Articles Tagged ‘BIQ’

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 […]

Finnair’s scheduled traffic grows 65% in five years; surpasses one million monthly passengers; Iceland is next country market

Finnair’s scheduled traffic grows 65% in five years; surpasses one million monthly passengers; Iceland is next country market

During the past year, Finnair has welcomed 13 new airports to its route map. As well as this, the carrier became the first European A350 operator, and June 2016 was the first time in recent history that the airline managed the feat of carrying one million scheduled passengers in a month. anna.aero looks in further detail at traffic […]

Flybe starts Southampton summer sizzlers

Flybe starts Southampton summer sizzlers

Flybe adds routes to Biarritz and Toulon-Hyères from its third biggest base.


Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France is still clinging on to having more than 50% of seats and frequencies at its main Paris CDG hub, despite the LCC onslaught. Seven years since our data elves last looked under the hood at the SkyTeam carrier’s biggest operations, they check the oil and kick the tyres again.

WestJet and Vancouver celebrate awards for London Gatwick inaugurals

WestJet and Vancouver celebrate awards for London Gatwick inaugurals

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Nashville welcomes the arrival of United Airlines’ San Francisco service, while Bordeaux celebrates Iberia Express’ Madrid route. More news also from St. Petersburg, El Paso, Rome Fiumicino, Inverness, Biarritz, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick and Bristol airports.

British Airways returns to JFK from Gatwick

British Airways returns to JFK from Gatwick

British Airways start seven new services from three of its London bases.


Air France commences four new routes

Air France commences four new routes

Air France commences two routes from Paris CDG to Biarritz and Glasgow while Paris Orly gains a link to Figari – Rennes sees launch of flights to Amsterdam.

Flybe will open its next base at Doncaster Sheffield yet its newest base at Bournemouth won’t be on next year’s route map

Flybe will open its next base at Doncaster Sheffield yet its newest base at Bournemouth won’t be on next year’s route map

Flybe, the UK’s largest regional airline recently announced that it is to open its next base at Doncaster Sheffield Airport from March 2016. However, despite growth being seen in Northern England, down on the UK’s South Coast some bases have not gone quite to plan. anna.aero takes a closer look into the route structure of […]

SWISS generates Geneva growth

SWISS generates Geneva growth

SWISS adds flights from Geneva to seven European destinations including the airline’s second route to Dublin.


Bournemouth becomes Flybe’s newest base

Bournemouth becomes Flybe’s newest base

Flybe begins flights between Bournemouth and nine destinations across the UK, Ireland, France and The Netherlands

Lille Airport's rapid growth since 2011; XL Airways France new for S15

Lille Airport’s rapid growth since 2011; XL Airways France new for S15

Serving the capital of the Nord-Pas de Calais region and the prefecture of the Nord department, Lille Airport (also known as Lille Lesquin Airport) handled around 1.6 million passengers last year. With a total of 11 airlines flying to 34 destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the key players from France’s 10th busiest airport.

Volotea starts six new services

Volotea starts six new services

Volotea boosts operations at its third French base – as Strasbourg gains links to Figari, Olbia and Venice Marco Polo.