Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’
Over 60 new routes this week with a strong bias towards European LCCs. Cimber Sterling, easyJet, Jet2.com, Ryanair and Wizz Air all launched multiple routes. But AirAsia, Avianova, BA CityFlyer, Delta, Flydubai, Southwest, Spanair and Transaero among others all had reasons to celebrate this week.
The last week has been another busy week with 87 routes being launched by 27 of the world’s airlines. New routes have started in countries as varied as across 25 European countries as well as Canada, China, Dominican Republic, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, South Africa and the US.
Iberia-British Airways merger creates third European mega-legacy carrier; each has different global network focus
How do the non-European networks of Europe’s three legacy mega-carriers compare? Who serves most non-European destinations? What’s special about New York JFK and who is the only carrier to make it down under?
British Airways offers just 140 out of 349 destinations from London; has monopoly on just 18; more strikes would benefit easyJet most
British Airways faces direct or indirect competition on almost 90% of its routes from London. Which are its only remaining monopoly routes? Apart from London which are the airline’s busiest airports around the world?
London Heathrow still attracting new services; bmi, China Airlines and Kingfisher celebrate route launches; British Airways now serves 104 destinations
A busy week for London Heathrow, but what changes has the airport seen regarding its global network in the last two years? Quite a lot it turns out. And how does the airport’s portfolio of routes compare with its European hub rivals? Not well, and getting worse.
Budapest forecasts modest growth for 2010; Wizz Air now flying 20 routes; Delta and Hainan Airlines offer long-haul
Hungary’s only major airport is the third busiest in Central Europe, but how dominant is Malev? Which other carriers have a significant presence and how many services have been gained and lost in the last two years?
AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January
Which three of AEA’s 28 member airlines reported growth in 2009? What happened to load factors and which regions are still reporting traffic declines? Which carriers have had a great start to 2010 in terms of traffic growth?
London-Edinburgh/Glasgow traffic still in decline; British Airways, bmi and easyJet battle it out while Flybe looks on
Demand on the UK’s top two domestic city-pair routes peaked several years ago but how has demand shifted between the various London airports? Are frequencies still declining in 2010?
Over two years later than originally planned, the Dreamliner is aloft. But which airlines have ordered the most of Boeing’s new small widebody and what sort of routes might it help launch? We do some crystal ball gazing.
A big anna.aero welcome to AeroGal of Ecuador making their first appearance in this section as part of another healthy crop of new routes this week with a particular focus on leisure routes from Canada. We have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Albania, Australia, Austria, Canada, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Macau, Mexico, Netherlands, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Thailand, the UK and the USA.
UK airlines less vulnerable to seasonality on routes to US; Delta serves 34 European airports in summer
How do the European and US carriers cope with seasonality in the transatlantic market? Who was the biggest carrier this summer and which US airline has cut the most flights this winter?
Here it is: Analysis, pictures and trivia on over 130 new routes that have started during the last seven days, involving over 40 airlines. Sorry if we’ve missed any. Please let us know and we can include them next week.