Articles Tagged ‘Polish airports’

Katowice Airport breaks three million barrier in 2015; Wizz Air serves almost 30 destinations with new Dubai service starting in October

Katowice Airport breaks three million barrier in 2015; Wizz Air serves almost 30 destinations with new Dubai service starting in October

Katowice Airport is Poland’s fourth busiest and has seen a twelvefold increase in passenger numbers since the country joined the EU back in 2004. We reveal the airport’s biggest scheduled airlines and country markets.

Krakow Airport passes four million mark in 2015; Ryanair serves over 30 destinations; UK and Germany are leading country markets

Krakow Airport passes four million mark in 2015; Ryanair serves over 30 destinations; UK and Germany are leading country markets

Krakow Airport will soon welcome airline and airport route planners from across the world as the city hosts Routes Europe. We reveal the airport’s impressive growth, its leading airlines, country markets and most recent route additions.

Lublin Airport will become Wizz Air’s 6th Polish base and 21st in all

Lublin Airport will become Wizz Air’s 6th Polish base and 21st in all

Wizz Air announced Lublin Airport in eastern Poland as its next base starting in September. A total of six routes will then be served. We reveal which other carriers have served the airport since it opened in December 2012.


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.

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?

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?


Ryanair announces eight routes to Warsaw Modlin; seven of them compete directly or indirectly with Wizz Air

Ryanair announces eight routes to Warsaw Modlin; seven of them compete directly or indirectly with Wizz Air

Finally it seems that Ryanair and Wizz Air are going to find themselves fighting for the same passengers. Ryanair’s just announced eight new routes to Warsaw Modlin place it on a collision course with Wizz Air. Which destinations will see direct competition and which cities are both airlines serving but from different airports?

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 […]

Gdansk Airport dominated by Wizz Air with 18 destinations; Ryanair passes LOT for second; London still #1 destination

Gdansk Airport dominated by Wizz Air with 18 destinations; Ryanair passes LOT for second; London still #1 destination

This Polish airport has seen a high turnover of routes to the UK in the last two years but London is still the #1 destination. Europe’s two fastest-growing LCCs are battling for supremacy but only one bases aircraft here.


Ryanair usurps LOT as leading international carrier; regional airports now handle more than 50% of all Polish traffic

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusWe last looked at Poland in detail some 18 months ago. Since then LOT has slipped from first to third among carriers on international routes. Which carriers (and airports) have flourished and which have seen their fortunes wane?

Wroclaw airport’s five-fold traffic growth in five years; LOT and Ryanair are leading carriers

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisWroclaw’s traffic has boomed in recent years thanks to low-cost carriers, especially Ryanair. Which routes have been started (and dropped) in the last year? Which two country markets account for 60% of traffic? Which other carriers have flights at the airport?

Wizz Air in Pole position at Katowice

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisWizz Air may be based in Hungary but it has more aircraft based in Poland than anywhere else. Katowice is home to four A320s this summer as the airline flies to over 20 destinations. Which are the biggest routes, how does the airline schedule the aircraft and what fares are available for imminent travel? anna.aero investigates