Articles Tagged ‘BHD’

Traffic between the UK and Iceland passes one million milestone; Edinburgh and Birmingham fastest-growing routes; Belfast City next

Traffic between the UK and Iceland passes one million milestone; Edinburgh and Birmingham fastest-growing routes; Belfast City next

Last year just under 1.27 million passengers travelled between the UK and Iceland, with the leading connection being between London Gatwick and Reykjavik/Keflavik, with the route occupying 31% of all traffic between the two nations. We take a closer look at the developments in this impressive country pairing, and see what trends are being seen […]

Routes Europe 2017 reconnaissance trip – get ready for Belfast's titanic hospitality and warm Irish welcome

Routes Europe 2017 reconnaissance trip – get ready for Belfast’s titanic hospitality and warm Irish welcome

Routes Europe Belfast 2017 is less than two months away, so anna.aero decided to take a quick trip over to the Northern Irish capital to investigate what it has to offer for the 1,200+ delegates which will descend on the city between 23-25 April.

London Luton is easyJet's fastest growing London airport; five new routes for 2017; some flights still cheaper than a pair of jeans

London Luton is easyJet’s fastest growing London airport; five new routes for 2017; some flights still cheaper than a pair of jeans

London Luton is the home of easyJet, starting operations with two leased 737-200s operating services initially to Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1995. Today Luton is the airline’s second largest London operation after London Gatwick. We take a closer look at the carrier’s development from its home airport, plus how its network has changed going into […]


Flybe branded flights operating on more than 200 routes this summer; Cardiff, Dublin, London growing fast; new base in Germany

Flybe branded flights operating on more than 200 routes this summer; Cardiff, Dublin, London growing fast; new base in Germany

Exeter-based Flybe has multiple UK bases but none are dominant. We reveal the airline’s share of the UK domestic market (seats and flights), its top 20 airports for seats this summer and its leading routes as measured by ASKs.

Cologne Bonn breaks the 11 million barrier as Tromsø welcomes the arrival of Lufthansa’s new Frankfurt service

Cologne Bonn breaks the 11 million barrier as Tromsø welcomes the arrival of Lufthansa’s new Frankfurt service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Belfast City Airport welcomes the news that Icelandair will link to the UK city from Reykjavik/Keflavik, while British Airways celebrates its new London Gatwick to Cape Town route. More news also from Phoenix Airport.

Vueling’s S16 route droppings revealed; 39 airport pairs no longer served with Rome Fiumicino and Barcelona seeing biggest changes

Vueling’s S16 route droppings revealed; 39 airport pairs no longer served with Rome Fiumicino and Barcelona seeing biggest changes

Vueling has grown its network from fewer than 100 routes to almost 400 in the space of just six years. We reveal those routes that were dropped this summer across the airline’s network of 156 airports. A total of 42 airports were involved.


Newcastle Airport traffic up 2.7% in first half of 2016; Ryanair gears up for rapid expansion; three domestic links no longer served

Newcastle Airport traffic up 2.7% in first half of 2016; Ryanair gears up for rapid expansion; three domestic links no longer served

During the past year Ryanair has added flights to Malaga from Newcastle. It will launch a further six routes in W16/17, followed by three more in S17. However, despite Ryanair’s success, United Airlines has decided it will end its route from New York Newark. We take a closer look at United’s short-lived route, and conduct […]

Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016

Leeds Bradford for this upcoming winter season will welcome connections to the capitals of Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, three of which will be flown by Ryanair. The airport has also welcomed two new carriers this summer. Last year the UK airport welcomed just over 3.4 million passengers, with 3.6 million expected this year.

Aeromexico celebrates its Route of the Week victory

Aeromexico celebrates its Route of the Week victory

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, New Orleans is flying high after Condor’s S17 route announcement, while Reno-Tahoe celebrates the start of Oakland services from Southwest Airlines. Other news from Larnaca, St. Petersburg, Cairns, Tbilisi and Belfast City airports as well as Blue Islands.


British-Irish Airports EXPO, 147 exhibitors, 20 airport-airline speakers. It’s an anna.aero sister event!

British-Irish Airports EXPO, 147 exhibitors, 20 airport-airline speakers. It’s an anna.aero sister event!

The British-Irish Airports EXPO fills an entire hall of the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre with 147 exhibitors. Birmingham Airport is also hosting a dazzling Gala Party at the city’s new casino. Never mind low-cost, this event is no-cost, so fill your cars up and send all your people! The EXPO will be officially opened by […]

British-Irish Airports EXPO, 143 exhibitors, 10 airport/airline CEOs – please send all your people – it’s all free!

British-Irish Airports EXPO, 143 exhibitors, 10 airport/airline CEOs – please send all your people – it’s all free!

A sister business to anna.aero, British-Irish Airports EXPO fills an entire hall of the Birmingham NEC with 143 exhibitors. Never mind low-cost, this is no-cost: please send all your people! The EXPO will be officially opened by the CEOs of Flybe and Monarch Airlines.

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

We had an interior shot of one of the 15 FTWAs sent in to this week’s competition, which has all the arches from the last two weeks of route launches (because we were in Krakow last week). Find out which airport sent it and whether the all-important exterior shot was good enough to win.