Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

British Airways returns to Libya and fills Cimber Sterling void

British Airways returns to Libya and fills Cimber Sterling void

British Airways has resumed its flights to Tripoli from London Heathrow Airport and fills the gap after Cimber Sterling in Denmark.

The bmibaby and bmi regional route networks – so what's for sale?

The bmibaby and bmi regional route networks – so what’s for sale?

Lufthansa was unable to find buyers for bmibaby and bmi regional. Will BA have better luck? If not it would seem that the two airlines’ days are numbered. We take a closer look at the fleet and route networks of the two niche carriers to see what prospective purchasers would be getting.

British Airways resumes services from London Heathrow to Bologna

British Airways resumes services from London Heathrow to Bologna

British Airways reconnects London Heathrow and Bologna.


Heathrow passes 70 million; loses flights to Dresden, Seville and Taipei; welcomes germanwings and China Southern

Heathrow passes 70 million; loses flights to Dresden, Seville and Taipei; welcomes germanwings and China Southern

London’s Heathrow Airport recently passed 70 million annual passengers for the first time, and it still has only two runways (though when it was first built it actually had six). But which carriers have appeared (and disappeared) this summer, and which carriers have started new routes? And which have dropped routes?

germanwings adds second London Heathrow service

germanwings adds second London Heathrow service

germanwings grows Cologne/Bonn base with three new routes; links Stuttgart and Venice

germanwings launches London Heathrow flight from Stuttgart

germanwings launches London Heathrow flight from Stuttgart

germanwings now serves London Heathrow Airport from Stuttgart, taking over the previously regional operation from parent Lufthansa.


A Hoover Dam in the Thames - the growing political will to replace Heathrow with an all-new airport

A Hoover Dam in the Thames – the growing political will to replace Heathrow with an all-new airport

The UK government is apparently waking up to the importance of aviation as an enabler of economic growth. But what are the difficulties of proposing an all-new estuary airport as the solution? What can be learnt from the recently published results of last year’s CAA passenger surveys which included all London airports?

bmi launches new route to Agadir from London Heathrow

bmi launches new route to Agadir from London Heathrow

bmi British Midland International now flies to Agadir in Morocco from London Heathrow Airport.

Monarch and Ryanair enter London - Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies

Monarch and Ryanair enter London – Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies

The UK – Barcelona market saw amazing growth between 1991 and 2007 but has since seen demand drop by almost 30% in just two years. Which carriers are still serving the market and which have cut routes in the last two years? And what’s happened to the Spanish carriers on the route?


bmi launches new route to Amritsar in India from London

bmi launches new route to Amritsar in India from London

bmi British Midland International launches a new route from London Heathrow Airport to Amritsar in Punjab, India.

American Airlines reports falling domestic demand; growing internationally especially in Pacific markets

American Airlines reports falling domestic demand; growing internationally especially in Pacific markets

American Airlines may finally have succumbed to sales pressure from Toulouse but how has its global network been developing this year? How have things changed in the last 15 years? How many non-US airports are in its top 12 for weekly ASKs? And which new international routes has the carrier launched this year?

London - Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what's happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

London – Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what’s happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

The London – Berlin market saw growth of 22% in 2010, but which airport-pair markets have seen the biggest growth? How has the German air travel tax introduced this year affected 2011 passenger numbers? And what happened to the German carriers serving the route?