Articles Tagged ‘Edinburgh’

Route launches (27 August - 3 September)

Route launches (27 August – 3 September)

Alaska began San Jose from Spokane, its second Bay Area service; Aer Lingus replaced flybe on core Belfast City route to Edinburgh; and more.

Aer Lingus Regional opens Belfast City base as new Edinburgh service takes off

Aer Lingus Regional opens Belfast City base as new Edinburgh service takes off

Aer Lingus Regional on 27 August opened its new Belfast City base and its first route, to Edinburgh, was launched.

Aer Lingus Regional announces 6 routes from Belfast City; had 1m passengers with flybe last year

Aer Lingus Regional announces 6 routes from Belfast City; had 1m passengers with flybe last year

We analyse the development of these routes and look at how flybe and Aer Lingus Regional’s frequencies differ as easyJet’s grows at nearby Belfast International.


Loganair adds Glasgow to Belfast City; what next for City's remaining unserved ‘core three’?

Loganair adds Glasgow to Belfast City; what next for City’s remaining unserved ‘core three’?

Loganair has announced Glasgow – Belfast City, replacing flybe which had 185,000 seats last year. Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham all unserved from Belfast City; we look at them.

Transavia touches down in Edinburgh

Transavia touches down in Edinburgh

Transavia adds Edinburgh flights from Rotterdam on 27 February.

Fourth airline in four years fails at London Oxford

Fourth airline in four years fails at London Oxford

anna.aero is the champion of those brave entrepreneurs which take the risk to launch new services in unproven markets. So we were quite confused when we heard that Minoan Air was cancelling its London Oxford routes despite gradually improving load factors. Read our investigation here.


30 seconds with: Marcos Caramalengos, Chief Commercial Officer, Minoan Air

30 seconds with: Marcos Caramalengos, Chief Commercial Officer, Minoan Air

With new operations from London Oxford to Edinburgh and Dublin starting this week, Marcos Caramalengos has his hands full. But he still found time to talk to anna,aero’s Editor Marc Watkins before the airline’s first UK flight.

For sale Edinburgh welcomes Turkish Airlines and Vueling; easyJet (seats), Flybe (flights) and Ryanair (routes) all #1

For sale Edinburgh welcomes Turkish Airlines and Vueling; easyJet (seats), Flybe (flights) and Ryanair (routes) all #1

Scotland’s busiest airport ranks 6th in the UK as a whole. How has demand developed in recent years, which are the airport’s busiest routes, and which are the leading airlines? How much has traffic changed on the leading routes, and what network developments are there for this summer and winter?

easyJet adds 5th Airbus to Edinburgh base; new routes to Athens, Dalaman, Grenoble, Naples and Tenerife

easyJet adds 5th Airbus to Edinburgh base; new routes to Athens, Dalaman, Grenoble, Naples and Tenerife

easyJet first started serving Edinburgh just days after its first ever flight in 1995. But how has the network developed in recent years? What competition does it face on its routes and from whom, and which three destinations has it dropped over the years?


Ryanair challenging easyJet to be #1 in Edinburgh

Ryanair challenging easyJet to be #1 in Edinburgh

For five years Ryanair operated now more than two routes from Scotland’s biggest airports, but since 2006 it has served, at one time or other, 50 destinations. But which routes is it operating this summer and which have fallen by the wayside? And on which routes does it compete head-to-head with other LCCs?

Iceland Express adds Boston, Chicago and Edinburgh

Iceland Express adds Boston, Chicago and Edinburgh

After introducing US flights last summer, Iceland Express has added two more US routes this week. But which European destinations has it dropped since last summer and how seasonal are its operations? Which are the only routes to operate daily in winter?

UK airports report growth of less than 1% in Q1; London, Scotland and Leeds/Bradford performing above average

UK airports report growth of less than 1% in Q1; London, Scotland and Leeds/Bradford performing above average

The UK air travel market is still not really in recovery mode. Traffic was basically unchanged during Q1 but some airports did significantly better than others. Which region has been performing particularly badly and which airports have seen traffic declines most often during the last 51 months?