Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

London City Airport gets growth plans go-ahead; British Airways still leading airline; Dublin now busiest route

London City Airport gets growth plans go-ahead; British Airways still leading airline; Dublin now busiest route

Having handled a record-breaking 3.65 million annual passengers in 2014, London City Airport received the green light last week to expand facilities to accommodate up to six million passengers. anna.aero takes a look at the key players and top routes at the downtown London airport.

Aer Lingus/BA deal could create opportunities for new transatlantic flows

Aer Lingus/BA deal could create opportunities for new transatlantic flows

The return of Aer Lingus to the oneworld alliance looks more likely as BA’s latest offer appears to be supported by the airline’s management (and largest shareholder Ryanair). We look at the implications on the London-Dublin and Aer Lingus transatlantic networks.

Heathrow or Gatwick? anna.aero reveals key trends as runway decision gets closer

Heathrow or Gatwick? anna.aero reveals key trends as runway decision gets closer

In the year when the UK finally decides where to build the next runway in London, we take a detailed look at the facts regarding operations and trends at Heathrow and Gatwick.


Florence Airport reports 14% traffic growth in 2014; Air France is #1 airline

Florence Airport reports 14% traffic growth in 2014; Air France is #1 airline

The primary gateway to the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany, Florence Airport handled 2.3 million passengers last year (a new record high). With a total of 12 airlines flying to 16 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Air France is this January.

Munich Airport crowned 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ winners

Munich Airport crowned 2014 ‘Arch of Triumph’ winners

A piece of precision German FTWA engineering beats over 250 global airports to secure the second ‘Arch of Triumph’ annual title. Fuerteventura wins the last weekly competition of 2014.

Manchester Airport receives Route award for Cathay Pacific Airways

Manchester Airport receives Route award for Cathay Pacific Airways

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, British Airways celebrates its second anniversary at Leeds Bradford Airport, and Ryanair achieves 100,000 passengers at its new Glasgow base. More news from London City, Lyon, Prague and Rome Fiumicino airports.


New York JFK reports 5.2% growth so far in 2014; excellent SVID result

New York JFK reports 5.2% growth so far in 2014; excellent SVID result

The US’ sixth busiest gateway according to passengers handled in 2013, New York JFK Airport handled 50 million passengers last year, growing by 2.3%. With a total of 68 airlines operating from the airport this December, anna.aero investigates JFK’s recent activity and reveals how dominant JetBlue Airways is.

British Airways begins festive trio of routes from London Gatwick

British Airways begins festive trio of routes from London Gatwick

British Airways starts two new ski services to Grenoble and Friedrichshafen, as well as a winter sun route to Fuerteventura from Gatwick.

Omani market grows by 10% in 11 years; Oman Air expands internationally with Manila

Omani market grows by 10% in 11 years; Oman Air expands internationally with Manila

Situated south of the United Arab Emirates, holding a strategically important position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, Oman is served by four commercial airports providing scheduled airline services in 2014. With the country’s main gateway at Muscat commanding 91% of weekly seat capacity in Oman, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this dynamic […]


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.