Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

Three more arches enter the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Three more arches enter the 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ competition

Last week’s winners of the ‘Arch of Triumph’ racked up the biggest score of the competition so far. Quite rightly the fire crews at Dubai Al Maktoum are proud of one of the first awards that the fledgling airport has received.

Geneva Airport celebrates Etihad Regional’s first flight; Winnipeg Airport shows-off certificate; Ryanair’s 10 million milestone at Cork; more celebrations at London City, Stuttgart and Newquay Airports

Geneva Airport celebrates Etihad Regional’s first flight; Winnipeg Airport shows-off certificate; Ryanair’s 10 million milestone at Cork; more celebrations at London City, Stuttgart and Newquay Airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Geneva Airport celebrates the launch of Etihad Regional’s first commercial flight; Winnipeg Airport proudly shows-off its cake certificate; and Ryanair celebrates 10 million passengers at Cork Airport. We also have news from London City, Stuttgart and Newquay Airports. 

Bahrain ready for growth again following Gulf Air restructuring, bankruptcy of Bahrain Air

Bahrain ready for growth again following Gulf Air restructuring, bankruptcy of Bahrain Air

Bahrain’s home carrier Gulf Air has completed its network consolidation and is returning to new route growth in 2014 — good news for the country market which has not only had to deal with the restructuring of its biggest airline, but also the loss of its second carrier, Bahrain Air, last year too.


Seven airlines can claim to be #1 at one or more of the UK's busiest airports; easyJet leads way at six airports

Seven airlines can claim to be #1 at one or more of the UK’s busiest airports; easyJet leads way at six airports

The UK economy is currently one of the fastest-growing in Europe, and this is reflected in the 3.4% growth in passenger numbers, during the last 12 months, across the country’s airports. We reveal how quickly the top 21 airports are growing (or not) and which are the top three airlines at each airport.

Air France A380 at Cancun; Shannon's capacity boost; Stansted’s new security area; celebrations at Bogotá, Leeds Bradford, Amsterdam, CityJet, Edinburgh, Kuala Lumpur and Berlin Tegel

Air France A380 at Cancun; Shannon’s capacity boost; Stansted’s new security area; celebrations at Bogotá, Leeds Bradford, Amsterdam, CityJet, Edinburgh, Kuala Lumpur and Berlin Tegel

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from Cancun Airport as it welcome its first A380 flight. We also have news from Bogotá, CityJet, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted, Shannon, Amsterdam, Kuala Lumpur and Berlin Tegel.

British Airways unites London Heathrow and Gran Canaria

British Airways unites London Heathrow and Gran Canaria

British Airways starts flights from London Heathrow Airport in UK to Gran Canaria Airport in Spain.


HARDtalk: Michael O’Leary and Willie Walsh on stage at the AOA Annual Conference

HARDtalk: Michael O’Leary and Willie Walsh on stage at the AOA Annual Conference

Was the BBC’s John Humphrys “taken for a sucker” by the new nicer, kinder, cuddlier, Michael O’Leary at the Airport Operators Association (AOA) Conference in London this week?

Norwegian's London Gatwick North Atlantic routes <1% of UK-US capacity (but Virgin was once new too)

Norwegian’s London Gatwick North Atlantic routes <1% of UK-US capacity (but Virgin was once new too)

The UK-US market peaked way back in 2000, but the market has returned to growth in the last two years. We reveal which carriers have the largest share of the market at present, and what Norwegian’s new services will mean for London Gatwick. We also reveal which other airlines are launching new routes between the […]

British Airways launches its third Chinese destination — Chengdu

British Airways launches its third Chinese destination — Chengdu

British Airways starts flights from London Heathrow Airport in UK to Chengdu Airport in China


Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and British Airways perform best in EU capitals connectedness analysis

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and British Airways perform best in EU capitals connectedness analysis

The EU now has 28 member states, and this week anna.aero looks to see which of these are best connected to their fellow members in terms of air services. One country is connected to just one other major capital airport in the EU. British Airways does well for EU connections, but Lufthansa and Iberia are […]

It’s a draw! Both Airbus and Boeing delivered 52 units each in July, but Boeing maintains its overall lead so far in 2013

It’s a draw! Both Airbus and Boeing delivered 52 units each in July, but Boeing maintains its overall lead so far in 2013

Boeing’s lead remains unchanged with 11 more units (+3.2%) delivered than Airbus so far this year. Boeing’s performance included seven 787-800s and Airbus delivered one A380.

airberlin to launch Berlin services from London City Airport predicts anna.aero (or maybe Munich, Hamburg or Stuttgart)

airberlin to launch Berlin services from London City Airport predicts anna.aero (or maybe Munich, Hamburg or Stuttgart)

Leak of the week: airberlin’s recent strategy for the UK’s capital has been, putting it politely, disjointed at best, with the airline building hubs (London Stansted), before dismantling it and moving some flights elsewhere (London Gatwick). anna.aero takes a look to see if London City will work for the German oneworld member.