Articles Tagged ‘BKO’

Heathrow Expansion - 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

Heathrow Expansion – 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

In the lead up to the anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB conference next month, we look at Heathrow’s underserved potential for routes to Africa and the Middle East. There are 61 African airports and 27 countries with links to other mega hubs in Europe, but no services to Heathrow this summer.

EC Air links Brazzaville to Dakar via Bamako

EC Air links Brazzaville to Dakar via Bamako

EC Air now flies from Brazzaville to Dakar via Bamako with thrice-weekly flights, using its 757-200s. Competes with Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, ASKY Airlines and Senegal Airlines on the Bamako-Dakar sector.

Gambia Bird launches services from Accra to Bamako

Gambia Bird launches services from Accra to Bamako

Gambia Bird inaugurates new route from Accra to Bamako.


Air Côte d’Ivoire: Abidjan’s top airline in three months

Air Côte d’Ivoire: Abidjan’s top airline in three months

At least four new airlines launched in Africa in 2012, all with significant help from European partners. Ivorian Air Cote d’Ivoire launched only three months ago, but already managed to become Abidjan Airport’s largest carrier.

Air Côte d’Ivoire adds four international destinations in the region from Abidjan

Air Côte d’Ivoire adds four international destinations in the region from Abidjan

Air Côte d’Ivoire starts new routes from Abidjan to Brazzaville in Congo, Bamako in Mali and Lome in Togo.

Arik Air launches new route to Cotonou, Ouagadougou and Bamako

Arik Air launches new route to Cotonou, Ouagadougou and Bamako

Arik Air now flies from Lagos, Nigeria to Cotonou, Benin, Oagadougou, Burkina Faso and Bamako, Mali.


Brussels Airlines launches new route to Bamako in Mali from Brussels

Brussels Airlines launches new route to Bamako in Mali from Brussels

Brussels Airlines connected Belgium’s capital Brussels with Bamako, the capital of Mali. This is the airline’s 21st African airport served.

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

New airline routes launched (25-31 January 2011)

New airline routes launched (25-31 January 2011)

16 new routes have started in the last week, including six by a brand-new airline. But which Chinese airport has received services on two flag carriers? And just how short is the new route between two European capital cities?


New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 24 October – Friday 30 October):

Route NewsHere it is: Analysis, pictures and trivia on over 130 new routes that have started during the last seven days, involving over 40 airlines. Sorry if we’ve missed any. Please let us know and we can include them next week.