Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

Kansas City is commended by anna.aero with Cake of the Week victory

Kansas City is commended by anna.aero with Cake of the Week victory

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, a Kansas City celebration featuring Justin Meyer’s and the world’s brightest t-shirt, lots of airport SkyTrax award winners and Norwegian smashes a key transatlantic passenger milestone. 

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.

1.4m searches (!!) make London to Kochi "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" – our biggest-ever potential route

1.4m searches (!!) make London to Kochi “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” – our biggest-ever potential route

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year a mind-blowing 1.4m potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between London and Kochi ‒ but the route is unserved!? Will it be BA or Air India that jumps onto our biggest potential route so far.


Ryanair arrives in Ukraine with Kiev and Lviv links

Ryanair arrives in Ukraine with Kiev and Lviv links

Ryanair is pushing eastward launching four new services from Kiev Boryspil and seven more from Lviv. We take a look at how the arrival of Europe’s biggest airline will shake-up the Ukrainian market and try to gauge just how scared the incumbents are.

London Luton is easyJet's fastest growing London airport; five new routes for 2017; some flights still cheaper than a pair of jeans

London Luton is easyJet’s fastest growing London airport; five new routes for 2017; some flights still cheaper than a pair of jeans

London Luton is the home of easyJet, starting operations with two leased 737-200s operating services initially to Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1995. Today Luton is the airline’s second largest London operation after London Gatwick. We take a closer look at the carrier’s development from its home airport, plus how its network has changed going into […]

Over 50 new services added between Europe and US this summer; airberlin, Norwegian and WOW air adding most capacity versus S16

Over 50 new services added between Europe and US this summer; airberlin, Norwegian and WOW air adding most capacity versus S16

The Europe to US market will see capacity grow by 6% this summer thanks to the addition of over 50 new services. We reveal the leading players in the market and how quickly they are growing, plus which US airport will welcome back European flights for the first time since the 80s.


Frankfurt with almost 300 destinations and Paris CDG with over 100 airlines lead global analysis of airport operations in S17

Frankfurt with almost 300 destinations and Paris CDG with over 100 airlines lead global analysis of airport operations in S17

We reveal the top 15 airports in S17 as measured by most destinations served non-stop, most country markets served and most airlines welcomed. Not surprisingly some airports appear in all three categories, but can you guess which ones?

easyJet expands from Amsterdam and London Gatwick bases

easyJet expands from Amsterdam and London Gatwick bases

easyJet links Amsterdam to Budapest and Lanzarote as London Gatwick gains Granada link. 

easyJet closes in on 50 routes from Amsterdam Schiphol; capacity up 20% in 2016 and 2015 as Budapest and Lanzarote routes added

easyJet closes in on 50 routes from Amsterdam Schiphol; capacity up 20% in 2016 and 2015 as Budapest and Lanzarote routes added

Among easyJet bases Amsterdam currently ranks fifth with 41 destinations being served in 2017. We look at how the airline’s Dutch network has evolved over the last 20 years and which country markets grew fastest in 2016.


AirAsia X grows passenger numbers by 30% in 2016; now serves 11 countries from Kuala Lumpur base with 22 aircraft; US access granted

AirAsia X grows passenger numbers by 30% in 2016; now serves 11 countries from Kuala Lumpur base with 22 aircraft; US access granted

AirAsia X has been a pioneer in the low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market and celebrates its 10th anniversary in November. We look at the airline’s recent rapid growth, fleet plans and biggest country markets, as well as taking a closer look at all the routes that have failed to deliver.

East London is South Africa's fastest growing airport; 39.7 million passengers in 2016; traffic up five million in four years

East London is South Africa’s fastest growing airport; 39.7 million passengers in 2016; traffic up five million in four years

Having seen demand surge by almost 20% in 2016, East London is South Africa’s fastest growing airport. We take a closer look at the developments of the nation’s other large airports during the past few years, and delve deeper to see how the nation’s international sector has developed. 

Reykjavik-Hong Kong is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 230,000 annual searches; Cathay Pacific's 13th European route??

Reykjavik-Hong Kong is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 230,000 annual searches; Cathay Pacific’s 13th European route??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 230,000 potential travellers searched the flight comparison site for flights between Reykjavik and Hong Kong ‒ but the route is unserved! With demand driven from the Asian end of the city pair, when will this become Cathay Pacific Airways’ 13th European destination??