Articles Tagged ‘LBA’

Leeds Bradford Airport appoints new Aviation Director

Leeds Bradford Airport appoints new Aviation Director

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has announced the appointment of Nicola McMullen as Aviation Director, as part of a wider reorganisation of the airport’s senior commercial team. McMullen will facilitate future growth at LBA, leading the development of new routes.

Eastern Airways starts summer season with resumption of Leeds Bradford – Newquay service

Eastern Airways starts summer season with resumption of Leeds Bradford – Newquay service

On 30 April 2021, Eastern Airways restarted its service from Leeds Bradford Airport to Cornwall Airport Newquay. It marked the launch of the summer season as the first operator back into Cornwall Airport Newquay on its reopening to passenger services.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Leeds Bradford has 18.2% of the UK population in two-hour drive

Routes Reconnected: Leeds Bradford has 18.2% of the UK population in two-hour drive

The Leeds City Region alone has the largest economy outside of London, with Leeds Bradford Airport now expecting a brand-new terminal.


Jet2 announces five routes to Jersey, joining existing Leeds Bradford

Jet2 announces five routes to Jersey, joining existing Leeds Bradford

Five routes revealed by Jet2 – with one unserved since 2014 and another ended this current year. In 2019, they had 191,000 passengers; we explore them.

Latest route launches (30 September - 7 October)

Latest route launches (30 September – 7 October)

United Express begins two routes, Aer Lingus Regional’s final pieces of its Belfast City puzzle, Jazeera Airways becomes the only carrier to Dhaka, + more.

Aer Lingus Regional takes off to East Midlands and Leeds Bradford

Aer Lingus Regional takes off to East Midlands and Leeds Bradford

Aer Lingus Regional has launched Belfast City to both East Midlands and Leeds Bradford, with these routes having a combined 295,000+ passengers last year.


78% of flybe’s international routes still unserved; Southampton worst hit

78% of flybe’s international routes still unserved; Southampton worst hit

Only 17 of flybe’s 77 international routes last Sept are now operated. WF are down by 342 YOY, with Southampton hardest hit. Which routes will return?

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.

Route launches (7 July - 17 July)

Route launches (7 July – 17 July)

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi takes off; Air Serbia becomes the third airline from Belgrade to the Oslo area; GOL launches Florianópolis – Brasília; and much more.


Eastern Airways gathers pace as it reveals Leeds Bradford – Newquay, starting next month

Eastern Airways gathers pace as it reveals Leeds Bradford – Newquay, starting next month

As Eastern Airways reveals Leeds Bradford – Newquay, we see that flybe had an average year-round SLF of 76% on this airport-pair last year.

Loganair starts Isle of Man – Manchester; a market of 173,300 last year

Loganair starts Isle of Man – Manchester; a market of 173,300 last year

Loganair began IOM – Manchester this week. We look at the development of this market and also wider IOM – Northwest England, which saw 428,000 in 2019.

KLM serves 16 UK airports; ~2.2 million passengers connect via Amsterdam

KLM serves 16 UK airports; ~2.2 million passengers connect via Amsterdam

KLM serves 16 UK airports with 67 daily flights. 2.2m connect, especially to Western Europe. Germany is the top country, but London – Lagos and London – Accra are top city-pairs.