Tarom launches flights from Iasi to Bologna and Turin in Italy; adds services to London Heathrow.
Award-winning ADAC, Aberdeen International Airport, BSCA and Virgin Atlantic; Monarch launches Leeds Bradford base; new routes from DAE and CityJet
Awards a-plenty. This week’s collection of Network Planning Community News includes the proud owners of Route of the Week certificates – Virgin Atlantic and Aberdeen International Airport. Also winning accolades are Abu Dhabi Airport, the “Best Airport in the Middle East”, and Brussels South Charleroi Airport the “World’s Fourth Best Low Cost Airport” both according to Skytrax. You know airports want ours most!
Virgin Atlantic links Heathrow with Aberdeen thrice-daily
Virgin Atlantic launches second domestic route under the Little Red brand; connects London Heathrow and Edinburgh.
British Airways connects London Gatwick with Alicante, Lanzarote and Tenerife Sur; adds services from London Heathrow to Palma de Mallorca.
US Airways launches services from Charlotte, NC, to London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic launches Little Red with services from London Heathrow to Manchester.
Vueling adds seven new routes from its Barcelona base and links Florence to London Heathrow.
anna.aero had the opportunity to spend 30 seconds with Heathrow Airport’s Executive Commercial Director Fidel Lopez as well as CCO, Guy Stephenson from competing hub London Gatwick – just 55km across town. Both want more runway capacity for their respective airports, but seemingly only one will get it.
Vueling connects Florence with Berlin Tegel, Copenhagen and Hamburg; launches London Heathrow as new destination from Palma de Mallorca.
Largely sheltered from economic volatility by a flourishing oil industry in the area, Stavanger Airport fares better than most European airports. As the airport welcomes Wizz Air’s new service from Szczecin, anna.aero investigates its operation.