Articles Tagged ‘BHX’

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?


Jet2.com to grow 12% in S19; Birmingham poised to be fastest-growing base; London Stansted to be busier than home base of Leeds Bradford

Jet2.com to grow 12% in S19; Birmingham poised to be fastest-growing base; London Stansted to be busier than home base of Leeds Bradford

Jet2.com is schedule to operate 12.19 million seats next summer from its nine UK bases, with it continuing its rapid expansion strategy. With 329 routes expected to be operated by the carrier in S19, Jonathan Ford looks at which UK airports are seeing the biggest benefits in terms of capacity and new routes.

Tampa Airport wins Cake of the Week W18/19 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 21 cakes in Part II - voting extended

Tampa Airport wins Cake of the Week W18/19 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 21 cakes in Part II – voting extended

With Tampa Airport tasting success in Part I for the cake it commissioned for Swoop’s first flight from Hamilton, it is now time for Part II of the W18/19 public vote. With another 21 entries this week, which will be your choice for Cake of the Week?

Air Arabia Maroc breezes into Birmingham

Air Arabia Maroc breezes into Birmingham

Air Arabia Maroc launches a direct connection from Agadir to Birmingham.


Monarch Airlines one-year on – eight routes missing in S18; Jet2.com and British Airways among carriers to pick up seats

Monarch Airlines one-year on – eight routes missing in S18; Jet2.com and British Airways among carriers to pick up seats

It’s been one year since the demise of Monarch Airlines, which had been one of the longest serving airline brands in the UK. Nick Preston examines the impact the carrier’s collapse has had on the networks from the five UK airports where it had operating bases when all flying ceased on 2 October 2017.

Flybe celebrates first anniversary of Birmingham to Hamburg route

Flybe celebrates first anniversary of Birmingham to Hamburg route

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Flybe’s anniversary, Shannon Airport’s status in transatlantic aviation was boosted after becoming the first airport in Europe to have facial recognition technology introduced for US preclearance. More news also from Blue Islands.

Cork-Brussels is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 20,000 searches; Brussels Airlines' only Irish service...to be sure??

Cork-Brussels is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 20,000 searches; Brussels Airlines’ only Irish service…to be sure??

In the past 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 20,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between Cork and Brussels ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? While Aer Lingus and Ryanair perhaps don’t want to steal their own Dublin traffic, could Brussels Airlines come into the […]