Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

Gran Canaria secures Arch of Triumph W14/15 Part I win; Vote for the best arch – Part II

Gran Canaria secures Arch of Triumph W14/15 Part I win; Vote for the best arch – Part II

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 enters London-Copenhagen market of 1.7 million annual passengers

Ryanair enters London-Copenhagen market of 1.7 million annual passengers

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.

Flybe touches down at London City with seven routes

Flybe touches down at London City with seven routes

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 enters four new markets at W14/15 start

easyJet enters four new markets at W14/15 start

easyJet links London Luton to Rome Fiumicino and London Gatwick to Reykjavik; Geneva base also benefits from Icelandic link.

FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe has been awarded the contract to operate the air services between Newquay and London Gatwick, a route supported by a Public Service Obligation. More news from Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Dar es Salaam, Cape Town, Aberdeen and Frankfurt airports.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - 15 scrummy treats from Winter 2014 Season Part 1

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 15 scrummy treats from Winter 2014 Season Part 1

The first days of the 2014 winter timetable have brought almost 200 new routes to the world and almost as many tonnes of cakes. Use your vote to select your choice of the week for W14/15 Season Part 1.


Tel Aviv on course to break 15 million annual passengers in 2014

Tel Aviv on course to break 15 million annual passengers in 2014

With double-digit growth in weekly seats and flights, Ben Gurion Airport seems likely to break into the top 100 busiest airports in the next few years if these increases continue. anna.aero takes a look at the significant growth statistics of the Israeli capital’s gateway, along with the most important players in the market.

Flybe ‘soft’ launches London City virtual base; up to 18 daily flights across seven destinations planned

Flybe ‘soft’ launches London City virtual base; up to 18 daily flights across seven destinations planned

Flybe will explode back into the London market this winter, launching seven routes from London City through October and November, ostensibly replacing the operations it withdrew from at London Gatwick in March this year, following its slot sale to easyJet.

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s next three ‘primary’ airport bases discovered

New Ryanair’s CCO David O’Brien tells us the world’s most prolific starter of new routes will open “at least three new bases next year.” We identify the 10-most likely opportunities among the “primary” airports the upscaling, business-focused airline now favours.


Taipei Taoyuan and Katowice airports show-off certificates for Tigerair Taiwan and Wizz Air respectively

Taipei Taoyuan and Katowice airports show-off certificates for Tigerair Taiwan and Wizz Air respectively

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Qantas’ inaugural A380 service between Sydney Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and Birmingham Airport backs London Gatwick Airport’s expansion.

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

The relationship between Europe and Asia has grown considerably over the years as both regions are actively engaged economically. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of both regions, resulting in flights increasing by 0.7% and ASKs up 4.7%, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between the two markets.

SATA International grows by 21% in 2014 H1; seven destinations served in mainland Europe

SATA International grows by 21% in 2014 H1; seven destinations served in mainland Europe

A wholly-owned subsidiary of SATA Air Açores, SATA International achieved 553,000 passengers until end-June 2014, operating 17 non-stop services to eight countries in Europe and North America. With Ponta Delgada-Lisbon being the airline’s largest route by seats, anna.aero investigates SATA International’s recent network developments.