Articles Tagged ‘BHX’

Wizz Air flies 200 millionth passenger, but over 100 million have been transported since 2015; Q1 2019 traffic up 11%, load factor 2.0%

Wizz Air flies 200 millionth passenger, but over 100 million have been transported since 2015; Q1 2019 traffic up 11%, load factor 2.0%

Wizz Air recently passed the milestone of carrying its 200 millionth passenger and 15 years of operation since its first flight in 2004. anna.aero looks at how the carrier has transformed in recent years, including its ever improving load factor, and which leading airports are seeing the fruits of the carrier’s success in 2019. 

Jet2.com adds Bourgas, Chania and Izmir to network

Jet2.com adds Bourgas, Chania and Izmir to network

Jet2.com initiates its first routes to Bourgas in Bulgaria, Chania in Crete and Izmir in Turkey.

TUI Airways adds 24 new routes from 10 bases

TUI Airways adds 24 new routes from 10 bases

TUI Airways kick-starts its S19 schedule with 24 new routes from 10 UK bases.


Corendon Airlines opens base at Münster/Osnabrück

Corendon Airlines opens base at Münster/Osnabrück

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Corendon Airlines bases a 737-800 at Münster/Osnabrück, opening 10 routes to Adana, Antalya, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Heraklion, Hurghada, Izmir, Kos, Rhodes and Tenerife South. More news also from Birmingham Airport.

Lauda announces 21 new routes from Vienna

Lauda announces 21 new routes from Vienna

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Lauda, the new name of Laudamotion, has confirmed 21 new routes from Vienna for W19/20, including Agadir, Birmingham, Liverpool and Münster. More news also from Ryanair which has confirmed it will add Kharkiv and Odessa in Ukraine to its network in June. 

anna.aero's 100 best unserved routes from Asia's top 10 airports

anna.aero’s 100 best unserved routes from Asia’s top 10 airports

With Routes Asia fast approaching, anna.aero has decided to look into the numbers to reveal the top 10 unserved markets from Asia’s top 10 airports. Using OAG Traffic Analyser data, we showcase the leading airports across the globe that are looking for direct flights to the continent’s biggest gateways.


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.

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

3,750+ routes launched in 2018; Berlin Tegel, Vienna lead; US widens gap as top new route market

The final new route numbers are in for 2018! anna.aero has been busy studying its New Routes Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics from last year. We reveal the top airlines, country markets and airports for new routes in 2018, and a take a look ahead to see what is coming in 2019.

Turkish Airlines honours 10 years at Birmingham and one million passengers as carrier prepares to up frequency to twice-daily

Turkish Airlines honours 10 years at Birmingham and one million passengers as carrier prepares to up frequency to twice-daily

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Turkish Airlines celebrates a decade of Birmingham flights, with data showing that it has transported over one million passengers from the airport, while Virgin Australia confirms it will link Darwin with Denpasar. More news also from Salzburg and Yangon airports.


TUI Airways adds long-haul connections to Malaysia and Thailand

TUI Airways adds long-haul connections to Malaysia and Thailand

Tui Airways adds 10 new routes including links to Langkawi, Malaysia and Utapao, Thailand.

Wizz Air gets going on 16 new routes

Wizz Air gets going on 16 new routes

Wizz Air adds a further 16 routes to its network, including multiple links from Chisinau and Debrecen.

190,000+ people want Birmingham to Hong Kong connection Skyscanner data shows; time to connect hub to HSBC's new UK HQ?!

190,000+ people want Birmingham to Hong Kong connection Skyscanner data shows; time to connect hub to HSBC’s new UK HQ?!

Skyscanner data shows that during the past year, 190,000+ people looked for flights between Birmingham and Hong Kong. With MIDT data showing that the UK city, location of HSBC’s new UK HQ, is the Asian hub’s sixth largest unserved market, who is willing to develop this much desired connection?