Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

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 […]


Last Virgin Atlantic domestic route to Aberdeen gets up and running

Last Virgin Atlantic domestic route to Aberdeen gets up and running

Virgin Atlantic links Heathrow with Aberdeen thrice-daily

Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red launches second route

Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red launches second route

Virgin Atlantic launches second domestic route under the Little Red brand; connects London Heathrow and Edinburgh.

British Airways launches four Spanish routes from London Gatwick and Heathrow airports

British Airways launches four Spanish routes from London Gatwick and Heathrow airports

British Airways connects London Gatwick with Alicante, Lanzarote and Tenerife Sur; adds services from London Heathrow to Palma de Mallorca.


US Airways adds second route to London Heathrow

US Airways adds second route to London Heathrow

US Airways launches services from Charlotte, NC, to London Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic's Little Red launches with flights from London Heathrow to Manchester

Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red launches with flights from London Heathrow to Manchester

Virgin Atlantic launches Little Red with services from London Heathrow to Manchester.

Vueling adds seven new routes from Barcelona, four to Germany

Vueling adds seven new routes from Barcelona, four to Germany

Vueling adds seven new routes from its Barcelona base and links Florence to London Heathrow.