Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping and British PM David Cameron announce direct link between Manchester and Beijing

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Air Malta and KLM inaugurate their code-share agreement, while Ryanair announces two new routes from Turin. More news also from London City, Naples, Miami, Cleveland Burke Lakefront and Iasi airports as well as from Monarch Airlines.

British Airways enters London-Reykjavik battle

British Airways enters London-Reykjavik battle

British Airways to face heavy competition in busy London-Iceland market. Becomes fourth airline to offer services alongside easyJet, Icelandair and WOW air.

Air Canada grows Toronto Pearson base by 6.6%; Delhi and Dubai to join network in November

Air Canada grows Toronto Pearson base by 6.6%; Delhi and Dubai to join network in November

Over the past five years, Air Canada has only reported seven months in which capacity declined when compared to the same month of the previous year. Over the past 12 months however, Air Canada has grown its largest hub by 6.6% in relation to seat capacity. anna.aero investigates how the airline’s most popular routes have […]


Tunisia tourism scares are resulting in major traffic declines between some of the key foreign visitor markets

Tunisia tourism scares are resulting in major traffic declines between some of the key foreign visitor markets

Tunisia’s tourism industry has suffered some major setbacks this year, especially the terrorism attack that occurred in Sousse in June, and the Bardo National Museum attack in March. anna.aero reveals the impact this has had on passenger numbers on UK and German routes and at two key airports.

Delta Air Lines seat capacity is up 3.7% at Salt Lake City Airport; will introduce non-stop London Heathrow service from S16

Delta Air Lines seat capacity is up 3.7% at Salt Lake City Airport; will introduce non-stop London Heathrow service from S16

Delta Air Lines is the number one carrier out of Salt Lake City, which is the SkyTeam member’s fifth largest base as measured by seat capacity, just behind New York JFK. This summer the airline is reporting an increase in seat capacity of 3.7% and from next year, the airline will add its third European […]

British Airways to start flights to San Jose – not New Orleans

British Airways to start flights to San Jose – not New Orleans

Do you know the way to San Jose? This cabbie did and so will BA next summer when it plans to launch daily services to the Californian city. We thought New Orleans would have been the next US destination for the oneworld carrier, but the Silicon Valley airport was on our radar too.


Top 15 routes in relation to capacity, ASKs and frequency revealed

Top 15 routes in relation to capacity, ASKs and frequency revealed

anna.aero investigates the top 15 routes in relation to the three factors of capacity, ASKs and frequency, and looks to see how they have changed over the past five years.

South African Airways' three main airports are reporting an average decline in capacity of 7%

South African Airways’ three main airports are reporting an average decline in capacity of 7%

Having recently launched services from Accra to Washington Dulles, Ghana’s capital has witnessed South African Airways increase seat capacity to the airport by 45%. However, the opposite is occurring at the rest of the airline’s top 12 airports. anna.aero looks to see how capacity has changed over the past 12 months ahead of September’s World […]

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

The merger of American Airlines and US Airways has resulted in the ‘new’ American becoming the number one carrier out of Los Angeles, with the number one carrier in S14, United Airlines, slipping to third. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines are growing the most from the Californian hub, and which markets are becoming more popular.


Gulf Air’s network re-build continues; weekly flights and destinations almost back to their peak in a decade

Gulf Air’s network re-build continues; weekly flights and destinations almost back to their peak in a decade

Since a low of 32 destinations over the last decade in S13, Gulf Air continues its reconstruction of its route portfolio in S15, with 42 network points now on offer, including Moscow Domodedovo. anna.aero takes a look at the reborn Gulf Air, and considers where it may fly to next on its journey of route […]

Ryanair becomes Poland’s #1 carrier; UK biggest market

Ryanair becomes Poland’s #1 carrier; UK biggest market

Ryanair’s capacity growth of 19% over the past 12 months has resulted in the ULCC becoming the nation’s largest airline. In S15, Poland’s overall seat capacity is up 11% compared to S14, with Iceland recording the largest increase of 58%, while Egypt recorded a decline of -199%. anna.aero looks further into the capacity distribution of […]

Copenhagen loses Ryanair base, however the ULCC will be the third largest airline this winter; Emirates upgrades to A380

Copenhagen loses Ryanair base, however the ULCC will be the third largest airline this winter; Emirates upgrades to A380

Ryanair recently announced that due to a fallout with Danish unions, it would move its one based 737-800 from Copenhagen to Kaunas. However even with the base closure, the ULCC will still be one of the airport’s largest airlines this winter, despite only starting operations from the facility in March. anna.aero looks into the planned […]