Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

British Airways starting Chengdu service in September; Chinese airlines maintaining steady 11% growth in 2013

British Airways starting Chengdu service in September; Chinese airlines maintaining steady 11% growth in 2013

The Chinese air travel market is still reporting double-digit growth in 2013, with the massive domestic market still outperforming the international market. We take a look at which airports grew fastest in 2012, and which airlines are preparing for new international services before the end of the year.

Leeds Bradford shows-off its anna.aero CotW certificate; registration now open for Eastern Airways’ Runway Run; Marc Povall re-joins Liverpool Airport; British Airways lands its A380 in Stansted; Jet2.com goes all Disney

Leeds Bradford shows-off its anna.aero CotW certificate; registration now open for Eastern Airways’ Runway Run; Marc Povall re-joins Liverpool Airport; British Airways lands its A380 in Stansted; Jet2.com goes all Disney

In this week’s portion of Network Planning Community News, the Leeds Bradford team proudly poses with their Cake of the Week certificate. We also have news from Aberdeen, Liverpool and London Stansted and Jet2.com.

Boeing stays in the lead over Airbus as it delivers 60+ units in June; +6% more aircraft delivered in 2013 H1

Boeing stays in the lead over Airbus as it delivers 60+ units in June; +6% more aircraft delivered in 2013 H1

Boeing delivers 61 airframes in June, including nine 787 Dreamliners, and leads Airbus by 11 units for the first six months of 2013.


British Airways adds Larnaca to its London Gatwick network

British Airways adds Larnaca to its London Gatwick network

British Airways inaugurates services from London Gatwick Airport to Larnaca Airport.

Muscat International Airport on course to pass 8 million passengers in 2013

Muscat International Airport on course to pass 8 million passengers in 2013

With 26 serving airlines other than national carrier Oman Air, clearly there is more to Muscat International Airport than being just the home-based carrier’s hub. Doubling in size in five years, a new 12 million annual passenger terminal will open next year to cater for its continued rapid growth.

Denmark’s double celebration in 2014 – Eurovision hosts and airports to break 30m

Denmark’s double celebration in 2014 – Eurovision hosts and airports to break 30m

Denmark will be hosting Eurovision 2014 after Emmelie de Forest won the 2013 contest in Malmö at the weekend. The influx of foreign visitors expected for the 39-country, Europe-wide song contest may well be the additional traffic boost that sees Denmark’s airports top 30 million annual passengers for the first time next year.


British Airways and Comair team up for a route from Johannesburg to Maputo

British Airways and Comair team up for a route from Johannesburg to Maputo

British Airways launches services from Johannesburg Airport to Maputo Airport, operated by Comair.

British Airways connects Colombo in Sri Lanka with London Gatwick

British Airways connects Colombo in Sri Lanka with London Gatwick

British Airways launches thrice-weekly services between London Gatwick and Colombo in Sri Lanka.

British Airways launches four Spanish routes from London Gatwick and Heathrow airports

British Airways launches four Spanish routes from London Gatwick and Heathrow airports

British Airways connects London Gatwick with Alicante, Lanzarote and Tenerife Sur; adds services from London Heathrow to Palma de Mallorca.


easyJet launches London-Moscow route as it joins FTSE 100

easyJet launches London-Moscow route as it joins FTSE 100

easyJet has launched its historic London Gatwick Airport-Moscow Domodedovo route. This is our on-site report from the launch from Gatwick and Moscow featuring a special anna.aero route launch cake – and a detailed anna.aero analysis of the London-Moscow air travel market which has seen passenger numbers double in the last decade.

Ryanair-Aer Lingus: 46-route giveaway is biggest unsolved mystery, ever

Ryanair-Aer Lingus: 46-route giveaway is biggest unsolved mystery, ever

We take a closer look at the route network implications of what Ryanair was trying to achieve with its latest attempt to take over Aer Lingus. We reveal which routes Ryanair would have been left with and wonder what the whole point of the exercise was, apart from potentially destabilising a local rival.

London to Barcelona: 50%+ seats from Gatwick; two new carriers in S’13

London to Barcelona: 50%+ seats from Gatwick; two new carriers in S’13

Perhaps one of the most popular weekend break destinations from London, Barcelona will be served from all six London airports in summer 2013. As the market grows by a quarter in 2012, two new carriers step in with new services from London Gatwick.