Articles Tagged ‘LHR’
Virgin Atlantic is continuing its transatlantic expansion with a new direct route from London Heathrow to Tampa, launching on 3 November 2022. The new year-round service will initially operate four times a week before increasing to daily from 28 November.
Virgin Atlantic has continued the expansion of its portfolio of services to the Caribbean with the relaunch of its twice-weekly route to Tobago from London Heathrow. Departing every Tuesday and Saturday, flights are operated with the A330-300.
Virgin Atlantic launched a twice-weekly route from London Heathrow to the Bahamas on 20 November 2021. The service departs Heathrow, arriving in Nassau and then travelling on to Montego Bay, and is operated with the airline’s B787-9 aircraft.
US reopening: British Airways and Virgin Atlantic celebrate with dual take-off from London to New York
The US relaxed entry requirements on 8 November 2021. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic celebrated the return of transatlantic travel with a dual take-off of their first flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK.
Dubai to Heathrow now #1 by seats – it wasn’t even in the top-10 last winter. There has been huge change, with nine of the top-10 now different.
Air Canada begins Toronto – Doha, American launches TWO routes from Daytona Beach, Wizz Air starts Gibraltar, and MANY more.
Virgin Atlantic began Heathrow – Islamabad on 12 December and -Lahore the following day. Islamabad is by far the top Pakistani city to the UK.
Routes Reconnected: “Quick wins are where you can combine passenger and cargo demand,” Virgin Atlantic says
Routes Reconnected put the spotlight on Europe in a panel session featuring senior stakeholders from Virgin Atlantic, Avinor, and Berlin Brandenburg.
Loganair will start Isle of Man – Heathrow in December, only the second time in the past decade that the route has been operated.
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.”
As Turkish Airlines receives first A350-900, we examine the carrier’s widebody network – with widebodies used on 1/3 of network in early December.
Singapore Airlines will have 153 weekly departures in December, with Melbourne top. We investigate this and the carrier’s top-20 O&Ds from Melbourne.