Articles Tagged ‘EDI’
Edinburgh and Aberdeen Airports have record 2013 as Glasgow airports struggle; Qatar Airways leads long-haul expansion
Scotland’s airports overall are not much busier now than they were 10 years ago, but some are performing better than others. We reveal which airlines are growing (and shrinking) in Scotland this summer and list some of the key new services launched recently.
UK’s eighth busiest gateway according to CAA figures, Glasgow Airport has consolidated its annual passenger performance over recent years, growing by 2.9% in 2013. With a total of 22 carriers operating from the Scottish gateway, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant easyJet is this […]
Toronto Pearson shows-off certificate; Ryanair’s one million milestone at Lille Airport; easyJet passes 10 million passengers in Switzerland; more news from Barcelona, Leeds Bradford, Shannon, Oslo Rygge and Faro airports
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Toronto Pearson Airport shows-off Route award, Ryanair celebrates one million passengers at Lille Airport, and easyJet records over 10 million passengers carried in 12 months to and from Switzerland. We also have news from Barcelona, Leeds Bradford, Shannon, Oslo Rygge and Faro airports.
Jet2.com starts weekly service from Newcastle to Fuerteventura, adding to existing UK flights from East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford and Manchester. Edinburgh to Reus also linked.
Qatar Airways launches five times weekly flights from Doha to the capital of Scotland.
There is likely to be a double celebration at this week’s winning airport, as this ‘Arch of Triumph’ winning service took off just 45 minutes after its runway had re-opened after closure for maintenance.
United Airlines begins five weekly seasonal flights from Chicago O’Hare, IL to Edinburgh, utilising its 757-200s until 5 October.
US Airways starts four new seasonal European routes from Charlotte, NC and Philadelphia, PA to Barcelona, Lisbon, Manchester as well as Edinburgh, using 757-200s and A330-200s.
This week we let the boss out on a day trip to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport to cover the inaugural flight by Qatar Airways from Doha. Inevitably, he managed to get out onto the airfield to share in the ‘Arch of Triumph’ moment.
Jet2.com extends its operational footprint at its Blackpool, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester bases.
British Airways starts its only international route from Edinburgh.
Istanbul Atatürk and Zurich show-off awards; Thomas Cook Airlines’ brand new A321 at London Stansted; Ryanair’s tracker award at Bristol; Edelweiss Air’s Zurich to Edinburgh; more news from Ankara and Enfidha airports
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Istanbul Atatürk and Zurich airports show-off Cake awards, London Stansted Airport welcomes Thomas Cook Airlines’ brand new A321 in the new “Sunny Heart” livery, and Ryanair takes the cake in Bristol Airport’s tracker-keeping awards. We also have news from Ankara, Edinburgh and Enfidha airports.