With 26 serving airlines other than national carrier Oman Air, clearly there is more to Muscat International Airport than being just the home-based carrier’s hub. Doubling in size in five years, a new 12 million annual passenger terminal will open next year to cater for its continued rapid growth.
Denmark will be hosting Eurovision 2014 after Emmelie de Forest won the 2013 contest in Malmö at the weekend. The influx of foreign visitors expected for the 39-country, Europe-wide song contest may well be the additional traffic boost that sees Denmark’s airports top 30 million annual passengers for the first time next year.
British Airways launches services from Johannesburg Airport to Maputo Airport, operated by Comair.
British Airways launches thrice-weekly services between London Gatwick and Colombo in Sri Lanka.
British Airways connects London Gatwick with Alicante, Lanzarote and Tenerife Sur; adds services from London Heathrow to Palma de Mallorca.
easyJet has launched its historic London Gatwick Airport-Moscow Domodedovo route. This is our on-site report from the launch from Gatwick and Moscow featuring a special anna.aero route launch cake – and a detailed anna.aero analysis of the London-Moscow air travel market which has seen passenger numbers double in the last decade.
We take a closer look at the route network implications of what Ryanair was trying to achieve with its latest attempt to take over Aer Lingus. We reveal which routes Ryanair would have been left with and wonder what the whole point of the exercise was, apart from potentially destabilising a local rival.
Perhaps one of the most popular weekend break destinations from London, Barcelona will be served from all six London airports in summer 2013. As the market grows by a quarter in 2012, two new carriers step in with new services from London Gatwick.
British Airways returns to the London Gatwick to Barcelona market after over 3 years.
London City shows their CotW certificate; Thai AirAsia turns nine; Leeds Bradford and British Airways celebrate the Chinese New Year; Erbil named the best emerging markets airport
In this week’s portion of network planning community news we report from London City, Leeds Bradford and Erbil.
British Airways returns to Leeds Bradford after over three decades; adds short-haul services to Rotterdam and Zagreb
British Airways launches flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford.