Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’
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 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 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
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 […]
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
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 starts US destination #21 from its London Heathrow hub.
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.
1.4m searches (!!) make London to Kochi “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” – our biggest-ever potential route
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year a mind-blowing 1.4m potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between London and Kochi ‒ but the route is unserved!? Will it be BA or Air India that jumps onto our biggest potential route so far.
As the Northern Hemisphere looks forward to the start of the S17 season at the end of March, we reveal the seasonality issues that various favourite holiday hotspots in Europe have to deal with. Plus we reveal how SAS differs from other European legacy carriers.
Toronto Pearson sees 9.4 million more passengers a year than in 2012; handles 35% of Canadian traffic; Air Canada grows market share
Serving the most populous city in Canada, Toronto Pearson welcomed 44.3 million passengers in 2016, up 8.0% on the year before. Handling about 35% of all traffic in Canada, Pearson has seen demand increase year-on-year in recent times. We take a closer look at traffic and route developments from Canada’s largest airport.
Norwegian takes transatlantic battle up a level with Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon launches
Easy as B-C-D-E and S, Norwegian announces 10 new routes and 38 weekly transatlantic flights from Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh and Shannon to greater New York, Boston and New England areas. We take a look at the transatlantic landscape at all of the UK and Irish airports involved as the LCC enters the market this summer.