Articles Tagged ‘EWR’

Belfast airports welcomed a record 7.81 million passengers in 2016; international traffic doubles since the turn of the Millennium

Belfast airports welcomed a record 7.81 million passengers in 2016; international traffic doubles since the turn of the Millennium

Belfast in Northern Ireland is served by two airports – City and International. Last year the two combined welcomed a record number of passengers, with it being the first year since 2002 to see traffic grow at a double-digit rate. We take a closer look at the city’s traffic growth and how it is split between […]

Barcelona-Bangkok is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ over 1.1m searches; a tempting return for Thai or one for newcomer LEVEL?

Barcelona-Bangkok is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 1.1m searches; a tempting return for Thai or one for newcomer LEVEL?

After last week’s 1.4m London to Kochi potential Unserved Route of the Week, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has unearthed another whopper, with 1.1m potential travellers searching on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Barcelona and Bangkok. With Spain lacking any direct service to Thailand, surely this is too tempting for Thai Airways to ignore before LEVEL rises […]

LEVEL launches four routes from Barcelona base; will Fiumicino and Orly be next?

LEVEL launches four routes from Barcelona base; will Fiumicino and Orly be next?

Well we have been waiting for it for months, but finally IAG announced to the world LEVEL, its new low-cost long-haul airline to be based in Barcelona with two A330-200s from June. Initially serving four transatlantic routes, we take a look at capacity ‘levels’ of the competition in Spain and across Europe.


Europe takes home its second Arch of Triumph

Europe takes home its second Arch of Triumph

Having not won until week seven of this year’s competition, Europe takes its second weekly title in three weeks. As a result, the region is now joint top of the inter-regional league table with Asia.

Southwest Airlines launches seven routes from seven airports

Southwest Airlines launches seven routes from seven airports

Southwest Airline begins seven new routes – will face direct competition on four. 

Emirates adds its 12th US airport and second serving New York

Emirates adds its 12th US airport and second serving New York

Emirates’ New York Newark service joins its four times daily operation to New York JFK. 


Alaska Airlines heads for the East Coast from San Jose

Alaska Airlines heads for the East Coast from San Jose

Alaska Airlines launches daily flights between San Jose and New York Newark.

United Airlines doubles its route count from San Jose

United Airlines doubles its route count from San Jose

United Airlines begins Chicago O’Hare and New York Newark services – joins Denver and Houston Intercontinental. 

Over 80 new routes between North America and Europe launched since S12; North America to Asia routes up by 50% in same period

Over 80 new routes between North America and Europe launched since S12; North America to Asia routes up by 50% in same period

Our analysis reveals that 50 airports in North America have non-stop flights to Europe this summer, while 24 have non-stop service to Asia. We reveal which airports have gained the most new routes in these two markets since S12, and which airports have attained their first connections.


Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul

Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul

Barcelona Airport last year welcomed over 44 million passengers through its two terminals, an increase of 11% when compared to 2015. With such spectacular growth, and Norwegian and IAG preparing to battle it out in the low-cost long-haul market from the hub, we take a closer look to see why this Spanish hot-spot is getting […]

Singapore Airlines converts its Singapore – Manchester – Houston Intercontinental route to an A350 operation

Singapore Airlines converts its Singapore – Manchester – Houston Intercontinental route to an A350 operation

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Aruba celebrates the arrival of JetBlue Airways’ new connection from Fort Lauderdale while United Airlines toasts 25 years of serving Madrid. More news also from Cornwall Airport Newquay, Luxembourg, Sao Paulo Guarulhos and Manchester airports. 

United Airlines becomes second carrier to link New York with Havana

United Airlines becomes second carrier to link New York with Havana

United Airlines begins daily link between New York Newark and Havana – also connects Houston to Cuban capital.