Articles Tagged ‘VKO’

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.


Week six of the 2016 Arch of Triumph sees Asia take on Europe

Week six of the 2016 Arch of Triumph sees Asia take on Europe

It’s Asia versus Europe this week as just two entries battle it out to become Week Six winner of the Arch of Triumph competition in 2016. Find out which of the dynamic FTWA duo has achieved the highest score and brought home the win for their airport.

Pobeda starts first German route

Pobeda starts first German route

Pobeda adds Cologne Bonn to existing international services to Bratislava and Milan/Bergamo.

Mahan Air returns to Moscow market

Mahan Air returns to Moscow market

Mahan Air re-starts flights to Moscow from Tehran Imam Khomeini by launching services to Vnukovo on 21 January.