Articles Tagged ‘RAK’

Ryanair celebrates 25 years at Manchester; from daily Dublin, to becoming airport's top airline with 12 based aircraft and 64 routes in S19

Ryanair celebrates 25 years at Manchester; from daily Dublin, to becoming airport’s top airline with 12 based aircraft and 64 routes in S19

Ryanair has recently celebrated its 25-year anniversary of serving Manchester, where in 2018 the carrier offered 5.42 million two-way seats. anna.aero looks at how the carrier has expanded from the airport in recent years, going from two stationed aircraft in W11/12 when the base opened, to 12 units this summer. 

Hamilton wins Cake of the Week Part I; vote from 26 creations and select your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part II

Hamilton wins Cake of the Week Part I; vote from 26 creations and select your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part II

With Hamilton Airport tasting success in Part I for the cake it commissioned for Norwegian’s first flight from Dublin, it is now time for S19 Part II of the Public Vote. With another 26 entries overt the past two weeks, which will be your choice for Cake of the Week? Vote now!!

Aarhus steals the show in Arch of Triumph Part I voting; Choose now from 30 arches and select your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part II

Aarhus steals the show in Arch of Triumph Part I voting; Choose now from 30 arches and select your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part II

Aarhus Airport stole the show in S19 Part I of the Arch of Triumph Public Vote, securing 71% of all ballots. With a further 30 entries in Part II of the S19 season launch voting, take a peruse through the global salutes and choose your favourite today. Vote now!


Ryanair launches 45 more routes as W18/19 enters second week

Ryanair launches 45 more routes as W18/19 enters second week

Ryanair launches 45 more routes – only five face direct competition from other carriers.

Laudamotion launches 15 new connections from Vienna

Laudamotion launches 15 new connections from Vienna

Laudamotion opens 15 new routes from Vienna, while also adding two from Berlin Tegel. 

Ryanair launches 60 routes during first few days of W18/19 season

Ryanair launches 60 routes during first few days of W18/19 season

Ryanair launches services on 60 airport pairs – 13 already served by other carriers.


Air Arabia Maroc starts six new services, including four domestic links

Air Arabia Maroc starts six new services, including four domestic links

Air Arabia Maroc launches six new routes at the start of W18/19 including two links to Dakhla.

British Airways opens three new connections from London Heathrow

British Airways opens three new connections from London Heathrow

British Airways launches flights from its largest hub to Durban, Marrakech and Moscow Sheremetyevo.

easyJet adds 19 new routes from 11 different bases

easyJet adds 19 new routes from 11 different bases

easyJet launches 19 new routes during first weekend of W18/19 season – includes Warsaw return.


Ryanair to launch French bases at Bordeaux and Marseille in S19; anna.aero's predictions prove correct

Ryanair to launch French bases at Bordeaux and Marseille in S19; anna.aero’s predictions prove correct

In January, Ryanair indicated that France was foremost in its thoughts for potential new operating bases and anna.aero predicted the four French airports most likely to host a hub. On 27 September the ULCC confirmed that two of these airports, Bordeaux and Marseille, will become bases in time for S19.

easyJet's Nice operation doubles in size between 2008 and 2018; has a 27% market share of all seats; Tenerife South next new destination

easyJet’s Nice operation doubles in size between 2008 and 2018; has a 27% market share of all seats; Tenerife South next new destination

One of easyJet’s first non-UK destinations was Nice, an airport it started serving in 1996. This summer the airline is offering 38 destinations from the French Riviera hub, with a 39th service launching in September. Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s developments from its 12th biggest airport operation this summer.

Moroccan traffic up 13% during H1 2018; passed 20 million passengers for the first time last year; four new airlines this summer

Moroccan traffic up 13% during H1 2018; passed 20 million passengers for the first time last year; four new airlines this summer

During H1 2018, Moroccan airports handled just under 10.36 million passengers, up from 9.25 million during the same period of 2017. Jonathan Ford investigates the sudden surge in passenger growth from Africa’s third largest aviation market, including which airlines and airports are reaping the benefits.