Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

30-Second Interview – Alex Cruz, CEO of British Airways

30-Second Interview – Alex Cruz, CEO of British Airways

Last week anna.aero’s Marta Dimitrova joined British Airways Chairman & CEO Alex Cruz on a special flight between London’s Gatwick and Heathrow airports, during which he announced a major investment in improving the customer experience. While BA has gone through major changes to its passenger services, its network has also seen several developments, about which […]

Belfast airports welcomed a record 7.81 million passengers in 2016; international traffic doubles since the turn of the Millennium

Belfast airports welcomed a record 7.81 million passengers in 2016; international traffic doubles since the turn of the Millennium

Belfast in Northern Ireland is served by two airports – City and International. Last year the two combined welcomed a record number of passengers, with it being the first year since 2002 to see traffic grow at a double-digit rate. We take a closer look at the city’s traffic growth and how it is split between […]

Cologne Bonn conquers Part I ‒ Now choose Cake of the Week Part II – Vote for the victor from 32 culinary creations from S17 launches

Cologne Bonn conquers Part I ‒ Now choose Cake of the Week Part II – Vote for the victor from 32 culinary creations from S17 launches

Narrowly beating the Ryanair cake created in Newcastle, Cologne Bonn secured the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I for its Wizz Air route launch cake. 32 more entries have been received over the last seven days, as the world’s airports look to become the Part II victor – scrumptious!


Oslo Airport outdoes its opposition to win the Part I of Arch of Triumph Public Vote; Now it's S17 launches – Part II

Oslo Airport outdoes its opposition to win the Part I of Arch of Triumph Public Vote; Now it’s S17 launches – Part II

Nearly 600 votes were cast to determine who the world thinks performed the best FTWA to mark the start of S17 ‒ with Oslo Gardermoen’s firefighters coming out on top. Europe’s fire stations still reign supreme, as the Norwegian airport becomes the region’s tenth straight winner in the Public Votes.

Airlines starting over 460 new routes in first three weeks of S17 season; Ryanair is #1 with almost 100 as FIGUS countries lead way

Airlines starting over 460 new routes in first three weeks of S17 season; Ryanair is #1 with almost 100 as FIGUS countries lead way

The start of the (northern) summer season always sees a surge in new route launches. When compared with the same period last year the new route count is up over 40%, with over 120 airlines starting over 460 new services involving airports in over 100 countries in the first three weeks alone.

Oakland welcomes rapid growth in transatlantic traffic as Norwegian and IAG get feisty; Southwest still #1 with 70% of seats and 30 routes

Oakland welcomes rapid growth in transatlantic traffic as Norwegian and IAG get feisty; Southwest still #1 with 70% of seats and 30 routes

Oakland International Airport is conveniently located to serve San Francisco as well as Oakland. We look at the airport’s developments since 1990, the growth in destinations served, the leading airlines and most popular routes.


British Airways boosts bases with four new spokes

British Airways boosts bases with four new spokes

British Airways starts services to Murcia, Nantes, Oakland and Tallinn.

Traffic between the UK and Iceland passes one million milestone; Edinburgh and Birmingham fastest-growing routes; Belfast City next

Traffic between the UK and Iceland passes one million milestone; Edinburgh and Birmingham fastest-growing routes; Belfast City next

Last year just under 1.27 million passengers travelled between the UK and Iceland, with the leading connection being between London Gatwick and Reykjavik/Keflavik, with the route occupying 31% of all traffic between the two nations. We take a closer look at the developments in this impressive country pairing, and see what trends are being seen […]

anna.aero helps Oakland Airport celebrate the arrival of British Airways

anna.aero helps Oakland Airport celebrate the arrival of British Airways

Oakland Airport welcomed its first European flag carrier on 28 March when British Airways began a four times weekly service from London Gatwick. anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Ralph Anker was on board the inaugural service and reports on the flight and celebrations that took place in Oakland.


Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part I – choose the winner from the 26 baked beauties from the start of S17

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part I – choose the winner from the 26 baked beauties from the start of S17

The rules in the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I are very strict: you have to get as many votes as you can to win! How you get these votes is of little concern to us, as long as it is legal (or you don’t get caught). Get everyone in your airport/airline to […]

British Airways adds New Orleans to network

British Airways adds New Orleans to network

British Airways starts US destination #21 from its London Heathrow hub.

anna.aero joins Flybe as it begins services to London Heathrow

anna.aero joins Flybe as it begins services to London Heathrow

On 27 March Flybe celebrated the start of flights to London Heathrow from Aberdeen and Edinburgh, taking up slots that were made available after the demise of Virgin Atlantic Airways’ Little Red operations that ended nearly two years ago. Take a closer look to see how the day’s events unfolded.