Articles Tagged ‘LHR’
In terms of routes, what does it mean if the world’s biggest airline becomes a half-shareholder of the second largest airline at the world’s busiest international airport?
Given its perfectly located home-hub of Baku, Azerbaijan Airlines has the potential (and the country has the oil wealth) to consider rivalry with Dubai, Doha or Abu Dhabi for passenger flows between Europe and the East. Orders for regional jets and game-changing 787 could help.
British Airways relaunches flights from London Heathrow to Seoul Incheon in competition with Asiana Airlines and Korean Air.
Air New Zealand has decided to drop one of its two routes to London, now only operating via Los Angeles. But how has the London – Hong Kong market developed since the airline launched the route? And why isn’t oneworld member Cathay Pacific such an odd partner for the Star Alliance member after all?
British Airways now flies from London Heathrow to Monrovia in Liberia via Freetown in Sierra Leone.
British Airways starts flying to Las Vegas from London Gatwick; moves Marseille services to London Heathrow; adds flights to Alicante
British Airways commences services from London Gatwick to Las Vegas; adds Alicante and Marseille to its London Heathrow network.
Virgin Atlantic again flies between London Heathrow Airport and Mumbai.
Transaero of Russia now flies to London Heathrow Airport in the UK from Moscow Vnukovo Airport.
easyJet and Norwegian are announcing big developments from spring 2013 at London Gatwick Airport. But what is the effect of easyJet being awarded the Moscow route over Virgin Atlantic? And what makes Norwegian’s new London base different from its other bases outside the Nordic region?
UK airport traffic up less than 1% in the last 12 months; Aberdeen growing at 10%; London Southend up and running
The UK still handles more airport passengers each year than any other European country, but which airports have done well in the last 12 months and which have seen passenger numbers fall? We compare growth rates region by region.
London Heathrow in FLAP: still busier than Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris CDG, but far fewer destinations
We have one of our free, downloadable spreadsheets to accompany this week’s lead story which compares the global networks of Europe’s four leading hub airports. Which airport offers the most destinations in Africa, Latin America, China, India, Russia, the UK and the USA?
Virgin Atlantic announces London Heathrow to Manchester route from March 2013 with three daily flights
Having lost its partner airline bmi, Virgin Atlantic now announces own short haul operations as Virgin Group swaps trains for planes between London and Manchester. The airline plans to start Heathrow – Manchester flights next March using its own slots. But how has traffic developed between the two cities since 2004?