Articles Tagged ‘London Gatwick’

London Gatwick invests £1.15 billion – and saves some to back anna.aero in Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

London Gatwick invests £1.15 billion – and saves some to back anna.aero in Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

As Your London Airport Gatwick announced last week that it will invest £1.15 billion over the next five years, it also reserved a sizeable pile of cash to sponsor anna.aero’s “TeamBron” entry in the RideLondon-Surrey 100, the 100-mile cycle race following the 2012 Olympic course.

anna.aero joins WestJet in celebrating first flight from London Gatwick to St. John’s in Newfoundland

anna.aero joins WestJet in celebrating first flight from London Gatwick to St. John’s in Newfoundland

Regardless of paying for his own flight, anna.aero’s very own Canadaphile Ralph Anker still flew on WestJet’s first 737-700 service from London Gatwick to St. John’s, along with 47 other passengers.

British Airways expands London Gatwick Airport network without significant increase in flights; New York and Lima highlights for S16

British Airways expands London Gatwick Airport network without significant increase in flights; New York and Lima highlights for S16

Once upon a time British Airways was the leading carrier at London Gatwick. Now it is less than half the size of easyJet there, but it is growing again and has added a dozen new routes in the last two years. We take a closer look at the leading routes (by ASKs) and country markets […]


Aurigny to replace ATRs on Guernsey-London Gatwick route with Embraer jet from next March, as flybe departs market

Aurigny to replace ATRs on Guernsey-London Gatwick route with Embraer jet from next March, as flybe departs market

Guernsey-based Aurigny is planning to replace its turboprops on the key London Gatwick route with an Embraer jet from next summer. We take a look at how the airline has evolved in recent years, the rest of the airline’s network, and what competition it faces in its home market.

easyJet's London operations dominated by Gatwick; new Stansted agreement will "enable" growth

easyJet’s London operations dominated by Gatwick; new Stansted agreement will “enable” growth

In 2005, there was little to choose between the size of easyJet’s London bases at Gatwick, Luton and Stansted. Eight years later, Gatwick has over 60% of the airline’s flights, with Stansted at less than 13%. Last week’s new “growth framework agreement” between Stansted and easyJet is designed to reverse the airline’s gradual decline at […]

Norwegian opens London Gatwick base; 13 new non-Nordic routes account for less than 20% of flights

Norwegian opens London Gatwick base; 13 new non-Nordic routes account for less than 20% of flights

Norwegian may have doubled the size of its route network from London Gatwick by basing its first aircraft there, but the new non-Nordic services (primarily to Spain) represent less than one-fifth of the airline’s operations there.


30 seconds with Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport

30 seconds with Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport

anna.aero had the opportunity to spend 30 seconds with Heathrow Airport’s Executive Commercial Director Fidel Lopez as well as CCO, Guy Stephenson from competing hub London Gatwick – just 55km across town. Both want more runway capacity for their respective airports, but seemingly only one will get it.

easyJet's biggest base at London Gatwick has 50 aircraft and almost 100 routes; Spain remains #1 market in summer

easyJet’s biggest base at London Gatwick has 50 aircraft and almost 100 routes; Spain remains #1 market in summer

How has easyJet managed to become the biggest carrier at the world’s busiest single runway airport? How many routes has it started each year from London Gatwick, and which markets is it no longer serving? Which are the leading country markets and how has capacity changed since last summer?

Monarch embraces Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona) as total passenger numbers rise 2.4% to 6 million in 2011

Monarch embraces Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona) as total passenger numbers rise 2.4% to 6 million in 2011

UK hybrid carrier Monarch is increasing its scheduled network while reducing charter capacity. This summer it is launching flights to seven new destinations across Europe, but how important is the Spanish market? Which is its busiest UK base and which destinations receive the mostly weekly flights this summer?


Fancy an Easter break from London on easyJet or Ryanair?

Fancy an Easter break from London on easyJet or Ryanair?

The upcoming Easter weekend is a popular time to get away. Now that the UK’s record warm March has given way to a freezing April there is likely to be a surge of interest in getting away this weekend. But how much are the two biggest LCCs in the UK charging from their biggest bases? […]

easyJet celebrates a decade at London Gatwick; Flybe surprises Newquay-bound passengers

easyJet celebrates a decade at London Gatwick; Flybe surprises Newquay-bound passengers

easyJet will increase capacity at London Gatwick this summer, ten years after it first flew between the airport and Barcelona – an anniversary celebrated with cake and champagne this week. Flybe also goes triple-daily at the airport as it celebrates three years of connecting Newquay Cornwall with Gatwick.

easyJet grows fastest in Italy, UK, France; still expands London Gatwick, Southend base opening soon

easyJet grows fastest in Italy, UK, France; still expands London Gatwick, Southend base opening soon

easyJet grew twice as fast as Ryanair in 2011, so what are its expansion plans for 2012? Which country markets are growing and which are shrinking? Which airports will see the greatest increase in flights this summer? Which airports have been added to (and dropped from) the airline’s network?