Articles Tagged ‘YVR’

WestJet and Vancouver celebrate awards for London Gatwick inaugurals

WestJet and Vancouver celebrate awards for London Gatwick inaugurals

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Nashville welcomes the arrival of United Airlines’ San Francisco service, while Bordeaux celebrates Iberia Express’ Madrid route. More news also from St. Petersburg, El Paso, Rome Fiumicino, Inverness, Biarritz, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick and Bristol airports.

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.

WestJet says ‘London calling’

WestJet says ‘London calling’

WestJet begins services to London Gatwick from six points in Canada – three routes already served by Air Transat.


Air Canada jumps into Jacksonville and San Jose

Air Canada jumps into Jacksonville and San Jose

Air Canada launches weekend services to the Floridian airport from its Toronto Pearson base while San Jose sees double-daily services from Vancouver.

WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

Can the UK-Canada market be stimulated by an LCC? WestJet hopes so as it launches six new routes to the UK, contributing to a big increase in seat capacity for this summer. We look at traffic trends since 1994 and exchange rates.

Memphis and Flint airports celebrate their anna.aero award wins

Memphis and Flint airports celebrate their anna.aero award wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air announces new routes from Budapest and Katowice, while British Airways inaugurates A380 services to Vancouver. More news also from Gazipaşa-Alanya, Enfidha, Munich, Doncaster Sheffield, Glasgow and Miami airports as well as from Germania and Air Canada.


Canadian air travel demand grows by just over 4% in 2015; Toronto Pearson passes 40 million mark, Vancouver breaks through 20 million

Canadian air travel demand grows by just over 4% in 2015; Toronto Pearson passes 40 million mark, Vancouver breaks through 20 million

Canada’s biggest airports reported overall growth in 2015 of just over 4%. We reveal the monthly trends for the top 10 airports plus a breakdown of growth by geographic segment.

Air Transat is almost two different airlines – winter versus summer; Cuba is #1 year-round

Air Transat is almost two different airlines – winter versus summer; Cuba is #1 year-round

Perhaps Air Transat should be named Canadian Caribbean Airlines in the winter and Canadian European Airlines in the summer, such is the difference in the carrier’s network between the seasons. anna.aero‘s data elves rummage through the operations one of the world’s most dynamic airlines.

Air Canada rouge connects Vancouver to Cancún

Air Canada rouge connects Vancouver to Cancún

Air Canada rouge launches a weekly service between the Canadian and Mexican airports – three carriers already serve.


Aeromexico’s international traffic grows 15%; #1 airport Mexico City grows by 9.5%; Amsterdam to join network in May

Aeromexico’s international traffic grows 15%; #1 airport Mexico City grows by 9.5%; Amsterdam to join network in May

Aeromexico is currently the largest airline in Mexico occupying 38% of seats to the nation. During 2015 the carrier launched services to many new international destinations, helping international traffic to grow by 15%. With this news, anna.aero takes a closer look to see how the airline is developing in regards to its international growth.

Air Canada commands the show in the US – Canada market; seat capacity up 2.9% between the two nations

Air Canada commands the show in the US – Canada market; seat capacity up 2.9% between the two nations

After recording a growth in seat capacity between the two country markets over the past 12 months of 8.0%, Air Canada remains the number one carrier, with fellow Canadian airline WestJet second. However, airlines based on the north side of the border are faring much better than their US counterparts. anna.aero takes a closer look […]

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

In a new feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mails) and preparing this week’s stories.