Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

Route launches (10 - 17 September)

Route launches (10 – 17 September)

Eastern Airways starts Teesside – LHR, connecting the two after 11 years; Aer Lingus Regional fills core void from Belfast City; and Clermont-Ferrand’s again connected with Orly.

Eastern Airways takes off from Teesside to Heathrow

Eastern Airways takes off from Teesside to Heathrow

Eastern Airways today (14 September) reconnected Teesside with Heathrow after an 11-year absence.

Virgin Atlantic to begin Islamabad and Lahore from big gap left by PIA

Virgin Atlantic to begin Islamabad and Lahore from big gap left by PIA

As Virgin Atlantic announces Pakistan, we examine the market to understand what is driving it and the routes it has picked.


Eastern Airways announces Teesside - Heathrow, but questions of viability given schedule

Eastern Airways announces Teesside – Heathrow, but questions of viability given schedule

Eastern Airways to begin Heathrow, bookable into winter, with hopes of a twice-daily service. We explore the market + also KLM’s offering, with 67% of passengers connecting over Schiphol.

Route launches (18 July - 29 July)

Route launches (18 July – 29 July)

Qatar Airways begins Cebu, its fourth Philippine destination; Corendon Airlines launches Basel – Izmir, Alliance soaks up in the sun in Sunny Coast; and more.

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

We explore the carrier’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt service, which had ~233,000 passengers last year and nearly 60% connecting. Nagoya #1 O&D.


British Airways launches Heathrow - Newquay

British Airways launches Heathrow – Newquay

British Airways on 24 July began Heathrow – Newquay, now the only link between London and Cornwall despite 197,000 passengers last year.

Air Albania announces Stansted, the fifth airline from Tirana to London

Air Albania announces Stansted, the fifth airline from Tirana to London

Air Albania will join Albawings, British Airways, easyJet, and Wizz Air from Tirana to London, with four London airports served.

Nuremberg – London: a market of ~400,000, yet now barely served

Nuremberg – London: a market of ~400,000, yet now barely served

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.


Virgin Atlantic grows Tel Aviv to 2 daily; big market with $441 avg. one-way fare

Virgin Atlantic grows Tel Aviv to 2 daily; big market with $441 avg. one-way fare

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.

United Airlines' website suggests 89 long-haul routes will restart from May

United Airlines’ website suggests 89 long-haul routes will restart from May

May is an important period for United Airlines’ long-haul operations, according to its booking engine. We look at what’s expected (which could change!).

Emirates to resume 5 European airports from 6 April; we look at numbers

Emirates to resume 5 European airports from 6 April; we look at numbers

Emirates to London Heathrow, Brussels, Frankfurt, Paris CDG, and Zurich to resume, mainly for cargo. 16-weekly flights will initially operate vs. usual 112.