Articles Tagged ‘RIX’

Aegean Airlines adds Krakow and Riga to network

Aegean Airlines adds Krakow and Riga to network

Aegean Airlines begins service from Athens to both Eastern European airports – also adds Rhodes to Milan Malpensa route.

Baltic region will soon welcome airBaltic’s new Bombardier CS300 aircraft; Nordica is new name for Estonia’s newest carrier

Baltic region will soon welcome airBaltic’s new Bombardier CS300 aircraft; Nordica is new name for Estonia’s newest carrier

The airports of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania combined handled around 11.5 million passengers in 2015. We reveal their growth since 1999 and which are the leading airlines and country markets, plus what’s coming in 2016.

Riga Airport celebrates winning first Cake of the Week Award of 2016

Riga Airport celebrates winning first Cake of the Week Award of 2016

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, SriLankan Airlines retires its last A340, while Dublin celebrates a US preclearance passenger milestone. More news also from Lyon Airport.


airBaltic links Riga to Salzburg and Verona

airBaltic links Riga to Salzburg and Verona

airBaltic begins weekly winter services from its Riga base to the Austrian and Italian destinations – neither will face direct competition.

anna.aero meets with airBaltic as it celebrates 20 years in the air

anna.aero meets with airBaltic as it celebrates 20 years in the air

While on a recent visit to Riga, anna.aero’s Jonathan Ford met with airBaltic’s VP of Corporate Communications, Janis Vanags, to discuss the carrier’s current and future strategies, especially in the light of the recent closures of Estonian Air last month, and Air Lituanica at the start of S15.

Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

With over 30% of the votes, Ohio’s Akron/Canton Airport saw off the challenge from 18 other global airports, many of which are much bigger than it, to claim the Cake of the Week W15/16 Public Vote Part I. 13 more airports do battle this week to secure the Part II title.


Ryanair starts 21 new routes in week two of W15/16

Ryanair starts 21 new routes in week two of W15/16

Ryanair opens its Berlin Schönefeld base on 27 October and launches 15 new routes. Six other routes from five other bases also started this week.

Wizz Air pulls ahead of Ryanair in the east-west European market

Wizz Air pulls ahead of Ryanair in the east-west European market

With an additional 200,000 extra seats a month more than its main ULCC rival in the east-west European market, Wizz Air has strengthened its lead as the number one airline in the trans-Europe battle by increasing seat capacity by nearly 19% year-on-year, while Ryanair settles for 16% growth.

Iberia Express grows by 8.4% from Madrid since last year; route count doubles since operations commenced

Iberia Express grows by 8.4% from Madrid since last year; route count doubles since operations commenced

Since commencing operations four years ago, Iberia Express has gone from a low of 16 destinations being served in its first year of operations in 2012, to a grand total of 31 routes being served from Madrid this summer, with some routes making a reappearance since being dropped after the first season. anna.aero takes a […]


Double celebrations from two Arch of Triumph winners

Double celebrations from two Arch of Triumph winners

It’s a busy week – not only do we have pictures of Arch of Triumph winning airports from far-flung places like Suriname and Australia, but we have 10 FTWA entries from nine different countries. You may need to ‘calm down, calm down’ when you find out this week’s winner.

airBaltic commences seven routes

airBaltic commences seven routes

airBaltic commences seven new routes across Europe from its Riga and Vilnius bases – becomes the first airline to fly to Radom in Poland.

Passenger growth slows in Lithuania; Ryanair still #1 carrier

Passenger growth slows in Lithuania; Ryanair still #1 carrier

In 2014, over 3.8 million passengers passed through the three commercial airports of Lithuania, a record for the country, yet it also witnessed one of the slowest growth rates of recent years. anna.aero investigates why growth has slowed down in Lithuania, and looks to see how the airline network has changed over the past 12 […]