Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

New airline routes launched (27 November – 05 December)

New airline routes launched (27 November – 05 December)

Amongst this week’s new airline routes launched, Flyadeal launched a Riyadh to Yanbu service, and Air Seychelles connected Tel Aviv with Mahé.

British Airways adds Dammam flights from London Heathrow

British Airways adds Dammam flights from London Heathrow

British Airways commences daily services to Dammam, its 3rd Saudi Arabian destination, via Bahrain from London Heathrow on 01 December.

London - Bucharest 1.5 million seats; 9% CAGR since 2014

London – Bucharest 1.5 million seats; 9% CAGR since 2014

Bucharest-London is served by five airlines from five London airports. Yet London-Romania (excl. Bucharest) is now a larger market.


Revealed: British Airways' most popular P2P routes for business class

Revealed: British Airways’ most popular P2P routes for business class

British Airways has added 16% more business seats since 2015, with its new Club Suite out. JFK is its #1 route, but Boston wins for fare per mile.

Virgin Atlantic launches daily Mumbai service

Virgin Atlantic launches daily Mumbai service

Virgin Atlantic commenced a daily service from London Heathrow and Mumbai. We take a look at capacity development since the end of Jet Airways.

British Airways becomes first international airline at Daxing

British Airways becomes first international airline at Daxing

British Airways moves its daily Heathrow – Beijing flights to Daxing airport; it becomes the first international service to the new facility.


Lauda sham-rocks with new Ireland West route

Lauda sham-rocks with new Ireland West route

In this week’s network planning community newsletter, Lauda announces flights from Ireland West; Kharkiv Airport celebrates 1,000,000 passengers in 2019 as Wizz Air celebrates its millionth in Iasi; Loganair connects Newquay for the first time with four new routes; Air France takes delivery of its first A350 and BA sends theirs to Toronto for the […]

Please be seated: can BA's new A350 make a dent in Air Canada's formidable London - Toronto market position?

Please be seated: can BA’s new A350 make a dent in Air Canada’s formidable London – Toronto market position?

As British Airways launches A350-1000 services to Toronto this week, we take a look at whether this can help the carrier compete with Air Canada’s formidable segmentation of the route – from almost LCC density 777-300ERs to smaller 787-8s – and hold off upstart WestJet.

Virgin Atlantic takes off to Tel Aviv

Virgin Atlantic takes off to Tel Aviv

Virgin Atlantic launches daily flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv Ben Gurion. We take a quick look at the current state of the market.


Melting pot of intrigue: American announces London-Boston soon after Delta

Melting pot of intrigue: American announces London-Boston soon after Delta

Yesterday, American announced it’ll restart a daily Boston-London/Heathrow. This follows Delta’s Boston-Gatwick announcement in August. London-Boston has seen strong traffic growth following fare declines from Norwegian. With market share reductions and JetBlue coming, London-Boston is a melting pot of intrigue.

KRK-ing development: why Krakow-Luton has gone from zero to three airlines

KRK-ing development: why Krakow-Luton has gone from zero to three airlines

London-Krakow has grown significantly in the past year from three airlines following each other in launching Luton. As a result, city-pair capacity has almost doubled – with more coming. Who, if any, will blink first?

Vancouver Airport's Carl Jones heads to Brisbane

Vancouver Airport’s Carl Jones heads to Brisbane

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Brisbane Airport Corporation welcomes Carl Jones as new Head of Aviation Development, Wizz Air announces four routes from Edinburgh,  Air Seychelles welcomes the first A320neo to be based in Africa, British Airways launches commercial A350 operations, Etihad Airways introduces the 787-10 Dreamliner on Chinese routes and Hilton Head Island […]