Articles Tagged ‘London’

Eastern Airways announces Teesside - Heathrow, but questions of viability given schedule

Eastern Airways announces Teesside – Heathrow, but questions of viability given schedule

Eastern Airways to begin Heathrow, bookable into winter, with hopes of a twice-daily service. We explore the market + also KLM’s offering, with 67% of passengers connecting over Schiphol.

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

We explore the carrier’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt service, which had ~233,000 passengers last year and nearly 60% connecting. Nagoya #1 O&D.

Eastern Airways takes off to London City from Teesside

Eastern Airways takes off to London City from Teesside

Eastern Airways has begun its first London City service from Northeast England, with eight-weekly flights. The carrier is adding 6 new routes from Teesside.


BA CityFlyer adds London City - Belfast City; Belfast - London had ~3 million seats last year

BA CityFlyer adds London City – Belfast City; Belfast – London had ~3 million seats last year

As BA CityFlyer announces Belfast City from flybe’s end which saw London – Belfast City seats cut by 24%, we look at the development of Belfast – London.

Widerøe adds Bergen to Southend; Bergen - London seats down 179,000 seats from 2013 high

Widerøe adds Bergen to Southend; Bergen – London seats down 179,000 seats from 2013 high

Widerøe announces Bergen – London Southend from 31 August, which is based on a clear market gap.

Nuremberg – London: a market of ~400,000, yet now barely served

Nuremberg – London: a market of ~400,000, yet now barely served

Following the end of Ryanair, with 193,000 passengers, Nuremberg now has BA to Gatwick for seven weeks a year. With strong leakage & indirect passengers, there’s a P2P market of ~400,000.


Virgin Atlantic grows Tel Aviv to 2 daily; big market with $441 avg. one-way fare

Virgin Atlantic grows Tel Aviv to 2 daily; big market with $441 avg. one-way fare

As Virgin Atlantic says it’ll double Heathrow – Tel Aviv, which helps with core US connections, we look at the size & performance of this important market.

British Airways says it may stop serving London Gatwick after coronavirus

British Airways says it may stop serving London Gatwick after coronavirus

As British Airways says it may no longer serve Gatwick, we see that 82% of its routes from the airport have head-to-head competition.

United Airlines' website suggests 89 long-haul routes will restart from May

United Airlines’ website suggests 89 long-haul routes will restart from May

May is an important period for United Airlines’ long-haul operations, according to its booking engine. We look at what’s expected (which could change!).


HiSky new Moldovan airline starting April in competitive markets

HiSky new Moldovan airline starting April in competitive markets

HiSky will initially operate six routes, including London and Paris. All but one route will see two to three competitors, including Wizz Air on four.

London - Bucharest 1.5 million seats; 9% CAGR since 2014

London – Bucharest 1.5 million seats; 9% CAGR since 2014

Bucharest-London is served by five airlines from five London airports. Yet London-Romania (excl. Bucharest) is now a larger market.

London Stansted has added Dubai and Amritsar. Where next?

London Stansted has added Dubai and Amritsar. Where next?

98% of London Stansted capacity is short-haul. But within one year, both Emirates and Air India began service. Long-haul is the focus. Where’s next?