Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

South American fiesta of FTWAs this week

South American fiesta of FTWAs this week

It’s not often that we receive an FTWA from South America, indeed prior to this week we had received just three so far this year. Yet this week we have had five – the most of any region! See if any of these entries can emulate Quito Airport back in February which won its week […]

British Airways shows network carrier credentials

British Airways shows network carrier credentials

British Airways launches four routes, one domestic, one European and two long-haul from two of its London bases.

WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

Can the UK-Canada market be stimulated by an LCC? WestJet hopes so as it launches six new routes to the UK, contributing to a big increase in seat capacity for this summer. We look at traffic trends since 1994 and exchange rates.


Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

We had an interior shot of one of the 15 FTWAs sent in to this week’s competition, which has all the arches from the last two weeks of route launches (because we were in Krakow last week). Find out which airport sent it and whether the all-important exterior shot was good enough to win.

Memphis and Flint airports celebrate their anna.aero award wins

Memphis and Flint airports celebrate their anna.aero award wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air announces new routes from Budapest and Katowice, while British Airways inaugurates A380 services to Vancouver. More news also from Gazipaşa-Alanya, Enfidha, Munich, Doncaster Sheffield, Glasgow and Miami airports as well as from Germania and Air Canada.

Delhi traffic up 10 million since 2011; international and domestic markets growing at equal rate; developing global hub strategy

Delhi traffic up 10 million since 2011; international and domestic markets growing at equal rate; developing global hub strategy

anna.aero caught up with Delhi Airport’s Abhijnan Sengupta, Associate GM, Airline Marketing & Route Development, and Jitendra Singh, Associate VP, Head Airline Marketing & Route Development at Routes Europe in Krakow recently. Discussions included the airport’s phenomenal traffic growth, and how it is showcasing the facility’s international hub potential to a global audience.


Delta Air Lines expands transatlantic offering

Delta Air Lines expands transatlantic offering

Delta Air Lines begins services between Salt Lake City and London Heathrow – also launches a connection between Seattle-Tacoma and Orange County.

British Airways returns to JFK from Gatwick

British Airways returns to JFK from Gatwick

British Airways start seven new services from three of its London bases.

Garuda Indonesia reporting modest international growth; only 11 country markets currently served outside of Indonesia

Garuda Indonesia reporting modest international growth; only 11 country markets currently served outside of Indonesia

Garuda Indonesia has seen rapid growth domestically and from its in-house LCC Citilink. We reveal how quickly the airlines have grown since 2010, the airline’s busiest airports and which are its biggest international markets.


Reno-Tahoe Airport celebrates Cake of the Week title for Alaska Airlines’ new service

Reno-Tahoe Airport celebrates Cake of the Week title for Alaska Airlines’ new service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Birmingham Airport welcomes the arrival of A380 services while Blue Air bases a second aircraft at Larnaca. More news from Wizz Air, Norwegian, Ryanair, Jet2.com, Emirates, Virgin Atlantic Airways and Austrian Airlines.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – choose the best from the 41 baked beauties from the start of S16

Boy oh boy! Have we got a baked bonanza for you. Due to our Easter vacation, we have the first two weeks of S16 rolled into one giant Cake of the Week public vote competition. It’s your airport’s chance for gastronomic route development glory…so mobilise your fans and followers to get voting now!!

Garuda Indonesia transfers London flights to Heathrow

Garuda Indonesia transfers London flights to Heathrow

Garuda Indonesia now links Jakarta with London Heathrow five times weekly.