Articles Tagged ‘WMI’

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.

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.

Ryanair revels in new Corfu routes

Ryanair revels in new Corfu routes

Ryanair opens up 13 new routes including those from its latest base in Corfu.


Poland’s airports grew by 12% in 2015; S16 seat capacity is up 11% as LOT Polish Airlines launches fightback against Ryanair and Wizz Air

Poland’s airports grew by 12% in 2015; S16 seat capacity is up 11% as LOT Polish Airlines launches fightback against Ryanair and Wizz Air

While Warsaw’s two airports account for 45% of Polish airport traffic, three carriers account for 70% of scheduled seats. We reveal how Poland’s airports have developed since the country joined the EU and which airlines are growing fastest in S16.

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.

Nearly 8,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part II; Cologne Bonn collects the top award

Nearly 8,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part II; Cologne Bonn collects the top award

With nearly a quarter of the votes, Cologne Bonn Airport fended off the prospects of 12 other baked beauties to scoop the Cake of the Week W15/16 15 Public Vote Part II. Full results from the second week of competition here.


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.

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 lets it go on 13 new routes

Ryanair lets it go on 13 new routes

Ryanair uses Disney magic to entice passengers onto its 13 new city pairs from 10 of its existing bases.

Ryanair to make Corfu Airport its fourth Greek base from April 2016

Ryanair to make Corfu Airport its fourth Greek base from April 2016

Ryanair will open its 75th base next summer, at Corfu Airport in Greece. We look at the history of the airline’s operations at the airport including which routes it has dropped. Plus a look at the airport’s extreme seasonality profile.

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 […]