Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

Aircraft size is growing at Europe's busiest airports; Heathrow passes 200-seat mark, but ranks only 27th in world

Aircraft size is growing at Europe’s busiest airports; Heathrow passes 200-seat mark, but ranks only 27th in world

Runway capacity is an issue at many of Europe’s busiest airports. We analyse aircraft size data for the last decade and reveal which of Europe’s top 20 airports have seen the biggest growth in average aircraft size. We also reveal which two European airports beat Heathrow’s figure and which airports lead the global rankings.

Leak of the week: flynas looks to launch long-haul operations in 2014

Leak of the week: flynas looks to launch long-haul operations in 2014

Currently serving regional destinations from Saudi Arabia with its all-A320 fleet, the LCC is evaluating flying to Europe in 2014 using A330s. The airline is also eyeing new routes in Iran and Morocco.

germanwings picks-up two more Lufthansa routes to London Heathrow

germanwings picks-up two more Lufthansa routes to London Heathrow

germanwings takes over Heathrow services from Berlin and Hamburg to become its third and fourth routes into UK hub.


Air France A380 at Cancun; Shannon's capacity boost; Stansted’s new security area; celebrations at Bogotá, Leeds Bradford, Amsterdam, CityJet, Edinburgh, Kuala Lumpur and Berlin Tegel

Air France A380 at Cancun; Shannon’s capacity boost; Stansted’s new security area; celebrations at Bogotá, Leeds Bradford, Amsterdam, CityJet, Edinburgh, Kuala Lumpur and Berlin Tegel

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from Cancun Airport as it welcome its first A380 flight. We also have news from Bogotá, CityJet, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, London Stansted, Shannon, Amsterdam, Kuala Lumpur and Berlin Tegel.

No Bull: Biman Bangladesh to Birmingham Airport and New York JFK

No Bull: Biman Bangladesh to Birmingham Airport and New York JFK

Leak of the Week: anna.aero can exclusively reveal that Biman Bangladesh Airlines is looking to start Dhaka-Birmingham-New York JFK services from next April, adding to the UK regional airport’s recent long-haul successes with Air India and airblue.

Philippine Airlines returns to London Heathrow

Philippine Airlines returns to London Heathrow

Philippine Airlines resumes flights between Manila and London Heathrow, offering five weekly flights on 777s.


Air Astana adds services to the UK

Air Astana adds services to the UK

Air Astana inaugurates flights from Astana to London Heathrow.

London Heathrow Airport - still #1 for Boeing 'jumbo' jet ops

London Heathrow Airport – still #1 for Boeing ‘jumbo’ jet ops

The legendary Boeing 747 may have been trumped as the world’s largest passenger aircraft by the creation of the Airbus A380, but there are still plenty of them operating around the world. We reveal at which airports you are most likely to see one, and where you no longer will. We also reveal the top […]

British Airways unites London Heathrow and Gran Canaria

British Airways unites London Heathrow and Gran Canaria

British Airways starts flights from London Heathrow Airport in UK to Gran Canaria Airport in Spain.


Norwegian's London Gatwick North Atlantic routes <1% of UK-US capacity (but Virgin was once new too)

Norwegian’s London Gatwick North Atlantic routes <1% of UK-US capacity (but Virgin was once new too)

The UK-US market peaked way back in 2000, but the market has returned to growth in the last two years. We reveal which carriers have the largest share of the market at present, and what Norwegian’s new services will mean for London Gatwick. We also reveal which other airlines are launching new routes between the […]

British Airways launches its third Chinese destination — Chengdu

British Airways launches its third Chinese destination — Chengdu

British Airways starts flights from London Heathrow Airport in UK to Chengdu Airport in China

The tenth annual World Low Cost Airlines Congress in London; the new germanwings; HOP! competes with high-speed rail; and the short-haul fishbowl

The tenth annual World Low Cost Airlines Congress in London; the new germanwings; HOP! competes with high-speed rail; and the short-haul fishbowl

The tenth annual WLCAC, held at London Heathrow, saw interviews with germanwings CEO, Thomas Winkelmann; HOP!’s EVP Commercial, Helene Abraham; market share growth discussion panel with KLM, CityJet, germanwings and Copenhagen Airport; discussions on the European short-haul market and a ‘one year on’ talk from fastjet CCO, Richard Bodin.