Articles Tagged ‘Glasgow’
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Icelandair celebrates 70 years of flying from Glasgow Airport, while Milan Bergamo celebrates one million passengers in August. More news also from Glasgow Airport, as well as from Newcastle Airport in Australia.
Transatlantic market grows by 6% in 2015; Delta Air Lines, British Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines lead way
Despite currency fluctuations the Europe to North America market looks in good shape this summer with capacity up and many new routes being launched among the almost 60 airlines serving the market.
Renationalising airports seems to be catching on in the UK. First Cardiff and now Glasgow Prestwick have returned to public ownership in 2013. We examine Prestwick’s traffic development in the last 20 years, and reveal what Ryanair, the airport’s only scheduled airline at present, has been doing to help traffic grow 9% in 2013.
Exeter-based Flybe is actually over 30 years old but has been constantly evolving. We examine its position in the UK domestic market, reveal which of its major bases are growing fastest this summer, and summarise which routes it has added and dropped in the last 12 months.
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?
How have Scotland’s airports fared in the last three years compared with those of the UK as a whole? What have been the key airline developments during this period? And what new routes are currently planned to start this summer? Who would have bet on an Aberdeen – Azerbaijan link starting this summer?
UK LCC Jet2.com with eight UK regional bases adds 20+ new routes this summer; now flies over 130 routes with 737/757s
How has Jet2.com’s network evolved in recent years? How seasonal is its operation? Which bases are growing (and shrinking) and which are its leading destinations? How many airports does it now serve and which new routes is it adding this summer? And what link does it have with Allegiant Air?
bmi makes changes at Heathrow; Glasgow service axed but four new international routes to Morocco and Norway added
The German management at British Midland International (bmi) has decided to drop one domestic route and add four new international ones. What proportion of flights are currently on domestic routes and how much competition will bmi face on its new routes from existing services across London’s airports?
The great anna.aero European domestic fare comparison; 30 routes in seven countries on seven city-pairs compared
We compare day return air fares for this week and next February across seven European countries and see if LCCs are really that much cheaper than legacy carriers. Which route has the cheapest fares and which airline is the most expensive?
Leeds/Bradford based Jet2.com has announced Glasgow as its second base in Scotland and eighth overall. How often will it serve each destination, what competition will it face and which is the only route on which it may have a monopoly?
Aer Lingus Regional launches with 12 routes; only three not previously operated by either Aer Arann or Aer Lingus
What happens when you combine Aer Lingus with Aer Arann? You get Aer Lingus Regional operating from Dublin and Cork, and three new UK – Ireland routes all of which Ryanair used to serve, two of them up until last June.
London-Edinburgh/Glasgow traffic still in decline; British Airways, bmi and easyJet battle it out while Flybe looks on
Demand on the UK’s top two domestic city-pair routes peaked several years ago but how has demand shifted between the various London airports? Are frequencies still declining in 2010?