ markets; fighting hard with Ryanair for leadership in Hungary and Poland

Wizz Air’s fleet will reach 40 aircraft this summer but how are they distributed across the airline’s 15 bases? Which country markets are the most popular from the bases and how much competition does the airline face from easyJet and Ryanair in its ‘home’ markets?


OLT Express announces daring European expansion; raises stakes in Warsaw

OLT Express announces daring European expansion; raises stakes in Warsaw

OLT Express stirred things up in Poland at the start of the summer scheduling season and now plans for remarkable European expansion when the winter season starts at the end of October. Not one, but five separate announcements were made to keep the momentum going, and a total of 55 new routes will be launched. […]

OLT Express announces 17 new domestic routes in Poland; at least six of them will be operated with Airbus aircraft

OLT Express announces 17 new domestic routes in Poland; at least six of them will be operated with Airbus aircraft

After a recent rebranding exercise, Poland’s OLT Express goes full out, announcing as many as 17 new domestic routes earlier today. But what threat does it pose to LOT Polish Airlines at its Warsaw hub? How many routes will by-pass the capital? And what is the main factor to make it a daring enterprise?

Here's something you won't see anywhere else: Wizz Air's rotation plans for Modlin (moving from Warsaw in July)

Here’s something you won’t see anywhere else: Wizz Air’s rotation plans for Modlin (moving from Warsaw in July)

Wizz Air has become the first airline to confirm that it will use the new ‘secondary’ airport serving Warsaw, starting in July. But which are the leading country markets it will serve? How early do the flights to Forli and Madrid depart and by what time are all the aircraft back at base? And how […]


Ryanair finally announces first Polish base in Wrocław and negotiates for major Modlin/Warsaw announcement

Ryanair finally announces first Polish base in Wrocław and negotiates for major Modlin/Warsaw announcement

This week Ryanair finally announced its first base in Poland, but what percentage of the Polish market does it already have, how many Polish airports does it operate from (and with how many flights to how many airports), and what has been the airline’s history at Wroclaw airport?

LOT, Ryanair and Wizz Air still vying for #1 on international routes from Poland; Warsaw to get second airport in 2012

LOT, Ryanair and Wizz Air still vying for #1 on international routes from Poland; Warsaw to get second airport in 2012

After explosive post EU-accession growth the Polish market is maturing. How are the major airports developing and which country markets are growing (and shrinking). Which LCCs have cut services and just how dominant is LOT in the domestic market?

Wizz Air announces 11 new routes for next summer including first services to Aarhus and Stavanger

Wizz Air announces 11 new routes for next summer including first services to Aarhus and Stavanger

Wizz Air’s 11 new routes will generate an additional 25 weekly rotations next summer. So how many airports does Wizz Air now operate from? And which are its busiest airports this winter? Curiously, the busiest is not even in Central Europe.