Articles Tagged ‘LHR’

Salvador Bahia – where South America awakes and European demand booms – an anna.aero special report from Brazil

Salvador Bahia – where South America awakes and European demand booms – an anna.aero special report from Brazil

anna.aero’s Aviation Development Editor Jonathan Ford recently went to Salvador Bahia in Brazil, where he met with the airport’s CCO, Marc Gordien, and Airline Marketing Manager, Graziella Delicato, to learn about the airport’s development under VINCI, and why the city, region and airport have so much to offer.

Moscow Sheremetyevo is Europe's fastest-growing long-haul hub in S19; Frankfurt, Heathrow cut, but BA retains lead

Moscow Sheremetyevo is Europe’s fastest-growing long-haul hub in S19; Frankfurt, Heathrow cut, but BA retains lead

OAG Schedules Analyser data states that long-haul seat capacity from Russia’s biggest airport is set to grow by an impressive 26% in S19, while Heathrow and Frankfurt are reporting slight reductions. With long-haul capacity from Europe set to grow by 2.4% this summer, we reveal the winners and losers.

European flag carriers react to transatlantic low-cost penetration, with average economy point-to-point fares falling 9.1% in 2018

European flag carriers react to transatlantic low-cost penetration, with average economy point-to-point fares falling 9.1% in 2018

In anna.aero’s latest partnership with aviation performance data experts RDC, we look at Europe’s biggest flag carriers across the Atlantic and see how they are adjusting fares in order to compete with the growing market of LCCs to North America, with data showing that the latter group’s fares are, in fact, going up.


One-to-one with John Cunliffe, Aviation and Commercial Director, Leeds Bradford Airport

One-to-one with John Cunliffe, Aviation and Commercial Director, Leeds Bradford Airport

anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Nick Preston recently visited Leeds Bradford Airport to meet its Aviation and Commercial Director John Cunliffe. The airport is aiming to increase passenger numbers by 25% over the next five years, and the discussion turned to targets for new routes and infrastructure development plans.

Garuda Indonesia launches non-stop link from Heathrow to Bali

Garuda Indonesia launches non-stop link from Heathrow to Bali

Garuda Indonesia adds London Heathrow to Denpasar sector – only flies non-stop on outbound service.

Data reveals 43,500+ passengers want Münster/Osnabrück to London link; historical numbers shows route can support 70,000+ annual PAX

Data reveals 43,500+ passengers want Münster/Osnabrück to London link; historical numbers shows route can support 70,000+ annual PAX

Skyscanner data reveals that during the past 12 months, over 43,500 people have searched for a direct flight between Münster/Osnabrück and London. As a historically proven route which handled up to 73,000 passengers per year, could an airline see the potential of opening up this much needed market again?


SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines in 2018 operated a 35+ destination network from Colombo, having not opened a new route from Sri Lanka’s capital in over 12 months. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s network with regards to its top routes by passengers carried, and highlights potential future services as others are cut.

Fukuoka Airport's international traffic triples during past decade; 23.98 million passengers in 2017; AirAsia X and Thai Lion Air to serve in 2019

Fukuoka Airport’s international traffic triples during past decade; 23.98 million passengers in 2017; AirAsia X and Thai Lion Air to serve in 2019

Fukuoka is the fourth largest airport in Japan after Tokyo’s Haneda and Narita, plus Osaka Kansai. Situated on Japan’s Kyushu Island, the city is home to a metro population of 5.6 million people. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s development since 2008, focusing on its international expansion.

190,000+ people want Birmingham to Hong Kong connection Skyscanner data shows; time to connect hub to HSBC's new UK HQ?!

190,000+ people want Birmingham to Hong Kong connection Skyscanner data shows; time to connect hub to HSBC’s new UK HQ?!

Skyscanner data shows that during the past year, 190,000+ people looked for flights between Birmingham and Hong Kong. With MIDT data showing that the UK city, location of HSBC’s new UK HQ, is the Asian hub’s sixth largest unserved market, who is willing to develop this much desired connection?


Tulcea Airport seeks airlines for scheduled routes via public tender

Tulcea Airport seeks airlines for scheduled routes via public tender

Tulcea County Council announces the launch of a tender for Tulcea Airport as it seeks to connect the region’s only gateway to Milan, Madrid, Barcelona, London, Franfurt and Paris. Airlines are invited to request the official and technical documentation starting from 3 December 2018.

Cornwall Airport Newquay secures key London Heathrow hub link

Cornwall Airport Newquay secures key London Heathrow hub link

22 November: Cornwall Airport Newquay announced that it had secured the return of a long sought-after link to London Heathrow. Flybe will commence flights on 31 March 2019. Reconnecting the UK regions was a vital argument in getting Parliamentary approval for Heathrow Expansion last summer.

Air India adds its fourth Indian connection to London

Air India adds its fourth Indian connection to London

Air India introduces a new route between Bengaluru and London Heathrow.