Articles Tagged ‘LHR’
British Airways drops Chengdu service after three years; average load factor since launch well below 60% according to anna.aero research
Launched with great fanfare in September 2013, British Airways’ non-stop service to Chengdu will be suspended next January. We reveal the monthly passenger figures and estimated load factors up to July 2016.
Brussels Airport showcases Route of the Week title for Air Moldova while Newcastle is delighted down under with Cake of the Week win
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Rzeszow Airport in Poland welcomes the arrival of Ryanair’s new Berlin connection, while the UK Government gives its backing for a third runway to be built at London Heathrow. More news also from Adelaide which will be welcoming thousands of aviation delegates in 2019.
On 20 October British Airways announced that from March 2017 it will launch flights to its 23rd destination in the US, a four times weekly 787-8 service between London Heathrow and the Louisiana city. anna.aero predicted two years ago that New Orleans would be high-up on BA’s radar. We take a closer look at traffic […]
Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing
Earlier this month Qantas announced that it will link its largest airport – Sydney – to Beijing from January, its second route to China after Shanghai. China is currently the airline’s eighth largest international market. We take a closer look at Qantas’ impact in its largest markets, including more details of its new Beijing venture.
American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs
The oneworld alliance covers a network of 1,000+ airports and 3,600+ routes on a fleet of 3,571 aircraft. Last year, around 3.5 billion people flew around the world according to IATA, with 558 million flying on a oneword airline. This means that around 15%-16% of air travellers last year flew on a oneworld member aircraft. […]
Singapore, Schiphol and JFK top the international hubs in Asia, Europe and North America; Miami shows biggest improvement
New York JFK is the fifth busiest airport in North America, but when it comes to international capacity amongst the region’s top 10, it has the highest share of weekly seats. Find out where the world’s biggest airports rank when international and domestic capacity is evaluated at each.
Atlanta traffic slumps for the first time since December 2014; Delta Air Lines carrying more traffic on own metal; welcomes first MEB3 carrier
The world’s largest airport recorded a drop in traffic in August of 2.7%, the first time that passenger numbers have fallen in 19 months. We take a closer look at the airport’s recent traffic growth, the dominance of Delta Air Lines, recent network changes and what is still ahead for the mega-hub in 2016.
Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN – LHR is #1 route for ASKs
The Star Alliance is made up of 27 carriers, with its largest member being United Airlines. During the past 12 months, the members’ collective seat capacity has grown 3.7%, with the alliance offering over eight million monthly one-way seats. We look at Star’s top 12 routes in relation to ASKs and seats, top airports and […]
American Airlines has carried 122 million passengers from Miami since 2005; 2016 Q1 traffic up 5.8%; Cuba services come at a price
In September American Airlines commenced scheduled flights from Miami to five destinations in Cuba, with a sixth to Havana expected to commence in November. Despite welcoming Cuba to its international route map, traffic in the market for Q1 of 2016 dropped by 4.0%, and many routes from Miami have faced cuts during the past year. […]
Cork-Rome is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 75,000+ searches; Ryanair or Aer Lingus’ next Roman holiday?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last 12 months 75,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Cork and Rome ‒ but the route is unserved! Which airline will be popping the ‘corks’ first on this potential city pair – Ryanair or Aer Lingus?
Want to know the most-searched for unserved routes between Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia, the Americas and Asia, as well as between EMEA and the Americas? If you are an airline network planner, the answers to these questions should be keeping you awake at night.
Vienna-SFO is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 120,000 annual searches; Austrian Airlines and United should operate in alliance
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the last year 120,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Vienna and San Francisco ‒ but the route is unserved! After launching Miami in 2015, surely Austrian Airlines should now add San Francisco in S17 as its next US service?