Articles Tagged ‘British Airways’

Latest route launches (8 - 14 October)

Latest route launches (8 – 14 October)

British Airways begins Lahore, its second destination in Pakistan, as Wizz Air launches its new Catania base, its second in Italy, and Blue Air breaks duopoly to Amsterdam.

British Airways launches Lahore, its second destination in Pakistan

British Airways launches Lahore, its second destination in Pakistan

British Airways began Heathrow – Lahore on 12 October, joining Islamabad. Lahore had 173,000 passengers from Heathrow last year.

Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

Boeing 747-400s: top airlines and routes in this decade

With multiple airlines retiring Boeing 747-400s, we look at the type’s top operators and routes globally this decade. Which are in and which aren’t?


Edinburgh appoints Kate Sherry as Aviation Director; airport reached almost 15 million in 2019

Edinburgh appoints Kate Sherry as Aviation Director; airport reached almost 15 million in 2019

Kate Sherry’s 10 years as Ryanair’s Director of Route Development will be helpful, with LCCs just 40,000 seats short of 10 million at Edinburgh last year.

British Airways to Islamabad and Lahore – is Dhaka next?

British Airways to Islamabad and Lahore – is Dhaka next?

British Airways serves Islamabad with Lahore coming soon. Will Dhaka be next? It has good yield, strong local traffic, and Biman with a one-stop offering.

Amsterdam busiest in Europe with 835 daily flights, Eurocontrol shows; we explore Schiphol’s network

Amsterdam busiest in Europe with 835 daily flights, Eurocontrol shows; we explore Schiphol’s network

Amsterdam is fighting back. KLM had 35 routes with 3+ daily flights on 21 August. Of all regions, we see that Latin America is very strong, with this region the least affected.


Route launches (18 July - 29 July)

Route launches (18 July – 29 July)

Qatar Airways begins Cebu, its fourth Philippine destination; Corendon Airlines launches Basel – Izmir, Alliance soaks up in the sun in Sunny Coast; and more.

British Airways launches Heathrow - Newquay

British Airways launches Heathrow – Newquay

British Airways on 24 July began Heathrow – Newquay, now the only link between London and Cornwall despite 197,000 passengers last year.

Air Albania announces Stansted, the fifth airline from Tirana to London

Air Albania announces Stansted, the fifth airline from Tirana to London

Air Albania will join Albawings, British Airways, easyJet, and Wizz Air from Tirana to London, with four London airports served.


BA CityFlyer adds London City - Belfast City; Belfast - London had ~3 million seats last year

BA CityFlyer adds London City – Belfast City; Belfast – London had ~3 million seats last year

As BA CityFlyer announces Belfast City from flybe’s end which saw London – Belfast City seats cut by 24%, we look at the development of Belfast – London.

Nuremberg – London: a market of ~400,000, yet now barely served

Nuremberg – London: a market of ~400,000, yet now barely served

Following the end of Ryanair, with 193,000 passengers, Nuremberg now has BA to Gatwick for seven weeks a year. With strong leakage & indirect passengers, there’s a P2P market of ~400,000.

Virgin Atlantic grows Tel Aviv to 2 daily; big market with $441 avg. one-way fare

Virgin Atlantic grows Tel Aviv to 2 daily; big market with $441 avg. one-way fare

As Virgin Atlantic says it’ll double Heathrow – Tel Aviv, which helps with core US connections, we look at the size & performance of this important market.