Articles Tagged ‘ABZ’

airBaltic expands in the UK, Switzerland and Norway

airBaltic expands in the UK, Switzerland and Norway

airBaltic now links Riga to Aberdeen, Geneva and Stavanger – all flown three times weekly. 

Traffic between the UK and Iceland passes one million milestone; Edinburgh and Birmingham fastest-growing routes; Belfast City next

Traffic between the UK and Iceland passes one million milestone; Edinburgh and Birmingham fastest-growing routes; Belfast City next

Last year just under 1.27 million passengers travelled between the UK and Iceland, with the leading connection being between London Gatwick and Reykjavik/Keflavik, with the route occupying 31% of all traffic between the two nations. We take a closer look at the developments in this impressive country pairing, and see what trends are being seen […]

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part I – choose the winner from the 26 baked beauties from the start of S17

Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part I – choose the winner from the 26 baked beauties from the start of S17

The rules in the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I are very strict: you have to get as many votes as you can to win! How you get these votes is of little concern to us, as long as it is legal (or you don’t get caught). Get everyone in your airport/airline to […]


Flybe starts Scottish services into Heathrow

Flybe starts Scottish services into Heathrow

Flybe becomes the first regional airline to begin operating at Heathrow since 2013.

anna.aero joins Flybe as it begins services to London Heathrow

anna.aero joins Flybe as it begins services to London Heathrow

On 27 March Flybe celebrated the start of flights to London Heathrow from Aberdeen and Edinburgh, taking up slots that were made available after the demise of Virgin Atlantic Airways’ Little Red operations that ended nearly two years ago. Take a closer look to see how the day’s events unfolded. 

London Luton is easyJet's fastest growing London airport; five new routes for 2017; some flights still cheaper than a pair of jeans

London Luton is easyJet’s fastest growing London airport; five new routes for 2017; some flights still cheaper than a pair of jeans

London Luton is the home of easyJet, starting operations with two leased 737-200s operating services initially to Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1995. Today Luton is the airline’s second largest London operation after London Gatwick. We take a closer look at the carrier’s development from its home airport, plus how its network has changed going into […]


Flybe branded flights operating on more than 200 routes this summer; Cardiff, Dublin, London growing fast; new base in Germany

Flybe branded flights operating on more than 200 routes this summer; Cardiff, Dublin, London growing fast; new base in Germany

Exeter-based Flybe has multiple UK bases but none are dominant. We reveal the airline’s share of the UK domestic market (seats and flights), its top 20 airports for seats this summer and its leading routes as measured by ASKs.

Ryanair adds Aberdeen to network (again!)

Ryanair adds Aberdeen to network (again!)

Ryanair begins services from Malaga and Alicante to the Granite City.

bmi regional route churn slows down; Bristol and Munich biggest bases

bmi regional route churn slows down; Bristol and Munich biggest bases

bmi regional appears to be finally finding its niche in the European market, operating routes for large corporations and complementing those by finding city pairs with high levels of business traffic to sustain its regional jet fleet. We investigate the slowdown in the airline’s route turnover and where its operations are focused. 


Flybe announces London Heathrow as its fifth London airport, but will its various operations from the UK capital in S17 be sustainable?

Flybe announces London Heathrow as its fifth London airport, but will its various operations from the UK capital in S17 be sustainable?

In December Flybe announced that from 26 March it will start multiple daily flights to London Heathrow from Aberdeen and Edinburgh, becoming the airline’s fifth UK capital airport. In the same week, the regional carrier announced an advanced agreement with Stobart Air to operate 12 new routes from London Southend. We look at Flybe’s various […]

Bristol-Zurich is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week": 60,000 annual searches; route #8 for bmi regional's base?

Bristol-Zurich is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”: 60,000 annual searches; route #8 for bmi regional’s base?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the last year 60,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Bristol and Zurich ‒ but the route is unserved! bmi regional is Bristol’s third largest airline, it connects with other Star Alliance hubs, but not Zurich. Why not?

Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport on course to break 6.5 million passengers; Icelandair and WOW air growing at explosive rates

Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport on course to break 6.5 million passengers; Icelandair and WOW air growing at explosive rates

Seats to Canada from Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport have grown faster than any other country over the last 12 months, up by 138%, helped by the introduction of new routes like Montreal. Our data elves delve deep into the lava-filled bowels of this volcanic island to find out if this market is ready to blow!