Articles Tagged ‘VLC’

Vueling and Ryanair battle for Spanish supremacy; Madrid growing fast once more as UK market set to see significant growth in S16

Vueling and Ryanair battle for Spanish supremacy; Madrid growing fast once more as UK market set to see significant growth in S16

Spanish airports are preparing for a record-breaking 2016 with passenger numbers set to top 220 million. We look at demand since 1999, the leading airlines and the leading country markets to see which carriers and regions are generating growth in Spain this summer.

Air Europa adds twice-weekly domestic link

Air Europa adds twice-weekly domestic link

Air Europa starts flights on the 470-kilometre route between Malaga and Valencia airports.

Air Nostrum comes of age – 21st birthday analysis reveals the importance of Madrid and Balearics

Air Nostrum comes of age – 21st birthday analysis reveals the importance of Madrid and Balearics

It was 21 years ago on 15 December, that Iberia franchisee Air Nostrum took to the air with its first flight ‒ a Fokker 50 service between Valencia and Bilbao. The Spanish domestic market remains critical to the airline’s operations, as we look into its network today.


Transavia to open Munich base next March with four 737-800s; Lufthansa to compete on 14 of 16 new routes planned

Transavia to open Munich base next March with four 737-800s; Lufthansa to compete on 14 of 16 new routes planned

Sure, you’ve heard the news that Transavia is opening a Munich base next March. But who will it be competing against, what will its start-up frequencies be, and what will the initial flying programme look like? anna.aero tells you the important stuff and doesn’t just recycle the press release.

Public vote winners Iasi Airport get their hoses out to celebrate last week’s Arch of Triumph win; Part II results and this week’s winner too

Public vote winners Iasi Airport get their hoses out to celebrate last week’s Arch of Triumph win; Part II results and this week’s winner too

This week’s FTWA story is rammed. Not only do we have pictures of the winners of the W15/16 Public Vote Part I, we also have the Part II results, plus this week’s champions, as we return back to normal business, with the anna.aero judging this week’s efforts from Singapore and London. Phew!

British Airways adds volume to London-Valencia market

British Airways adds volume to London-Valencia market

British Airways starts flights from London Gatwick to Valencia – the oneworld carrier’s only London service to the Spanish destination.


Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

With over 30% of the votes, Ohio’s Akron/Canton Airport saw off the challenge from 18 other global airports, many of which are much bigger than it, to claim the Cake of the Week W15/16 Public Vote Part I. 13 more airports do battle this week to secure the Part II title.

Ryanair starts 21 new routes in week two of W15/16

Ryanair starts 21 new routes in week two of W15/16

Ryanair opens its Berlin Schönefeld base on 27 October and launches 15 new routes. Six other routes from five other bases also started this week.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Air Malta and KLM inaugurate their code-share agreement, while Ryanair announces two new routes from Turin. More news also from London City, Naples, Miami, Cleveland Burke Lakefront and Iasi airports as well as from Monarch Airlines.


Vote for Cake of the Week – 19 tasty treats from W15/16 Part I

Vote for Cake of the Week – 19 tasty treats from W15/16 Part I

Mobilise your staff, fans and followers and win one of aviation’s most sought after awards – yes the public vote for the prestigious anna.aero Cake of the Week is back to herald the start of the W15/16 season. Rules? The airport with the most votes wins! Simple.

Ryanair plans German invasion – says Kenny Jacobs; Munich is a must

Ryanair plans German invasion – says Kenny Jacobs; Munich is a must

Be afraid. Be very afraid. Especially if you’re Lufthansa or airberlin, as Ryanair is planning to grow its market share in Germany from the 5% it has today, up to 15-20% by 2020. Gulp. anna.aero was on hand at last week’s press conference in Cologne’s Hilton hotel to get the latest details on the ULCC’s […]

Cluj-Napoca Airport's capacity growth driven by Wizz Air expansion; London set to overtake Bucharest as #1 route

Cluj-Napoca Airport’s capacity growth driven by Wizz Air expansion; London set to overtake Bucharest as #1 route

Romania’s second biggest airport is having a bumper 2015, with an average monthly growth rate of over 30%. Number one airline Wizz Air, which passed the five million passenger milestone at Cluj-Napoca this month, is the prime driver of these increases ‒ we investigate what the airline is up to in S15.