Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

British Airways expands London Gatwick Airport network without significant increase in flights; New York and Lima highlights for S16

British Airways expands London Gatwick Airport network without significant increase in flights; New York and Lima highlights for S16

Once upon a time British Airways was the leading carrier at London Gatwick. Now it is less than half the size of easyJet there, but it is growing again and has added a dozen new routes in the last two years. We take a closer look at the leading routes (by ASKs) and country markets […]

British Airways links London with Porto

British Airways links London with Porto

British Airways starts its third Portuguese service from London Gatwick adding a four times weekly service to Porto.

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 5)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 5)

Chinese airport statistics for 2015, Turkish airport statistics for January 2016, Ryanair’s 79th base to be in Nuremberg and British Airways going to London Stansted.


Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

We reveal which are the leading airlines and country markets in the first quarter of 2016 and by how much they are growing (or shrinking). Plus a look at which airlines and countries are seeing the biggest increase in capacity.

Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

It was recently revealed by various sources that Ryanair had been granted four daily slots at Oslo Gardermoen for a thrice-daily service to London Stansted and a daily operation to Vilnius. Norway’s largest airport recorded a rise in traffic over the past 12 months of 1.6%, one of only a few airports in the nation to report […]

Baltimore/Washington sees winter seat capacity rise by 6.5%; Allegiant Air to become next carrier

Baltimore/Washington sees winter seat capacity rise by 6.5%; Allegiant Air to become next carrier

On 12 January, Allegiant Air announced that it would commence operations from Baltimore/Washington to Asheville, Cincinnati, Knoxville, Lexington, Savannah and Tulsa. With this news, anna.aero decided to review how the airport is looking in regards to its airline and route mix, and also to see how passenger traffic has developed over the past few years.


British Airways starts Salzburg ski service from Glasgow

British Airways starts Salzburg ski service from Glasgow

British Airways starts its only international flight outside of London from the Scottish airport.

Bordeaux Airport hops over the five million passenger mark; anna.aero was there to share in the celebrations

Bordeaux Airport hops over the five million passenger mark; anna.aero was there to share in the celebrations

On 8 December Bordeaux Airport celebrated its five millionth passenger of 2015, the first time it has reached that milestone. anna.aero was there to witness the celebrations and, of course, try some special cake.

Denmark becomes the first Scandinavian market to see regular A380 services as Emirates upgrades capacity on its Copenhagen route

Denmark becomes the first Scandinavian market to see regular A380 services as Emirates upgrades capacity on its Copenhagen route

Emirates launched its first two-class A380 operation to Copenhagen on 1 December from its Dubai hub, replacing current 777-300 services. Nonetheless it is not just Emirates that is expanding capacity from Denmark, as British Airways gets poised to welcome its second Danish destination from London Heathrow in May. anna.aero takes a look to see how […]


Leak of the Week - Air France to return on Paris Orly-New York JFK route; Norwegian still interested in same airport pair

Leak of the Week – Air France to return on Paris Orly-New York JFK route; Norwegian still interested in same airport pair

Bjørn Kjos will want more than the shirts off the backs of Air France’s executives if he goes head-to-head against them on the Orly-JFK route next summer. anna.aero investigates the market implications of the two new entrants and the current state of play in one of the transatlantic’s most lucrative city pairs.

British Airways slopes off to Salzburg

British Airways slopes off to Salzburg

British Airways begins flights from its main base at London Heathrow to its second Austrian destination.

Finnair becomes Europe’s first A350 operator while Boeing further extends its lead in the 2015 delivery race

Finnair becomes Europe’s first A350 operator while Boeing further extends its lead in the 2015 delivery race

After delivering 58 units in the month of October, the North American manufacturer has extended its lead over Airbus by nine units. October has witnessed the European manufacturer deliver the A350 to its third customer, and also deliver more of the type than the A380. The two manufacturers delivered a combined total of 107 aircraft […]