Articles Tagged ‘LHR’
Veteran German fails to take pole: early summer capacity up 4.6% in Europe; LCCs make up for flag carrier downsizing
We’ve looked at capacity developments across Europe this summer by airport, country and airline. Who’s growing and who’s still shrinking, and by how much? We’ve got three graphs that summarise a huge amount of information.
Royal Brunei Airlines to re-launch Shanghai flights; London only European destination as airline waits for 787s
Brunei is a tiny country but has a significant airline. What is its current route network and which routes have been tried and found wanting in recent years? Where might it be starting new routes before the end of 2010?
After significant changes in 2008 thanks to the ‘opening up’ of Heathrow, 2009 saw few changes in routes but a significant drop in traffic. What’s happened to non-Heathrow traffic and which carrier has cut capacity least for 2010.
British Airways extracts £200pp premium from families for ‘summer holiday’ flights between London and Washington
Complementing our transatlantic market trend analysis this week’s farewatch looks at lowest fares every day for the next eight months on the London Heathrow – Washington Dulles route. What is causing the fare ‘spikes’ in each direction?
Almost 30 new routes have been started since last Friday. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Taiwan, the UK, the US and Vietnam.
British Airways uncertainty and Flyglobespan collapse likely to impact December traffic at London and Scottish airports
Just a handful of UK airports have reported any growth at any time in 2009. Which ones have bucked the trend and which airports have had a particularly poor year? When did London Stansted last report growth?
A big anna.aero welcome this week to United Airways (not to be confused with United Airlines), making their first appearance in our news section. We also have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Malaysia, Nigeria, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, the UAE and the UK.
Here it is: Analysis, pictures and trivia on over 130 new routes that have started during the last seven days, involving over 40 airlines. Sorry if we’ve missed any. Please let us know and we can include them next week.
Europe’s hubs have had mixed fortunes during the last year. Which appear to be doing best and how does traffic this September compare with September 2007? Which two of the 17 hubs examined have grown during this period?
Eastern, Gill Air, Go and Jet2.com have all served this market in recent years but now there are just three airlines each using a different London airport. When did demand peak and how much has it fallen in recent years?
What will Lufthansa do with bmi’s 24 Heathrow destinations? (and the rest of its Norwich-to-Tehran 60-airport network?)
bmi is still waiting to hear what new majority owner Lufthansa plans for the airline. We look at the three different businesses that comprise the airline and how much competition it faces at London Heathrow.
BA’s fortunes have suffered a dramatic reversal in the last 12 months. We take a closer look at one of its major problems; high exposure to the transatlantic market. Just how much of a nuisance is Virgin Atlantic?