Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

Thomson Airways planning over 20 new routes for S16; growing 787 fleet serving new long-haul markets; Croatia growing, Tunisia on hold

Thomson Airways planning over 20 new routes for S16; growing 787 fleet serving new long-haul markets; Croatia growing, Tunisia on hold

The UK’s third biggest airline carried over 10 million passengers in 2014. We look at the airline’s evolution and which are its busiest bases and most popular destinations. Plus a look at what’s coming in 2016.

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

The merger of American Airlines and US Airways has resulted in the ‘new’ American becoming the number one carrier out of Los Angeles, with the number one carrier in S14, United Airlines, slipping to third. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines are growing the most from the Californian hub, and which markets are becoming more popular.

Ryanair becomes Poland’s #1 carrier; UK biggest market

Ryanair becomes Poland’s #1 carrier; UK biggest market

Ryanair’s capacity growth of 19% over the past 12 months has resulted in the ULCC becoming the nation’s largest airline. In S15, Poland’s overall seat capacity is up 11% compared to S14, with Iceland recording the largest increase of 58%, while Egypt recorded a decline of -199%. anna.aero looks further into the capacity distribution of […]


London Gatwick Airport backs anna.aero in Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

London Gatwick Airport backs anna.aero in Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

anna.aero competed in the 100-mile Prudential RideLondon-Surrey cycle race, with the generous backing of Your London Airport, Gatwick, raising money to help disabled children to go on holiday.

Passenger growth slows in Lithuania; Ryanair still #1 carrier

Passenger growth slows in Lithuania; Ryanair still #1 carrier

In 2014, over 3.8 million passengers passed through the three commercial airports of Lithuania, a record for the country, yet it also witnessed one of the slowest growth rates of recent years. anna.aero investigates why growth has slowed down in Lithuania, and looks to see how the airline network has changed over the past 12 […]

Copenhagen loses Ryanair base, however the ULCC will be the third largest airline this winter; Emirates upgrades to A380

Copenhagen loses Ryanair base, however the ULCC will be the third largest airline this winter; Emirates upgrades to A380

Ryanair recently announced that due to a fallout with Danish unions, it would move its one based 737-800 from Copenhagen to Kaunas. However even with the base closure, the ULCC will still be one of the airport’s largest airlines this winter, despite only starting operations from the facility in March. anna.aero looks into the planned […]


Norwegian’s first year of UK-US services analysed; over 200,000 passengers carried with average load factors of around 93%

Norwegian’s first year of UK-US services analysed; over 200,000 passengers carried with average load factors of around 93%

Norwegian’s long-haul, low-cost business model with 787-8s has been operating from London Gatwick to the US since last July. We reveal monthly passenger numbers and load factors by route and fares between now and the end of the year.

Ryanair to launch Amsterdam base; London, Paris, Barcelona and Frankfurt likely new route targets

Ryanair to launch Amsterdam base; London, Paris, Barcelona and Frankfurt likely new route targets

Ryanair has been awarded a batch of slots at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as the ULCC continues to move away from using secondary airports. If you had been reading anna.aero last October you would know that already. Now we tell you where the airline is going to fly and against who.

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden celebrates ‘Route of the Week’ while Malta accepts its ‘Cake of the Week’ award

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden celebrates ‘Route of the Week’ while Malta accepts its ‘Cake of the Week’ award

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair celebrates turning 30, while Air Canada and Norwegian announce new 787 routes for 2016. More news also from Eastern Airways, Newcastle and Stuttgart airports.


Austrian Airlines remains constant at Vienna as easyJet gets ready for battle

Austrian Airlines remains constant at Vienna as easyJet gets ready for battle

With 116 routes this summer, Austrian Airlines remains the dominant carrier of the 60 airlines serving Vienna this summer, however easyJet is planning to join the party on some of the Star Alliance carrier’s most popular routes. anna.aero looks to see how Austrian is shaping up as it gets ready for battle to commence.

Dubrovnik Airport on course to pass 1.6m passengers in 2015; UK still the biggest market despite Monarch Airlines shrinking by 57%

Dubrovnik Airport on course to pass 1.6m passengers in 2015; UK still the biggest market despite Monarch Airlines shrinking by 57%

One of the main airports serving Croatia’s Adriatic Coast, Dubrovnik Airport is set to grow again this summer. With August schedules offering a 6.4% increase in weekly seats, anna.aero identifies the key players, and what new routes are still scheduled to start in 2015.

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Hong Kong happily displays winning Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Hong Kong Airport win the last Arch of Triumph weekly battle, but its score of 36.7 saw it swoop into joint second place overall with Portland in the 2015 competition. Meanwhile, 27 (yes that’s 27) airports from across the world are aiming to topple Hong Kong from that spot this week.