Articles Tagged ‘Virgin Atlantic’

US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US airlines are racking up record profits partly thanks to keeping a check on capacity growth. Passenger numbers are up only modestly this summer, while this winter domestic capacity is down at the top five carriers. We reveal which of the top 50 airports are likely to see growth this winter.

ULCCs Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth in S16; Air Canada and Emirates growing by 20%

ULCCs Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth in S16; Air Canada and Emirates growing by 20%

US airlines set domestic and international traffic records in 2015. We reveal the leading airlines this summer in the US domestic and international markets and how their seat capacities compare with last summer.

ULCCs Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth this summer; Southwest Airlines doubles international capacity

ULCCs Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth this summer; Southwest Airlines doubles international capacity

Domestic growth rates are rising while international growth rates are falling. We reveal the leading airlines in the US domestic and international markets and how their seat capacities compare with last year.


Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red service still struggling to fill more than half of its seats as UK domestic market stops shrinking

Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red service still struggling to fill more than half of its seats as UK domestic market stops shrinking

Virgin Atlantic Airways entered the UK domestic market last summer but it appears to be struggling to fill its aircraft. We reveal the airline’s monthly passenger figures and load factors and what else has been happening in the UK domestic market.

Norwegian's London Gatwick North Atlantic routes <1% of UK-US capacity (but Virgin was once new too)

Norwegian’s London Gatwick North Atlantic routes <1% of UK-US capacity (but Virgin was once new too)

The UK-US market peaked way back in 2000, but the market has returned to growth in the last two years. We reveal which carriers have the largest share of the market at present, and what Norwegian’s new services will mean for London Gatwick. We also reveal which other airlines are launching new routes between the […]

Newark Liberty Airport looks to break five-year growth flat-line; United's new Anchorage service helps

Newark Liberty Airport looks to break five-year growth flat-line; United’s new Anchorage service helps

New York Newark Liberty International Airport became Virgin America’s 20th destination back in April. Despite the carrier’s 42 weekly services, equally split between services from Los Angeles and San Francisco, the New Jersey airport is struggling to grow this year – anna.aero investigates the story behind the numbers.


Aer Lingus Regional celebrates first anniversary in London Southend; Norwegian and Virgin Atlantic team up

Aer Lingus Regional celebrates first anniversary in London Southend; Norwegian and Virgin Atlantic team up

While last week’s news columns around the world have been hijacked by Richard Branson, anna.aero brings you the latest from Aer Lingus Regional, Norwegian Long Haul and Virgin Atlantic.

Award-winning ADAC, Aberdeen International Airport, BSCA and Virgin Atlantic; Monarch launches Leeds Bradford base; new routes from DAE and CityJet

Award-winning ADAC, Aberdeen International Airport, BSCA and Virgin Atlantic; Monarch launches Leeds Bradford base; new routes from DAE and CityJet

Awards a-plenty. This week’s collection of Network Planning Community News includes the proud owners of Route of the Week certificates – Virgin Atlantic and Aberdeen International Airport. Also winning accolades are Abu Dhabi Airport, the “Best Airport in the Middle East”, and Brussels South Charleroi Airport the “World’s Fourth Best Low Cost Airport” both according […]

Last Virgin Atlantic domestic route to Aberdeen gets up and running

Last Virgin Atlantic domestic route to Aberdeen gets up and running

Virgin Atlantic links Heathrow with Aberdeen thrice-daily


Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red launches second route

Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red launches second route

Virgin Atlantic launches second domestic route under the Little Red brand; connects London Heathrow and Edinburgh.

Virgin Atlantic's Little Red launches with flights from London Heathrow to Manchester

Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red launches with flights from London Heathrow to Manchester

Virgin Atlantic launches Little Red with services from London Heathrow to Manchester.

Delta Atlantic – a combination with Virgin’s routes at Heathrow – in crude terms

Delta Atlantic – a combination with Virgin’s routes at Heathrow – in crude terms

In terms of routes, what does it mean if the world’s biggest airline becomes a half-shareholder of the second largest airline at the world’s busiest international airport?