Articles Tagged ‘Flybe’
On 31 March Flybe launched a four times daily service between Cornwall Airport Newquay and London Heathrow, with it opening up Cornwall to the world by initiating flights to Europe’s biggest hub. To celebrate the new route, a special event ceremony was held at London Heathrow, with anna.aero in attendance.
29,300 people want a direct East Midlands to Paris service; historical data shows service can support 135k+ per annum
Skyscanner data shows that during the past 12 months, over 29,300 people searched for a direct flight between East Midlands and Paris. A historically proven route, handling 135,000 point-to-point passengers per annum, this market is the perfect fit for an LCC or hub connector. Question is, who should serve?
Already heading into 2019 with historic developments under its belt, Cornwall Airport Newquay has announced further great news as regional operator Blue Islands, a franchise partner of Flybe, will add Jersey and Guernsey to the airport’s expanding route network this summer.
Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is ‘Top of the Props’ as Canada overtakes US to become top market
More than 245 million two-way seats were available on scheduled turboprop flights in 2018, a 22% increase since 2009. Nick Preston examines trends over the past decade to identify which airlines, airports and country markets have seen the biggest increases or cuts in services performed by these aircraft.
Belfast City gives anna.aero exclusive tour of £15 million terminal investment and highlights business opportunities for the future
Belfast City recently invited anna.aero to look around its newest developments, including the expansion of its departure lounge and fire service equipment. While there, anna.aero’s Aviation Development Editor, Jonathan Ford, also caught up with the airport’s Commercial Director, Katy Best.
Flybe introduces a new route from Newcastle to London City.
22 November: Cornwall Airport Newquay announced that it had secured the return of a long sought-after link to London Heathrow. Flybe will commence flights on 31 March 2019. Reconnecting the UK regions was a vital argument in getting Parliamentary approval for Heathrow Expansion last summer.
Coventry University celebrates the 10th birthday of its aviation management course with a special networking and educational event
Coventry University, ranked as the 13th best educational facility in the UK by The Guardian, celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its aviation management course on Saturday 29 September with a special birthday event, including panel discussions and network opportunities, plus cake!
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Flybe’s anniversary, Shannon Airport’s status in transatlantic aviation was boosted after becoming the first airport in Europe to have facial recognition technology introduced for US preclearance. More news also from Blue Islands.
30-Second Interview – Paul Winfield, Director of Aviation Development and Marketing, Liverpool Airport
A few weeks ago anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford sat down for a chat with Liverpool Airport’s Director of Aviation Development and Marketing Paul Winfield. In the meeting the two discussed recent route launches and upcoming announcements, plus the airport’s strategy for the coming years.
World Routes Marketing Awards – spotlight on the hubs nominated in the ‘over 50 million’ passengers category
This week anna.aero hears from the airports nominated in the ‘over 50 million’ passengers category for this year’s World Routes Marketing Awards, namely Amsterdam, London Heathrow, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Find out what they have to say ahead of the awards ceremony in just two weeks time.
London’s airports handle 44 million more passengers than in 2010; four of the top five airlines don’t serve Heathrow
London’s Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, City and Southend airports hosted over 171.06 million passengers last year, up from 127.17 million in 2010. Jonathan Ford highlights which airports are reporting the biggest net gain in passengers, the top destinations, plus the growth patterns of its leading airlines.