Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’
New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 5)
Chinese airport statistics for 2015, Turkish airport statistics for January 2016, Ryanair’s 79th base to be in Nuremberg and British Airways going to London Stansted.
Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1
We reveal which are the leading airlines and country markets in the first quarter of 2016 and by how much they are growing (or shrinking). Plus a look at which airlines and countries are seeing the biggest increase in capacity.
Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport
It was recently revealed by various sources that Ryanair had been granted four daily slots at Oslo Gardermoen for a thrice-daily service to London Stansted and a daily operation to Vilnius. Norway’s largest airport recorded a rise in traffic over the past 12 months of 1.6%, one of only a few airports in the nation to report […]
On 12 January, Allegiant Air announced that it would commence operations from Baltimore/Washington to Asheville, Cincinnati, Knoxville, Lexington, Savannah and Tulsa. With this news, anna.aero decided to review how the airport is looking in regards to its airline and route mix, and also to see how passenger traffic has developed over the past few years.
British Airways starts its only international flight outside of London from the Scottish airport.
Bordeaux Airport hops over the five million passenger mark; anna.aero was there to share in the celebrations
On 8 December Bordeaux Airport celebrated its five millionth passenger of 2015, the first time it has reached that milestone. anna.aero was there to witness the celebrations and, of course, try some special cake.
Denmark becomes the first Scandinavian market to see regular A380 services as Emirates upgrades capacity on its Copenhagen route
Emirates launched its first two-class A380 operation to Copenhagen on 1 December from its Dubai hub, replacing current 777-300 services. Nonetheless it is not just Emirates that is expanding capacity from Denmark, as British Airways gets poised to welcome its second Danish destination from London Heathrow in May. anna.aero takes a look to see how […]
Leak of the Week – Air France to return on Paris Orly-New York JFK route; Norwegian still interested in same airport pair
Bjørn Kjos will want more than the shirts off the backs of Air France’s executives if he goes head-to-head against them on the Orly-JFK route next summer. anna.aero investigates the market implications of the two new entrants and the current state of play in one of the transatlantic’s most lucrative city pairs.
British Airways begins flights from its main base at London Heathrow to its second Austrian destination.
Finnair becomes Europe’s first A350 operator while Boeing further extends its lead in the 2015 delivery race
After delivering 58 units in the month of October, the North American manufacturer has extended its lead over Airbus by nine units. October has witnessed the European manufacturer deliver the A350 to its third customer, and also deliver more of the type than the A380. The two manufacturers delivered a combined total of 107 aircraft […]
Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja
Last week the Nigeria to Europe market welcomed a new entrant, as Med-View Airline began a four times weekly service from Lagos to London Gatwick on 20 November. We take a look at the market dynamics over the last 12 months, as well as recent travel habits between Africa and Europe.
Public vote winners Iasi Airport get their hoses out to celebrate last week’s Arch of Triumph win; Part II results and this week’s winner too
This week’s FTWA story is rammed. Not only do we have pictures of the winners of the W15/16 Public Vote Part I, we also have the Part II results, plus this week’s champions, as we return back to normal business, with the anna.aero judging this week’s efforts from Singapore and London. Phew!