Articles Tagged ‘Manchester’

Luxair announces Luxembourg – Manchester

Luxair announces Luxembourg – Manchester

As Luxair puts Manchester on sale, marking its comeback since its 2007 end, we look at the development of this airport-pair.

easyJet to begin Manchester – Aberdeen? If so, its 4th new UK domestic route in less than a year

easyJet to begin Manchester – Aberdeen? If so, its 4th new UK domestic route in less than a year

We look at the development of Manchester – Aberdeen & easyJet’s Aberdeen performance.  Now, easyJet has 48% of the UK domestic market, up from 34% YOY.

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.


Virgin Atlantic announce Manchester – Delhi

Virgin Atlantic announce Manchester – Delhi

Virgin Atlantic is to begin a three-weekly Manchester – Delhi service from October, a market of ~61,000. Will larger Mumbai start from Manchester too?

One-to-one with Robert Smith, Head of Aviation Development, Manchester Airport

One-to-one with Robert Smith, Head of Aviation Development, Manchester Airport

In early February, anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Nick Preston met with Robert Smith, Head of Aviation Development, Manchester Airport. Manchester is currently undergoing a £1.0 billion redevelopment programme and the pair discussed it aims for future traffic growth, plus it top targets for new routes.

Virgin Atlantic announces London Heathrow to Manchester route from March 2013 with three daily flights

Virgin Atlantic announces London Heathrow to Manchester route from March 2013 with three daily flights

Having lost its partner airline bmi, Virgin Atlantic now announces own short haul operations as Virgin Group swaps trains for planes between London and Manchester. The airline plans to start Heathrow – Manchester flights next March using its own slots. But how has traffic developed between the two cities since 2004?


Ryanair cutting flights in nine countries this summer; 270 routes launched but 130 dropped as flights increase by 7%

Ryanair cutting flights in nine countries this summer; 270 routes launched but 130 dropped as flights increase by 7%

We all know that Ryanair starts lots of new routes every year, but what about the routes they drop? We take a closer look at how this summer’s network compares with a year ago to see which country markets are growing fastest, which are shrinking, and which airports have lost most routes. Also, which airports […]

Monarch embraces Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona) as total passenger numbers rise 2.4% to 6 million in 2011

Monarch embraces Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona) as total passenger numbers rise 2.4% to 6 million in 2011

UK hybrid carrier Monarch is increasing its scheduled network while reducing charter capacity. This summer it is launching flights to seven new destinations across Europe, but how important is the Spanish market? Which is its busiest UK base and which destinations receive the mostly weekly flights this summer?

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?


Manchester persuades Ryanair to open base, and then recruits its Director of New Route Development!

Manchester persuades Ryanair to open base, and then recruits its Director of New Route Development!

The UK’s busiest airport outside of London has had an up-and-down last 10 years. easyJet has been growing fast since 2008 and Ryanair is about to open a base with 20 new routes. But which are the leading airlines, and which LCC is returning this winter after a four year absence? And which other carriers […]

Flybe axes two of three Frankfurt routes; still serving five German airports from across four UK airports

Flybe axes two of three Frankfurt routes; still serving five German airports from across four UK airports

Flybe is axing two of its three routes to Germany’s busiest airports. We take a closer look at the competition it faces on these routes from Lufthansa. But, what other routes does Flybe operate from the UK to Germany and what competition (if any) does it face on these routes?

Monarch's new Bodrum and Corfu scheduled services mean non-Spanish routes are one-third of its flights this summer

Monarch’s new Bodrum and Corfu scheduled services mean non-Spanish routes are one-third of its flights this summer

Monarch’s business model has changed during the last decade shifting from charter to scheduled operations. But which is the biggest of its four UK bases and which are its most popular destinations during the peak summer months?