Articles Tagged ‘BHX’

Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

The UK’s sixth largest carrier, Thomas Cook Airlines has seen its place in the market increasingly marginalised by the continued encroachment of LCCs. anna.aero analyses the extreme seasonality that the airline has to deal with and discovers its most important country markets.

UK airports on track to handle 240 million passengers in 2014

UK airports on track to handle 240 million passengers in 2014

The UK remains the biggest European market in terms of passenger numbers at its airports. We look back at the monthly traffic trends over recent years, reveal which airports are growing fastest and which are the dynamic country markets driving growth.

Flybe starts 15 routes in one week

Flybe starts 15 routes in one week

Flybe commenced 15 routes, of which seven are competed by incumbents Eastern Airways, germanwings, Jet2.com, CityJet, British Airways, KLM and easyJet.


Vote for the best Cake of the Week - 15 scrummy treats from Winter 2014 Season Part 1

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 15 scrummy treats from Winter 2014 Season Part 1

The first days of the 2014 winter timetable have brought almost 200 new routes to the world and almost as many tonnes of cakes. Use your vote to select your choice of the week for W14/15 Season Part 1.

Taipei Taoyuan and Katowice airports show-off certificates for Tigerair Taiwan and Wizz Air respectively

Taipei Taoyuan and Katowice airports show-off certificates for Tigerair Taiwan and Wizz Air respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Qantas’ inaugural A380 service between Sydney Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and Birmingham Airport backs London Gatwick Airport’s expansion.

Denver and London Southend airports’ certificates for Volaris and Flybe respectively; first direct China flight lands at Birmingham Airport

Denver and London Southend airports’ certificates for Volaris and Flybe respectively; first direct China flight lands at Birmingham Airport

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Frankfurt Airport and Condor welcome the arrival of German fans from FIFA World Cup. We also have news from Glasgow Airport.


Glasgow recorded 7.4 million passengers in 2013; Ryanair opens base #69 in October

Glasgow recorded 7.4 million passengers in 2013; Ryanair opens base #69 in October

UK’s eighth busiest gateway according to CAA figures, Glasgow Airport has consolidated its annual passenger performance over recent years, growing by 2.9% in 2013. With a total of 22 carriers operating from the Scottish gateway, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant easyJet is this […]

Flybe starts the new route party in Ibiza and Reykjavik from Birmingham

Flybe starts the new route party in Ibiza and Reykjavik from Birmingham

Flybe starts destinations #32 and #33 at its biggest hub.

Portuguese pride restored with Lisbon Airport win

Portuguese pride restored with Lisbon Airport win

This week we have FTWAs from six airports around the world, including Toronto Pearson, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Manchester – find out here whether any of these big-hitting airports have the firefighters to match their global profile.


Sibiu and Lisbon show-off Cake awards; Budapest welcomes Vueling from Barcelona; British Airways expands at London City; more news from Aruba, Birmingham and Bordeaux airports.

Sibiu and Lisbon show-off Cake awards; Budapest welcomes Vueling from Barcelona; British Airways expands at London City; more news from Aruba, Birmingham and Bordeaux airports.

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Sibiu and Lisbon airports show-off Cake awards, Budapest Airport marks the arrival of its third new carrier so far this year, and British Airways expands its presence at London City Airport for S14. We also have news from Aruba, Birmingham and Bordeaux airports.

Aegean Airlines expands its seasonal offering with four new routes

Aegean Airlines expands its seasonal offering with four new routes

Aegean Airlines adds four seasonal routes from Athens and Kalamata to Amman, Birmingham, Izmir and Paris CDG, using its A320s, Q400s and A319s.

Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate

Romanian one-two, as the little airports dish out FTWA master class; London Southend shows off certificate

Last week’s winners, London Southend Airport, will be adding their ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate to the station walls. Find out which airport will be looking to do the same thing next week.