British Airways’ Danish franchisee Sun-Air of Scandinavia now flies from Billund Airport in Denmark to Bergen in Norway.
British Airways CityFlyer now flies to Angers and Quimper in France from London City Airport.
Which routes have Europe’s Big 3 flag carriers (Air France, British Airways and Lufthansa) stopped operating recently?
Airlines and airports love to tell the world about new routes but are understandably less forthcoming when they decide to drop routes. We take a closer look at which routes Europe’s Big 3 legacy carriers have removed from their schedules for this summer and what this means for those routes.
Virgin Atlantic to axe Nairobi service from September; British Airways and Kenya Airways operate daily flights
Virgin Atlantic has decided to drop its flights to Kenya after just over five years. How have passenger numbers between the UK and Kenya developed during the last 14 years and how have the number of weekly flights offered by the three carriers operating from Heathrow to Nairobi changed since 2002? And which UK leisure carriers serve Mombasa?
British Airways has resumed its flights to Tripoli from London Heathrow Airport and fills the gap after Cimber Sterling in Denmark.
Lufthansa was unable to find buyers for bmibaby and bmi regional. Will BA have better luck? If not it would seem that the two airlines’ days are numbered. We take a closer look at the fleet and route networks of the two niche carriers to see what prospective purchasers would be getting.
Remember Go? Ten years ago it was Europe’s third largest LCC with a fleet of 27 737s based at London Stansted, Bristol and East Midlands. Then easyJet decided to make an offer Go’s majority shareholder (3i) couldn’t refuse. So what became of Go’s route network and the senior management team that ran the airline?
British Airways reconnects London Heathrow and Bologna.
London to Rio +76% in February, but UK to Brazil slows down compared with other South American countries
With monthly year-on-year growth reaching 80% on selected routes in February, Brazil was praised as the saviour of London Heathrow’s traffic growth. But what hides behind the monthly volatility? How does the trend compare to the region’s average? And why might the UK to Brazil market soon become a oneworld monopoly?
New Caribbean Airlines services from Trinidad and Barbados to London Gatwick set to stimulate demand
The UK has strong historic links with many parts of the Caribbean, but which country markets have the biggest air travel demand from the UK? And which markets have grown fastest in the last decade? When did demand peak?
British Airways expands its London Gatwick presence with flights to Nice and Algiers.