bmi regional inaugurates flights from Birmingham Airport to Gothenburg Airport, Lyon Airport and Toulouse Airport; commences services from Bristol Airport to Hanover Airport, Milan Malpensa Airport and Munich Airport.
Ryanair adds 13 new routes across its network.
Flybe inaugurates international services from Birmingham Airport, Glasgow Airport and Exeter Airport; launches domestic flights from Isle of Man Airport to Southampton Airport.
Three down and one to go. Air India’s Chairman and MD, Rohit Nandan, has confirmed this week the airline’s plans to fly later this year to new points in Australia, Italy and the UK…its US routes are still to be confirmed.
Leak of the Week: anna.aero reveals which UK airports are going to benefit from new leisure services next year and investigates whether charter passengers are still valuable to the UK’s airports, particularly when it comes to spending cash in their shops, despite decades of decline resulting from LCC encroachment.
Eastern Airways’ Newcastle to Birmingham route turns 10; Prague party for airline partnership deal; Scandinavian route launch cakes from Budapest; A resignation letter cake from London Stansted;
Route anniversaries, airline deal celebrations, route launch cakes and the best way to resign (as far as anna.aero is concerned) – by using a cake! All of this is included in this week’s round-up of news from the network planning community.
Bordeaux becomes Volotea’s new base; easyJet’s Southend base turns one; Turkish Airlines grows in Birmingham; Jet2.com announces Eastern European expansion from East Midlands
Bordeaux becomes Volotea’s new base; easyJet’s Southend base turns one; Turkish Airlines grows in Birmingham and Ljubljana; Jet2.com announces Eastern European expansion from East Midlands
Monarch Airlines launches flights from Leeds/Bradford to Tenerife Sur, Faro, Palma de Mallorca, Larnaca and Lanzarote; adds services from Birmingham to Gibraltar.
Already improving aircraft utilisation, and with just one in five of its 24 routes having direct competition, bmi regional is working on creating a sustainable business model with its fleet of 18 ERJ regional jets.
Monarch Airlines inaugurates six skiing routes to Germany and France.
Birmingham Airport wants a route to its US twin – Chicago; as well as Japan, China, Thailand and Singapore.