Articles Tagged ‘VAR’

Lufthansa adds 13 routes from Frankfurt for S21; 11 are brand-new

Lufthansa adds 13 routes from Frankfurt for S21; 11 are brand-new

Lufthansa will begin 13 summer-seasonal routes from FRA. Six are to Greece; Lufthansa will now have 11 routes to the country from its top airport in S21.

LOT launches Dubrovnik and Varna from Budapest

LOT launches Dubrovnik and Varna from Budapest

Dubrovnik and Varna become LOT’s destination #12 and #13 from Budapest.

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.


easyJet announces six new routes and increases frequencies as competition heats up

easyJet announces six new routes and increases frequencies as competition heats up

eastJet is to go head-to-head with Wizz Air on six new routes from Luton while increasing frequencies on a further 11 routes on which it directly competes with the ULCC. We look at the details.

Wizz Air launches Varna to Liverpool route

Wizz Air launches Varna to Liverpool route

Wizz Air launched Varna to Liverpool route on 17 July.

Wizz Air visits Varna from Hamburg

Wizz Air visits Varna from Hamburg

Wizz Air launches twice weekly services between Hamburg and Varna.


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. 

Thomas Cook Airlines sets off for Seattle

Thomas Cook Airlines sets off for Seattle

Thomas Cook Airlines starts flights between Manchester and Seattle – launches four routes to Europe too.

Wizz Air welds Vienna to its network

Wizz Air welds Vienna to its network

Wizz Air begins Austrian operations with routes to the capital from Gdansk, Tuzla and Varna. 


30-Second Interview – Ulrich Heppe, CEO of Fraport Bulgaria

30-Second Interview – Ulrich Heppe, CEO of Fraport Bulgaria

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford, recently travelled to Varna to meet with Fraport Bulgaria’s CEO, Ulrich Heppe, to learn about seasonality challenges, plus how the company is trying to attract more year-round services at both Varna and Bourgas airports. Ford also managed to get a few moments to chat with Dimitar Bikov, Head of Aviation […]

easyJet's biggest base London Gatwick analysed; AMS #1 route and Spain remains biggest market

easyJet’s biggest base London Gatwick analysed; AMS #1 route and Spain remains biggest market

With nearly 230,000 seats during its peak weeks, London Gatwick is easyJet’s biggest base – more than double the size of the LCC’s next largest hubs at Milan Malpensa, London Luton and Geneva. Marc Watkins gets under the skin of this +100-destination operation to reveal the bones of its recent growth, its typical daily flight […]

Ryanair launches 83 new routes for W17/18 season

Ryanair launches 83 new routes for W17/18 season

Ryanair commences services on 83 new routes in two days across 29 and 30 October.