Articles Tagged ‘London Heathrow’
American Airlines reports falling domestic demand; growing internationally especially in Pacific markets
American Airlines may finally have succumbed to sales pressure from Toulouse but how has its global network been developing this year? How have things changed in the last 15 years? How many non-US airports are in its top 12 for weekly ASKs? And which new international routes has the carrier launched this year?
British Airways losing ground against European rivals; US market and New York remain key to BA’s network strategy
How does BA compare with Air France and Lufthansa in terms of growth during the last decade? How does its network reach compare with its European rivals? And which country markets and routes generate the most ASKs for the airline? What route enhancements have been made in the last 18 months?
bmi’s network at Heathrow evolving under Lufthansa’s guidance; 75% of ASKs now outside of Western Europe
Heathrow’s second biggest airline continues to cut domestic flights but is adding new international services to Europe and North Africa. Which medium-haul destinations are served via intermediate points? And which destinations have been tried and found wanting in recent years?
Delta overtakes Southwest as #1 at Raleigh-Durham
Once a major base for American Airlines, then for Midwest, now Delta is making a bid to be top dog at Raleigh-Durham. How has traffic evolved over the last quarter century and which new routes has Delta recently added? What international services are there and how do fares compare with other US airports?
Aer Lingus adapts to new home in Dublin’s T2; adding Aberdeen, Izmir, Perpignan and Stuttgart for S11
How has the airline developed in recent years and which are its biggest airports after Dublin? On which routes does it face competition from Ryanair and how do fares compare with Ryanair on a basket of routes for an imminent weekend break?
bmi makes changes at Heathrow; Glasgow service axed but four new international routes to Morocco and Norway added
The German management at British Midland International (bmi) has decided to drop one domestic route and add four new international ones. What proportion of flights are currently on domestic routes and how much competition will bmi face on its new routes from existing services across London’s airports?
UK – Singapore market shows little change since 2000
anna.aero’s editor recently spent over 24 hours travelling between London and Singapore (mostly watching movies and US sitcoms) but how have passenger numbers developed since the late 80s? When did passenger numbers peak and which carriers are operating how many flights on the routes?
Like a Virgin? Branson’s original airline open to offers – offers a boutique long-haul network
What is to become of Virgin Atlantic? Sir Richard Branson seems willing to explore a variety of options so we take a closer look at the airline’s operations in London, particularly Heathrow. How much competition does it face on each route and what sort of fares is it offering across the network?
UK – US transatlantic air traffic down 3.3% in 2010; British Airways adding winter capacity on existing routes
The supposedly lucrative transatlantic market is still shrinking, at least between the UK and the US. Where is the traffic reduction coming from? Which airlines have added capacity this winter (and how), and which carrier’s seasonal route has been axed for this summer?
More trips to Tripoli from Europe this summer; Air France joins bmi and Spanair in serving Libya
While tourism takes a turn for the worse in neighbouring Tunisia, Libya will welcome more flights from Western Europe this summer. But which routes are already served and which non-Libyan airlines are already present in the country?
Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe’s major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%
With 10 months of data for 2010 we take a closer look at how Europe’s top 16 airports have performed year-on-year. Which is the only one not to have grown in any month so far this year? And which two airports just escaped this fate thanks to October growth?
Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes
Our annual review of European winter capacity shows that European capacity is up around 6% this winter, the UK is only just ahead of Germany, Lufthansa is holding off Ryanair and only one of the top 15 airports is reporting a decline.