Articles Tagged ‘YEG’

Altitude East convenes in St John's for Canada's leading route development conference

Altitude East convenes in St John’s for Canada’s leading route development conference

Between June 24 and 26, the Altitude East air service development conference convened in St John’s, NL. James Davis, Assistant Editor, anna.aero, was there at North America’s most north-easterly point, 100 years since Alcock & Brown’s first transatlantic flight between St John’s and Galway.

WestJet launches services between Edmonton and St John's

WestJet launches services between Edmonton and St John’s

WestJet inaugurates thrice weekly flights from St John’s to Edmonton amidst the Altitudes East routes conference. anna.aero was there at the launch to cover proceedings.

Edmonton Airport set to record 7.8 million terminal passengers for 2018; ULCCs Flair Airlines and Swoop drive second consecutive year of growth

Edmonton Airport set to record 7.8 million terminal passengers for 2018; ULCCs Flair Airlines and Swoop drive second consecutive year of growth

Edmonton Airport handled 7.38 million terminal passengers in 2017, returning to growth after two years of declining traffic. Figures for 2018 suggest that it was on target to exceed 7.80 million passengers by the end of December. Nick Preston takes a closer look at the Albertan airport’s network developments.


Kuala Lumpur wins the Arch of Triumph public vote Part II of the W18/19 season; anna.aero's judges return to cast scores on eight entrants this week

Kuala Lumpur wins the Arch of Triumph public vote Part II of the W18/19 season; anna.aero’s judges return to cast scores on eight entrants this week

A total of seven airports have sent anna.aero eight FTWAs from the last two weeks of global airline route launches, with entrants coming from airports across Europe, Asia, North and South America, plus the Caribbean. WIth an average score of 28.5, see which global gateway has claimed glory this week. 

Flair Airlines becomes fourth airline to link Edmonton and Las Vegas

Flair Airlines becomes fourth airline to link Edmonton and Las Vegas

Flair Airlines initiates a four times weekly service between the Canadian city and Las Vegas.

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part I

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – W18/19 Part I

Along with cake, anna.aero is allowing the readers of anna.aero to vote for their favourite Arch of Triumph during the first week of W18/19. With 20 to choose from, make sure to select and vote for your favourite water salute. 


Vote for your favourite anna.aero Cake of the Week – W18/19 Part I

Vote for your favourite anna.aero Cake of the Week – W18/19 Part I

With W18/19 launching this week, anna.aero is letting the reader be the judge of the much anticipated anna.aero Cake of the Week competition. With 13 bakes having been sent into anna.aero during the first week of the competition, have a look through and choose your favourite to make sure it secures the win. 

Swoop sweeps into the US with four new routes

Swoop sweeps into the US with four new routes

Swoop commences its first four routes to the US at the start if W18/19.

Flair Airlines first mover in Canadian ULCC market; Edmonton is largest base, competition with Swoop on three routes this summer

Flair Airlines first mover in Canadian ULCC market; Edmonton is largest base, competition with Swoop on three routes this summer

Things are hotting up on the Canadian ULCC scene. Flair Airlines was the first ultra-low fare new entrant in the country’s domestic market and has since been joined by Swoop. With Canada Jetlines expected to start operations in 2019, Nick Preston reviews Flair Airlines’ network and its growing competition.


Swoop sweeps Hamilton off its feet with ultra-low-cost launch

Swoop sweeps Hamilton off its feet with ultra-low-cost launch

Swoop, the WestJet-owned ULCC, begins operations from its first base at Hamilton. 

Air Canada adds two crossborder sectors

Air Canada adds two crossborder sectors

Air Canada opts for Omaha as latest Toronto Pearson route; also starts new Edmonton sector.

Winnipeg-Manila is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 70,000 searches; Philippine Airlines' next North American route??

Winnipeg-Manila is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 70,000 searches; Philippine Airlines’ next North American route??

In the past 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 70,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Winnipeg and Manila ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? With options limited from the Canadian end of the route, the market is wide open for the Filipino flag carrier […]