Articles Tagged ‘Cardiff’
Marc Watkins, anna.aero Editor for six years between 2012 and 2018, has joined Cardiff Airport as its new Aviation Development Manager. Watkins has more than 25 years of experience in the UK aviation sector, including route development roles for over 13 years at Birmingham and Coventry airports.
In recent weeks, Wizz Air has shown that it’s looking at the upcoming summer season with optimism, with planned base openings at Bourgas, Cardiff, Sarajevo and Palermo airports. anna.aero highlights the ULCC’s new services, competition and how many routes it is scheduled to operate in S21.
With Cardiff becoming the fourth base for Wizz Air UK but with competition on all routes, we examine why it’s happening. There’s a clear opportunity.
In a wide-ranging interview with Jonathan Hinkles, Loganair MD, he told us that the carrier has “no ambition to have 60+ aircraft and looking like flybe.”
Only 17 of flybe’s 77 international routes last Sept are now operated. WF are down by 342 YOY, with Southampton hardest hit. Which routes will return?
UK airport traffic up less than 1% in the last 12 months; Aberdeen growing at 10%; London Southend up and running
The UK still handles more airport passengers each year than any other European country, but which airports have done well in the last 12 months and which have seen passenger numbers fall? We compare growth rates region by region.
Born in a hurry in early 2002 this baby has developed a split personality with major bases at four UK airports. But how have the number of routes at each base changed with each season? Which are the leading foreign destinations?
The leading Welsh airport saw passenger numbers pass two million recently. Still heavily dependent on charter traffic bmibaby had the LCC market pretty much to itself until Flybe started competing last year. Now many of the routes served have multiple carriers and Flybe has launched three new domestic routes all against existing carriers. And who are Flyforbeans?