Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

Vietnam Airlines mulling US flights for 2019; 10% growth expected for 2018; anna.aero travels to Hanoi to meet the airline's EVP Le Hong Ha

Vietnam Airlines mulling US flights for 2019; 10% growth expected for 2018; anna.aero travels to Hanoi to meet the airline’s EVP Le Hong Ha

Vietnam Airlines tells anna.aero that it expects to carry around 21.5 million passengers this year, with the airline planning for 10% growth in 2018. The SkyTeam member also tells anna.aero about its initial plans to serve the US market in 2019, and its current thoughts about its next potential fleet order. 

Virgin Atlantic Airways adds another Caribbean connection

Virgin Atlantic Airways adds another Caribbean connection

Virgin Atlantic Airways starts flights between London Heathrow and Barbados.

UK Regional and Business Airports Group (RABA) + Heathrow intensify efforts for domestic access

UK Regional and Business Airports Group (RABA) + Heathrow intensify efforts for domestic access

Neil Pakey, the Chair of RABA (the Regional & Business Airports Group which represents 40 UK regional and business airports), is ramping up efforts for “all parts of the UK to be connected to the UK’s global hub at London Heathrow”.


Ottawa on track to hit 4.8 million passengers in 2017; international decline offset by stable domestic market; Orlando Melbourne next

Ottawa on track to hit 4.8 million passengers in 2017; international decline offset by stable domestic market; Orlando Melbourne next

Ottawa Airport has seen traffic grow by 1.8% during the first 11 months of 2017, with most of this coming from the domestic sector. However, the gains of the intra-Canadian market have helped soften the cuts that have been encountered in the transborder and international markets. 

Brussels-Sao Paulo is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with over 220,000 searches; a tempter for TAM Airlines??

Brussels-Sao Paulo is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 220,000 searches; a tempter for TAM Airlines??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 220,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Brussels and Sao Paulo ‒ but the route is unserved!? TAM Airlines serves five non-stop European sectors already, with Rome Fiumicino planned for spring next year, will Brussels be next??

Mumbai Airport capacity grows for fifth straight year; Jet Airways is largest carrier, international expansion leads the way in 2017

Mumbai Airport capacity grows for fifth straight year; Jet Airways is largest carrier, international expansion leads the way in 2017

More than 29.75 million seats will be available on departing flights from India’s Mumbai Airport in 2017, 3.3% up on the previous year. We take a look at air service developments at the airport over the past 10 years including growth rates in domestic and international services, and the largest and fastest growing airlines and […]


Ireland sees strong capacity growth over past three years, led by international expansion; Ryanair remains top carrier

Ireland sees strong capacity growth over past three years, led by international expansion; Ryanair remains top carrier

The number of seats available on services to, from and within the Ireland increased by 5.0% from 2016 to 2017. anna.aero has been digging out the top trends in the country’s domestic and international links over the past 10 years, including the biggest airline and destination market movers.

A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

The A350 family is Airbus’ latest generation and most efficient long-haul, twin-engine, wide-body product, designed to compete with Boeing’s 787 and challenge the 777 family. From 2016 to 2017 the number of seats available on A350-operated flights more than trebled. We take a look at how the A350 has been deployed since entering service in […]

British Airways gets tempted by Turin expansion

British Airways gets tempted by Turin expansion

British Airways adds a London Heathrow service to the Northern Italian airport.


South African airports showing 4.0% traffic growth for Q1, Q2 and Q3; MEB3 and Turkish Airlines traffic up 66% since 2012; Alitalia to arrive

South African airports showing 4.0% traffic growth for Q1, Q2 and Q3; MEB3 and Turkish Airlines traffic up 66% since 2012; Alitalia to arrive

South Africa’s leading airports are highlighting a 4.0% increase in traffic for the first nine months of 2017, however it would appear that one of its biggest long-haul markets is feeling the wrath of Gulf competition. We take a closer look behind connecting traffic trends, and how airports are performing so far in 2017. 

Air Mauritius sees traffic rise 6.6% during Q2 and Q3 of 2017; average revenue per passenger up by €51; Geneva becomes newest destination

Air Mauritius sees traffic rise 6.6% during Q2 and Q3 of 2017; average revenue per passenger up by €51; Geneva becomes newest destination

Between FY12/13 and FY16/17, the average revenue per passenger being made by Air Mauritius rose from €204.70 to €256.33 according to the company’s annual reports, with passenger traffic during this time rising by 21%. We take a closer look into the carrier serving one of Africa’s leading Indian Ocean islands. 

Beijing Capital Airlines begins serving London Heathrow

Beijing Capital Airlines begins serving London Heathrow

Beijing Capital Airlines begins serving Europe’s busiest airport from Qingdao.