Articles Tagged ‘Southend’

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> London Southend has 'ultra-low costs and no slot restrictions'

Routes Reconnected: London Southend has ‘ultra-low costs and no slot restrictions’

With no slot restrictions or ATC delays, and great costs and incentives, London Southend is aiming to have 15 to 20 million passengers a year by 2040.

Route launches (27 August - 3 September)

Route launches (27 August – 3 September)

Alaska began San Jose from Spokane, its second Bay Area service; Aer Lingus replaced flybe on core Belfast City route to Edinburgh; and more.

Widerøe launches London Southend from Bergen

Widerøe launches London Southend from Bergen

Widerøe began the first of its twice-weekly services from Bergen to London Southend on 31 August, providing service on what has been a tumultuous city-pair.


easyJet to close Stansted, Newcastle, Southend bases; a loss of up to 2.8 million departing seats

easyJet to close Stansted, Newcastle, Southend bases; a loss of up to 2.8 million departing seats

With the news that easyJet is to close these three bases, we look at the performance of them and find that underlying issues exist as competition heats up. 

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.


easyJet grows fastest in Italy, UK, France; still expands London Gatwick, Southend base opening soon

easyJet grows fastest in Italy, UK, France; still expands London Gatwick, Southend base opening soon

easyJet grew twice as fast as Ryanair in 2011, so what are its expansion plans for 2012? Which country markets are growing and which are shrinking? Which airports will see the greatest increase in flights this summer? Which airports have been added to (and dropped from) the airline’s network?