Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

British Airways launches new route from Gothenburg to Manchester

British Airways launches new route from Gothenburg to Manchester

British Airways’ regional airline now flies its route from Aarhus in Denmark to Göteborg Landvetter Airport in Sweden on to Manchester in the UK.

Virgin Atlantic announces London Heathrow to Manchester route from March 2013 with three daily flights

Virgin Atlantic announces London Heathrow to Manchester route from March 2013 with three daily flights

Having lost its partner airline bmi, Virgin Atlantic now announces own short haul operations as Virgin Group swaps trains for planes between London and Manchester. The airline plans to start Heathrow – Manchester flights next March using its own slots. But how has traffic developed between the two cities since 2004?

MEB3 and Turkish Airlines grow in Africa at Europe’s big airlines’ expense

MEB3 and Turkish Airlines grow in Africa at Europe’s big airlines’ expense

The Middle East Big 3 (MEB3) and Turkish Airlines are growing their networks to Sub-Saharan Africa fast, but how are the big European airline groups developing in the market? What are their African network strategies? Who is the biggest in the market and who is growing the fastest?


Sunshine Coast celebrates Cake win; more celebrations in Baltimore, Cancun and Belfast

Sunshine Coast celebrates Cake win; more celebrations in Baltimore, Cancun and Belfast

Sunshine Coast Airport in Australia was thrilled to win Cake of the Week, but who was disappointed not to win? Which airport was happy to see the return of British Airways? How was Richard Branson dressed up to celebrate Virgin Atlantic’s latest route? And how did Baltimore/Washington celebrate Condor’s arrival?

British Airways absorbing bmi network; starts new Seoul, Leeds/Bradford, Marseille and Zagreb routes from Heathrow

British Airways absorbing bmi network; starts new Seoul, Leeds/Bradford, Marseille and Zagreb routes from Heathrow

And so bmi British Midlands is gradually being absorbed by British Airways. Which routes have already been integrated into BA in time for this winter and which additional new routes is BA planning from Heathrow? What does this mean for BA’s Gatwick operation?

Grounding planes in winter improves profitability: The new network planning reality explored among Europe’s airlines

Grounding planes in winter improves profitability: The new network planning reality explored among Europe’s airlines

We all know about Ryanair grounding 80 aircraft last winter but by how much did other European LCCs cut their capacity between July 2011 and January 2012? How does this compare with the year before? And how much have Europe’s legacy carriers started to follow this behaviour?


British Airways’ Sun-Air now flies to Bergen from Billund

British Airways’ Sun-Air now flies to Bergen from Billund

British Airways’ Danish franchisee Sun-Air of Scandinavia now flies from Billund Airport in Denmark to Bergen in Norway.

British Airways CityFlyer launches new holiday routes to France

British Airways CityFlyer launches new holiday routes to France

British Airways CityFlyer now flies to Angers and Quimper in France from London City Airport.

Which routes have Europe's Big 3 flag carriers (Air France, British Airways and Lufthansa) stopped operating recently?

Which routes have Europe’s Big 3 flag carriers (Air France, British Airways and Lufthansa) stopped operating recently?

Airlines and airports love to tell the world about new routes but are understandably less forthcoming when they decide to drop routes. We take a closer look at which routes Europe’s Big 3 legacy carriers have removed from their schedules for this summer and what this means for those routes.


Virgin Atlantic to axe Nairobi service from September; British Airways and Kenya Airways operate daily flights

Virgin Atlantic to axe Nairobi service from September; British Airways and Kenya Airways operate daily flights

Virgin Atlantic has decided to drop its flights to Kenya after just over five years. How have passenger numbers between the UK and Kenya developed during the last 14 years and how have the number of weekly flights offered by the three carriers operating from Heathrow to Nairobi changed since 2002? And which UK leisure […]

British Airways returns to Libya and fills Cimber Sterling void

British Airways returns to Libya and fills Cimber Sterling void

British Airways has resumed its flights to Tripoli from London Heathrow Airport and fills the gap after Cimber Sterling in Denmark.

The bmibaby and bmi regional route networks – so what's for sale?

The bmibaby and bmi regional route networks – so what’s for sale?

Lufthansa was unable to find buyers for bmibaby and bmi regional. Will BA have better luck? If not it would seem that the two airlines’ days are numbered. We take a closer look at the fleet and route networks of the two niche carriers to see what prospective purchasers would be getting.