Articles Tagged ‘BA’
A direct service to Glasgow has launched from Belfast City Airport with British Airways. Passengers on the inaugural flight were greeted by a bagpiper playing traditional Scottish music. British Airways currently operates a network of six destinations from Belfast City Airport.
British Airways on 24 July began Heathrow – Newquay, now the only link between London and Cornwall despite 197,000 passengers last year.
As BA CityFlyer announces Belfast City from flybe’s end which saw London – Belfast City seats cut by 24%, we look at the development of Belfast – London.
Following the end of Ryanair, with 193,000 passengers, Nuremberg now has BA to Gatwick for seven weeks a year. With strong leakage & indirect passengers, there’s a P2P market of ~400,000.
As British Airways says it may no longer serve Gatwick, we see that 82% of its routes from the airport have head-to-head competition.
Portland coming in 2020, but with high fares per mile and each up to 260,000 passengers to Europe, Cincinnati and St. Louis are likely for British Airways.
Bucharest-London is served by five airlines from five London airports. Yet London-Romania (excl. Bucharest) is now a larger market.
Virgin Atlantic to add second-daily Heathrow – Delhi. For all airlines, seats down 25% since 2015 from Jet Airways’ end and big cuts in seats per departure.
British Airways has added 16% more business seats since 2015, with its new Club Suite out. JFK is its #1 route, but Boston wins for fare per mile.
The UK ban to Sharm El Sheikh has been lifted. In 2015, 15 UK airports had service to Sharm, carrying nearly 1.2m passengers.
Yesterday, American announced it’ll restart a daily Boston-London/Heathrow. This follows Delta’s Boston-Gatwick announcement in August. London-Boston has seen strong traffic growth following fare declines from Norwegian. With market share reductions and JetBlue coming, London-Boston is a melting pot of intrigue.