Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

British Airways expands from three London airports

British Airways expands from three London airports

British Airways launches six new routes involving London City, Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

British Airways growing capacity in North America and Asia; new route to Austin is 19th non-stop service to US

British Airways growing capacity in North America and Asia; new route to Austin is 19th non-stop service to US

Fully 35% of British Airways’ capacity (measured by ASKs) from London Heathrow is on routes to the US, which have just seen the addition of a new route to Austin, Texas. We reveal the rest of the top 15 country markets (by ASKs) and summarise the airline’s network changes from Heathrow and London Gatwick this […]

Germania to launch 11 new routes in first half of 2014; corporate charter services increasingly important for its network strategy

Germania to launch 11 new routes in first half of 2014; corporate charter services increasingly important for its network strategy

Germania, which has operated both scheduled and charter services since 1979, is expanding rapidly, as passenger numbers grew by 60% to almost 1.6 million last year. anna.aero examines which are the carrier’s top 12 routes based on Innovata schedule data for this February and which new services will be launched in 2014.


Aircraft size is growing at Europe's busiest airports; Heathrow passes 200-seat mark, but ranks only 27th in world

Aircraft size is growing at Europe’s busiest airports; Heathrow passes 200-seat mark, but ranks only 27th in world

Runway capacity is an issue at many of Europe’s busiest airports. We analyse aircraft size data for the last decade and reveal which of Europe’s top 20 airports have seen the biggest growth in average aircraft size. We also reveal which two European airports beat Heathrow’s figure and which airports lead the global rankings.

WOW air growing rapidly from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport; ASKs up 61% in 2014 but Stockholm Arlanda is only new destination

WOW air growing rapidly from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport; ASKs up 61% in 2014 but Stockholm Arlanda is only new destination

Following the acquisition of Iceland Express’ operations in 2012, WOW air has visibly exploded, rapidly growing its European network from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport. As the airline’s ASKs are expected to reach 1.6 billion in 2014, anna.aero investigates the LCC’s expansion and its S14 schedule.

Leak of the Week: London Luton wins ‘Battle of Britain’ to secure new Atlasjet services

Leak of the Week: London Luton wins ‘Battle of Britain’ to secure new Atlasjet services

London Luton seems to have won the race against London Stansted and London Gatwick to secure new services from Atlasjet with flights to Antalya, Ercan, Istanbul and Izmir being mooted.


Budapest’s S14 capacity growth; Hamilton and Tampa show-off certificates; Marseille Airport’s first leisure flights from Seoul in April; Leeds Bradford’s capacity boost in 2014

Budapest’s S14 capacity growth; Hamilton and Tampa show-off certificates; Marseille Airport’s first leisure flights from Seoul in April; Leeds Bradford’s capacity boost in 2014

Another busy week for Network Planning Community News, including S14 capacity growth at Budapest Airport, Hamilton and Tampa Airports showing-off their certificates, and other newsworthy events from our peers from around the world.

Leak of the week: flynas looks to launch long-haul operations in 2014

Leak of the week: flynas looks to launch long-haul operations in 2014

Currently serving regional destinations from Saudi Arabia with its all-A320 fleet, the LCC is evaluating flying to Europe in 2014 using A330s. The airline is also eyeing new routes in Iran and Morocco.

SWISS adds four more routes from its Geneva hub

SWISS adds four more routes from its Geneva hub

SWISS now flies from Geneva to London Gatwick in the UK; Oslo Gardermoen in Norway; Stockholm Arlanda and Gothenburg in Sweden.


Norwegian adding 50 routes but dropping nine for S14; ASK growth of 31% thanks to new US services

Norwegian adding 50 routes but dropping nine for S14; ASK growth of 31% thanks to new US services

Norwegian has carried 20 million passengers in the last 12 months, making it Europe’s third biggest LCC, but which airports will benefit most from the airline’s growth plans for S14? We examine the network changes in more detail and reveal which routes have been dropped, and which UK airport will no longer be welcoming any […]

Ryanair and Warsaw Airport; celebrations at Lanzarote Airport; flybe-Newquay new deal

Ryanair and Warsaw Airport; celebrations at Lanzarote Airport; flybe-Newquay new deal

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from Warsaw Airport as it passed the 10 million passenger milestone. We also have news from Leeds Bradford Airport, Lanzarote Airport and Newquay Airport.

Happy birthday easyJet – 18 years, 850 route launches – hear the anna.aero tribute song

Happy birthday easyJet – 18 years, 850 route launches – hear the anna.aero tribute song

This November, easyJet, Europe’s third biggest airline in terms of passenger numbers, marks 18 years of operations. From inauspicious beginnings, it has become a major force in European air travel, and is arguably one of only two truly pan-European airlines. We take a closer look at the airline’s development and the evolution of its leading […]