Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

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.

Go-fly 10 years on: What happened to the routes and people behind Europe's then third biggest LCC?

Go-fly 10 years on: What happened to the routes and people behind Europe’s then third biggest LCC?

Remember Go? Ten years ago it was Europe’s third largest LCC with a fleet of 27 737s based at London Stansted, Bristol and East Midlands. Then easyJet decided to make an offer Go’s majority shareholder (3i) couldn’t refuse. So what became of Go’s route network and the senior management team that ran the airline?


British Airways resumes services from London Heathrow to Bologna

British Airways resumes services from London Heathrow to Bologna

British Airways reconnects London Heathrow and Bologna.

London to Rio +76% in February, but UK to Brazil slows down compared with other South American countries

London to Rio +76% in February, but UK to Brazil slows down compared with other South American countries

With monthly year-on-year growth reaching 80% on selected routes in February, Brazil was praised as the saviour of London Heathrow’s traffic growth. But what hides behind the monthly volatility? How does the trend compare to the region’s average? And why might the UK to Brazil market soon become a oneworld monopoly?

New Caribbean Airlines services from Trinidad and Barbados to London Gatwick set to stimulate demand

New Caribbean Airlines services from Trinidad and Barbados to London Gatwick set to stimulate demand

The UK has strong historic links with many parts of the Caribbean, but which country markets have the biggest air travel demand from the UK? And which markets have grown fastest in the last decade? When did demand peak?


British Airways adds Algiers and Nice to its London Gatwick network

British Airways adds Algiers and Nice to its London Gatwick network

British Airways expands its London Gatwick presence with flights to Nice and Algiers.

Kingfisher Airlines abandons UK market; Virgin Atlantic announces plans to resume Mumbai flights in October

Kingfisher Airlines abandons UK market; Virgin Atlantic announces plans to resume Mumbai flights in October

The UK – India market is currently going through some changes. Kingfisher’s on-going troubles mean that it is axing its long-haul flights to the UK while Virgin Atlantic is returning to Delhi with twin-engined aircraft later this year. But how have passenger numbers evolved during the last decade, and which routes are now a British […]

Sun-Air introduces double-daily Billund - Munich service

Sun-Air introduces double-daily Billund – Munich service

Sun-Air takes over Billund – Munich route from Cimber Sterling.