Articles Tagged ‘BGI’

Eurowings rationalises route offering in W19; seats down 2 million YOY

Eurowings rationalises route offering in W19; seats down 2 million YOY

Eurowings offers 11.7 million seats in W19, down two million on W18 in its attempt to return to profitability. However, it is still opening new routes, including Frankfurt to Windhoek.

Barbados Airport records fifth year of consecutive growth in 2018, however still behind pre-2007 traffic levels; Copa Airlines latest carrier

Barbados Airport records fifth year of consecutive growth in 2018, however still behind pre-2007 traffic levels; Copa Airlines latest carrier

Barbados Airport processed 2.19 million passengers in 2018, up 1.0% on 2017’s figures, and a healthy 19% more than levels seen in 2013. However, the airport is still handling 7.0% less passengers than it did before the 2007 financial crash. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s history to see why its growth is limited.

Stuttgart Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

Stuttgart Airport displays its first ever Arch of Triumph certificate

At the fifth attempt, starting with its first entry back in 2014, Stuttgart Airport has finally won its first ever weekly win in the Arch of Triumph competition. Airports from Africa, Caribbean, Europe and South America battle it out for new route marketing glory this week.


Copa Airlines adds two new routes from Panama City

Copa Airlines adds two new routes from Panama City

Copa Airlines launches services from its home base to Barbados and Fortaleza.

LIAT non-stop capacity in decline; Barbados is leading airport, service to St. Vincent is top-ranked route

LIAT non-stop capacity in decline; Barbados is leading airport, service to St. Vincent is top-ranked route

There were 1.44 million two-way seats available across LIAT’s direct route network in 2017, 12% down on the previous year. Nick Preston examines network developments and capacity trends at ‘The Caribbean Airline’ over the past 10 years, including its leading airports and routes.

Thomas Cook Airlines' airbridge to Bridgetown

Thomas Cook Airlines’ airbridge to Bridgetown

Thomas Cook Airlines adds flights from London Gatwick to Barbados.


Virgin Atlantic Airways adds another Caribbean connection

Virgin Atlantic Airways adds another Caribbean connection

Virgin Atlantic Airways starts flights between London Heathrow and Barbados.

Manchester-Mumbai is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ over 725,000 searches; Virgin's next long-haul from Northwest UK?

Manchester-Mumbai is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 725,000 searches; Virgin’s next long-haul from Northwest UK?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last 12 months a staggering 725,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Manchester and Mumbai ‒ but the route is unserved!? Will it be Virgin Atlantic Airways or Jet Airways that jumps onto this sizeable sector.

Cebu celebrates its Cake of the Week success

Cebu celebrates its Cake of the Week success

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Stockholm Arlanda welcomes the arrival of easyJet’s new route from Lyon while Wizz Air unveils its Budapest 2024 livery. Finally AirAsia X launches charter flights to Madinah and JetBlue Airways salutes its latest connection from New York Newark to Bridgetown.


Condor boosts Munich base with Barbados and Tobago

Condor boosts Munich base with Barbados and Tobago

Condor commences long-haul destinations #14 and #15 from German hub.

JetBlue Airways links Florida with Barbados

JetBlue Airways links Florida with Barbados

JetBlue Airways begins a daily service between Fort Lauderdale and Barbados using its A320 fleet – faces no direct competition.

Delhi shows off its winners certificate for Shandong Airlines FTWA

Delhi shows off its winners certificate for Shandong Airlines FTWA

The firefighters at Delhi Airport now have not one but two Arch of Triumph certificates on the station walls, both won in 2015 – and happy they are about it too. Find out which one of 11 global airports has won one of the last Arch of Triumph titles of 2015.