Articles Tagged ‘LGW’

Burgas gets new Wizz Air base and two new airlines

Burgas gets new Wizz Air base and two new airlines

Burgas will have a new summer-seasonal base with Wizz Air, while easyJet and Blue Air will begin service. All three were announced within the same 24 hours.

Air Europa competes directly with Iberia on 80% of routes from Madrid

Air Europa competes directly with Iberia on 80% of routes from Madrid

With such strong competition with Iberia – on 45 of 56 routes – the acquisition of Air Europa by IAG is all about dominance at Madrid.

easyJet summer bookings jump 250%; expects 836 routes

easyJet summer bookings jump 250%; expects 836 routes

easyJet has added over two million seats this summer to Greece, Portugal, Turkey, and Egypt versus S19. The carrier’s top-20 routes have seen a big shakeup.


Norwegian to close long-haul; lost €159 million in 2019, RDC shows

Norwegian to close long-haul; lost €159 million in 2019, RDC shows

Norwegian won’t resume long-haul operations and will instead focus on its core. We explore financial performance and top routes, airports, and countries.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Wizz Air CEO: 13 new bases and 260 new routes since pandemic started

Routes Reconnected: Wizz Air CEO: 13 new bases and 260 new routes since pandemic started

Wizz Air CEO suggests more UK bases and a bigger focus on Italy as he insists “we must come out of the crisis as a stronger airline.”

Loganair announces Isle of Man to London Heathrow

Loganair announces Isle of Man to London Heathrow

Loganair will start Isle of Man – Heathrow in December, only the second time in the past decade that the route has been operated.


Melbourne, Florida – EIGHT transatlantic routes, but still no New York

Melbourne, Florida – EIGHT transatlantic routes, but still no New York

Melbourne is to have a larger international network than domestic. We look at what’s happening and key unserved US markets from the Florida airport.

easyJet takes off from Berlin Brandenburg; airport's first scheduled flight

easyJet takes off from Berlin Brandenburg; airport’s first scheduled flight

The first scheduled departure from Brandenburg was easyJet to London Gatwick. The carrier had over 481,000 passengers between Gatwick and Berlin in 2019.

Latest route and base launches (22 - 28 October)

Latest route and base launches (22 – 28 October)

Wizz Air inaugurates two new bases, Sunshine Coast linked to Australia’s capital for first time, KLM connected to fifth Polish city, and more.


Loganair 'won't be another flybe', MD tell us; Isle of Man to LHR coming?

Loganair ‘won’t be another flybe’, MD tell us; Isle of Man to LHR coming?

In a wide-ranging interview with Jonathan Hinkles, Loganair MD, he told us that the carrier has “no ambition to have 60+ aircraft and looking like flybe.”

Gatwick opens as Wizz Air's second UK base

Gatwick opens as Wizz Air’s second UK base

Wizz Air opened its second UK base, at Gatwick, on 22 October, with the ULCC growing its seats there by a third YOY. 

Milan Bergamo expands to 20mppa; we chat with its Commercial Aviation Director

Milan Bergamo expands to 20mppa; we chat with its Commercial Aviation Director

Milan Bergamo had 13.9 million pax in 2019. And with ongoing development, we see what will drive the airport’s future together with key unserved routes.