Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

As South Africa is lined up to host the 21st annual World Route Development Forum, in Durban next September, anna.aero takes a closer look at the recent developments in scheduled air services at the country’s busiest gateways and reveals which is the first international country market this November.

Boeing stays in lead over Airbus as it delivers 61 units in October, SriLankan Airlines receives its first A330-300

Boeing stays in lead over Airbus as it delivers 61 units in October, SriLankan Airlines receives its first A330-300

Following a record September, both Airbus and Boeing handed over fewer airframes this October, with a combined total of 111 units. While SriLankan Airlines received its first A330-300, the American manufacturer is likely to have won this year’s delivery race, as Boeing leads by 96 units this October.

ASKs between Europe and Caribbean increase by 5.3%; Seats slightly ahead on 6.4% growth

ASKs between Europe and Caribbean increase by 5.3%; Seats slightly ahead on 6.4% growth

For many people in Europe, a winter holiday to escape the wind and the rain is the norm. For those with a bit more disposable cash, the Caribbean satisfies this desire. anna.aero takes a look under the bonnet of this high-end market to check its resilience to the sluggish economic activity that persists across many […]


Ryanair enters London-Copenhagen market of 1.7 million annual passengers

Ryanair enters London-Copenhagen market of 1.7 million annual passengers

Ryanair will join fellow LCCs easyJet and Norwegian, along with British Airways and SAS, in serving the London-Copenhagen market in 2015. We reveal how demand has grown since 1996 and which carriers have been operating in the market.

Flybe touches down at London City with seven routes

Flybe touches down at London City with seven routes

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Vlad Cristescu, was invited by Flybe to the opening of the airline’s “virtual base” at London City Airport on 27 October, coinciding with the launch of flights to Aberdeen, Dublin, Exeter and Inverness. Highlights of the celebrations included a press briefing by airline, airport and government officials, as well as the anna.aero […]

British Airways adds two new links from London City

British Airways adds two new links from London City

British Airways starts multiple daily flights from Dublin and Hamburg to London’s downtown airport.


Royal Brunei Airlines grows by 6.8% in 2013; signs deal with British Airways for UK access

Royal Brunei Airlines grows by 6.8% in 2013; signs deal with British Airways for UK access

Founded in 1974 with two 737s to provide services from Bandar Seri Begawan to Singapore, Hong Kong, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching, Royal Brunei Airlines has expanded rapidly, offering flights to a total of 14 destinations this October. As the carrier has recently received four 787-8s, anna.aero looks at Royal Brunei’s top routes by weekly departures […]

London Heathrow falls further behind its European rivals this winter as Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris all report growing networks

London Heathrow falls further behind its European rivals this winter as Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris all report growing networks

Europe’s four busiest airports are all growing this summer but only one is not seeing an increase in destinations served this winter. While other airports now connect to over 200 destinations, runway-constrained London Heathrow is stuck around the 160 mark.

Strongest September for Airbus and Boeing; Qatar Airways receives its first A380

Strongest September for Airbus and Boeing; Qatar Airways receives its first A380

While Qatar Airways received its first A380 from Airbus, the European manufacturer is likely to have lost this year’s delivery race, as Boeing leads by 85 units this September. Overall, both Airbus and Boeing stepped up their deliveries in the ninth month of the year, handing over a combined 121 units.


British Airways, easyJet and Monarch Airlines help Gibraltar Airport head for 400,000 annual passengers in 2014

British Airways, easyJet and Monarch Airlines help Gibraltar Airport head for 400,000 annual passengers in 2014

With tensions apparently increasing again between the UK and Spain over incidents around Gibraltar, we look at recent developments in scheduled air services at the airport, which opened a stylish new terminal in 2012.

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

The relationship between Europe and Asia has grown considerably over the years as both regions are actively engaged economically. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of both regions, resulting in flights increasing by 0.7% and ASKs up 4.7%, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between the two markets.

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish airports achieved over 19 million passengers last year, decreasing by a modest 0.4% since we last looked at this market three years ago. With Helsinki Airport offering 80% of traffic in 2013 and Sweden being the top international country this summer, anna.aero investigates how the Finnish market is evolving.