Articles Tagged ‘VKO’

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

As we were all flouncing around in Chengdu last week at World Routes, we have a double whammy of FTWAs this week, with a massive 19 airports from around the world battling it out for airport marketing glory.

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

During the past year Prague has done something that most modest sized airports outside of Asia have as their number one aim – gaining a link to China. However, the airport has also seen developments in other long-haul markets as well as its new Chinese links. anna.aero takes a look at the airport’s traffic trends, […]

Slovakian traffic up 18% in 12 months; Poprad-Tatry fastest growing airport; Ryanair overtakes Travel Service Slovakia to become #1 carrier

Slovakian traffic up 18% in 12 months; Poprad-Tatry fastest growing airport; Ryanair overtakes Travel Service Slovakia to become #1 carrier

Passenger traffic in Slovakia for 2015 surpassed two million passengers, a feat the country had not witnessed since 2009. However, despite overall traffic for the nation growing the capital, Bratislava, has still not recovered to the level of traffic it witnessed in 2008. anna.aero takes a closer look at traffic trends, and how the airline […]


Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia is the tasty filling in the Baltic nation sandwich, sitting as it does between its close neighbours Estonia and Lithuania. The country’s air traffic is booming this year, with an average monthly growth of 8.4% between January and May. We take a look at who is doing what, and from where.

Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; three out of four Euro 2016 semi-finalists claim top spots

Seventh annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; three out of four Euro 2016 semi-finalists claim top spots

While the whole of Europe is focussed on the Euro 2016 championship, it seemed fitting to reveal the winners of this year’s Euro ANNIES in 10 airport awards. Airports in France, Germany and Portugal all have something to celebrate before the football semi-finals, but unfortunately not in Wales.

Shanghai - Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

Shanghai – Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

During the past 12 months, 16 previously unserved routes have opened up between Europe and China, with Baku, Manchester, Prague and London Gatwick being the latest airports to gain Chinese route status. anna.aero looks at how the market has developed in the past year, and to see which are the biggest unserved routes between the two markets.


Find out which airport wins its fourth Arch of Triumph

Find out which airport wins its fourth Arch of Triumph

This week’s winner has secured its first victory of 2016, but its fourth overall since the competition began in 2013 (a year it didn’t win in!). Discover the European airport’s FTWA secrets to success here.

Pobeda extends its European network

Pobeda extends its European network

Pobeda adds routes to Spain and Montenegro to its growing portfolio of European services.

Aeroflot starts nine new routes, five from Moscow

Aeroflot starts nine new routes, five from Moscow

Aeroflot adds four new domestic routes, and five new European sectors from four different Russian airports.


Bordeaux-Moscow is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 60,000 searches in 2015; very profitable for Aeroflot?

Bordeaux-Moscow is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 60,000 searches in 2015; very profitable for Aeroflot?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in 2015 60,000 prospective (mainly Russian) flyers searched for non-stop flights between Bordeaux and Moscow ‒ but the route is unserved. Surely the sector must appeal to the #1 player in the French-Russia market ‒ Aeroflot.

A deLUXe FTWA wins this week’s trophy

A deLUXe FTWA wins this week’s trophy

Sending the anna.aero judges a selection of Arch of Triumph images is always going to work out well, as we always choose the best of the bunch for the competition. That’s what this week’s winner did. Now it can LUXuriate in its glory over the other six competing airports from around the world.

Pobeda gets the horn for its Memmingen launch

Pobeda gets the horn for its Memmingen launch

Pobeda starts its second German service, following last month’s introduction of Cologne Bonn operations.