Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

anna.aero catches up with Carolyn McCall at easyJet’s new crew training centre; asks what flavoured cake she wants for their 20th birthday

anna.aero catches up with Carolyn McCall at easyJet’s new crew training centre; asks what flavoured cake she wants for their 20th birthday

easyJet’s CEO, Carolyn McCall, caught up with anna.aero’s Jonathan Ford at the opening of the airline’s new crew training centre at London Gatwick on 14 October to discuss where easyJet is planning to expand from over the next few years, and of course to see what flavoured cake she would like for easyJet’s 20th birthday […]

Wizz Air pulls ahead of Ryanair in the east-west European market

Wizz Air pulls ahead of Ryanair in the east-west European market

With an additional 200,000 extra seats a month more than its main ULCC rival in the east-west European market, Wizz Air has strengthened its lead as the number one airline in the trans-Europe battle by increasing seat capacity by nearly 19% year-on-year, while Ryanair settles for 16% growth.

Air Canada grows Toronto Pearson base by 6.6%; Delhi and Dubai to join network in November

Air Canada grows Toronto Pearson base by 6.6%; Delhi and Dubai to join network in November

Over the past five years, Air Canada has only reported seven months in which capacity declined when compared to the same month of the previous year. Over the past 12 months however, Air Canada has grown its largest hub by 6.6% in relation to seat capacity. anna.aero investigates how the airline’s most popular routes have […]


Tunisia tourism scares are resulting in major traffic declines between some of the key foreign visitor markets

Tunisia tourism scares are resulting in major traffic declines between some of the key foreign visitor markets

Tunisia’s tourism industry has suffered some major setbacks this year, especially the terrorism attack that occurred in Sousse in June, and the Bardo National Museum attack in March. anna.aero reveals the impact this has had on passenger numbers on UK and German routes and at two key airports.

British Airways adds second London service to Vienna

British Airways adds second London service to Vienna

British Airways adds a six times weekly London Gatwick operation to its existing London Heathrow services to the Austrian capital.

30-Second Interview – Simonas Bartkus, Head of Marketing Department, Small Planet Airlines

30-Second Interview – Simonas Bartkus, Head of Marketing Department, Small Planet Airlines

Following a 37% increase in revenues in the first half of 2015, Small Planet Airlines (the fastest-growing leisure airline in Europe) held a special press briefing last week at its headquarters in Vilnius. We got to talk to the airline’s Head of Marketing Department, Simonas Bartkus about Small Planet’s current operations and future plans.


British Airways starts Sharm El Sheikh service

British Airways starts Sharm El Sheikh service

British Airways enters the Egyptian market from London Gatwick, with its first route to the North African country from the UK airport.

Iberia Express grows by 8.4% from Madrid since last year; route count doubles since operations commenced

Iberia Express grows by 8.4% from Madrid since last year; route count doubles since operations commenced

Since commencing operations four years ago, Iberia Express has gone from a low of 16 destinations being served in its first year of operations in 2012, to a grand total of 31 routes being served from Madrid this summer, with some routes making a reappearance since being dropped after the first season. anna.aero takes a […]

Thomson Airways planning over 20 new routes for S16; growing 787 fleet serving new long-haul markets; Croatia growing, Tunisia on hold

Thomson Airways planning over 20 new routes for S16; growing 787 fleet serving new long-haul markets; Croatia growing, Tunisia on hold

The UK’s third biggest airline carried over 10 million passengers in 2014. We look at the airline’s evolution and which are its busiest bases and most popular destinations. Plus a look at what’s coming in 2016.


American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

The merger of American Airlines and US Airways has resulted in the ‘new’ American becoming the number one carrier out of Los Angeles, with the number one carrier in S14, United Airlines, slipping to third. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines are growing the most from the Californian hub, and which markets are becoming more popular.

Ryanair becomes Poland’s #1 carrier; UK biggest market

Ryanair becomes Poland’s #1 carrier; UK biggest market

Ryanair’s capacity growth of 19% over the past 12 months has resulted in the ULCC becoming the nation’s largest airline. In S15, Poland’s overall seat capacity is up 11% compared to S14, with Iceland recording the largest increase of 58%, while Egypt recorded a decline of -199%. anna.aero looks further into the capacity distribution of […]

London Gatwick Airport backs anna.aero in Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

London Gatwick Airport backs anna.aero in Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

anna.aero competed in the 100-mile Prudential RideLondon-Surrey cycle race, with the generous backing of Your London Airport, Gatwick, raising money to help disabled children to go on holiday.