Articles Tagged ‘Monarch Airlines’

Menorca Airport plots a recovery path towards 3m annual passengers; Vueling bigger than easyJet and Ryanair combined

Menorca Airport plots a recovery path towards 3m annual passengers; Vueling bigger than easyJet and Ryanair combined

The smallest of the three airports serving the Balearic Islands, Menorca Airport, also known as Mahón Airport, is on course to grow again this summer, with August schedules offering a 6.4% increase in weekly seats. anna.aero identifies the key players and what new routes will be starting in S15.

Monarch Airlines prepares for reduced summer schedule from five UK bases as fleet is cut by eight aircraft and charter flights end

Monarch Airlines prepares for reduced summer schedule from five UK bases as fleet is cut by eight aircraft and charter flights end

Monarch Airlines carried a record seven million passengers in 2014 but also saw a change in ownership and a new strategy aimed at producing sustainable profits. We reveal the routes cut (and added) for this summer.

Spain's traffic grows by 4.1% in 2014; Iberia commands 20% of seats

Spain’s traffic grows by 4.1% in 2014; Iberia commands 20% of seats

Located in the Iberian Peninsula and being home to an estimated population of over 46 million as of 2014, Spain is served by 39 commercial airports providing scheduled airline services this March. With Spanish air traffic beginning its recovery in 2014, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this fluctuating market and reveals which is the #1 […]


Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

The UK’s sixth largest carrier, Thomas Cook Airlines has seen its place in the market increasingly marginalised by the continued encroachment of LCCs. anna.aero analyses the extreme seasonality that the airline has to deal with and discovers its most important country markets.

Monarch Airlines links LBA to LPA

Monarch Airlines links LBA to LPA

Monarch Airlines expands one of its five UK bases this week – adding Leeds Bradford to Gran Canaria.

British Airways, easyJet and Monarch Airlines help Gibraltar Airport head for 400,000 annual passengers in 2014

British Airways, easyJet and Monarch Airlines help Gibraltar Airport head for 400,000 annual passengers in 2014

With tensions apparently increasing again between the UK and Spain over incidents around Gibraltar, we look at recent developments in scheduled air services at the airport, which opened a stylish new terminal in 2012.


Ryanair and Jet2.com pressure pushes Monarch Airlines to close East Midlands base; no routes lost at EMA next summer

Ryanair and Jet2.com pressure pushes Monarch Airlines to close East Midlands base; no routes lost at EMA next summer

Monarch Airlines’ services from East Midlands only began in August 2012 after bmibaby’s closure. Now the airline’s eight routes are being discontinued as seven of them faced intense competition from Jet2.com and Ryanair.

40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

40-something Air Malta continues to focus on inbound leisure traffic; next on Etihad’s shopping list?

On 1 April, Air Malta entered into its fifth decade, having been set up in 1974. Since then, the airline has focussed on delivering inbound tourists to the Mediterranean group of islands. anna.aero takes a look at the airline’s current network 40 years on.

Monarch Airlines launches 10 new routes across four UK bases

Monarch Airlines launches 10 new routes across four UK bases

Monarch Airlines increases its based operations at Birmingham, London Luton, London Gatwick and Manchester.


Monarch Airlines set to pass seven million passenger mark in 2014

Monarch Airlines set to pass seven million passenger mark in 2014

Monarch Airlines operates in the fiercely competitive UK leisure market, but has managed to grow its passenger numbers by 15% in the last two years. We analyse the airline’s route matrix, reveal the airline’s growing seasonality issues, and look at which are the leading country and airport markets this summer, helped by 10 new routes.

London Luton Airport growth driven this summer by Wizz Air and Monarch Airlines; easyJet network up to 37 with new Venice service

London Luton Airport growth driven this summer by Wizz Air and Monarch Airlines; easyJet network up to 37 with new Venice service

Home to easyJet’s corporate headquarters, London’s fourth busiest airport should pass the 10-million passenger mark in 2014. We look at how the airport has developed in the last 15 years, which carriers are growing (and by how much) this summer, and which new services are currently expected to launch.

London Luton Airport's Christmas Carols; Ryanair’s 'Operation Santa'; Leeds Bradford Airport’s Christmas surprise; Christchurch Airport shows-off Cake certificate; more celebrations at Belgrade, Cairns and Beirut Airports

London Luton Airport’s Christmas Carols; Ryanair’s ‘Operation Santa'; Leeds Bradford Airport’s Christmas surprise; Christchurch Airport shows-off Cake certificate; more celebrations at Belgrade, Cairns and Beirut Airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from the festive celebrations at London Luton Airport and Shannon Airport. We also have news from Belgrade, Beirut, Cairns, Christchurch and Leeds Bradford Airports.