Articles Tagged ‘SunExpress’

SunExpress starts six new services

SunExpress starts six new services

SunExpress adds links from Turkey to the UK, France, Germany and Sweden.

SunExpress seeks out London Luton launch

SunExpress seeks out London Luton launch

SunExpress commenced its expansion at London Luton this week, as the airline added four new services to its existing operation to Izmir. anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins went to visit the London airport to be part of the celebrations.

Germany-Turkey market suffers slide in 2016 and 2017; return to growth on the horizon, Turkish Airlines is leading carrier

Germany-Turkey market suffers slide in 2016 and 2017; return to growth on the horizon, Turkish Airlines is leading carrier

The available seats on services between Germany and Turkey fell by 7.9% to 14.80 million in 2017. This was the second consecutive years of cuts, although early indications are that the market will return to growth in 2018. Nick Preston looks at capacity trends in this country pair over the past 10 years.


Turkish market grows 11% in 2017, bouncing above the records of 2015; Istanbul accounts for 50% of traffic; Antalya leads net passenger growth

Turkish market grows 11% in 2017, bouncing above the records of 2015; Istanbul accounts for 50% of traffic; Antalya leads net passenger growth

With Turkey set to open one of the world’s biggest airports this year, it is certainly an exciting time for Turkish aviation. Given the setbacks encountered in 2016, the nation has bounced back in abundance. Jonathan Ford explores in more depth the recent developments of the Turkish market. 

UK-Turkey market experiences rapid rise before two consecutive years of cuts; Turkish Airlines is leading carrier

UK-Turkey market experiences rapid rise before two consecutive years of cuts; Turkish Airlines is leading carrier

In 2017 there were 5.29 million seats available between the UK and Turkey. From 2008 to 2015 the market witnessed continual growth, but since then it has suffered back-to-back years of capacity cuts. We take a look at this country pair in more detail to reveal its airline and airport network trends over the past […]

Turkey’s newest airport on man-made island at Ordu-Giresun set to handle over one million passengers in 2017; domestic routes dominate

Turkey’s newest airport on man-made island at Ordu-Giresun set to handle over one million passengers in 2017; domestic routes dominate

Opened in 2015 and located on Turkey’s northern coast, Ordu-Giresun Airport has grown quickly. At present domestic flights to Istanbul and Ankara dominate but there are also a growing number of frequencies to German airports.


SunExpress sets off on four new services

SunExpress sets off on four new services

SunExpress start services to Austria, Germany and Russia.

SunExpress starts new route trio

SunExpress starts new route trio

SunExpress now operates eight routes from both Cologne Bonn and Hannover; two from Brussels.

SunExpress Germany continues its network diversification; Italy in, Tunisia out; Egypt down; Bulgaria up

SunExpress Germany continues its network diversification; Italy in, Tunisia out; Egypt down; Bulgaria up

Advertised on SunExpress’ Facebook page, but not available to buy on its homepage is the Hamburg to Bodrum route. Confused? So are we. anna.aero takes a look at this unclassifiable airline to see where it is growing, and which markets have witnessed capacity culls this summer.


Cologne Bonn and Brussels both celebrate Route of the Week Awards

Cologne Bonn and Brussels both celebrate Route of the Week Awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Doncaster Sheffield welcomes Flybe’s two aircraft base for S16, LOT Polish Airlines announces a six times weekly service to Košice next summer, and Caspian Airlines starts flights to Muscat. Plus other news from Stuttgart, Hannover, Berlin Tegel, Turin and Rome Fiumicino airports.

Lufthansa and airberlin under growing pressure as German market growth picks up; Ryanair and Emirates both growing fast

Lufthansa and airberlin under growing pressure as German market growth picks up; Ryanair and Emirates both growing fast

The German market looks set for an interesting 2016. We look at how the market has evolved over the last 25 years, which airports are having a good 2015, which are the leading country markets and which airlines are growing.

Birmingham and Glasgow airports celebrate awards at World Routes

Birmingham and Glasgow airports celebrate awards at World Routes

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Brussels Airport welcomes the arrival of one of Emirates’ A380s to help celebrate the MEB3 carrier’s one-year anniversary of services to the Belgian capital, while Varna celebrates passing 1,234,567 passengers. More news also from Turin Airport.