Articles Tagged ‘SOF’

Wizz Air starts Abu Dhabi; the first of its big plans there

Wizz Air starts Abu Dhabi; the first of its big plans there

Wizz Air on 1 July began Abu Dhabi from both Budapest and Bucharest. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi became a national UAE airline last month, with 100 aircraft on the cards.

Wizz Air announces 26 new routes (and one restart); almost 200 new routes for this summer

Wizz Air announces 26 new routes (and one restart); almost 200 new routes for this summer

With another 27 routes revealed, including eight from Bucharest, eight from Varna, and three from Odesa, we look at the carrier’s summer plans.

Air Serbia announces Oslo, soon after Wizz Air; now, 3 airlines will operate Belgrade - Oslo-area

Air Serbia announces Oslo, soon after Wizz Air; now, 3 airlines will operate Belgrade – Oslo-area

Starting on 16 July, Air Serbia’s twice-weekly connection will be good for P2P demand and be timed for onward connectivity to eight destinations with 95,000.


Wizz Air first routes from Abu Dhabi are Bucharest, Budapest, and Sofia?

Wizz Air first routes from Abu Dhabi are Bucharest, Budapest, and Sofia?

Wizz Air let slip its likely initial routes – as it said the scale of its Abu Dhabi ops will be bigger than previously mentioned, which was 50 aircraft.

Eurowings rationalises route offering in W19; seats down 2 million YOY

Eurowings rationalises route offering in W19; seats down 2 million YOY

Eurowings offers 11.7 million seats in W19, down two million on W18 in its attempt to return to profitability. However, it is still opening new routes, including Frankfurt to Windhoek.

Wizz Air flies 200 millionth passenger, but over 100 million have been transported since 2015; Q1 2019 traffic up 11%, load factor 2.0%

Wizz Air flies 200 millionth passenger, but over 100 million have been transported since 2015; Q1 2019 traffic up 11%, load factor 2.0%

Wizz Air recently passed the milestone of carrying its 200 millionth passenger and 15 years of operation since its first flight in 2004. anna.aero looks at how the carrier has transformed in recent years, including its ever improving load factor, and which leading airports are seeing the fruits of the carrier’s success in 2019. 


Ryanair starts 41 new routes during first two days of S19 season

Ryanair starts 41 new routes during first two days of S19 season

Ryanair launches 41 new routes between 31 March and 1 April – Tetouan is newest airport to join network.

Lauda announces 21 new routes from Vienna

Lauda announces 21 new routes from Vienna

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Lauda, the new name of Laudamotion, has confirmed 21 new routes from Vienna for W19/20, including Agadir, Birmingham, Liverpool and Münster. More news also from Ryanair which has confirmed it will add Kharkiv and Odessa in Ukraine to its network in June. 

easyJet entices customers with five new routes

easyJet entices customers with five new routes

easyJet launches new routes from its bases at Berlin Tegel, Bristol, London Luton and Manchester.


Wizz Air to open Krakow base, stationing two A321s and opening 12 routes; leading airport in CEE nations not yet served by carrier

Wizz Air to open Krakow base, stationing two A321s and opening 12 routes; leading airport in CEE nations not yet served by carrier

On 21 November Wizz Air announced that it will begin its first-ever flights from Krakow Airport, commencing in 2019. It will base two A321s and open up 12 new routes. Jonathan Ford looks further into the base details, and highlights some reasons as to why Wizz Air has made this move. 

Ryanair launches 45 more routes as W18/19 enters second week

Ryanair launches 45 more routes as W18/19 enters second week

Ryanair launches 45 more routes – only five face direct competition from other carriers.

Ryanair launches 60 routes during first few days of W18/19 season

Ryanair launches 60 routes during first few days of W18/19 season

Ryanair launches services on 60 airport pairs – 13 already served by other carriers.