Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

Despite issues of Brexit, London Luton and Manchester see biggest increase in seats by easyJet in S17; four new airports added

Despite issues of Brexit, London Luton and Manchester see biggest increase in seats by easyJet in S17; four new airports added

In S17 easyJet’s top two airports for seat growth are both, maybe surprisingly, in the UK. Vienna, the location of the carrier’s new EU operation, is only placed 60th when it comes to net seat gains this summer. We take a closer look to see where and how Europe’s #2 LCC is growing. 

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part II; No blues in Bucharest – Blue Air CEO loves his most new airports award

Well the cleverest of you will have worked out the first of the four airline winners in Part II of the Euro ANNIES awards (for the slow ones – it’s Romania’s Blue Air). But will Wizz Air, Norwegian or LOT Polish Airlines secure back-to-back wins or will the awards be soon gathering dust in the trophy […]

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; eight countries share the honours

Eighth annual Euro ANNIES – Part I; eight countries share the honours

While the whole of Europe is either already on holiday or just about to go, we thought it would be good time to reveal the winners of the last of our three annual competitions – the Euro ANNIES. With winning airports in Bulgaria, France, Germany, Iceland, Russia, Spain, Turkey and the UK there is a […]


East Midlands-Nice is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ nearly 60,000 searches; Ryanair's 39th route from UK airport??

East Midlands-Nice is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 60,000 searches; Ryanair’s 39th route from UK airport??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 60,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between East Midlands and Nice ‒ but the route is unserved!? The UK airport is the 18th largest base on the Ryanair network, maybe the French hot-spot will be its next new route addition?

Monarch Airlines adds five new destinations for 2017; 13 new routes from five UK bases as Boeing 737 MAXs replace Airbus fleet by 2022

Monarch Airlines adds five new destinations for 2017; 13 new routes from five UK bases as Boeing 737 MAXs replace Airbus fleet by 2022

Monarch Airlines operates over 100 routes across five UK bases (Birmingham, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester) with a fleet of 35 Airbus. We look at the airline’s growth, seasonality, current route network and future fleet plans.

Norwegian starts transatlantic 737 operations

Norwegian starts transatlantic 737 operations

Norwegian makes a start on 737 flights from Edinburgh – but no 737 MAX operations yet.


Air Arabia Maroc expands from Fez

Air Arabia Maroc expands from Fez

Air Arabia Maroc opens eight new routes from Fez – includes carrier’s first domestic route.  

Copenhagen Airport receives its Arch of Triumph certificate at KL Slots

Copenhagen Airport receives its Arch of Triumph certificate at KL Slots

Why not fly half-way around the world just to get a picture with Copenhagen Airport’s marketing team attending the 140th IATA Slot Conference in Kuala Lumpur this week. Oh, ok…we did. Find out which of the eight entries wins the prestigious accolade this week.

easyJet enters 10 new markets with focus on France

easyJet enters 10 new markets with focus on France

easyJet begins five new routes from Lille in the last seven days.


British Airways makes Limoges its third French route from Gatwick

British Airways makes Limoges its third French route from Gatwick

British Airways starts seasonal service from London to Limousin region.

RwandAir lands in London with non-stop flights

RwandAir lands in London with non-stop flights

RwandAir connects Kigali and London Gatwick three times weekly.

Milan Bergamo firefighters show-off giant Arch of Triumph certificate

Milan Bergamo firefighters show-off giant Arch of Triumph certificate

Milan Bergamo’s firefighters now have three Arch of Triumph certificates on the fire station walls – having won previously in June 2014 and December 2015. The Italian airport is clearly not going to settle with that tally, as it has another entry this week. See if it manages to secure back-to-back wins.