Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

Can the UK-Canada market be stimulated by an LCC? WestJet hopes so as it launches six new routes to the UK, contributing to a big increase in seat capacity for this summer. We look at traffic trends since 1994 and exchange rates.

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

We had an interior shot of one of the 15 FTWAs sent in to this week’s competition, which has all the arches from the last two weeks of route launches (because we were in Krakow last week). Find out which airport sent it and whether the all-important exterior shot was good enough to win.

Monarch Airlines crowns the start of four new connections

Monarch Airlines crowns the start of four new connections

Monarch Airlines adds new services to Funchal, Gibraltar, Malaga and Tel Aviv.


British Airways returns to JFK from Gatwick

British Airways returns to JFK from Gatwick

British Airways start seven new services from three of its London bases.

Monarch Airlines adds three new destinations for 2016; 12 new routes, eight dropped as flights set to increase by 5% this summer

Monarch Airlines adds three new destinations for 2016; 12 new routes, eight dropped as flights set to increase by 5% this summer

Monarch Airlines is facing an unclear future as owners Greybull Capital explore various options regarding the airline’s evolution. Meanwhile, we examine the leisure carrier’s S16 network and how this has changed since S15.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Boy oh boy! Have we got a baked bonanza for you. Due to our Easter vacation, we have the first two weeks of S16 rolled into one giant Cake of the Week public vote competition. It’s your airport’s chance for gastronomic route development glory…so mobilise your fans and followers to get voting now!!


Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Vote for the best of 36 S16 Fire Truck Water Arches – get voting now

Splash the route launch cash! The world’s airport firefighters have been busy with their ceremonial hosing down of inaugural aircraft this week, to bring you our twice-yearly public vote for the Arch of Triumph. So while the hoses are drying in the station, get the crews voting to be the best of the best.

Vueling ventures onto 12 routes

Vueling ventures onto 12 routes

Vueling enters 12 airport pairs of which nine are already served by incumbent carriers.

Ryanair commences 41 new routes

Ryanair commences 41 new routes

Ryanair launches 41 new routes across its network – Belfast International, Newquay and Palanga added to route map.


Norwegian begins Boston long-haul

Norwegian begins Boston long-haul

Norwegian begins services from London Gatwick and Oslo Gardermoen to Boston using its 787-8 fleet.

Cuba set for US airline expansion; Havana – Miami #1 required service; Sunwing Airlines overtakes Cubana to become #1 carrier

Cuba set for US airline expansion; Havana – Miami #1 required service; Sunwing Airlines overtakes Cubana to become #1 carrier

On 16 February the US and Cuba signed a deal which restored commercial air traffic rights between the two countries for the first time in five decades, which will allow dozens of new daily flights between the two nations. anna.aero takes a closer look at which routes airlines have applied for between the US and […]

Air Transat is almost two different airlines – winter versus summer; Cuba is #1 year-round

Air Transat is almost two different airlines – winter versus summer; Cuba is #1 year-round

Perhaps Air Transat should be named Canadian Caribbean Airlines in the winter and Canadian European Airlines in the summer, such is the difference in the carrier’s network between the seasons. anna.aero‘s data elves rummage through the operations one of the world’s most dynamic airlines.