Articles Tagged ‘Flybe’
Manchester-Mumbai is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 725,000 searches; Virgin’s next long-haul from Northwest UK?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last 12 months a staggering 725,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Manchester and Mumbai ‒ but the route is unserved!? Will it be Virgin Atlantic Airways or Jet Airways that jumps onto this sizeable sector.
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 […]
Cologne Bonn conquers Part I ‒ Now choose Cake of the Week Part II – Vote for the victor from 32 culinary creations from S17 launches
Narrowly beating the Ryanair cake created in Newcastle, Cologne Bonn secured the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I for its Wizz Air route launch cake. 32 more entries have been received over the last seven days, as the world’s airports look to become the Part II victor – scrumptious!
Oslo Airport outdoes its opposition to win the Part I of Arch of Triumph Public Vote; Now it’s S17 launches – Part II
Nearly 600 votes were cast to determine who the world thinks performed the best FTWA to mark the start of S17 ‒ with Oslo Gardermoen’s firefighters coming out on top. Europe’s fire stations still reign supreme, as the Norwegian airport becomes the region’s tenth straight winner in the Public Votes.
Last week anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford travelled on Flybe’s inaugural flight between Edinburgh and London Heathrow, a launch which broke British Airways’ monopoly between the capitals of Scotland and England. While celebrating the launch he met with Christine Ourmieres-Widener, CEO of Flybe, to discover more about the new boss of the UK’s leading domestic airline.
Flybe launches the first ever service between the Welsh and Italian capital cities.
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 […]
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 […]
Flybe becomes the first regional airline to begin operating at Heathrow since 2013.
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.
Routes Europe 2017 reconnaissance trip – get ready for Belfast’s titanic hospitality and warm Irish welcome
Routes Europe Belfast 2017 is less than two months away, so anna.aero decided to take a quick trip over to the Northern Irish capital to investigate what it has to offer for the 1,200+ delegates which will descend on the city between 23-25 April.
Flybe branded flights operating on more than 200 routes this summer; Cardiff, Dublin, London growing fast; new base in Germany
Exeter-based Flybe has multiple UK bases but none are dominant. We reveal the airline’s share of the UK domestic market (seats and flights), its top 20 airports for seats this summer and its leading routes as measured by ASKs.