Articles Tagged ‘TOS’

Wizz Air gets going on 16 new routes

Wizz Air gets going on 16 new routes

Wizz Air adds a further 16 routes to its network, including multiple links from Chisinau and Debrecen.

Wizz Air grows by 12% from Gdansk in 2018; seventh aircraft to be based from S19 with three new routes already confirmed for next year

Wizz Air grows by 12% from Gdansk in 2018; seventh aircraft to be based from S19 with three new routes already confirmed for next year

Gdansk is Wizz Air’s fifth largest base, with 2.77 million seats being flown from the Polish airport in 2018. The airline’s schedules for next summer indicate that it will offer 33 routes from Gdansk, however more could be added. Jonathan Ford takes a close look at the ULCC’s recent Gdansk expansion.

Finnair nets new Norwegian nodes

Finnair nets new Norwegian nodes

The oneworld member adds links from Helsinki to Bergen and Tromsø – flights operated by Widerøe.


Nordic countries see a 32% rise in seat capacity between 2010 and 2017; Faroe Islands demand picking up pace

Nordic countries see a 32% rise in seat capacity between 2010 and 2017; Faroe Islands demand picking up pace

The Nordic countries are made-up of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, plus Greenland and Faroe Islands which are constituent countries within the Kingdom of Denmark. Last year the group combined were home to 112.87 million departing seats, up 4.0% on 2016. Jonathan Ford investigates. 

Wizz Air welcomes four routes to its network

Wizz Air welcomes four routes to its network

Wizz Air now links Budapest to Berlin Schönefeld and Frankfurt, Debrecen gains Moscow Vnukovo while Gdansk is linked to Tromso. 

Cologne Bonn conquers Part I ‒ Now choose Cake of the Week Part II – Vote for the victor from 32 culinary creations from S17 launches

Cologne Bonn conquers Part I ‒ Now choose Cake of the Week Part II – Vote for the victor from 32 culinary creations from S17 launches

Narrowly beating the Ryanair cake created in Newcastle, Cologne Bonn secured the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I for its Wizz Air route launch cake. 32 more entries have been received over the last seven days, as the world’s airports look to become the Part II victor – scrumptious!


Widerøe starts a quartet of domestic routes in Norway

Widerøe starts a quartet of domestic routes in Norway

Widerøe starts four domestic routes in Norway linking Oslo Gardermoen, Leknes, Stokmarknes, Svolvaer and Tromsø airports. 

Cologne Bonn breaks the 11 million barrier as Tromsø welcomes the arrival of Lufthansa’s new Frankfurt service

Cologne Bonn breaks the 11 million barrier as Tromsø welcomes the arrival of Lufthansa’s new Frankfurt service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Belfast City Airport welcomes the news that Icelandair will link to the UK city from Reykjavik/Keflavik, while British Airways celebrates its new London Gatwick to Cape Town route. More news also from Phoenix Airport.

Impact of Norwegian air passenger tax not yet discernible in airport passenger statistics; Oslo Gardermoen traffic up 4% in 2016

Impact of Norwegian air passenger tax not yet discernible in airport passenger statistics; Oslo Gardermoen traffic up 4% in 2016

The new government tax, introduced at the beginning of June, has yet to have a noticeable impact on traffic looking at monthly data for the top 10 airports. We reveal which airlines have grown (and shrunk) capacity in the Norwegian market this summer.


Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Budapest celebrates back-to-back Arch of Triumph victories

Last week Budapest Airport had back-to-back meetings at the 138th IATA Slots Conference in Hamburg, now it has back-to-back victories in the Arch of Triumph competition. Unfortunately the airport has not entered this week to go for the hat-trick. However, 13 other airports have. With mid-season approaching, the world’s airports should now have a measure […]

Helvetic Airways links the Swiss Alps to the Lyngen Alps

Helvetic Airways links the Swiss Alps to the Lyngen Alps

Helvetic Airways commences weekly service between Zurich and Tromsø.

Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

It was recently revealed by various sources that Ryanair had been granted four daily slots at Oslo Gardermoen for a thrice-daily service to London Stansted and a daily operation to Vilnius. Norway’s largest airport recorded a rise in traffic over the past 12 months of 1.6%, one of only a few airports in the nation to report […]