Articles Tagged ‘Newcastle’

Phoenix proudly presents its Cake of the Week prize

Phoenix proudly presents its Cake of the Week prize

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Cobalt becomes a fully fledged member of IATA, while Wizz Air confirms it will add further capacity to its Vienna base for W18/19. More news from Emirates at Newcastle, United Airlines in Geneva, easyJet at Belfast International plus Qantas in Alice Springs. 

Newcastle Airport traffic up 2.7% in first half of 2016; Ryanair gears up for rapid expansion; three domestic links no longer served

Newcastle Airport traffic up 2.7% in first half of 2016; Ryanair gears up for rapid expansion; three domestic links no longer served

During the past year Ryanair has added flights to Malaga from Newcastle. It will launch a further six routes in W16/17, followed by three more in S17. However, despite Ryanair’s success, United Airlines has decided it will end its route from New York Newark. We take a closer look at United’s short-lived route, and conduct […]

Beijing Airport celebrates the Asian ANNIE award for developing the most long-haul routes

Beijing Airport celebrates the Asian ANNIE award for developing the most long-haul routes

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Birmingham Airport celebrates passing 10 million passengers in the past 12 months, while Beijing Capital Airlines commences its first long-haul charter programme to Copenhagen. More news also from Amsterdam, as well as Frankfurt, Glasgow and Newcastle airports, plus Ryanair.


Flybe celebrates 10 years as a full-service, low-fare airline

Flybe celebrates 10 years as a full-service, low-fare airline

Exeter-based Flybe is actually over 30 years old but has been constantly evolving. We examine its position in the UK domestic market, reveal which of its major bases are growing fastest this summer, and summarise which routes it has added and dropped in the last 12 months.

UK LCC Jet2.com with eight UK regional bases adds 20+ new routes this summer; now flies over 130 routes with 737/757s

UK LCC Jet2.com with eight UK regional bases adds 20+ new routes this summer; now flies over 130 routes with 737/757s

How has Jet2.com’s network evolved in recent years? How seasonal is its operation? Which bases are growing (and shrinking) and which are its leading destinations? How many airports does it now serve and which new routes is it adding this summer? And what link does it have with Allegiant Air?

A game of two halves; easyJet looking to score big during summer to offset winter losses; Gatwick tops growth list

A game of two halves; easyJet looking to score big during summer to offset winter losses; Gatwick tops growth list

easyJet is having a self-confessed tricky winter so needs a good summer to sustain profits. So where has it shifted capacity compared to last summer? Which countries (and airports) are benefiting most, which new destinations have been added and which routes will not be continuing this summer?


Varsity Express becomes the UKs newest domestic airline; London Oxford base serves Edinburgh, Newcastle ... so far

Varsity Express becomes the UKs newest domestic airline; London Oxford base serves Edinburgh, Newcastle … so far

New airlines are something of a rarity these days so imagine how excited our Editor is that the newest UK airline, Varsity Express, has chosen his local airport (London Oxford) as its main base. What aircraft is it using for its flights and which prominent politician also stands to benefit.

London – Newcastle air traffic back to pre-9/11 levels; BA, easyJet and Flybe share market

Article Thumbnail: Route AnalysisEastern, Gill Air, Go and Jet2.com have all served this market in recent years but now there are just three airlines each using a different London airport. When did demand peak and how much has it fallen in recent years?

Eastern Airways adds Liverpool; Aberdeen is busiest of 17 airports served in UK and Norway

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisThe definitive niche airline, Eastern Airways carries almost half a million passengers annually primarily within the UK. Which are its busiest bases and which routes (and airports) have been dropped since last summer?


Newcastle enters long-haul era with daily Emirates service

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisA new era in long-haul air travel began this week with the launch of daily services to Dubai with Emirates. Which airlines have helped the airport grow rapidly and what are the most popular routes? Which routes have failed? Which airline has half as many flights as easyJet but offers only one-tenth of the capacity? And what does jet2.com need a 146 for?