Articles Tagged ‘LHR’
British Airways reconnects London Heathrow and Bologna.
Heathrow passes 70 million; loses flights to Dresden, Seville and Taipei; welcomes germanwings and China Southern
London’s Heathrow Airport recently passed 70 million annual passengers for the first time, and it still has only two runways (though when it was first built it actually had six). But which carriers have appeared (and disappeared) this summer, and which carriers have started new routes? And which have dropped routes?
germanwings grows Cologne/Bonn base with three new routes; links Stuttgart and Venice
germanwings now serves London Heathrow Airport from Stuttgart, taking over the previously regional operation from parent Lufthansa.
The UK government is apparently waking up to the importance of aviation as an enabler of economic growth. But what are the difficulties of proposing an all-new estuary airport as the solution? What can be learnt from the recently published results of last year’s CAA passenger surveys which included all London airports?
bmi British Midland International now flies to Agadir in Morocco from London Heathrow Airport.
Monarch and Ryanair enter London – Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies
The UK – Barcelona market saw amazing growth between 1991 and 2007 but has since seen demand drop by almost 30% in just two years. Which carriers are still serving the market and which have cut routes in the last two years? And what’s happened to the Spanish carriers on the route?
bmi British Midland International launches a new route from London Heathrow Airport to Amritsar in Punjab, India.
American Airlines reports falling domestic demand; growing internationally especially in Pacific markets
American Airlines may finally have succumbed to sales pressure from Toulouse but how has its global network been developing this year? How have things changed in the last 15 years? How many non-US airports are in its top 12 for weekly ASKs? And which new international routes has the carrier launched this year?
London – Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what’s happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?
The London – Berlin market saw growth of 22% in 2010, but which airport-pair markets have seen the biggest growth? How has the German air travel tax introduced this year affected 2011 passenger numbers? And what happened to the German carriers serving the route?
bmi now flies between London Heathrow and Nice in the south of France. This is the Star Alliance airline’s second French route.
British Airways losing ground against European rivals; US market and New York remain key to BA’s network strategy
How does BA compare with Air France and Lufthansa in terms of growth during the last decade? How does its network reach compare with its European rivals? And which country markets and routes generate the most ASKs for the airline? What route enhancements have been made in the last 18 months?