Articles Tagged ‘Belfast City’
Belfast City gives anna.aero exclusive tour of £15 million terminal investment and highlights business opportunities for the future
Belfast City recently invited anna.aero to look around its newest developments, including the expansion of its departure lounge and fire service equipment. While there, anna.aero’s Aviation Development Editor, Jonathan Ford, also caught up with the airport’s Commercial Director, Katy Best.
Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in
Started in the summer of 2002, bmibaby’s passenger numbers peaked in 2007 as the carrier tried a total of six UK regional bases. Which routes was it operating this summer, what competition did it face, and which carriers have already stepped in to replace which services?
Lufthansa was unable to find buyers for bmibaby and bmi regional. Will BA have better luck? If not it would seem that the two airlines’ days are numbered. We take a closer look at the fleet and route networks of the two niche carriers to see what prospective purchasers would be getting.
Lufthansa’s UK-based LCC has been operating for nine years but how have passenger numbers developed? Which bases have fallen in and out of favour (and when)? What proportion of the network is on domestic flights and which 16 new routes is the airline starting between now and next summer?
baby knows Best; bmi’s LCC to base two aircraft at Belfast City Airport and launch seven new routes starting in October
Following its decision to relocate all its Belfast services at the downtown City Airport in January, bmibaby has now announced plans to start international services later this year. But what competition will it face from Belfast International Airport on its new routes?
Flybe’s IPO last Friday raised over £60 million. What is the airline’s position in the UK market and which European country markets does it serve? Which are its biggest bases and how has the network changed in recent seasons? Which new routes did Flybe start in 2010 and what is it planning for 2011?
Flybe steps in to replace some Ryanair capacity at Belfast City; re-launches Bristol and Liverpool, adds East Midlands
Flybe is stepping in to start three of the five routes that Ryanair will soon be axing. But two of the routes it has previously flown back in 2006. What is unusual about the new East Midlands service?
Delta ramps up Raleigh-Durham; CSA Czech Airlines prunes Prague and pulls out of UK; Ryanair’s ‘Best’ no longer acceptable; Zagreb announces expansion plans
Delta takes on Southwest from Raleigh-Durham, CSA Czech Airlines abandons UK market, Ryanair says farewell to Belfast and Zagreb looks at providing capacity for future growth.
By George; Belfast City is one of the Best airports in the UK; easyJet and Ryanair help traffic grow by 10.5% in H1 2010
Belfast’s smaller, downtown airport is a rare UK success story at present, but routes are primarily to the UK. All four major London airports are served by four different carriers. Flybe remains the leading airline but by how much?