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Articles Tagged ‘Air Transat’

Please be seated: can BA's new A350 make a dent in Air Canada's formidable London - Toronto market position?

Please be seated: can BA’s new A350 make a dent in Air Canada’s formidable London – Toronto market position?

As British Airways launches A350-1000 services to Toronto this week, we take a look at whether this can help the carrier compete with Air Canada’s formidable segmentation of the route – from almost LCC density 777-300ERs to smaller 787-8s – and hold off upstart WestJet.

Air Transat launches A321neo LR services between Montreal and Bordeaux

Air Transat launches A321neo LR services between Montreal and Bordeaux

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Air Transat launches A321neo services, British Airways resumes services to Pakistan, Southampton receives best in class status, and IATA holds its Annual General Meeting…

Edmonton Airport set to record 7.8 million terminal passengers for 2018; ULCCs Flair Airlines and Swoop drive second consecutive year of growth

Edmonton Airport set to record 7.8 million terminal passengers for 2018; ULCCs Flair Airlines and Swoop drive second consecutive year of growth

Edmonton Airport handled 7.38 million terminal passengers in 2017, returning to growth after two years of declining traffic. Figures for 2018 suggest that it was on target to exceed 7.80 million passengers by the end of December. Nick Preston takes a closer look at the Albertan airport’s network developments.


US-Canada market sees 4.0% capacity boost in 2017, Air Canada is leading carrier in S18, Toronto Pearson top origin airport

US-Canada market sees 4.0% capacity boost in 2017, Air Canada is leading carrier in S18, Toronto Pearson top origin airport

The available capacity between the US and Canada grew by 4.0% in 2017 with the number of two-way seats increasing to 37.15 million. The market has now witnessed eight consecutive years of steady growth. Nick Preston examines the leading airlines, airports and routes in this North American country pair.

Transatlantic treks between Europe and the Americas; US majors lead the way in S18, London Heathrow tops airport table

Transatlantic treks between Europe and the Americas; US majors lead the way in S18, London Heathrow tops airport table

Transatlantic traffic between Europe and the Americas is on the up, with available capacity increasing by 5.9% for a typical peak week in S18, compared to last year. Nick Preston takes a look capacity trends in this important market, including the leading airlines, airports and routes.

Hamburg-Toronto is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 73,000 searches; Eurowings' entry into Canadian market??

Hamburg-Toronto is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 73,000 searches; Eurowings’ entry into Canadian market??

In the last year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 73,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Hamburg and Toronto ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? With Eurowings and Condor positioned at the German end of the route and three airlines poised in Canada, who will be […]


anna.aero is rewarded by CONNECT in Tbilisi

anna.aero is rewarded by CONNECT in Tbilisi

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Primera Air promotes its new low-cost long-haul services from Birmingham to local business leaders, while Tampa Airport celebrates the start of Air Transat flights to Canada. More news also from Wizz Air in Dortmund, plus Manchester Airport.  

Bournemouth Airport joins Regional and City Airports family

Bournemouth Airport joins Regional and City Airports family

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Regional and City Airports’ expansion, Belfast City announces new domestic service with Flybe, while Sofia Airport welcomes its 6,000,000th passenger in 2017. More news from Atlasglobal and Cobalt Air, as well as Berlin Tegel, Barcelona, Glasgow, Naples, St. Petersburg and Paris CDG airports. 

Punta Cana expansion slows since 2015, American Airlines is largest carrier and March is the peak month for available seats

Punta Cana expansion slows since 2015, American Airlines is largest carrier and March is the peak month for available seats

Punta Cana is the busiest airport in the Dominican Republic, accounting for 47% of all departing capacity from the Caribbean state in 2017. The next largest airport is Santo Domingo, with 33% of departing seats. anna.aero takes a look at Punta Cana’s seasonal capacity trends, along with its largest airline operators and country markets.


Halifax Airport passed 3.9 million passengers in 2016, its best year for growth this decade; airport to host Altitude East 2017 in September

Halifax Airport passed 3.9 million passengers in 2016, its best year for growth this decade; airport to host Altitude East 2017 in September

Halifax Airport witnessed its traffic rise by 5.6% in 2016, the airport’s best year for growth this decade. We take a closer look at the developments of this Nova Scotia airport over the past few years, with Halifax ready to host the largest and most significant forum of the year for Atlantic Canada’s airport, airline, […]

Air Transat takes off for Tel Aviv

Air Transat takes off for Tel Aviv

Air Transat begins a twice-weekly service between Montreal and Tel Aviv – carrier’s longest route. 

Bristol Airport celebrates 60 years of flight

Bristol Airport celebrates 60 years of flight

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Bristol Airport celebrates its 60th anniversary with easyJet providing the UK airport with a special honour, while Glasgow Airport parties with Air Transat as it celebrates 25 years of flying to the UK city. More news also from S7 Airlines.