Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

Tianjin Airlines makes UK debut

Tianjin Airlines makes UK debut

Tianjin Airlines links Tianjin and Chongqing with London Gatwick.

Virgin Atlantic Airways focussing ever more on US flights; many non-US routes dropped, as well as domestic Little Red operations

Virgin Atlantic Airways focussing ever more on US flights; many non-US routes dropped, as well as domestic Little Red operations

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways is the second biggest carrier between the UK and US and with Delta Air Lines now heavily involved in the carrier more US route are planned. We look at the airline’s growth during the last 20 years and its biggest routes by ASKs this summer.

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France is still clinging on to having more than 50% of seats and frequencies at its main Paris CDG hub, despite the LCC onslaught. Seven years since our data elves last looked under the hood at the SkyTeam carrier’s biggest operations, they check the oil and kick the tyres again.


UK international traffic up 9% in Q1 2016 ahead of British-Irish Airports EXPO next month

UK international traffic up 9% in Q1 2016 ahead of British-Irish Airports EXPO next month

With the bonus of a leap day and Easter you would expect international passenger numbers to be looking healthy in the first quarter of 2016. We reveal the fastest-growing UK airports, foreign country markets and foreign airports.

Southampton celebrates Cake of the Week win for KLM arrival

Southampton celebrates Cake of the Week win for KLM arrival

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Oakland welcomes the arrival of Norwegian’s London Gatwick route, while Manchester teams up with Hainan Airlines in preparation for the carrier’s launch to Beijing. More news also from Manchester and Munich airports.

Denver Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

Denver Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

Not only did Denver win its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate for the FTWA produced for the arrival of Lufthansa’s new Munich service, but it secured North America’s first win of 2016 in the process. Find out whether the region will add to its tally this week, as seven airports battle for supremacy.


Air Canada rouge arrives in London

Air Canada rouge arrives in London

Air Canada rouge begins daily service between Toronto Pearson and London Gatwick – faces direct competition from Air Transat and WestJet.

Air Canada rouge is welcomed to London Gatwick by anna.aero

Air Canada rouge is welcomed to London Gatwick by anna.aero

Air Canada rouge commenced services between Toronto Pearson and London Gatwick on 19 May. anna.aero was on hand to help celebrate the carrier’s new service at the London airport on 20 May, and of course produce a splendid route launch cake.

WestJet and Vancouver celebrate awards for London Gatwick inaugurals

WestJet and Vancouver celebrate awards for London Gatwick inaugurals

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Nashville welcomes the arrival of United Airlines’ San Francisco service, while Bordeaux celebrates Iberia Express’ Madrid route. More news also from St. Petersburg, El Paso, Rome Fiumicino, Inverness, Biarritz, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick and Bristol airports.


Norwegian nets two more US routes

Norwegian nets two more US routes

Norwegian increases its presence in transatlantic market with Copenhagen-Boston and London Gatwick-Oakland flights.

London Gatwick celebrates Cake of the Week win for British Airways’ JFK launch

London Gatwick celebrates Cake of the Week win for British Airways’ JFK launch

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Singapore Airlines launches A350 operations to Amsterdam, while Delta Air Lines resumes seasonal services between Pittsburgh and Paris CDG. More news from Rome Fiumicino, Cork, Düsseldorf, Leeds Bradford, Izmir, Madrid and Punta Gorda airports.

South American fiesta of FTWAs this week

South American fiesta of FTWAs this week

It’s not often that we receive an FTWA from South America, indeed prior to this week we had received just three so far this year. Yet this week we have had five – the most of any region! See if any of these entries can emulate Quito Airport back in February which won its week […]