Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

Zimbabwe sees capacity grow by 44% in 2014; fastjet arrives from Dar es Salaam with twice-weekly flights

Zimbabwe sees capacity grow by 44% in 2014; fastjet arrives from Dar es Salaam with twice-weekly flights

Rich in natural resources, including over 40 types of metals and minerals, Zimbabwe is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its airports offering around one million one-way seats this year. As Air Zimbabwe controls 32% and 34% of seats and flights respectively this December, anna.aero takes a closer look at Zimbabwe’s aviation sector and […]

Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

The UK’s sixth largest carrier, Thomas Cook Airlines has seen its place in the market increasingly marginalised by the continued encroachment of LCCs. anna.aero analyses the extreme seasonality that the airline has to deal with and discovers its most important country markets.

Eurostar celebrates 20 years of London-Paris service with new trains; air travel demand cut by 55% from 1994 peak of four million

Eurostar celebrates 20 years of London-Paris service with new trains; air travel demand cut by 55% from 1994 peak of four million

Once one of the world’s busiest air routes, the London-Paris market has been severely impacted by the launch in 1994 of Eurostar’s high-speed rail services. We reveal what happened to air travel demand in the last 20 years.


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.