Articles Tagged ‘LGW’
London calling for La Compagnie; Gatwick, Stansted and Luton all vying for new transatlantic service
Having launched with little or no fanfare in July, all-business, ‘boutique airline’ La Compagnie appears to now have London in its sights, with flights expected to start in March. anna.aero evaluates just what the airline will be up against in this ultra-competitive, but ultra-lucrative market.
Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base
The UK’s sixth largest carrier, Thomas Cook Airlines has seen its place in the market increasingly marginalised by the continued encroachment of LCCs. anna.aero analyses the extreme seasonality that the airline has to deal with and discovers its most important country markets.
Eurostar celebrates 20 years of London-Paris service with new trains; air travel demand cut by 55% from 1994 peak of four million
Once one of the world’s busiest air routes, the London-Paris market has been severely impacted by the launch in 1994 of Eurostar’s high-speed rail services. We reveal what happened to air travel demand in the last 20 years.
For many people in Europe, a winter holiday to escape the wind and the rain is the norm. For those with a bit more disposable cash, the Caribbean satisfies this desire. anna.aero takes a look under the bonnet of this high-end market to check its resilience to the sluggish economic activity that persists across many […]
Airline revenue management for beginners Lesson I: Christmas is a good time to make money from desperate parents
Yes, Christmas is approaching and airline revenue managers are rubbing their hands with glee as they prepare to exploit the British desire to get some winter sunshine. We compare daily fares available from easyJet, Norwegian and Ryanair between London and Tenerife South.
The second of the reader votes for the start of the W14/15 season delivers another crushing victory for a Canary Islands airport, following last week’s win by Gran Canaria. Back to normality now, as anna.aero’s expert judges look over this week’s offerings.
The UK remains the biggest European market in terms of passenger numbers at its airports. We look back at the monthly traffic trends over recent years, reveal which airports are growing fastest and which are the dynamic country markets driving growth.
Norwegian commences third route to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, this time from Copenhagen, and expands its seasonal offering from London Gatwick with Funchal and La Palma flights.
While Gran Canaria Airport has won Fire Truck Water Arch W14/15 Part I for the arrival of Lufthansa from Munich, with a convincing win over Riga’s masterpiece for Brussels Airlines from the European capital; this week has brought a total of eight more FTWAs to be evaluated by anna.aero readers. Keep voting!
Ryanair will join fellow LCCs easyJet and Norwegian, along with British Airways and SAS, in serving the London-Copenhagen market in 2015. We reveal how demand has grown since 1996 and which carriers have been operating in the market.
anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Vlad Cristescu, was invited by Flybe to the opening of the airline’s “virtual base” at London City Airport on 27 October, coinciding with the launch of flights to Aberdeen, Dublin, Exeter and Inverness. Highlights of the celebrations included a press briefing by airline, airport and government officials, as well as the anna.aero […]
easyJet links London Luton to Rome Fiumicino and London Gatwick to Reykjavik; Geneva base also benefits from Icelandic link.