Articles Tagged ‘VNO’

Finnair’s scheduled traffic grows 65% in five years; surpasses one million monthly passengers; Iceland is next country market

Finnair’s scheduled traffic grows 65% in five years; surpasses one million monthly passengers; Iceland is next country market

During the past year, Finnair has welcomed 13 new airports to its route map. As well as this, the carrier became the first European A350 operator, and June 2016 was the first time in recent history that the airline managed the feat of carrying one million scheduled passengers in a month. anna.aero looks in further detail at traffic […]

Wizz Air launches wonderful seven

Wizz Air launches wonderful seven

Wizz Air adds to its Budapest, Cluj-Napoca, Gdansk, Katowice, Vilnius and Warsaw Chopin bases and launches first route to Suceava in Romania.

Munich-Vilnius is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 90,000 searches in the last year; a tempting sector for Transavia???

Munich-Vilnius is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” with 90,000 searches in the last year; a tempting sector for Transavia???

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has uncovered that 90,000 potential passengers in the past year searched for flights between Munich and Vilnius ‒ but the route is unserved! Beers all round for the airline that takes the city pair on – maybe route #20 for Munich’s third largest carrier Transavia?


Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford for this upcoming winter season will welcome connections to the capitals of Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, three of which will be flown by Ryanair. The airport has also welcomed two new carriers this summer. Last year the UK airport welcomed just over 3.4 million passengers, with 3.6 million expected this year.

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.

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

Lisbon Airport welcomes home the champions of Europe while Melbourne celebrates Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces it will serve two Eastern European capitals from Leeds Bradford, while Blue Air picks up a special award from Hermes. More news also from Vilnius, Aarhus and Batumi airports plus the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards.


Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

First time winner Inverness and second time winner and 2016 competition leaders Lisbon pose in front of some serious fire tender kit with their recent award wins. Find out which one of the 14 airports competing this week will be able to do the same this time next week.

Germania Flug va va vooms into Vilnius

Germania Flug va va vooms into Vilnius

Germania Flug begins twice-weekly service from Zurich using its mixed Airbus fleet.

Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport

Wizz Air reaches 20 million passengers per annum milestone; 25 bases across Central and Eastern Europe but Luton remains #1 airport

In the week that Wizz Air celebrates its 12th birthday, we reveal which of the ULCC’s country markets are growing fastest this summer, which are its busiest airports and which cities it has added to its network in the last 12 months. Plus a look at which routes have been dropped.


airBaltic launches third Baltic capital connection

airBaltic launches third Baltic capital connection

airBaltic begins double-daily weekday flights between Vilnius and Tallinn – carrier already connects both capitals to Riga.

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Ryanair going after Wizz Air; four newest bases in Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Prague; Poland remains biggest overlapping market

Coincidence? Ryanair’s four most recent base announcements are all airports at which Wizz Air also has a base. We examine in more detail the growing competition between the two ULCCs across Central and Eastern Europe.

Reno-Tahoe Airport celebrates Cake of the Week title for Alaska Airlines’ new service

Reno-Tahoe Airport celebrates Cake of the Week title for Alaska Airlines’ new service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Birmingham Airport welcomes the arrival of A380 services while Blue Air bases a second aircraft at Larnaca. More news from Wizz Air, Norwegian, Ryanair, Jet2.com, Emirates, Virgin Atlantic Airways and Austrian Airlines.