Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

Monarch Airlines dives into Israeli market

Monarch Airlines dives into Israeli market

Monarch Airlines launches Tel Aviv and Eilat Ovda from London Luton. Innsbruck introduced from London Gatwick too.

Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Last week the Nigeria to Europe market welcomed a new entrant, as Med-View Airline began a four times weekly service from Lagos to London Gatwick on 20 November. We take a look at the market dynamics over the last 12 months, as well as recent travel habits between Africa and Europe.

Med-View Airline commences London Gatwick service

Med-View Airline commences London Gatwick service

Med-View Airline begins a new four times weekly service between Lagos and London Gatwick using 767-300s.


MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

MEB3 in Europe +360% since 2005: Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways now serve 48 airports in 28 countries

With certain European airlines still grumbling about distorted competition from carriers in the Middle East, we take a closer look at the development of the MEB3 carriers on routes to Europe during the last decade.

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero bakes cake for easyJet’s 20th birthday party; another promised for 70 million passenger milestone

anna.aero was invited  to easyJet’s HQ and birthplace for its 20th birthday party along with 600 other media and stakeholders, an event which marked an extension of the network from its first route (to Glasgow) in 1995 to 788 routes today.

Public vote winners Iasi Airport get their hoses out to celebrate last week’s Arch of Triumph win; Part II results and this week’s winner too

Public vote winners Iasi Airport get their hoses out to celebrate last week’s Arch of Triumph win; Part II results and this week’s winner too

This week’s FTWA story is rammed. Not only do we have pictures of the winners of the W15/16 Public Vote Part I, we also have the Part II results, plus this week’s champions, as we return back to normal business, with the anna.aero judging this week’s efforts from Singapore and London. Phew!


Norwegian salsas its way into Puerto Rico

Norwegian salsas its way into Puerto Rico

Norwegian commences three new routes from London Gatwick, Copenhagen and Stockholm Arlanda to San Juan – also starts fifth route from Birmingham.

British Airways adds volume to London-Valencia market

British Airways adds volume to London-Valencia market

British Airways starts flights from London Gatwick to Valencia – the oneworld carrier’s only London service to the Spanish destination.

anna.aero meets with Garuda Indonesia’s GM for the UK & Ireland, Jubi Prasetyo, at World Travel Market to discuss the carrier’s Gatwick service

anna.aero meets with Garuda Indonesia’s GM for the UK & Ireland, Jubi Prasetyo, at World Travel Market to discuss the carrier’s Gatwick service

During this year’s World Travel Market exhibition at London’s ExCeL Centre, anna.aero’s Jonathan Ford caught up with Garuda Indonesia’s Jubi Prasetyo, to discuss the success of the carrier’s London Gatwick service which has now been operating for 13 months, and how he hopes that the route will become non-stop in 2016.


Royal Air Maroc initiates three new routes

Royal Air Maroc initiates three new routes

Royal Air Maroc commences services to Doha from Casablanca while also linking Rabat to Madrid and London Gatwick.

anna.aero catches up with Carolyn McCall at easyJet’s new crew training centre; asks what flavoured cake she wants for their 20th birthday

anna.aero catches up with Carolyn McCall at easyJet’s new crew training centre; asks what flavoured cake she wants for their 20th birthday

easyJet’s CEO, Carolyn McCall, caught up with anna.aero’s Jonathan Ford at the opening of the airline’s new crew training centre at London Gatwick on 14 October to discuss where easyJet is planning to expand from over the next few years, and of course to see what flavoured cake she would like for easyJet’s 20th birthday […]

Wizz Air pulls ahead of Ryanair in the east-west European market

Wizz Air pulls ahead of Ryanair in the east-west European market

With an additional 200,000 extra seats a month more than its main ULCC rival in the east-west European market, Wizz Air has strengthened its lead as the number one airline in the trans-Europe battle by increasing seat capacity by nearly 19% year-on-year, while Ryanair settles for 16% growth.