Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

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.


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?