Articles Tagged ‘RTM’

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!

Flybe celebrates first anniversary of Birmingham to Hamburg route

Flybe celebrates first anniversary of Birmingham to Hamburg route

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Flybe’s anniversary, Shannon Airport’s status in transatlantic aviation was boosted after becoming the first airport in Europe to have facial recognition technology introduced for US preclearance. More news also from Blue Islands.

Budapest Airport traffic up 15% during H1 2018; on course for 15 million passengers this year; data shows it's time for more long-haul

Budapest Airport traffic up 15% during H1 2018; on course for 15 million passengers this year; data shows it’s time for more long-haul

Budapest Airport has encountered phenomenal growth in recent years, with annual traffic growing 54% between 2013 and 2017. Jonathan Ford investigates the developments of the Hungarian capital airport in recent years, which new carriers have joined the airport’s roll call, and where the airport ranks in Europe.


Netherlands traffic surpassed 76 million passengers in 2017; Amsterdam market share drops below 90%; Eindhoven grows by +1500% since 2000

Netherlands traffic surpassed 76 million passengers in 2017; Amsterdam market share drops below 90%; Eindhoven grows by +1500% since 2000

Last year 76.20 million passengers passed through the five leading commercial airports in the Netherlands, however Amsterdam has seen its market share steadily drop year-on-year since 2004, when it peaked at over 97%. Jonathan Ford takes a closer look at the nation’s market development in recent years.

Billund, Brussels and Budapest win big in Bilbao

Billund, Brussels and Budapest win big in Bilbao

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Billund, Brussels and Budapest winning big at the Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2018, the event baton is passed over from Bilbao to Hannover. More news also from Oslo Gardermoen which was highly commended in the over 20 million passenger category, Blue Islands, and Yangon, Hamburg, Belfast City […]

Eindhoven-Berlin is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week"+75,000 searches; Ryanair's 38th destination from its 29th biggest operation??

Eindhoven-Berlin is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”+75,000 searches; Ryanair’s 38th destination from its 29th biggest operation??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months over 75,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Eindhoven and Berlin ‒ but the route is unserved!? Could this be Transavia’s 22nd destination from Eindhoven or easyJet’s second Dutch route from its Berlin Schönefeld base?


Transavia premiers Pula route from Rotterdam

Transavia premiers Pula route from Rotterdam

Transavia begins a three times weekly service between the Croatian and Dutch airports. 

Transavia serenades its network with six new services

Transavia serenades its network with six new services

Transavia begins six routes from three bases – includes resumption of flights between Rotterdam and Bergerac. 

Transavia drops Munich base but starting new routes in S17 to Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland

Transavia drops Munich base but starting new routes in S17 to Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland

The Dutch part of Transavia has been growing significantly since 2010. We look at the relative size of its bases, its leading country markets and top 15 destinations this summer. Plus a comparison with last summer. Plus what new routes the Munich base will welcome in S17.


bmi regional route churn slows down; Bristol and Munich biggest bases

bmi regional route churn slows down; Bristol and Munich biggest bases

bmi regional appears to be finally finding its niche in the European market, operating routes for large corporations and complementing those by finding city pairs with high levels of business traffic to sustain its regional jet fleet. We investigate the slowdown in the airline’s route turnover and where its operations are focused. 

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

As we were all flouncing around in Chengdu last week at World Routes, we have a double whammy of FTWAs this week, with a massive 19 airports from around the world battling it out for airport marketing glory.

Wellington Airport displays its monster-sized Arch of Triumph certificate for the world to see

Wellington Airport displays its monster-sized Arch of Triumph certificate for the world to see

The airport serving Middle Earth joins Christchurch to become only the second airport in New Zealand to have an Arch of Triumph certificate on its fire station walls. Find out which of this week’s three worldwide entries has racked up enough points to deliver the win for their airport.