Articles Tagged ‘GLA’

UK airports on track to handle 240 million passengers in 2014

UK airports on track to handle 240 million passengers in 2014

The UK remains the biggest European market in terms of passenger numbers at its airports. We look back at the monthly traffic trends over recent years, reveal which airports are growing fastest and which are the dynamic country markets driving growth.

Wizz Air increases European offering with eight new routes

Wizz Air increases European offering with eight new routes

Wizz Air commences eight new routes from Chisinau to Milan/Bergamo, Gdansk to Groningen, Katowice to Maastricht Aachen, Poznan to Glasgow, as well as from Timisoara to Bari, Brussels Charleroi, Frankfurt Hahn and Memmingen, with twice-weekly flights.

Ryanair adds 20 more new routes to its W14 network

Ryanair adds 20 more new routes to its W14 network

Ryanair launches routes from 22 airports – only one is served at least daily.


easyJet grows network by nine routes

easyJet grows network by nine routes

easyJet adds routes from bases in Germany, Italy, Switzerland and UK.

Reykjavik/Keflavik wins Cake of the Week W14/15 Part I; Vote for the best cake – Part II

Reykjavik/Keflavik wins Cake of the Week W14/15 Part I; Vote for the best cake – Part II

Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport won the Cake of the Week Vote W14/15 Part I for easyJet’s new service from Geneva, with a close win over the effort baked for easyJet’s London Gatwick to the Icelandic gateway. There are 17 more cakes to choose from this week.

Ryanair has a quiet week, launching just 25 routes

Ryanair has a quiet week, launching just 25 routes

Ryanair adds three new bases and a new destination to its network map this week ‒ Hamburg. 


Royal Brunei Airlines grows by 6.8% in 2013; signs deal with British Airways for UK access

Royal Brunei Airlines grows by 6.8% in 2013; signs deal with British Airways for UK access

Founded in 1974 with two 737s to provide services from Bandar Seri Begawan to Singapore, Hong Kong, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching, Royal Brunei Airlines has expanded rapidly, offering flights to a total of 14 destinations this October. As the carrier has recently received four 787-8s, anna.aero looks at Royal Brunei’s top routes by weekly departures […]

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s CCO David O’Brien tells us the world’s most prolific starter of new routes will open “at least three new bases next year.” We identify the 10-most likely opportunities among the “primary” airports the upscaling, business-focused airline now favours.

Taipei Taoyuan and Katowice airports show-off certificates for Tigerair Taiwan and Wizz Air respectively

Taipei Taoyuan and Katowice airports show-off certificates for Tigerair Taiwan and Wizz Air respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Qantas’ inaugural A380 service between Sydney Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and Birmingham Airport backs London Gatwick Airport’s expansion.


Wizz Air adds third route to Glasgow

Wizz Air adds third route to Glasgow

Wizz Air now links Katowice to Glasgow with twice-weekly flights, using its A320s.

Halifax Airport expecting 2% growth this year; Japan Airlines’ first charter flight arrives from Tokyo Narita

Halifax Airport expecting 2% growth this year; Japan Airlines’ first charter flight arrives from Tokyo Narita

The main gateway to Nova Scotia handled close to 3.6 million passengers last year, while a total of 10 carriers operate to 26 destinations in six countries within North America and Europe this October. We reveal how the airport has grown during the last 11 years and which is the dominant airline this month.

Edinburgh and Aberdeen Airports have record 2013 as Glasgow airports struggle; Qatar Airways leads long-haul expansion

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.