Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

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.

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.