Articles Tagged ‘Birmingham’

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.

One week left: Book your visit to the Ryanair Network Store at The British-Irish Airports EXPO

One week left: Book your visit to the Ryanair Network Store at The British-Irish Airports EXPO

Ryanair, which launched 200 routes in 2016, will be exhibiting a “Network Store” at the British-Irish Airports EXPO, 7-8 June at the Birmingham NEC. Airports can make network planning appointments free-of-charge.

Birmingham's bmi regional baked beauty wins Cake of the Week

Birmingham’s bmi regional baked beauty wins Cake of the Week

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces it is to expand from Marrakech for W17/18, including new routes to Budapest, Cologne Bonn and Perpignan, while London City wins big at the London Transport Awards. Finally Blue Air unveils the design for its new Liverpool-based aircraft as Qatar Airways reveals the design for its new business […]


Qatar Airways is welcomed to Birmingham

Qatar Airways is welcomed to Birmingham

anna.aero was live at Birmingham Airport to welcome the arrival of Qatar Airways’ inaugural service from Doha on 30 March, a route which will operate eight times weekly. Take a closer look to see how the morning’s events unfolded, and discover why Birmingham is an important link for Qatar Airways, and to hear from Paul Kehoe, CEO of […]

Beijing Airport celebrates the Asian ANNIE award for developing the most long-haul routes

Beijing Airport celebrates the Asian ANNIE award for developing the most long-haul routes

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Birmingham Airport celebrates passing 10 million passengers in the past 12 months, while Beijing Capital Airlines commences its first long-haul charter programme to Copenhagen. More news also from Amsterdam, as well as Frankfurt, Glasgow and Newcastle airports, plus Ryanair.

Birmingham throws a party at Warwick Castle in celebration of Newark services

Birmingham throws a party at Warwick Castle in celebration of Newark services

This week, we report from Warwick Castle in the UK where Birmingham Airport threw a party to celebrate 15 years of Newark services from United. But which celebrity chef entertained the guests?


Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in

Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in

Started in the summer of 2002, bmibaby’s passenger numbers peaked in 2007 as the carrier tried a total of six UK regional bases. Which routes was it operating this summer, what competition did it face, and which carriers have already stepped in to replace which services?

Riga Airport welcomes its seven millionth transit passenger since 1991; United celebrates 15 years in Birmingham; London City handles its one millionth aircraft movement

Riga Airport welcomes its seven millionth transit passenger since 1991; United celebrates 15 years in Birmingham; London City handles its one millionth aircraft movement

Latvia celebrated its independence over 20 years ago, but how many transfer passengers passed through Riga Airport since then? Which airline performed the one millionth movement ever at London City Airport? And why did Marilyn Monroe visit Birmingham?

The bmibaby and bmi regional route networks – so what's for sale?

The bmibaby and bmi regional route networks – so what’s for sale?

Lufthansa was unable to find buyers for bmibaby and bmi regional. Will BA have better luck? If not it would seem that the two airlines’ days are numbered. We take a closer look at the fleet and route networks of the two niche carriers to see what prospective purchasers would be getting.


Monarch embraces Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona) as total passenger numbers rise 2.4% to 6 million in 2011

Monarch embraces Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona) as total passenger numbers rise 2.4% to 6 million in 2011

UK hybrid carrier Monarch is increasing its scheduled network while reducing charter capacity. This summer it is launching flights to seven new destinations across Europe, but how important is the Spanish market? Which is its busiest UK base and which destinations receive the mostly weekly flights this summer?

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham Airport in the UK has seen a dramatic change in its mix of airlines during the last decade, with once dominant British Airways no longer on the scene. Which carriers filled the gap left by the departing flag-carrier and what is particularly impressive about Emirates’ double-daily service to Dubai?

Flybe axes two of three Frankfurt routes; still serving five German airports from across four UK airports

Flybe axes two of three Frankfurt routes; still serving five German airports from across four UK airports

Flybe is axing two of its three routes to Germany’s busiest airports. We take a closer look at the competition it faces on these routes from Lufthansa. But, what other routes does Flybe operate from the UK to Germany and what competition (if any) does it face on these routes?