Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

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.

Avianca’s traffic grows by 6.6% in 2013; resumes Heathrow operations

Avianca’s traffic grows by 6.6% in 2013; resumes Heathrow operations

The oldest commercial carrier in Latin America, Avianca has been growing impressively in recent years, following the integration of TACA Airlines’ operations. As the Star Alliance member is now serving a total of 54 destinations worldwide, anna.aero investigates how dominant Avianca is at Bogota and which is its top country market this summer.

First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

First ever Heathrow FTWA for Avianca launch – but is it any good??

Included in this week’s bumper offering of 21 FTWAs are five from airports welcoming TAP Portugal, plus two, four tender FTWAs. It is also includes the first ever effort from one of the world’s most significant airports – London Heathrow – which might be an airport global leader, but how will it match up in […]


30-Second Interview - Peter Foster, President, Air Astana

30-Second Interview – Peter Foster, President, Air Astana

Following the introduction of Air Astana’s third weekly flight to London Heathrow, anna.aero was invited to attend a press briefing held in London last week. We got to talk to the Kazakh flag carrier’s President, Peter Foster about Air Astana’s mission, new route additions as well as its future fleet.

New Orleans top of British Airways US to-do list

New Orleans top of British Airways US to-do list

Airlines from around the world will be finalising their plans for new long-haul services as part of their annual planning cycle. anna.aero investigates where in the US British Airways may well be considering to launch in S15.

Tokyo Haneda Airport now only 88% domestic flights, down from 97% five years ago

Tokyo Haneda Airport now only 88% domestic flights, down from 97% five years ago

This week Qatar Airways became the latest carrier to serve Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, as the previously restricted downtown airport continues to throw open its doors to more international traffic. anna.aero investigates the shift in the airport’s traffic base in S14 compared to five years ago.


Iasi Airport grows by 600% in eight years; TAROM adds Milan/Bergamo and Tel Aviv in 2014

Iasi Airport grows by 600% in eight years; TAROM adds Milan/Bergamo and Tel Aviv in 2014

Romania’s sixth busiest airport has experienced massive growth in passenger traffic over the last few years as a result of TAROM opening its second base at the gateway in December 2012. With the flag carrier commencing two new routes from Iasi so far in 2014, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity […]

30-Second Interview ─ Martin Modarelli, Commercial Director UK & Nordic Countries, LATAM Airlines Group

30-Second Interview ─ Martin Modarelli, Commercial Director UK & Nordic Countries, LATAM Airlines Group

Following TAM Airlines’ entry into oneworld on 31 March, anna.aero was invited to attend a special drinks reception held in London last week. We got to talk to LATAM Airlines Group’s Commercial Director for UK and Nordic Countries, Martin Modarelli about the airline holding group’s plans for 2014, the current network planning strategy, as well […]

Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

Vote for the best of 21 Fire Truck Water Arches; Summer Season Launches Part 1

The start of the S14 season sees a lot of the world’s airports going the extra mile in terms of new route marketing — and that means lots of fire truck water arches (FTWA). This week, we give you, the reader, the chance to select the best of the 21 FTWAs we have been sent.