Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 6)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 6)

easyJet’s London Gatwick route cuts for S16, multiple new routes to Iceland and impressive Spanish airport figures for January feature in this week’s statistical round-up.

British Airways expands London Gatwick Airport network without significant increase in flights; New York and Lima highlights for S16

British Airways expands London Gatwick Airport network without significant increase in flights; New York and Lima highlights for S16

Once upon a time British Airways was the leading carrier at London Gatwick. Now it is less than half the size of easyJet there, but it is growing again and has added a dozen new routes in the last two years. We take a closer look at the leading routes (by ASKs) and country markets […]

British Airways links London with Porto

British Airways links London with Porto

British Airways starts its third Portuguese service from London Gatwick adding a four times weekly service to Porto.


easyJet opens bases at Barcelona and Venice Marco Polo airports

easyJet opens bases at Barcelona and Venice Marco Polo airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, London Gatwick unveils the latest part of its €2.6 billion transformation, while Thai AirAsia announces its next international service from Bangkok Don Mueang. More news also from St Petersburg and Abuja airports.

Ryanair leads the way between the UK and Ireland; London – Dublin city pair analysed

Ryanair leads the way between the UK and Ireland; London – Dublin city pair analysed

Since 2011, seven carriers have left the UK – Ireland market, however what has not changed during the past few years is Ryanair’s overall control of the country pair. anna.aero takes a look to see how one of the most dynamic markets in Europe has developed in recent years, including the continent’s number one city pair, […]

Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

It was recently revealed by various sources that Ryanair had been granted four daily slots at Oslo Gardermoen for a thrice-daily service to London Stansted and a daily operation to Vilnius. Norway’s largest airport recorded a rise in traffic over the past 12 months of 1.6%, one of only a few airports in the nation to report […]


Ryanair announces base #77 at Belfast International with initial service to London Gatwick; five more routes promised

Ryanair announces base #77 at Belfast International with initial service to London Gatwick; five more routes promised

On 7 January, Ryanair announced that from 27 March it will open based operations at Belfast International with one 737-800 initially, with a further two to follow in October. The first route announced is a four times daily service to London Gatwick, a route that Aer Lingus will drop on the day prior to operations […]

Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Baltimore/Washington boasts with its first Arch of Triumph certificate

Everyone might be busy out Christmas shopping (or doing it all on-line these days), but the world’s airports fire crews are still producing FTWAs at a rate that would put Santa’s elves to shame. Find out which one of nine global airports has won the penultimate Arch of Triumph title of 2015.

easyJet enters four new ski routes

easyJet enters four new ski routes

easyJet adds new routes into the ski resorts of Lyon, Grenoble and Friedrichshafen.


Leak of the Week - Air France to return on Paris Orly-New York JFK route; Norwegian still interested in same airport pair

Leak of the Week – Air France to return on Paris Orly-New York JFK route; Norwegian still interested in same airport pair

Bjørn Kjos will want more than the shirts off the backs of Air France’s executives if he goes head-to-head against them on the Orly-JFK route next summer. anna.aero investigates the market implications of the two new entrants and the current state of play in one of the transatlantic’s most lucrative city pairs.

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.