Articles Tagged ‘Slovakia’

Wizz Air and Ryanair are the biggest and fastest-growing airlines in Central Europe; Poland-UK remains biggest country pair

Wizz Air and Ryanair are the biggest and fastest-growing airlines in Central Europe; Poland-UK remains biggest country pair

We define a new region of 17 countries across Central and Eastern Europe and analyse which are the biggest and fastest-growing in 2016. Plus we reveal the top 15 airlines (and how fast they are growing) and busiest country pairs.

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 […]

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 2)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 2)

In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.


Košice Airport celebrates start of Wizz Air base operations; traffic up 50% last year

Košice Airport celebrates start of Wizz Air base operations; traffic up 50% last year

Košice Airport in Slovakia saw traffic grow by 50% last year and last week welcomed Wizz Air’s first A320 to be based in the country. We look at the airport’s development since 2000 and its seasonality profile.

Ryanair makes Bratislava base 71 but adds only one new route in S15

Ryanair makes Bratislava base 71 but adds only one new route in S15

Ryanair has made the Slovak capital its 71st base and will station two aircraft at the airport next summer. We examine the history of the airline’s operations at the airport and how next summer’s programme compares with previous years.

Ryanair biggest airline in Hungary, Lithuania, Spain and Slovakia; close second in Belgium, Ireland and Italy

Ryanair biggest airline in Hungary, Lithuania, Spain and Slovakia; close second in Belgium, Ireland and Italy

Arguably Europe’s most European airlines with aircraft and crews based in 12 different countries, Ryanair is also the leading airline in several unexpected markets. In which country markets is it #1 and what share of the total market does it have? In which EU country does it have more than 50% of the market?


European airport passengers up 7% in 2011 to over 1.6 billion; which countries and airports saw highest growth?

European airport passengers up 7% in 2011 to over 1.6 billion; which countries and airports saw highest growth?

Yes, it’s our annual analysis of the 300-plus European airports that we have traffic data for to see which country markets and airports have had a good (or bad) year. Only two countries saw a drop in air travel in 2011. Can you guess which ones? And which airports feature in our top 10 of […]

Only two out of 34 European countries report fall in demand in first half of 2011; Estonia leads way with 37% growth

Only two out of 34 European countries report fall in demand in first half of 2011; Estonia leads way with 37% growth

Yes, it’s time for one of our famous mega-analyses revealing how Europe’s airports have performed in the first half of 2011. Which two countries have seen traffic declines? How are Europe’s five biggest markets performing and what’s the average growth across all markets?

Czech Airlines' new Bratislava base creates indirect competition with several key Ryanair routes

Czech Airlines’ new Bratislava base creates indirect competition with several key Ryanair routes

Slovakia’s main airport has a great new terminal but traffic peaked in 2008 before SkyEurope collapsed. Now Czech Airlines is basing an aircraft at the airport to serve major airports at major European cities. What competition does it face from Ryanair, and which routes has the Irish LCC giant cut at the airport for this […]


Bratislava has a new mate in Czech Airlines; six new routes to major airports including Amsterdam to start in June

Bratislava has a new mate in Czech Airlines; six new routes to major airports including Amsterdam to start in June

Czech Airlines has announced plans to base a single 737-500 at Bratislava Airport and start six new routes from 23 June. It already operates flights from Prague, but now it will compete indirectly with Ryanair on four routes. What does the aircraft’s schedule look like?

Ryanair serves 19 destinations from Slovakia; ice-hockey world championships will boost traffic in April and May

Ryanair serves 19 destinations from Slovakia; ice-hockey world championships will boost traffic in April and May

Slovakia is still recovering from the demise of its de facto flag carrier SkyEurope in 2009. But which destinations has Ryanair added during the last year and which countries does it now serve? Which other airlines are present and which route is likely to benefit most from the forthcoming ice-hockey world championships?

Slovakia now belongs to Ryanair; has 67% of Bratislava’s seat capacity

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusSlovakia has lost its de facto national carrier SkyEurope, but how has traffic developed and who have filled the void? How many routes have been started in the last year and by whom?