Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

Vienna's passenger share of monthly traffic in Austria ranges between 73% and 88% due to ski demand; Linz and Klagenfurt declining fast

Vienna’s passenger share of monthly traffic in Austria ranges between 73% and 88% due to ski demand; Linz and Klagenfurt declining fast

In 2015 over 27 million passengers travelled through the six largest airports in Austria, with Vienna welcoming a little over 83% of the nation’s passengers. However, the ski tourism industry in Austria greatly influences the passenger share throughout the year from the country’s capital. We take a closer look at Austria’s seasonality as a destination, […]

British Airways boosts Austrian network

British Airways boosts Austrian network

British Airways commences Innsbruck service from London Heathrow – its third route to Austria.

Funchal Airport traffic up 13.4% for the first three quarters of 2016; on course for three million; Lufthansa arrival opens global connectivity

Funchal Airport traffic up 13.4% for the first three quarters of 2016; on course for three million; Lufthansa arrival opens global connectivity

Funchal Airport is the main gateway to the island of Madeira, and for the first nine months of this year the airport has welcomed just shy of 2.3 million passengers. With an average monthly increase so far this year of over 13%, up from 5.3% for the same period in 2015, the airport is poised […]


Air Canada in its strongest position at Vancouver in ten years; mainline operation grows 18% in 12 months; Brisbane and Delhi now served

Air Canada in its strongest position at Vancouver in ten years; mainline operation grows 18% in 12 months; Brisbane and Delhi now served

During the past year, Air Canada’s annual seat capacity from its second largest airport operation has risen by 18%. We take a closer look at Air Canada’s expansion from the British Columbia airport during the past decade, and to see how its Jazz and Rouge operations have also played an important part in its growth.

Bristol-Zurich is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week": 60,000 annual searches; route #8 for bmi regional's base?

Bristol-Zurich is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”: 60,000 annual searches; route #8 for bmi regional’s base?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the last year 60,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Bristol and Zurich ‒ but the route is unserved! bmi regional is Bristol’s third largest airline, it connects with other Star Alliance hubs, but not Zurich. Why not?

British Airways goes non-stop to Muscat while it also introduces its first European 787 service

British Airways goes non-stop to Muscat while it also introduces its first European 787 service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Blue Air opens its latest base at Cluj-Napoca while Faro celebrates passing the seven million passenger milestone. More news also from Tokyo Narita, Varna, Bourgas and Liverpool airports.


British Airways drops Chengdu service after three years; average load factor since launch well below 60% according to anna.aero research

British Airways drops Chengdu service after three years; average load factor since launch well below 60% according to anna.aero research

Launched with great fanfare in September 2013, British Airways’ non-stop service to Chengdu will be suspended next January. We reveal the monthly passenger figures and estimated load factors up to July 2016.

Brussels Airport showcases Route of the Week title for Air Moldova while Newcastle is delighted down under with Cake of the Week win

Brussels Airport showcases Route of the Week title for Air Moldova while Newcastle is delighted down under with Cake of the Week win

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Rzeszow Airport in Poland welcomes the arrival of Ryanair’s new Berlin connection, while the UK Government gives its backing for a third runway to be built at London Heathrow. More news also from Adelaide which will be welcoming thousands of aviation delegates in 2019.

British Airways announces US destination #23 – New Orleans; anna.aero: “We told you it was coming!”

British Airways announces US destination #23 – New Orleans; anna.aero: “We told you it was coming!”

On 20 October British Airways announced that from March 2017 it will launch flights to its 23rd destination in the US, a four times weekly 787-8 service between London Heathrow and the Louisiana city. anna.aero predicted two years ago that New Orleans would be high-up on BA’s radar. We take a closer look at traffic […]


Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing

Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing

Earlier this month Qantas announced that it will link its largest airport – Sydney – to Beijing from January, its second route to China after Shanghai. China is currently the airline’s eighth largest international market. We take a closer look at Qantas’ impact in its largest markets, including more details of its new Beijing venture.

American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs

American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs

The oneworld alliance covers a network of 1,000+ airports and 3,600+ routes on a fleet of 3,571 aircraft. Last year, around 3.5 billion people flew around the world according to IATA, with 558 million flying on a oneword airline. This means that around 15%-16% of air travellers last year flew on a oneworld member aircraft. […]

Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement

Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement

New York JFK is the fifth busiest airport in North America, but when it comes to international capacity amongst the region’s top 10, it has the highest share of weekly seats. Find out where the world’s biggest airports rank when international and domestic capacity is evaluated at each.