Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

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.


Kuwait Airways still waiting for major fleet upgrade; London Heathrow and New York JFK key destinations in network

Kuwait Airways still waiting for major fleet upgrade; London Heathrow and New York JFK key destinations in network

Unlike other carriers in the Middle East, Kuwait Airways rarely starts new routes, has an ageing fleet, and doesn’t sponsor any European football teams. We examine which are the airline’s most important routes, and at which major European city it has recently changed airports.

British Airways starting Chengdu service in September; Chinese airlines maintaining steady 11% growth in 2013

British Airways starting Chengdu service in September; Chinese airlines maintaining steady 11% growth in 2013

The Chinese air travel market is still reporting double-digit growth in 2013, with the massive domestic market still outperforming the international market. We take a look at which airports grew fastest in 2012, and which airlines are preparing for new international services before the end of the year.

London Heathrow to lose world #1 ASKs ranking to Dubai

London Heathrow to lose world #1 ASKs ranking to Dubai

Despite being at 99% capacity and with little sign of any additional runway capacity any time soon, London Heathrow is still the world’s busiest airport if measured by ASKs. We look to see which other airports make the Top 15 in this slightly unusual way of looking at airports.


Jet2.com inaugurates Lanzarote base; Qatar Airways’ 787 returns to Heathrow; Ryanair hits downtown Manchester with low fares

Jet2.com inaugurates Lanzarote base; Qatar Airways’ 787 returns to Heathrow; Ryanair hits downtown Manchester with low fares

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from the Canary Islands where Jet2.com opened its latest base. We also have news from Manchester and London.

Tarom expands in Iași with three international destinations

Tarom expands in Iași with three international destinations

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

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 […]