Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

5th US ANNIES honours Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Allegiant Air; Azul Airlines does it for the little guys!

5th US ANNIES honours Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Allegiant Air; Azul Airlines does it for the little guys!

Four airlines have won prizes in the 2015 US ANNIES, with Allegiant Air adding to its trophy cabinet a win in the prestigious “Airline with the biggest increase in the number of US airports in its network” category. Other winners are Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and Azul Airlines.

Thai Airways ‘smiles’ its way to network growth; Singapore and China markets grow as domestic routes get trimmed

Thai Airways ‘smiles’ its way to network growth; Singapore and China markets grow as domestic routes get trimmed

Two years, six months and one week (give or take a day or two) ago, Thai Airways launched its last service to Sapporo Chitose in Japan. Since then the Thai national carrier has used its LCC, Thai Smile Airways, to power its network growth. Our data elves delve into the airline’s network secrets.

Vancouver Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Air France’s arrival; Lisbon Airport adds colour to Wizz Air water arch welcome

Vancouver Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Air France’s arrival; Lisbon Airport adds colour to Wizz Air water arch welcome

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Amsterdam Airport celebrates with a massive clog-shaped cake the opening of easyJet’s base, while SAS touches down at Budapest Airport from Stockholm Arlanda. More news from Lisbon and Delhi airports.


Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 19 scrummy treats from S15 Part II

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 19 scrummy treats from S15 Part II

With nearly 4,200 votes cast, it was a close-run thing, but Tampa in the US saw off a fierce challenge from New Zealand’s Wellington Airport to win Part I of anna.aero’s legendary Cake of the Week public vote. Vote for your favourite baked treat – including this offering from Amsterdam ‒ here in the S15 […]

Vietnam Airlines touches down at London Heathrow

Vietnam Airlines touches down at London Heathrow

Vietnam Airlines now flies to London Heathrow from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with twice-weekly flights, using its 777-200s.

FLAP airports’ leading connecting routes revealed; top 15 at Amsterdam Schiphol, Frankfurt, London Heathrow and Paris CDG ranked

FLAP airports’ leading connecting routes revealed; top 15 at Amsterdam Schiphol, Frankfurt, London Heathrow and Paris CDG ranked

Connecting traffic remains an important component of traffic at Europe’s four best-known hub airports – which are increasingly having to resist the challenge of the newcomer Istanbul Atatürk. We use OAG Traffic Analyser to identify the top 15 routes for connecting traffic, and compare connecting growth in Europe with the Middle East.


Aberdeen Airport grows by 8.4% in 2014; Flybe is top airline in terms of weekly seats; steals crown from BA

Aberdeen Airport grows by 8.4% in 2014; Flybe is top airline in terms of weekly seats; steals crown from BA

Fuelled by its catchment’s burgeoning energy sector, Aberdeen Airport, Routes Europe 2015 host this coming April, produced its best ever passenger results in 2014. anna.aero discovers which routes and airlines have been gushing growth at Scotland’s third largest airport.

Spain's traffic grows by 4.1% in 2014; Iberia commands 20% of seats

Spain’s traffic grows by 4.1% in 2014; Iberia commands 20% of seats

Located in the Iberian Peninsula and being home to an estimated population of over 46 million as of 2014, Spain is served by 39 commercial airports providing scheduled airline services this March. With Spanish air traffic beginning its recovery in 2014, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this fluctuating market and reveals which is the #1 […]

United Airlines grows by 2.7% at Houston Intercontinental Airport in 2014; 175 destinations served this March

United Airlines grows by 2.7% at Houston Intercontinental Airport in 2014; 175 destinations served this March

anna.aero undertakes an in-depth analysis of exactly what are the top 12 routes flown by America’s third biggest carrier (United Airlines) from its busiest operational base in terms of weekly capacity this March, Houston Intercontinental Airport.


Aer Lingus/BA deal could create opportunities for new transatlantic flows

Aer Lingus/BA deal could create opportunities for new transatlantic flows

The return of Aer Lingus to the oneworld alliance looks more likely as BA’s latest offer appears to be supported by the airline’s management (and largest shareholder Ryanair). We look at the implications on the London-Dublin and Aer Lingus transatlantic networks.

Heathrow or Gatwick? anna.aero reveals key trends as runway decision gets closer

Heathrow or Gatwick? anna.aero reveals key trends as runway decision gets closer

In the year when the UK finally decides where to build the next runway in London, we take a detailed look at the facts regarding operations and trends at Heathrow and Gatwick.

Kenya’s capacity grows by 4.6% (CAGR) in 11 years; Fly-SAX adds Nairobi-Entebbe sector

Kenya’s capacity grows by 4.6% (CAGR) in 11 years; Fly-SAX adds Nairobi-Entebbe sector

Famous for its tea, coffee, flowers and athletes, Kenya is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its 19 airports offering around 6.3 million one-way seats in 2014. As Kenya Airways controls over half of weekly capacity this January, anna.aero evaluates the airlines operating in this dynamic market and reveals which is the first international […]