Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

Vietnam Airlines launches first route to the UK

Vietnam Airlines launches first route to the UK

Vietnam Airlines now serves London Gatwick Airport from both Hanoi and Saigon.

easyJet and Ryanair can both claim to operate biggest low-cost base in Europe (depending on what is measured)

easyJet and Ryanair can both claim to operate biggest low-cost base in Europe (depending on what is measured)

So which are the biggest low-cost airline bases in Europe? We rank them both in terms of destinations served and number of flights offered. Which other carriers apart from easyJet and Ryanair make it into the top 12? Which airport/airline combinations make it into only one of the two rankings?

Monarch makes Sharm El-Sheikh a scheduled service

Monarch makes Sharm El-Sheikh a scheduled service

UK leisure airline converts two Egyptian routes from charter to scheduled. Announces 14 new routes for summer 2012.


Lufthansa adds Aberdeen, London Gatwick and Rio from Frankfurt

Lufthansa adds Aberdeen, London Gatwick and Rio from Frankfurt

With more runway capacity to play with at Frankfurt, Lufthansa adds four new destinations to make it 159 in all this winter.

British Airways moves its Mauritius flights to London Gatwick

British Airways moves its Mauritius flights to London Gatwick

British Airways now flies to Mauritius from London Gatwick, having moved its flights from London Heathrow.

AirAsia X moves London service from Stansted to Gatwick; Osaka Kansai (second Japanese route) starting soon

AirAsia X moves London service from Stansted to Gatwick; Osaka Kansai (second Japanese route) starting soon

AirAsia X has switched its London flights from Stansted to Gatwick, but what reason has it given? How much has the London – KL market been stimulated by the arrival of the low-cost long-haul airline, and what milestone will AirAsia X be celebrating next week?


Monarch and Ryanair enter London - Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies

Monarch and Ryanair enter London – Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies

The UK – Barcelona market saw amazing growth between 1991 and 2007 but has since seen demand drop by almost 30% in just two years. Which carriers are still serving the market and which have cut routes in the last two years? And what’s happened to the Spanish carriers on the route?

AirAsia X moves London service to Gatwick Airport

AirAsia X moves London service to Gatwick Airport

Air Asia X now flies from Kuala Lumpur to London Gatwick Airport, having moved from Stansted.

Monarch launches new route to Barcelona from London Gatwick

Monarch launches new route to Barcelona from London Gatwick

Monarch Airlines now flies from London Gatwick Airport to Barcelona in Spain in competition with easyJet.


London - Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what's happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

London – Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what’s happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

The London – Berlin market saw growth of 22% in 2010, but which airport-pair markets have seen the biggest growth? How has the German air travel tax introduced this year affected 2011 passenger numbers? And what happened to the German carriers serving the route?

easyJet launches two new routes to Catania and Jersey

easyJet launches two new routes to Catania and Jersey

The low-cost airline easyJet launched a new route between Glasgow and Jersey as well as from London Gatwick to Catania in Sicily.

New airline routes launched (14 - 20 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 June 2011)

A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?