AirEuropa, the emerging South American specialist carrier from Spain, launched its sixth route to the continent last week. anna.aero caught up with the airline’s Colin Stewart, GM UK, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of AirEuropa’s niche operation.
Norwegian launches weekly services from London Gatwick Airport to Ibiza Airport.
easyJet commences services from London Gatwick Airport to Bergen Airport; launches low-frequency flights from London Luton Airport to Olbia Airport.
Turkish Airlines launches flights from Ankara Airport to Frankfurt Airport; adds Ercan, London Gatwick and Tbilisi from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen; inaugurates Friedrichshafen as 223rd destination from Istanbul Atatürk.
Thomson Airways launches seasonal flights from London Gatwick Airport to Jerez Airport in southern Spain.
British Airways launches thrice-weekly services between London Gatwick and Colombo in Sri Lanka.
Despite offering a third of the new routes which were launched last week, the second week of the Northern Hemisphere summer season still serves-up a bumper week of freshly created city pairs and cakes!
Norwegian may have doubled the size of its route network from London Gatwick by basing its first aircraft there, but the new non-Nordic services (primarily to Spain) represent less than one-fifth of the airline’s operations there.
Darwin Airport is the furthest away place to send us cake pictures this week, but many other airports decided to enhance their respective celebrations with a tasty bake.
Norwegian inaugurates nine routes from London Gatwick; launches Copenhagen to Liverpool and nine other routes.
British Airways connects London Gatwick with Alicante, Lanzarote and Tenerife Sur; adds services from London Heathrow to Palma de Mallorca.