Articles Tagged ‘ABZ’

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.

bmi regional expands in Scandinavia; Aberdeen and Bristol are biggest bases but 20% of passengers now on non-scheduled services

bmi regional expands in Scandinavia; Aberdeen and Bristol are biggest bases but 20% of passengers now on non-scheduled services

bmi regional is continuing to find new niche markets for its small regional jet fleet. This week saw the start of operations at Kalmar in Sweden. We reveal the airline’s busiest airports, monthly passengers and load factors, and what routes have been started and dropped in the last 12 months.

Edinburgh and Aberdeen Airports have record 2013 as Glasgow airports struggle; Qatar Airways leads long-haul expansion

Edinburgh and Aberdeen Airports have record 2013 as Glasgow airports struggle; Qatar Airways leads long-haul expansion

Scotland’s airports overall are not much busier now than they were 10 years ago, but some are performing better than others. We reveal which airlines are growing (and shrinking) in Scotland this summer and list some of the key new services launched recently.


SAS strengthens its European network with five new routes

SAS strengthens its European network with five new routes

SAS launches five new routes from its three main hubs Copenhagen, Stockholm Arlanda and Oslo Gardermoen in three days.

airBaltic adds Aberdeen to its Riga offering

airBaltic adds Aberdeen to its Riga offering

airBaltic starts four weekly flights from Riga to Aberdeen, utilising its 737-500s.

flybe's six dropped bases compared

flybe’s six dropped bases compared

flybe recently announced plans to close six of its UK bases. We combine some estimated fare data with our sector length analysis, to compare a selection of the airline’s major airports and show where Aberdeen, Guernsey, Jersey, Inverness, Isle of Man and Newcastle rank. We also reveal which routes may be under threat from these […]


bmi regional adds Oslo to Norwegian network

bmi regional adds Oslo to Norwegian network

bmi regional starts flights from Aberdeen International Airport in UK to Oslo Airport in Norway.

Budapest & Halifax runway runs; Budapest promotes Kam Jandu; Lyon’s cake prize; Naha’s route award; Aberdeen names MD; Birmingham’s #9m; Air Transat’s  BRU anniversary; Cork’s #1

Budapest & Halifax runway runs; Budapest promotes Kam Jandu; Lyon’s cake prize; Naha’s route award; Aberdeen names MD; Birmingham’s #9m; Air Transat’s BRU anniversary; Cork’s #1

This week is an action-packed issue of Network Planning Community News, including anna.aero award winners, an Aberdeen Airport appointment announced, two runway runs and other newsworthy events from our industry colleagues from around the world.

Aberdeen wins Cake prize; Sydney sports Route award; Darwin finds cake photos; Hainan marks five-year connection; Air Lituanica gets a new plane; Yunnan holds first conference; and Ryanair confirms its return to Modlin

Aberdeen wins Cake prize; Sydney sports Route award; Darwin finds cake photos; Hainan marks five-year connection; Air Lituanica gets a new plane; Yunnan holds first conference; and Ryanair confirms its return to Modlin

A busy week for Network Planning Community News, including some award winners showing-off their certificates, more cake and event photos from our peers from around the world.


bmi regional starts flying from Aberdeen to Kristiansund

bmi regional starts flying from Aberdeen to Kristiansund

bmi regional inaugurated its new route between Aberdeen International Airport and Kristiansund Airport.

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 […]

Leak of the Week: Thomson to launch ten routes from six UK airports next summer

Leak of the Week: Thomson to launch ten routes from six UK airports next summer

Leak of the Week: anna.aero reveals which UK airports are going to benefit from new leisure services next year and investigates whether charter passengers are still valuable to the UK’s airports, particularly when it comes to spending cash in their shops, despite decades of decline resulting from LCC encroachment.