Articles Tagged ‘BHX’
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 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
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 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
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.
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??
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 […]
Moroccan traffic up 13% during H1 2018; passed 20 million passengers for the first time last year; four new airlines this summer
During H1 2018, Moroccan airports handled just under 10.36 million passengers, up from 9.25 million during the same period of 2017. Jonathan Ford investigates the sudden surge in passenger growth from Africa’s third largest aviation market, including which airlines and airports are reaping the benefits.
UK-France capacity returns to pre-credit crunch levels in 2017; easyJet is leading carrier, Paris CDG tops airport table
There were 15.37 million two-way seats on offer between the UK and France in 2017, a 4.4% increase on the previous year. The European country pair has now enjoyed four consecutive years of growth. Nick Preston examines this mature market’s leading trends, including the top airlines, airports and routes.
easyJet confirms 1,000th route, however airline is closing 32 airport pairs this winter; 28 destinations see capacity cuts
While easyJet is celebrating the announcement of its 1,000th route, anna.aero has decided to see which services have been cut to help free capacity for these new services. Jonathan Ford investigates which routes have been dropped and where the airline is reducing capacity this coming winter.
Jet2.com’s biggest base Manchester analysed; capacity set to grow 19% this year to 1.57 million one-way seats; Turkish market growing fast
With over 50,000 one-way seats during its peak weeks, Manchester Airport has worked its way to become Jet2.com’s biggest base – nearly double the size of the LCC’s next largest hub at Leeds Bradford. Marc Watkins analyses this +40-destination operation to reveal the areas of its recent growth, as well as its biggest routes and […]
With only eight teams left in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, anna.aero thought it would be fun to have a look to see which countries are best paired, and if airport rankings have any correlation whatsoever to FIFA’s rankings. Jonathan Ford explores the possibilities of the potential World Cup order in more detail and predicts […]