Articles Tagged ‘BGI’
Virgin Atlantic will set up home in Edinburgh later this year, offering direct services to Barbados and Orlando. The route to Barbados will be Scotland’s only direct service to the Caribbean and will launch on 5 December 2021. Flights to Orlando will launch on 30 March 2022.
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 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.
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 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
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 adds flights from London Gatwick to Barbados.
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?
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.
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 commences long-haul destinations #14 and #15 from German hub.
JetBlue Airways begins a daily service between Fort Lauderdale and Barbados using its A320 fleet – faces no direct competition.