Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

London Heathrow, Bangkok and Kuwait leading generators of connecting traffic at MEB3 hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai

London Heathrow, Bangkok and Kuwait leading generators of connecting traffic at MEB3 hubs in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai

We reveal the leading generators of connecting traffic at the three home bases of Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways. Plus a look at traffic growth across these three airports since 2007, and what this all has to do with London’s next runway debate.

Philadelphia is American Airlines’ sixth largest hub after the oneworld member’s merger with US Airways; Orlando #1 destination

Philadelphia is American Airlines’ sixth largest hub after the oneworld member’s merger with US Airways; Orlando #1 destination

Since the two carriers merged in October last year, American Airlines has become the largest carrier from Philadelphia, with the airline commanding 73% of monthly seats from the hub. anna.aero takes a look to see how the oneworld member’s original four routes from the airport have evolved since the merger, and what the combined operation […]

Over 1,200 routes connect Asia to the rest of the world; Mumbai–Dubai is #1; MEB3 hub is also the number one destination from the continent

Over 1,200 routes connect Asia to the rest of the world; Mumbai–Dubai is #1; MEB3 hub is also the number one destination from the continent

During the past 12 months, seat capacity between Asia and the rest of the world has grown by 6.2% with Emirates remaining as the largest carrier in the market. With Routes Asia just around the corner, anna.aero thought it would look to see how the world is connecting to the continent, and to highlight some […]


UK-US market set to break 15-year-old record; Oakland, Salt Lake City and San Jose raise number of destinations served non-stop to 30

UK-US market set to break 15-year-old record; Oakland, Salt Lake City and San Jose raise number of destinations served non-stop to 30

The UK-US market peaked as long ago as 2000 but this year could set a new record. We look at historic traffic data, which carriers and destinations are growing fastest and what impact the value of the US Dollar may have on demand.

Ahmedabad Airport traffic up 31% since 2012; now connected to Europe with Air India’s London Heathrow service

Ahmedabad Airport traffic up 31% since 2012; now connected to Europe with Air India’s London Heathrow service

In the last month of 2015, Air India commenced services from Ahmedabad to London Heathrow via its existing Mumbai service, meaning that the Indian facility is now connected to Europe. As well as welcoming new markets, the airport also welcomed 31% more passengers in 2015 when compared to 2012. anna.aero takes a closer look to […]

Ryanair leads the way between the UK and Ireland; London – Dublin city pair analysed

Ryanair leads the way between the UK and Ireland; London – Dublin city pair analysed

Since 2011, seven carriers have left the UK – Ireland market, however what has not changed during the past few years is Ryanair’s overall control of the country pair. anna.aero takes a look to see how one of the most dynamic markets in Europe has developed in recent years, including the continent’s number one city pair, […]


Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

Norway traffic down 0.5 million; Oslo Gardermoen commands 47% of passengers as Ryanair is granted slots at country’s biggest airport

It was recently revealed by various sources that Ryanair had been granted four daily slots at Oslo Gardermoen for a thrice-daily service to London Stansted and a daily operation to Vilnius. Norway’s largest airport recorded a rise in traffic over the past 12 months of 1.6%, one of only a few airports in the nation to report […]

Europe’s top 5 airports analysed; Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, Paris and Istanbul – the FLAPI hubs compared

Europe’s top 5 airports analysed; Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, Paris and Istanbul – the FLAPI hubs compared

Europe’s five busiest airports handled over 320 million passengers between them last year. We reveal which airlines have been gained (and lost) at these airports and how the number of destinations served compares.

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

In a new feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mails) and preparing this week’s stories.


Air India carried 18 million passengers in 2015; UAE is still leading country market while San Francisco is latest long-haul route

Air India carried 18 million passengers in 2015; UAE is still leading country market while San Francisco is latest long-haul route

India’s flag-carrier operates over 100 aircraft across a network of almost 90 airports. We look at its share of domestic and international operations, its biggest routes (by ASKs) and leading country markets.

Air India adds Ahmedabad service to London

Air India adds Ahmedabad service to London

Air India connects Ahmedabad to London Heathrow via Mumbai with daily 787 flights.

Istanbul New Airport could help generate over 200 new routes when it opens in 2018; anna.aero reveals over 150 possible new destinations

Istanbul New Airport could help generate over 200 new routes when it opens in 2018; anna.aero reveals over 150 possible new destinations

Last week’s ACI Airport Exchange marked the first big public reveal of the details of Istanbul New Airport which is set to open its first phase in 2018. The senior management of both the new airport and Turkish Airlines comprehensively turned out and gave top briefings, while anna.aero unveiled over 200 possible new routes.