Articles Tagged ‘GLA’
London City Airport gets growth plans go-ahead; British Airways still leading airline; Dublin now busiest route
Having handled a record-breaking 3.65 million annual passengers in 2014, London City Airport received the green light last week to expand facilities to accommodate up to six million passengers. anna.aero takes a look at the key players and top routes at the downtown London airport.
Aer Lingus Regional starts flights from Donegal to Dublin and Glasgow.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, British Airways celebrates its second anniversary at Leeds Bradford Airport, and Ryanair achieves 100,000 passengers at its new Glasgow base. More news from London City, Lyon, Prague and Rome Fiumicino airports.
Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base
The UK’s sixth largest carrier, Thomas Cook Airlines has seen its place in the market increasingly marginalised by the continued encroachment of LCCs. anna.aero analyses the extreme seasonality that the airline has to deal with and discovers its most important country markets.
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 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 launches routes from 22 airports – only one is served at least daily.
easyJet adds routes from bases in Germany, Italy, Switzerland and UK.
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 adds three new bases and a new destination to its network map this week ‒ Hamburg.
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 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.