Articles Tagged ‘EDI’
American Airlines has confirmed that it will add nine new routes to its transatlantic network for S19, however it will also close six existing services. Jonathan Ford highlights the impact of the carrier’s network restructure on its capacity, plus looks into the demand potential of the new destinations it will serve.
Ryanair to grow 3.5% from Bologna in 2018, offering 4.22 million seats; 46 destinations in S18; Amman and Kaunas launching for winter
Ryanair opened its Bologna base in 2009, and since then the carrier’s annual seat capacity from the Italian city has grown by 200%. Jonathan Ford investigates the airline’s expansion from its third biggest base in Italy, including how many based aircraft it has this summer and its top destinations.
Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings
Narrow-body aircraft are typically workhorses for short- and medium-haul flying. However, some carriers choose to deploy single-aisle types on longer sectors, including a growing number of LCCs. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for long-haul narrow-body flights in S18.
Southampton Airport passes two million passenger threshold in 2017, Flybe is dominant carrier, Jersey top destination in peak S18
Southampton welcomed a record high of 2.07 million passengers through its terminal in 2017, 6.3% up on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at the UK South Coast airport’s traffic trends and identifies its leading airlines, destinations and country markets.
Unserved Route of the Week success rate continues to climb; over one in four routes featured are now served
This is the third time that we have undertaken a review of the now 99 Unserved Route of the Week opportunities anna.aero has featured. With our success rate improving from 16% to 22% between the same articles last year, the hit rate has climbed again, to above one in four.
easyJet vs. Ryanair in the UK; low-level route duplication at shared hubs, Spanish sun routes see most competition
On 13 June Ryanair announced its plans to open a base at London Southend with three aircraft operating 13 routes from April 2019. Southend is already a base for easyJet. Nick Preston decided to take a look at how the two low-cost heavyweights compete at the eight UK airports they both already consider home.
The FTWA competition is continuing to hot up with another 21 entries received this week. There’s strong representation from Europe, plus examples from North America and the Caribbean. This week’s result sees a previous 2018 winner extend a remarkable winning run. Find out more here.
Hainan Airlines adds links from Beijing to Dublin and Edinburgh.
13 airports do battle for Week 21 Arch of Triumph glory, with entries from Europe, plus North and South America. With an average score of 30.2 out of 40, it has certainly been a week of high-standard FTWAs. However, a past champion has clinched pole position for its sublime efforts in welcoming yet another transatlantic service. […]
The Icelandic air bridge between US and Europe; Copenhagen top airport from North America, but London leading city
The number of US citizens passing through Reykjavik/Keflavik over the past five years has increased by 381%, with Canadian travellers also showing a similar trend. Jonathan Ford looks at the development of passengers from North America, and informs on the top connections to Europe.
United Airlines adds New York Newark to Reykjavik/Keflavik service – also starts third route to Edinburgh.
Leeds Bradford-Frankfurt is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 22,000 searches; next hub connection for bmi regional??
In the last 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 22,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between Leeds Bradford and Frankfurt ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? With a Lufthansa code attached, could this be a great route for bmi regional??