Articles Tagged ‘Heathrow’
Following the end of Ryanair, with 193,000 passengers, Nuremberg now has BA to Gatwick for seven weeks a year. With strong leakage & indirect passengers, there’s a P2P market of ~400,000.
While there are enormous challenges and few ‘golden opportunities’, ultra-long-haul may have an increased role post-COVID-19. Linus Benjamin Bauer looks at why.
As Virgin Atlantic says it’ll double Heathrow – Tel Aviv, which helps with core US connections, we look at the size & performance of this important market.
With Virgin Atlantic’s Gatwick cuts, routes moving to Heathrow, planned fleet reduction, & a boosted British Airways, it is inevitable it would end Gatwick.
As British Airways says it may no longer serve Gatwick, we see that 82% of its routes from the airport have head-to-head competition.
Emirates to London Heathrow, Brussels, Frankfurt, Paris CDG, and Zurich to resume, mainly for cargo. 16-weekly flights will initially operate vs. usual 112.
Bucharest-London is served by five airlines from five London airports. Yet London-Romania (excl. Bucharest) is now a larger market.
Virgin Atlantic to add second-daily Heathrow – Delhi. For all airlines, seats down 25% since 2015 from Jet Airways’ end and big cuts in seats per departure.
British Airways has added 16% more business seats since 2015, with its new Club Suite out. JFK is its #1 route, but Boston wins for fare per mile.
Yesterday, American announced it’ll restart a daily Boston-London/Heathrow. This follows Delta’s Boston-Gatwick announcement in August. London-Boston has seen strong traffic growth following fare declines from Norwegian. With market share reductions and JetBlue coming, London-Boston is a melting pot of intrigue.
London-Krakow has grown significantly in the past year from three airlines following each other in launching Luton. As a result, city-pair capacity has almost doubled – with more coming. Who, if any, will blink first?
British Airways drops Chengdu service after three years; average load factor since launch well below 60% according to anna.aero research
Launched with great fanfare in September 2013, British Airways’ non-stop service to Chengdu will be suspended next January. We reveal the monthly passenger figures and estimated load factors up to July 2016.