Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

In 2014, Europe’s flag-carriers reported traffic growth of 2.9%, according to the AEA. All geographic markets were up except for North Africa (down 3.5%), with North Atlantic and the Middle East leading the way (both +5.1%).

Record February for Airbus and Boeing; Spring Airlines receives its 50th A320

Record February for Airbus and Boeing; Spring Airlines receives its 50th A320

While Spring Airlines received its 50th A320 from Airbus, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2015 delivery race by 31 units already. However, February goes down in history as the busiest second month of the year since anna.aero started monitoring aircraft […]

Delhi’s fire crew show off their winner’s certificate; South America wins as Europe’s drought continues

Delhi’s fire crew show off their winner’s certificate; South America wins as Europe’s drought continues

Delhi Airport’s fire crew show-off their winner’s certificate for the beautiful FTWA crafted recently for the launch of Transaero Airlines’ service from Moscow Vnukovo. Will the Indian hub’s stance at the top of the leader board be challenged by this week’s five offerings?


British Airways starts Seville service from London Gatwick

British Airways starts Seville service from London Gatwick

British Airways starts its seventh Spanish route from London Gatwick joining Alicante, Malaga, Barcelona, Tenerife South, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.

Aberdeen Airport grows by 8.4% in 2014; Flybe is top airline in terms of weekly seats; steals crown from BA

Aberdeen Airport grows by 8.4% in 2014; Flybe is top airline in terms of weekly seats; steals crown from BA

Fuelled by its catchment’s burgeoning energy sector, Aberdeen Airport, Routes Europe 2015 host this coming April, produced its best ever passenger results in 2014. anna.aero discovers which routes and airlines have been gushing growth at Scotland’s third largest airport.

Spain's traffic grows by 4.1% in 2014; Iberia commands 20% of seats

Spain’s traffic grows by 4.1% in 2014; Iberia commands 20% of seats

Located in the Iberian Peninsula and being home to an estimated population of over 46 million as of 2014, Spain is served by 39 commercial airports providing scheduled airline services this March. With Spanish air traffic beginning its recovery in 2014, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this fluctuating market and reveals which is the #1 […]


United Airlines grows by 2.7% at Houston Intercontinental Airport in 2014; 175 destinations served this March

United Airlines grows by 2.7% at Houston Intercontinental Airport in 2014; 175 destinations served this March

anna.aero undertakes an in-depth analysis of exactly what are the top 12 routes flown by America’s third biggest carrier (United Airlines) from its busiest operational base in terms of weekly capacity this March, Houston Intercontinental Airport.

London City Airport gets growth plans go-ahead; British Airways still leading airline; Dublin now busiest route

London City Airport gets growth plans go-ahead; British Airways still leading airline; Dublin now busiest route

Having handled a record-breaking 3.65 million annual passengers in 2014, London City Airport received the green light last week to expand facilities to accommodate up to six million passengers. anna.aero takes a look at the key players and top routes at the downtown London airport.

Aer Lingus/BA deal could create opportunities for new transatlantic flows

Aer Lingus/BA deal could create opportunities for new transatlantic flows

The return of Aer Lingus to the oneworld alliance looks more likely as BA’s latest offer appears to be supported by the airline’s management (and largest shareholder Ryanair). We look at the implications on the London-Dublin and Aer Lingus transatlantic networks.


Heathrow or Gatwick? anna.aero reveals key trends as runway decision gets closer

Heathrow or Gatwick? anna.aero reveals key trends as runway decision gets closer

In the year when the UK finally decides where to build the next runway in London, we take a detailed look at the facts regarding operations and trends at Heathrow and Gatwick.

Florence Airport reports 14% traffic growth in 2014; Air France is #1 airline

Florence Airport reports 14% traffic growth in 2014; Air France is #1 airline

The primary gateway to the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany, Florence Airport handled 2.3 million passengers last year (a new record high). With a total of 12 airlines flying to 16 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Air France is this January.

Munich Airport crowned 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ winners

Munich Airport crowned 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ winners

A piece of precision German FTWA engineering beats over 250 global airports to secure the second ‘Arch of Triumph’ annual title. Fuerteventura wins the last weekly competition of 2014.