Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

Cathay Pacific Airways cuts capacity in 2017; Taiwan tops table of destinations, Taipei Taoyuan is leading connection

Cathay Pacific Airways cuts capacity in 2017; Taiwan tops table of destinations, Taipei Taoyuan is leading connection

Cathay Pacific Airways is a well-established airline brand having been founded in the 1940s. The Asian operator offered 29.1 million seats across its network last year, down 1.8% from 2016. Nick Preston considers the Hong Kong hub carrier’s recent capacity trends, including its leading airports, country markets and routes.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 34 yummy treats from S18 Part II

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 34 yummy treats from S18 Part II

With over 2,500 votes cast, it was far from being a close-run thing, as a well-promoted Bratislava Airport campaign saw off all challengers to win Part I of anna.aero’s legendary Cake of the Week public vote. It’s your chance to vote for your favourite baked treat – including this offering from Riga ‒ here in […]

British Airways launches London links to the US and Spain

British Airways launches London links to the US and Spain

British Airways begins flights from London Gatwick to Las Vegas and from London Heathrow to Almeria.


Cobalt launches first non-Cypriot, Heathrow and Danish services

Cobalt launches first non-Cypriot, Heathrow and Danish services

Cobalt links Athens to London Gatwick – Copenhagen and London Heathrow added to Larnaca schedule. 

Vote for your favourite Fire Truck Water Arch ‒ S18 Part I

Vote for your favourite Fire Truck Water Arch ‒ S18 Part I

For one of the 27 airports involved in this week’s Arch of Triumph public vote it will be a great start to the summer season, because within seven days one airport will have a new certificate adorning the fire station walls, and the fire crews will be the toast of the airport. Let battle commence!!

Want a route to Heathrow? Radical FREE conference to hear easyJet, Flybe plus other invested airlines' plans

Want a route to Heathrow? Radical FREE conference to hear easyJet, Flybe plus other invested airlines’ plans

HubLAB, the Heathrow Connectivity Conference, is a FREE conference created in joint venture between anna.aero and the 40-airport Regional and Business Airports Group (RABA) to provide an intensive examination of new route propositions for an expanded London Heathrow. HubLAB takes place at the Heathrow-hosted British-Irish Airports EXPO, London Olympia in June 2018.


Qantas starts first non-hop Perth-London Heathrow service

Qantas starts first non-hop Perth-London Heathrow service

Qantas begins historic non-stop flights between Australia and UK.

United Airlines becomes third carrier to link Denver with London

United Airlines becomes third carrier to link Denver with London

United Airlines now links Denver to London Heathrow – joins British Airways and Norwegian on city pair.

Hainan Airlines heads for Europe and Mexico at start of S18

Hainan Airlines heads for Europe and Mexico at start of S18

Hainan Airlines begins new services from China to Brussels, London, Madrid and Mexcio.


Airbus and Heathrow celebrate 10th anniversary of first London A380 flight by Singapore Airlines

Airbus and Heathrow celebrate 10th anniversary of first London A380 flight by Singapore Airlines

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, we celebrate a landmark event at London Heathrow with the iconic A380. Every day, some 50 A380 flights carry 10% of Heathrow’s daily passenger traffic on a choice of nine airlines to reach 15 global destinations. More news from Belgrade Airport.

Newcastle-Venice is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 90,000 searches; any of three potential carriers to take this on

Newcastle-Venice is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 90,000 searches; any of three potential carriers to take this on

In the last year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 90,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Newcastle and Venice ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? With easyJet and Ryanair big players in the Italian city already, and dominant in the UK-Venice market, will they take this […]

Qatar Airways confirms London Gatwick return; will grow four times faster than Emirates in UK this year, although capacity still way behind

Qatar Airways confirms London Gatwick return; will grow four times faster than Emirates in UK this year, although capacity still way behind

Qatar Airways has announced that it will return to London Gatwick in S18 with a twice-daily service, adding to its already confirmed Cardiff route. With the airline now present at six UK airports, Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s past developments from the UK and reveals the likely top connecting destinations for Gatwick passengers.