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New look plane ITA Airways

Italy’s ‘new’, government-owned airline, ITA Airways (IATA code AZ, same as its predecessor Alitalia), officially launched operations on Friday 15 October. The airline plans to operate with 52 Airbus aircraft this winter (seven A330-200s, 27 A320s and 18 A319s). The airline’s future fleet plans appear to be 100% focussed on Airbus aircraft, including the A220-series. […]

October 18, 2021 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

mirador-lance

September passenger data for Spanish airports, published recently by Aena, shows that the country’s airports handled 16.32m passengers last month. That is three times as many as in September 2020 (5.46m), but still 40% fewer than in September 2019 (27.14m). In August, the airports had welcomed 18.01m passengers which was 39% down on the same […]

October 15, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Mamma Mia Arlanda

In 2019, the last pre-pandemic year, passenger numbers using Sweden’s airports fell by almost 5%. Near neighbours Denmark and Norway saw zero growth, while Finnish airports registered growth of 4%. Across all of Europe traffic grew by around 3%. In Sweden, one of the reasons cited for the traffic decline was the growing social movement […]

October 14, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Carl Jones OneAlpha Technologies

OneAlpha Technologies, the next generation airport capacity management and slot coordination software company, continues to go from strength to strength. The team has expanded, and is pleased to announce the appointment of Carl Jones to the position of Vice President Global Business Development. Carl is known to many in the aviation industry, having spent the […]

HumboldtForum

Berlin has always been one of the most appealing destinations in Europe. A city with history, with charisma, a metropolis with economic power, a capital city of importance. Berlin is constantly reinventing itself whilst nonetheless remaining the same, sometimes exuberant, occasionally challenging, frequently brash, but always diverse and heart-warming. There are many reasons for travelling […]

BHX Terminal

In the run up to World Routes, Vueling announced that it will add a second route from Birmingham Airport – the UK’s third largest airport outside London, and the UK’s seventh largest overall – a three times weekly A321 service from Paris Orly, beginning on 3 November. “This is a great new route for Birmingham. […]

Billund World Routes

A post Covid-19 demand boom is happening in Billund. No, it’s not for plastic bricks from the nearby LEGOLAND resort, its coming from the city’s airport – the second largest in Denmark, handling 3.7 million passengers in 2019. “This year SWISS and Vueling have both started operations from Billund for the first time,” enthuses an […]

October 9, 2021 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

LoveAthens

The traffic recovery is firmly on track in Athens, proving the resilience and attractiveness of the local market. “We are lucky to have experienced a fast and strong traffic recovery this summer, with 60% of 2019 passenger traffic returning,” explains Leonidas Raftopoulos, Senior Developer, Airline Development at Athens Airport. The airport handled over five million […]