Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham Airport in the UK has seen a dramatic change in its mix of airlines during the last decade, with once dominant British Airways no longer on the scene. Which carriers filled the gap left by the departing flag-carrier and what is particularly impressive about Emirates’ double-daily service to Dubai?

The Europe-Asia market: EURO legacy carriers struggle to keep up with “MEB3” Emirates, Etihad & Qatar

The Europe-Asia market: EURO legacy carriers struggle to keep up with “MEB3” Emirates, Etihad & Qatar

This week’s Dubai Air Show proved beyond doubt that Emirates and Qatar Airways’ global ambitions remain undiminished by pesky economic issues in certain parts of the world. But what competition do they face from Europe’s big global airlines in serving the Europe – Asia market? Which MEB3 markets remain untouched by European carriers?

British Airways moves its Mauritius flights to London Gatwick

British Airways moves its Mauritius flights to London Gatwick

British Airways now flies to Mauritius from London Gatwick, having moved its flights from London Heathrow.


Monarch and Ryanair enter London - Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies

Monarch and Ryanair enter London – Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies

The UK – Barcelona market saw amazing growth between 1991 and 2007 but has since seen demand drop by almost 30% in just two years. Which carriers are still serving the market and which have cut routes in the last two years? And what’s happened to the Spanish carriers on the route?

London - Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what's happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

London – Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what’s happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

The London – Berlin market saw growth of 22% in 2010, but which airport-pair markets have seen the biggest growth? How has the German air travel tax introduced this year affected 2011 passenger numbers? And what happened to the German carriers serving the route?

Ukrainian airlines lead AEA member growth rankings in 2011; AeroSvit passengers up more than 100%

Ukrainian airlines lead AEA member growth rankings in 2011; AeroSvit passengers up more than 100%

AEA member airlines have seen their passenger numbers rise 8.4% so far this year, but how has growth varied by geographic region? Apart from North Africa which other market wasn’t growing in June or July? Which seven members have seen a decline in passenger numbers so far this year and which have improved their load […]


British Airways’ Comair launches flights from Lanseria to Maputo and Gaborone

British Airways’ Comair launches flights from Lanseria to Maputo and Gaborone

British Airways’ South African airline Comair now flies from Lanseria to Gaborone in Botswana and Maputo in Mozambique.

bmi starts London Heathrow - Nice services; city-pair traffic up 13% in 2011 so far after falling 18% last year

bmi starts London Heathrow – Nice services; city-pair traffic up 13% in 2011 so far after falling 18% last year

The London – Nice market benefited hugely from easyJet’s entry in 1996, but how has traffic evolved since 1987 by London airport? How is traffic performing in 2011 and which two carriers will bmi be joining in the market this week? How have frequencies evolved since 2008 at each London airport?

KLM looks to boost UK regional traffic to Amsterdam; bmibaby, easyJet and Flybe starting new services soon

KLM looks to boost UK regional traffic to Amsterdam; bmibaby, easyJet and Flybe starting new services soon

More than 20 UK airports have non-stop flights to Amsterdam, but how have passenger numbers developed in recent years by region? How many airlines currently serve the market and how much market share do they have? Which new UK services will start in the next few months?


British Airways losing ground against European rivals; US market and New York remain key to BA's network strategy

British Airways losing ground against European rivals; US market and New York remain key to BA’s network strategy

How does BA compare with Air France and Lufthansa in terms of growth during the last decade? How does its network reach compare with its European rivals? And which country markets and routes generate the most ASKs for the airline? What route enhancements have been made in the last 18 months?

Spain, USA and Ireland lead way in May for biggest volume growth from UK airports; Egypt and Tunisia still struggling

Spain, USA and Ireland lead way in May for biggest volume growth from UK airports; Egypt and Tunisia still struggling

International traffic from UK airports actually grew by almost 8% in May. But which country markets have seen the biggest year-on-year growth in traffic volume? How much are Egypt and Tunisia still struggling to recover tourist demand, and which European country has seen traffic almost treble?

UK – Athens market about to welcome Hellenic Imperial to Gatwick; easyJet adding Edinburgh link in September

UK – Athens market about to welcome Hellenic Imperial to Gatwick; easyJet adding Edinburgh link in September

Hellenic Imperial has announced plans to serve London Gatwick from Athens with widebody aircraft later this summer, but how have passenger numbers developed between UK airports and the Greek capital since 1995? What have been the key capacity, frequency changes in the market during that period?