Articles Tagged ‘Rome’

Introducing the Euro annies – proper awards based on science, statistics and evidence

Introducing the Euro annies – proper awards based on science, statistics and evidence

Want some airport (and airline) awards that are based on transparent analysis of numerical data? You got it. Will it throw up some unusual winners? You bet.

Gothenburg's City Airline more than trebles fleet capacity; launches Mediterranean flights and expands regionally

Gothenburg’s City Airline more than trebles fleet capacity; launches Mediterranean flights and expands regionally

anna.aero has met with City Airline’s CEO and got some insight into the airline’s aggressive expansion. Which aircraft has the airline opted for and why? What have the load factors been like so far? Why is the airline launching short domestic routes? And which is the airline’s new leading country market?

Asia, Europe and North America's top routes experience different levels of competition; Asia most competitive

Asia, Europe and North America’s top routes experience different levels of competition; Asia most competitive

How much competition is there on some of the world’s busiest routes? Which European route is still the busiest despite a 40% drop in traffic? And just how many carriers are there on India’s busiest domestic route?


Comparison of London-Rome/Venice Valentine's Day fares for 'last minute' romantics; what's the cheapest option?

Comparison of London-Rome/Venice Valentine’s Day fares for ‘last minute’ romantics; what’s the cheapest option?

This year Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday so you don’t even have to take a day off work to treat someone you love. But what are Alitalia, British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair charging for the chance to impress your loved one in Italy?

New Alitalia celebrates 1st birthday; 21 million passengers in 2009 across 73 destinations

New Alitalia celebrates 1st birthday; 21 million passengers in 2009 across 73 destinationsYes, we know the Alitalia brand has been around for ages but the airline bearing that name now is technically only a year old. What have been its monthly load factors and which destinations and routes have been added and dropped?

London still best-connected city in Europe despite Heathrow’s limitations; Dublin and Rome lose most routes during 2009

nl041209-lead-100.jpgHow do the biggest cities for air travel in 16 European countries compare? How many destinations do they serve? And which have gained (and lost) most routes during the last year? Which 28 destinations are no longer served directly from London airports?


Italy: Alitalia still dominant on domestic routes; 3rd behind Ryanair/easyJet on intl/EU

Article ThumbAlitalia recently reported some traffic and financial results for the first half of 2009. But what are its network strengths and weaknesses? Which are the leading country markets from Italy and which airports are growing in 2009?

blu-express ventures into Greece and Spain; only Nice survives from airline’s first season

Article Thumbnail: Airline Analysisblu-express is probably one of Europe’s lesser-known LCCs as it has primarily focused on Italian domestic routes. But which international routes did it once serve and where is it off to this summer?

Alitalia re-born with smaller network; drops six EU capitals among 30 cities no longer served; now controls over 50% of domestic capacity

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryAlitalia started life as a private company this week with a considerably smaller network than a year ago, despite merging with Air One. Which EU capital cities are among 30 destinations no longer served and how dominant will it be in the domestic market?


Alitalia’s rivals ready to pounce at Rome; easyJet and Air One already exploiting opportunities at Malpensa

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryWhat might happen in Rome if Alitalia were to collapse? What can we learn from what has happened at Malpensa since Alitalia axed 70% of flights in April? Which airlines stand to gain most if Alitalia were to disappear?

Alitalia’s new strategy good news for Rome Fiumicino; Malpensa traffic down 30%

Alitalia’s new strategy good news for Rome Fiumicino; Malpensa traffic down 30%Traffic data for Italy’s airports reveals the impact that Alitalia’s focus on Rome has had at other airports. The re-timing of Easter also had a significant impact on April traffic. Pisa and Bergamo continue to benefit from LCCs but which smaller airport has seen traffic double?

Italy: Italian airports (except for Rome Ciampino) off to strong start in 2008

Italy: Italian airports (except for Rome Ciampino) off to strong start in 2008Italian airports continue to report healthy growth despite the chaos surrounding Alitalia’s future. Only one of Italy’s “million” club saw traffic decline last year. Which one? Which Spanish-sounding airport has got off to a great 2008 and which previously fast growing airport has a slightly uncertain future?