Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

British Airways starts flying to Las Vegas from London Gatwick; moves Marseille services to London Heathrow; adds flights to Alicante

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 returns to Mumbai with London Heathrow route

Virgin Atlantic returns to Mumbai with London Heathrow route

Virgin Atlantic again flies between London Heathrow Airport and Mumbai.

Transaero launches Kaliningrad flights from Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Transaero launches Kaliningrad flights from Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Transaero of Russia now flies to London Heathrow Airport in the UK from Moscow Vnukovo Airport.


easyJet’s Moscow route kills Heathrow dominance; Norwegian establishes London LGW base

easyJet’s Moscow route kills Heathrow dominance; Norwegian establishes London LGW base

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

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

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

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?

British Airways absorbing bmi network; starts new Seoul, Leeds/Bradford, Marseille and Zagreb routes from Heathrow

British Airways absorbing bmi network; starts new Seoul, Leeds/Bradford, Marseille and Zagreb routes from Heathrow

And so bmi British Midlands is gradually being absorbed by British Airways. Which routes have already been integrated into BA in time for this winter and which additional new routes is BA planning from Heathrow? What does this mean for BA’s Gatwick operation?

China Southern launches flights to London Heathrow from Guangzhou in China

China Southern launches flights to London Heathrow from Guangzhou in China

China Southern Airlines now flies from its hub at Guangzhou in southern China to London Heathrow Airport in the UK.


American Airlines cuts international capacity 6% in June; UK market up 6%, Canada down 12% as three routes dropped

American Airlines cuts international capacity 6% in June; UK market up 6%, Canada down 12% as three routes dropped

While its future direction remains in doubt anna.aero takes a look at which international country markets American Airlines has increased capacity this June, and where it has cut capacity. Which leading country market has seen a capacity cut despite the addition of a new route?

Virgin Atlantic launches new route to Vancouver from London Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic launches new route to Vancouver from London Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic Airways now flies from London Heathrow Airport to Vancouver in Canada’s British Columbia.

British Airways returns to Libya and fills Cimber Sterling void

British Airways returns to Libya and fills Cimber Sterling void

British Airways has resumed its flights to Tripoli from London Heathrow Airport and fills the gap after Cimber Sterling in Denmark.