Articles Tagged ‘SOF’

Anker in Athens: 300+ ACI EUROPE audience learns exactly how much low costs now dominate – and what they are doing next

Anker in Athens: 300+ ACI EUROPE audience learns exactly how much low costs now dominate – and what they are doing next

We all know Europe’s LCCs have been the driving force behind traffic growth at Europe’s airports during the last decade. We reveal how their share of summer seat capacity across almost 30 major airports has evolved 2006-16.

Budapest celebrates fourth Arch of Triumph win at Hamburg Slots

Budapest celebrates fourth Arch of Triumph win at Hamburg Slots

Despite having back-to-back meetings to discuss the next batch of route launches, the Budapest Airport Business Development team at the IATA Slot Conference in Hamburg had time to celebrate last week’s win. Find out which of this week’s 14 entries takes the prize home.

Bulgaria Air begins Budapest

Bulgaria Air begins Budapest

Bulgaria Air begins four times weekly service to the Hungarian capital from Sofia.


30-Second Interview - Alexander Schroll, CEO of Castellon Airport

30-Second Interview – Alexander Schroll, CEO of Castellon Airport

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford met with Castellon Airport CEO Alexander Schroll on the day the facility welcomed its second scheduled carrier. Schroll spoke to anna.aero about how the airport has celebrated a successful nine months of operations since Ryanair inaugurated flights from the UK, and to also highlight Castellon’s USPs that are drawing attention […]

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.

Ryanair revels in new Corfu routes

Ryanair revels in new Corfu routes

Ryanair opens up 13 new routes including those from its latest base in Corfu.


Bulgaria Air starts Sofia double to Iberian Peninsula

Bulgaria Air starts Sofia double to Iberian Peninsula

Bulgaria Air links Sofia to Alicante and Lisbon – both served weekly.

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Coincidence? Ryanair’s four most recent base announcements are all airports at which Wizz Air also has a base. We examine in more detail the growing competition between the two ULCCs across Central and Eastern Europe.

Reno-Tahoe Airport celebrates Cake of the Week title for Alaska Airlines’ new service

Reno-Tahoe Airport celebrates Cake of the Week title for Alaska Airlines’ new service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Birmingham Airport welcomes the arrival of A380 services while Blue Air bases a second aircraft at Larnaca. More news from Wizz Air, Norwegian, Ryanair, Jet2.com, Emirates, Virgin Atlantic Airways and Austrian Airlines.


Wizz Air runs up 14 new airport pairs

Wizz Air runs up 14 new airport pairs

Wizz Air begins services on 14 new routes – welcomes Bratislava, Kaunas and Palanga to its network.

Ryanair commences 41 new routes

Ryanair commences 41 new routes

Ryanair launches 41 new routes across its network – Belfast International, Newquay and Palanga added to route map.

Ryanair makes Vilnius its second Lithuanian base; Prague and Sofia strong contenders to be next hubs

Ryanair makes Vilnius its second Lithuanian base; Prague and Sofia strong contenders to be next hubs

On 15 March Ryanair announced that from 30 October it will base two aircraft at Vilnius and open new routes to Berlin Schönefeld and Malta. The news means that Vilnius is the carrier’s #82 base. David O’Brien, CCO of Ryanair, tells anna.aero that the Lithuanian Government understands the needs of its passengers, and where the […]