Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

London Heathrow falls further behind its European rivals this winter as Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris all report growing networks

London Heathrow falls further behind its European rivals this winter as Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris all report growing networks

Europe’s four busiest airports are all growing this summer but only one is not seeing an increase in destinations served this winter. While other airports now connect to over 200 destinations, runway-constrained London Heathrow is stuck around the 160 mark.

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.

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.


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.

Delta Air Lines grows 3.4% at Atlanta so far in 2014; 213 destinations served this September

Delta Air Lines grows 3.4% at Atlanta so far in 2014; 213 destinations served this September

Despite the fact that a number of new routes have been launched by Delta Air Lines from Atlanta in the last 12 months, the total number of weekly departures operated by the carrier has remained unchanged this September. anna.aero undertakes an in-depth analysis of exactly what are the top 12 routes flown by the SkyTeam […]

Ireland West Airport Knock handles 100,000 passengers in August; SAS into new LHR T2

Ireland West Airport Knock handles 100,000 passengers in August; SAS into new LHR T2

In our latest weekly dispatch of Network Planning Community News, Ireland West Airport Knock celebrates a passenger milestone and SAS moves into its new Heathrow home on 10 September.


Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red service still struggling to fill more than half of its seats as UK domestic market stops shrinking

Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red service still struggling to fill more than half of its seats as UK domestic market stops shrinking

Virgin Atlantic Airways entered the UK domestic market last summer but it appears to be struggling to fill its aircraft. We reveal the airline’s monthly passenger figures and load factors and what else has been happening in the UK domestic market.

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Africa’s third largest carrier according to weekly seat capacity, Ethiopian Airlines has been growing without interruption in recent years, handling 5.2 million passengers in FY2013. As the Star Alliance member is now serving a total of 79 destinations across the globe, anna.aero reveals Ethiopian Airlines’ recent development and its top 12 routes for this September.

Geneva Airport on course to pass 15m passengers in 2014; excellent SVID result

Geneva Airport on course to pass 15m passengers in 2014; excellent SVID result

Switzerland’s second busiest airport handled 14 million passengers in 2013, growing by 3.9%. With a total of 50 airlines operating from the Swiss gateway to 44 countries within Europe, North America and the Middle East, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent developments and reveals its top 12 airlines and destinations for S14.


Air New Zealand on course to break 13.5m passengers; Singapore Airlines tie-up will see Auckland-Singapore route re-instatement

Air New Zealand on course to break 13.5m passengers; Singapore Airlines tie-up will see Auckland-Singapore route re-instatement

Having just received the last tick in the box for its strategic partnership with fellow Star Alliance carrier Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand will not only gain access to the mainline carrier’s network, but also its SilkAir subsidiary. Having also just received its first 787-9, the New Zealand flag carrier is seemingly on track for […]

Kenya Airways’ traffic up 1.1% in 2013; Nairobi-Mombasa top S14 route

Kenya Airways’ traffic up 1.1% in 2013; Nairobi-Mombasa top S14 route

Africa’s fifth largest operator according to weekly seat capacity, Kenya Airways has been growing without interruption in recent years, recording 3.7 million passengers in 2013. As the SkyTeam member is now serving 48 countries in Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia, anna.aero reveals Kenya Airways’ recent developments and its top 13 routes for this August.

Avianca commences third route to Europe

Avianca commences third route to Europe

Avianca resumes operations from Bogota to London Heathrow with four weekly flights, using its A330-200s.