Articles Tagged ‘London’

easyJet’s Moscow route kills Heathrow dominance; Norwegian establishes London LGW base

easyJet’s Moscow route kills Heathrow dominance; Norwegian establishes London LGW base

easyJet and Norwegian are announcing big developments from spring 2013 at London Gatwick Airport. But what is the effect of easyJet being awarded the Moscow route over Virgin Atlantic? And what makes Norwegian’s new London base different from its other bases outside the Nordic region?

Heathrow passes 70 million; loses flights to Dresden, Seville and Taipei; welcomes germanwings and China Southern

Heathrow passes 70 million; loses flights to Dresden, Seville and Taipei; welcomes germanwings and China Southern

London’s Heathrow Airport recently passed 70 million annual passengers for the first time, and it still has only two runways (though when it was first built it actually had six). But which carriers have appeared (and disappeared) this summer, and which carriers have started new routes? And which have dropped routes?

UK airports anticipate over 130 new routes in 2012 as Olympic 'fever' grips the nation; Manchester and Ryanair lead way

UK airports anticipate over 130 new routes in 2012 as Olympic ‘fever’ grips the nation; Manchester and Ryanair lead way

The UK is gearing up for a high-profile 2012, but what does the year hold for the country’s airports? How many of the nation’s 20 airports that handle over one million passengers per annum are currently growing? Which airlines and airports will be launching most new routes this year?


anna.aero talks to Vietnam Airlines’ CEO about its network developments, including US West Coast

anna.aero talks to Vietnam Airlines’ CEO about its network developments, including US West Coast

The Vietnamese market is growing fast, but how will Vietnam Airlines continue to develop its network? anna.aero spoke to the airline’s president and CEO Dr Pham Ngoc Minh in combination with the launch of flights to anna.aero’s local airport London Gatwick to find out.

Monarch and Ryanair enter London - Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies

Monarch and Ryanair enter London – Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies

The UK – Barcelona market saw amazing growth between 1991 and 2007 but has since seen demand drop by almost 30% in just two years. Which carriers are still serving the market and which have cut routes in the last two years? And what’s happened to the Spanish carriers on the route?

UK airports report growth of just under 2% in September; south-west airports having tough time

UK airports report growth of just under 2% in September; south-west airports having tough time

The struggling UK economy is not helping the country’s airports. Although passenger number are up marginally this summer compared to last, the leading airports in each geographic region have reported a range of results. Who’s doing better than average and who’s struggling this summer?


London - Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what's happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

London – Berlin market reaches all-time high in 2010, but what’s happened to airberlin and Lufthansa?

The London – Berlin market saw growth of 22% in 2010, but which airport-pair markets have seen the biggest growth? How has the German air travel tax introduced this year affected 2011 passenger numbers? And what happened to the German carriers serving the route?

bmi starts London Heathrow - Nice services; city-pair traffic up 13% in 2011 so far after falling 18% last year

bmi starts London Heathrow – Nice services; city-pair traffic up 13% in 2011 so far after falling 18% last year

The London – Nice market benefited hugely from easyJet’s entry in 1996, but how has traffic evolved since 1987 by London airport? How is traffic performing in 2011 and which two carriers will bmi be joining in the market this week? How have frequencies evolved since 2008 at each London airport?

The great anna.aero European domestic fare comparison; 30 routes in seven countries on seven city-pairs compared

The great anna.aero European domestic fare comparison; 30 routes in seven countries on seven city-pairs compared

We compare day return air fares for this week and next February across seven European countries and see if LCCs are really that much cheaper than legacy carriers. Which route has the cheapest fares and which airline is the most expensive?


British Airways announces new service from London City to Stockholm Arlanda to start in early 2011

British Airways announces new service from London City to Stockholm Arlanda to start in early 2011

The London – Stockholm market has not grown during the last decade but BA’s latest decision marks the third new service between the two cities in the space of 15 months. Apart from BA, Ryanair and SAS, who else serves the market?

Iceland Express starts new routes to US, Canada and EU this week; serves 24 airports in summer, just seven in winter

Iceland Express starts new routes to US, Canada and EU this week; serves 24 airports in summer, just seven in winter

Iceland Express started transatlantic flights this week, but where in Europe does it fly to and how often? Which destinations have been added (and dropped) since last year and which routes operate year-round?

British Airways offers just 140 out of 349 destinations from London; has monopoly on just 18; more strikes would benefit easyJet most

British Airways offers just 140 out of 349 destinations from London; has monopoly on just 18; more strikes would benefit easyJet most

British Airways faces direct or indirect competition on almost 90% of its routes from London. Which are its only remaining monopoly routes? Apart from London which are the airline’s busiest airports around the world?