Articles Tagged ‘GLA’
Jet2.com to grow 12% in S19; Birmingham poised to be fastest-growing base; London Stansted to be busier than home base of Leeds Bradford
Jet2.com is schedule to operate 12.19 million seats next summer from its nine UK bases, with it continuing its rapid expansion strategy. With 329 routes expected to be operated by the carrier in S19, Jonathan Ford looks at which UK airports are seeing the biggest benefits in terms of capacity and new routes.
easyJet begins flights on 21 new airport pairs, including its return to the Jordanian market.
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Loganair launches operations between Glasgow and Derry as Ryanair switches its service to Edinburgh.
Wizz Air grows by 12% from Gdansk in 2018; seventh aircraft to be based from S19 with three new routes already confirmed for next year
Gdansk is Wizz Air’s fifth largest base, with 2.77 million seats being flown from the Polish airport in 2018. The airline’s schedules for next summer indicate that it will offer 33 routes from Gdansk, however more could be added. Jonathan Ford takes a close look at the ULCC’s recent Gdansk expansion.
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.
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.
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.
Jet2.com’s biggest base Manchester analysed; capacity set to grow 19% this year to 1.57 million one-way seats; Turkish market growing fast
With over 50,000 one-way seats during its peak weeks, Manchester Airport has worked its way to become Jet2.com’s biggest base – nearly double the size of the LCC’s next largest hub at Leeds Bradford. Marc Watkins analyses this +40-destination operation to reveal the areas of its recent growth, as well as its biggest routes and […]
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.
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??
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with agreement signings in China, we have stories from Bristol, London Stansted, Miami, Manchester, Mobile, Montgomery, San Antonio and Stockholm Skavsta airports.