Articles Tagged ‘Belfast’

Belfast City gives anna.aero exclusive tour of £15 million terminal investment and highlights business opportunities for the future

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.  

30-Second Interview – Bernard Lavelle, Aviation Business Development Director, London Southend Airport

30-Second Interview – Bernard Lavelle, Aviation Business Development Director, London Southend Airport

anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Nick Preston paid a visit to London Southend last week to see it welcome its latest carrier, Air Malta. While on site, there was also an opportunity to discuss the airport’s plans for future growth and network expansion with its Aviation Business Development Director, Bernard Lavelle.

easyJet makes Birmingham 11th domestic route from Belfast; operates international flights to seven countries

easyJet makes Birmingham 11th domestic route from Belfast; operates international flights to seven countries

easyJet has been flying from Northern Ireland for 14 years but how has its network at Belfast International evolved during the last decade? Which international services are operated seasonally and which routes have failed to stand the test of time?


Sunshine Coast celebrates Cake win; more celebrations in Baltimore, Cancun and Belfast

Sunshine Coast celebrates Cake win; more celebrations in Baltimore, Cancun and Belfast

Sunshine Coast Airport in Australia was thrilled to win Cake of the Week, but who was disappointed not to win? Which airport was happy to see the return of British Airways? How was Richard Branson dressed up to celebrate Virgin Atlantic’s latest route? And how did Baltimore/Washington celebrate Condor’s arrival?

easyJet’s dominance at Belfast International grows as bmibaby transfers flights to Belfast City this week

easyJet’s dominance at Belfast International grows as bmibaby transfers flights to Belfast City this week

The bigger of Belfast’s two airports has seen passenger numbers fall by 25% in two years. And yet the airport is easyJet’s biggest non-London UK base this winter. How have Aer Lingus and Jet2.com evolved their bases and which other carriers have served the airport in recent years?

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

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?


Aer Lingus shifts UK base focus from Belfast to London Gatwick; easyJet takes notice

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisAer Lingus has launched two UK bases in the last two years, taking on easyJet at both. It now seems to be trying to avoid too much head-to-head competition but which new routes have been revealed for this winter?

Aer Lingus provides serious opposition to easyJet and Ryanair on London-Belfast route

farewatch.pngBy entering the Belfast – London market this week Aer Lingus has voluntarily taken on competing against Ryanair, easyJet, flybe, bmi and CityJet. We look to see who’s undercutting who as we compare day return fares for the next two weeks. How competitive are Aer Lingus against Ryanair and easyJet? You may be surprised!

Aer Lingus targets easyJet with cross-border move to Belfast

Article Thumbnail: Lead StorySuddenly Belfast is the place to be. First Ryanair announces services at Belfast City, now Aer Lingus plans to base three aircraft at Belfast International. How is it finding slots for its planned Heathrow service? Who will it be competing against on its other routes? And what makes the new Budapest route unusual?