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Articles Tagged ‘SKP’

Skopje traffic doubles in five years; LCCs dominate capacity

Skopje traffic doubles in five years; LCCs dominate capacity

Skopje International Airport has seen strong growth from both low cost airlines and international flag carriers like Qatar Airways. anna.aero analyses the recent developments taking place at the airport, which continues to make headlines as a rising European aviation powerhouse.

Wizz Air expands in North Macedonia

Wizz Air expands in North Macedonia

Wizz Air links Ohrid to Milan Malpensa, and Skopje to Bremen and Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden.

Wizz Air to open Vienna base with three based aircraft and 17 new routes; appears at first not to target easyJet or Eurowings

Wizz Air to open Vienna base with three based aircraft and 17 new routes; appears at first not to target easyJet or Eurowings

Wizz Air has announced that it will begin serving Vienna from April, with the base opening in June when it will station one A320, with two A321s joining the new operation from November. While the airline is planning 17 routes from Vienna, it appears its strategy is to avoid easyJet and Eurowings. 


MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs

MEB3 carriers experience network slowdown in 2017; US, Australia and UK remain biggest country markets by ASKs

Emirates is catching Qatar Airways in terms of the number of destinations served by the big three Middle Eastern airlines (MEB3). We reveal the routes added (and dropped) by the MEB3 carriers in the last 12 months, and which are the top 15 country markets for the combined carriers.

Friedrichshafen basks in first-time Arch of Triumph glory – and south German sunshine!

Friedrichshafen basks in first-time Arch of Triumph glory – and south German sunshine!

Last week German regional airport Friedrichshafen beat-off competition from the likes of Melbourne, Orlando and Nice to secure its first-ever Arch of Triumph title. As the airport celebrates its landmark victory, find out whether this week’s competition will be be won by a minnow or mega-hub here!

Qatar Airways skips into Skopje

Qatar Airways skips into Skopje

Qatar Airways strengthens its presence in Eastern Europe with new Macedonian route.


Qatar Airways launches flights between Doha and Skopje – anna.aero joins the airline and TAV Macedonia for the inaugural service

Qatar Airways launches flights between Doha and Skopje – anna.aero joins the airline and TAV Macedonia for the inaugural service

On 17 July oneworld member Qatar Airways launched flights between Doha and Skopje, the carrier’s first link to Macedonia and its 11th in Eastern Europe. Take a closer look to see how the Macedonian capital welcomed its first MEB3 carrier. 

Wizz Air welcomes three new European airports to its network

Wizz Air welcomes three new European airports to its network

Wizz Air launches 10 routes including first flights to Faro, Lamezia Terme and Santander.  

Slovakian traffic up 18% in 12 months; Poprad-Tatry fastest growing airport; Ryanair overtakes Travel Service Slovakia to become #1 carrier

Slovakian traffic up 18% in 12 months; Poprad-Tatry fastest growing airport; Ryanair overtakes Travel Service Slovakia to become #1 carrier

Passenger traffic in Slovakia for 2015 surpassed two million passengers, a feat the country had not witnessed since 2009. However, despite overall traffic for the nation growing the capital, Bratislava, has still not recovered to the level of traffic it witnessed in 2008. anna.aero takes a closer look at traffic trends, and how the airline […]


Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

Skopje traffic grows 42% since 2012; on track to pass 1.7 million passengers in 2016; gains four new European capital connections

During the past 12 months Skopje has gained links to the capitals of the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany and Slovakia. anna.aero investigates how the airport’s network has developed during recent times, and also how it has managed to nearly double passenger traffic during the past few years.

Czech Airlines checks out Skopje

Czech Airlines checks out Skopje

Czech Airlines begins twice-weekly service between Prague and Skopje – increases to thrice-weekly from 28 June.

Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport

Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport

In the week that Wizz Air celebrates its 12th birthday, we reveal which of the ULCC’s country markets are growing fastest this summer, which are its busiest airports and which cities it has added to its network in the last 12 months. Plus a look at which routes have been dropped.