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 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
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 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 – only five face direct competition from other carriers.
Laudamotion opens 15 new routes from Vienna, while also adding two from Berlin Tegel.
Ryanair launches services on 60 airport pairs – 13 already served by other carriers.
Air Arabia Maroc launches six new routes at the start of W18/19 including two links to Dakhla.
British Airways launches flights from its largest hub to Durban, Marrakech and Moscow Sheremetyevo.
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
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
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
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.