Articles Tagged ‘DUB’
London Southend bounces back with 25% growth in 2017; two new carriers announced; Dublin and Amsterdam are top destinations
London Southend has been rejuvenated under the stewardship of Stobart Group, and handled 1.09 million passengers last year, an impressive 25% increase on the figures of 2016. With the airport set to welcome two new carriers in 2018, Nick Preston looks at its recent network trends and upcoming route launches.
IAG considers bid for Norwegian; Gatwick would become bigger hub than Dublin; deal would strengthen market lead over Ryanair in Spain
International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced its interest in pursuing options for Norwegian. With this in mind, Jonathan Ford has looked to see where the LCC currently competes directly with IAG carriers, and how its network fits, plus strengthens, the IAG business model.
Hamburg-Toronto is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 73,000 searches; Eurowings’ entry into Canadian market??
In the last year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 73,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Hamburg and Toronto ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? With Eurowings and Condor positioned at the German end of the route and three airlines poised in Canada, who will be […]
Cathay Pacific Airways cuts capacity in 2017; Taiwan tops table of destinations, Taipei Taoyuan is leading connection
Cathay Pacific Airways is a well-established airline brand having been founded in the 1940s. The Asian operator offered 29.1 million seats across its network last year, down 1.8% from 2016. Nick Preston considers the Hong Kong hub carrier’s recent capacity trends, including its leading airports, country markets and routes.
“Cake, we all like a bit of cake don’t we? I know I do. I love a bit of cake. I do. I just like cake.” Not our words, but the words of Marjorie Dawes, a character from noughties British sitcom Little Britain. We couldn’t have put it any better ourselves Marjorie – and here […]
For one of the 27 airports involved in this week’s Arch of Triumph public vote it will be a great start to the summer season, because within seven days one airport will have a new certificate adorning the fire station walls, and the fire crews will be the toast of the airport. Let battle commence!!
Ryanair kicks off first week of S18 with 29 new routes.
Aer Lingus goes head-to-head with American Airlines between Dublin and Philadelphia.
Loganair to start Carlisle flights; will offer around 53,000 seats this year on 52 weekly flights to Belfast City, Dublin and London Southend
Loganair has confirmed that in partnership with the Stobart Group it will begin flights from Carlisle, linking the UK city to Belfast City, Dublin and London Southend. Jonathan Ford takes a look at the preliminary schedule and weighs up the true cost saving between Carlisle and London on air and rail services.
Chinese carrier long-haul seat capacity up 233% between 2010 and 2017; anna.aero reveals top 40 global cities without a route to China
Chinese carriers offered 21.67 million seats on long-haul services in 2017, up from 6.51 million in 2010. With so many airports around the world vying to be the next to gain that lucrative non-stop route to China, Jonathan Ford has looked at which unserved cities are going to be top of a potential route list […]
Exeter Airport bounces back above 900,000 annual passengers with traffic climbing 7.2% in 2017, the fifth consecutive year of growth
Exeter Airport greeted over 900,000 passengers last year, the first time that the facility has achieved this feat since 2008. anna.aero’s Jonathan Ford met with Rob Johnson, Aviation Development Manager at Regional & City Airports in Exeter to find out more about the airport’s recent developments.
WestJet shakes things up on the transatlantic front from Halifax by announcing its first 737 MAX 8 routes – London Gatwick and Paris CDG
WestJet has announced that from April it will begin daily flights from Halifax to London Gatwick and Paris CDG, marking its first operations to the French capital. The news means that the carrier will be the first to link North America to mainland Europe using 737 MAX 8s. Jonathan Ford investigates further.