Articles Tagged ‘WRO’

Europe claims latest victory in Arch of Triumph competition

Europe claims latest victory in Arch of Triumph competition

In this week’s Arch of Triumph competition, eight airports from across Europe and North America compete to be crowned the latest weekly victor in this competition. Take a look to see which European airport has helped keep the momentum alive for the continent which is still the reigning champion.

KLM clicks its clogs to Wroclaw

KLM clicks its clogs to Wroclaw

KLM begins a daily service between Amsterdam and its fourth Polish destination.

Wroclaw traffic jumps 17% in 2018 to over three million; welcomes 14% rise in passengers during Q1 2019; ULCCs dominate capacity

Wroclaw traffic jumps 17% in 2018 to over three million; welcomes 14% rise in passengers during Q1 2019; ULCCs dominate capacity

Wroclaw Airport handled 3.35 million passengers in 2018, a rise of 145% versus the levels encountered 10 years ago. anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Mohammad Bhimani looks at the airport’s recent traffic developments and new routes which have contributed to its successful growth over the last decade.


Wizz Air to open Krakow base, stationing two A321s and opening 12 routes; leading airport in CEE nations not yet served by carrier

Wizz Air to open Krakow base, stationing two A321s and opening 12 routes; leading airport in CEE nations not yet served by carrier

On 21 November Wizz Air announced that it will begin its first-ever flights from Krakow Airport, commencing in 2019. It will base two A321s and open up 12 new routes. Jonathan Ford looks further into the base details, and highlights some reasons as to why Wizz Air has made this move. 

Ryanair launches 45 more routes as W18/19 enters second week

Ryanair launches 45 more routes as W18/19 enters second week

Ryanair launches 45 more routes – only five face direct competition from other carriers.

Wizz Air whisks up 11 new routes for the start of the W18/19 season

Wizz Air whisks up 11 new routes for the start of the W18/19 season

Wizz Air launches 11 new winter routes between 28 and 29 October, including London Luton to Lisbon. 


Ukraine seat capacity set to grow by 17% in 2018; Ryanair planning to join the party in October, one of nine new carriers this year

Ukraine seat capacity set to grow by 17% in 2018; Ryanair planning to join the party in October, one of nine new carriers this year

The leading airports of Ukraine are set to offer 20.79 million seats this year, up from a total of 17.80 million in 2017. Jonathan Ford looks at the which airports are seeing the greatest capacity advancements, the airlines adding the most seats, plus the country markets reaping the benefits of carrier expansion.

Gdansk-Zurich is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 40,000 searches; SWISS' fourth Polish route??

Gdansk-Zurich is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches; SWISS’ fourth Polish route??

In the past 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that over 40,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between Gdansk and Zurich ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? SWISS already flies to three points in Poland, will the port city become its fourth??

Greece's passenger numbers climb 60% between 2012 and 2017; Volotea and Wizz Air expanding fast; leading airports see market share fall

Greece’s passenger numbers climb 60% between 2012 and 2017; Volotea and Wizz Air expanding fast; leading airports see market share fall

A country that has suffered economic issues in recent years, Greece has certainly witnessed a change of fortune within its aviation market, with annual passenger numbers growing from 36.7 million to 58.5 million in the space of five years. Jonathan Ford looks in more detail at the nation’s recent aviation advancement.


Air France produces a trio of Parisian links

Air France produces a trio of Parisian links

Air France launches flights from Paris CDG to Bergen, Cork and Wroclaw. 

Wizz Air to expand by 18% at its biggest base this year; Budapest link #1; Slovakia growing fast

Wizz Air to expand by 18% at its biggest base this year; Budapest link #1; Slovakia growing fast

London Luton is Wizz Air’s biggest operation, passing some time ago its home base in Budapest. Marc Watkins reviews the carrier’s capacity expansion over the last 10 years, its biggest routes and country markets from the UK capital city airport.

Ryanair expands from Athens

Ryanair expands from Athens

Ryanair launches six new services from the Greek capital – also links Memmingen to Zadar.