Articles Tagged ‘STN’

Ryanair celebrates 25 years at Manchester; from daily Dublin, to becoming airport's top airline with 12 based aircraft and 64 routes in S19

Ryanair celebrates 25 years at Manchester; from daily Dublin, to becoming airport’s top airline with 12 based aircraft and 64 routes in S19

Ryanair has recently celebrated its 25-year anniversary of serving Manchester, where in 2018 the carrier offered 5.42 million two-way seats. anna.aero looks at how the carrier has expanded from the airport in recent years, going from two stationed aircraft in W11/12 when the base opened, to 12 units this summer. 

Jet2.com adds Bourgas, Chania and Izmir to network

Jet2.com adds Bourgas, Chania and Izmir to network

Jet2.com initiates its first routes to Bourgas in Bulgaria, Chania in Crete and Izmir in Turkey.

Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Departing seat capacity from the Middle East has doubled over the past decade, going from 131.82 million in 2009 to 264.31 million last year. However, since 2016, the region’s growth rate has shrunk from 13% to 3.1% last year. anna.aero examines the market in more depth ahead of the inaugural CONNECT MEIA.


anna.aero joins LOT Polish Airlines, Lithuanian Airports and London City to celebrate carrier's new link from Vilnius at The Shard

anna.aero joins LOT Polish Airlines, Lithuanian Airports and London City to celebrate carrier’s new link from Vilnius at The Shard

anna.aero joined Lithuanian Airports, London City Airport and LOT Polish Airlines at The Shard on Thursday 25 April to toast the carrier’s soon-to-launch route between the UK airport and Vilnius. With UK-Lithuania traffic growing 13% in 2018, the route comes at a time when demand between the countries is at an all-time high.

Wroclaw traffic jumps 17% in 2018 to over three million; welcomes 14% rise in passengers during Q1 2019; ULCCs dominate capacity

Wroclaw traffic jumps 17% in 2018 to over three million; welcomes 14% rise in passengers during Q1 2019; ULCCs dominate capacity

Wroclaw Airport handled 3.35 million passengers in 2018, a rise of 145% versus the levels encountered 10 years ago. anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Mohammad Bhimani looks at the airport’s recent traffic developments and new routes which have contributed to its successful growth over the last decade.

Loganair launches services on four former bmi regional routes

Loganair launches services on four former bmi regional routes

Loganair takes over City of Derry to London Stansted PSO and launches three services from Aberdeen.


3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

The final new route numbers are in for 2018! anna.aero has been busy studying its New Routes Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics from last year. We reveal the top airlines, country markets and airports for new routes in 2018, and a take a look ahead to see what is coming in 2019.

Yields in the bin: The Ryanair, Wizz Air, easyJet Brexit slide (according to RDC Apex data)

Yields in the bin: The Ryanair, Wizz Air, easyJet Brexit slide (according to RDC Apex data)

In anna.aero’s latest aviation partnership, we have teamed-up with aviation performance data experts RDC. In this first joint report, we showcase the performance of London’s biggest LCCs to see how their ex-London routes have financially performed since the 2016 Brexit vote. 

Data reveals 43,500+ passengers want Münster/Osnabrück to London link; historical numbers shows route can support 70,000+ annual PAX

Data reveals 43,500+ passengers want Münster/Osnabrück to London link; historical numbers shows route can support 70,000+ annual PAX

Skyscanner data reveals that during the past 12 months, over 43,500 people have searched for a direct flight between Münster/Osnabrück and London. As a historically proven route which handled up to 73,000 passengers per year, could an airline see the potential of opening up this much needed market again?


MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table

MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table

Qatar Airways stretched its lead over Emirates and Etihad Airways in terms of destinations served between peak S17 and peak S18. anna.aero reveals which routes have been added and dropped by the MEB3 carriers since summer 2017, plus the fastest growing destination markets across the trio’s networks.

Ryanair passenger numbers set to grow by 26% from Seville in 2018; 53 routes scheduled to be flown in S19; Budapest next to be added

Ryanair passenger numbers set to grow by 26% from Seville in 2018; 53 routes scheduled to be flown in S19; Budapest next to be added

In recent years, Ryanair has returned to rapid growth at Seville, with the ULCC expected to transport around 2.26 million passengers from the city this year. Jonathan Ford looks further into the airline’s recent expansion from the airport, including how its market share is developing, and how others are reacting.

Laudamotion starts ski season with new route hat-trick

Laudamotion starts ski season with new route hat-trick

Laudamotion launches new services from Innsbruck to Dublin, Düsseldorf and London Stansted.