Articles Tagged ‘VLC’

Regional connectivity in Italy, Spain and Turkey analysed; winners and losers between 2009 and 2015 revealed

Regional connectivity in Italy, Spain and Turkey analysed; winners and losers between 2009 and 2015 revealed

We recently looked at regional airport connectivity in France, Germany and the UK. Now it’s the turn of Italy, Spain and Turkey to be examined in more detail – the remainder of the FIGUST countries. We look at connections from 25 airports in these three countries to over 20 cities across Europe.

Oman Airports attend the inaugural Routes Middle East and Africa

Oman Airports attend the inaugural Routes Middle East and Africa

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Melbourne Airport revels in ‘Route of the Week’ win; Glasgow Airport celebrates ‘Cake of the Week’; Wizz Air marks 1,500 flights between London Luton and Varna; Kazan welcomes Pobeda from Sochi/Adler; Flybe branded Stobart Air commemorates a first birthday, and more.

Menorca Airport plots a recovery path towards 3m annual passengers; Vueling bigger than easyJet and Ryanair combined

Menorca Airport plots a recovery path towards 3m annual passengers; Vueling bigger than easyJet and Ryanair combined

The smallest of the three airports serving the Balearic Islands, Menorca Airport, also known as Mahón Airport, is on course to grow again this summer, with August schedules offering a 6.4% increase in weekly seats. anna.aero identifies the key players and what new routes will be starting in S15.


Ryanair to serve Castellón Airport from Bristol and Stansted in S15; 24 Spanish airports now on network

Ryanair to serve Castellón Airport from Bristol and Stansted in S15; 24 Spanish airports now on network

This September, Ryanair will commence operations from the SNC-Lavalin-managed Castellón Airport, nestled on the Costa del Azahar between Valencia and Reus airports. We take a look at the ULCC’s operations to Spain and nearby competing airports.

Air Serbia receives Route of the Week award for Zagreb service

Air Serbia receives Route of the Week award for Zagreb service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Catania Airport celebrates seven million passengers in 2014, and Santa Claus lands his “Sleigh380” at Manchester Airport to unload 500 presents. More news from Leeds Bradford, Ibiza and Zaragoza airports.

BRUising encounter: anna.aero's detailed analysis of Ryanair v Vueling’s fight for low cost supremacy at Brussels Airport

BRUising encounter: anna.aero’s detailed analysis of Ryanair v Vueling’s fight for low cost supremacy at Brussels Airport

A year ago Ryanair appeared to declare war on Vueling in Brussels, going head-to-head with the carrier on 10 routes. We look at how things are panning out for both carriers and analyse December fare data across eight competing routes.


Valencia shows-off Cake certificate; Ryanair opens Greek base #3 at Athens; Emirates celebrates 10th anniversary at Glasgow; Air Serbia at Sofia, more news from Munich, Stuttgart, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, Newcastle, Shannon, Bordeaux and Jacksonville airports

Valencia shows-off Cake certificate; Ryanair opens Greek base #3 at Athens; Emirates celebrates 10th anniversary at Glasgow; Air Serbia at Sofia, more news from Munich, Stuttgart, Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, Newcastle, Shannon, Bordeaux and Jacksonville airports

Another busy week for Network Planning Community News, including Valencia Airport showing-off COTW certificate; Ryanair opening its third base at Athens Airport and Emirates celebrating its 10th anniversary at Glasgow Airport. We also have newsworthy events from our peers from around the world.

Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

The start of the S14 season sees a lot of the world’s airports going the extra mile in terms of new route marketing — and that means lots of fire truck water arches (FTWA). This week, we give you, the reader, the chance to select the best of the 21 FTWAs we have been sent.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - 20 yummy treats from Summer 2014 Season Part 1

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 20 yummy treats from Summer 2014 Season Part 1

The first days of the 2014 summer timetable have brought almost 500 new routes to the world and almost as many tonnes of cakes. Use your vote to select your choice of the week for S14 Season Part 1.


Lufthansa shifts Tokyo flights to Haneda, adds Valencia

Lufthansa shifts Tokyo flights to Haneda, adds Valencia

Lufthansa joins Star Alliance partner at Haneda, adds daily Frankfurt-Valencia service with A320s.

Ryanair launches nine new routes in two days from the new Brussels base

Ryanair launches nine new routes in two days from the new Brussels base

Ryanair continues its network re-invention with nine routes from its new Brussels base, utilising its 737-800s. It faces direct competition on eight out of the nine services.

Timisoara Airport: traffic declines as Carpatair goes into administration; Wizz Air is new market leader with 49% of seats

Timisoara Airport: traffic declines as Carpatair goes into administration; Wizz Air is new market leader with 49% of seats

Following a period of rapid growth between 2005 and 2011, when Timisoara Airport’s traffic doubled, the airport was recently affected by Carpatair’s operational rationalisation. We take a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveal how dominant Wizz Air has become after Carpatair suspended operations on 17 January.