Articles Tagged ‘Liverpool’

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.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Leeds Bradford has 18.2% of the UK population in two-hour drive

Routes Reconnected: Leeds Bradford has 18.2% of the UK population in two-hour drive

The Leeds City Region alone has the largest economy outside of London, with Leeds Bradford Airport now expecting a brand-new terminal.

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.”


Wizz Air announces 8 routes, including new base at Catania

Wizz Air announces 8 routes, including new base at Catania

Wizz Air today (8 Sept) announced its next expansion, with a big focus on domestic routes within Italy – the ULCC’s fourth most profitable country.

Wizz Air announces 18 new routes + new base + 3 resumptions

Wizz Air announces 18 new routes + new base + 3 resumptions

As Wizz Air reveals 21 new + resumed routes, we look at what and where – with core unserved routes now to be served. Despite coronavirus, anna.aero has reported on 88 new Wizz Air routes in 16 days (!).

Loganair starts Isle of Man – Manchester; a market of 173,300 last year

Loganair starts Isle of Man – Manchester; a market of 173,300 last year

Loganair began IOM – Manchester this week. We look at the development of this market and also wider IOM – Northwest England, which saw 428,000 in 2019.


Neil Pakey leaves Liverpool; Nashville celebrates 75th anniversary; Lodz and Batumi welcome charter routes with cakes

Neil Pakey leaves Liverpool; Nashville celebrates 75th anniversary; Lodz and Batumi welcome charter routes with cakes

Beginning of summer holidays in the northern hemisphere saw the launch of almost a hundred scheduled services last week, but which two airports baked cakes to welcome new charter services? Which US airport celebrated its 75th anniversary assisted by Commander Berry? And where is Liverpool Airport’s Neil Pakey heading to next?

Lufthansa’s 747-8I in scheduled service; Weeze celebrates five years as Ryanair base; Liverpool Airport welcomes Ryanair’s 18-millionth passenger

Lufthansa’s 747-8I in scheduled service; Weeze celebrates five years as Ryanair base; Liverpool Airport welcomes Ryanair’s 18-millionth passenger

Almost 150 routes were launched this week around the world, but they were not the only occasions for airlines and airports to celebrate. Which European airline celebrated twice last week? And how did Washington Dulles and Lufthansa celebrate the 747-8I’s first scheduled service?

American Airlines returns to Dublin for the summer; Ryanair surprises Liverpool with a ‘fleshmob’ strip-off

American Airlines returns to Dublin for the summer; Ryanair surprises Liverpool with a ‘fleshmob’ strip-off

With temperatures in Europe yet to turn summery, airlines celebrated the change of seasons in different ways. But why did American Airlines bake a cake in Dublin? And which of Europe’s LCCs surprised shoppers with a beach party in rather wintry conditions?


easyJet makes Palma 23rd destination from Manchester; seven destinations overlap with nearby Liverpool base

easyJet makes Palma 23rd destination from Manchester; seven destinations overlap with nearby Liverpool base

easyJet inherited a base at Manchester when it acquired GB Airways in 2008, but how rapidly has it developed the route network there? How does this compare with its base at nearby Liverpool, and how much overlap is there between the two bases? How soon could easyJet be the leading airline at Manchester?

Flybe steps in to replace some Ryanair capacity at Belfast City; re-launches Bristol and Liverpool, adds East Midlands

Flybe steps in to replace some Ryanair capacity at Belfast City; re-launches Bristol and Liverpool, adds East Midlands

Flybe is stepping in to start three of the five routes that Ryanair will soon be axing. But two of the routes it has previously flown back in 2006. What is unusual about the new East Midlands service?

Manchester needs Berlin, Madrid and Warsaw services; Prague market down 50% in two years but should grow in 2010

Manchester loses Berlin, Madrid and Warsaw services to Liverpool; Prague market down 50% in two yearsManchester is the UK’s second biggest metropolis but what of its connections to major EU cities? How has traffic developed since 1997 on 22 key international routes? What impact has the growth of nearby Liverpool had?