Articles Tagged ‘UK airport trends’
The UK to Poland market is still booming and some mature markets like Ireland have recovered but Amsterdam routes have been axed by three airlines. Which ones? And which other Central European states have had good (and bad) starts to 2008?
It’s not been a good winter for airports in the UK. High profile problems at Heathrow have not been helped by difficult economic conditions. But which airports managed to grow their business over the winter period? And which have struggled or continue to struggle? We reveal all!
Data from the UK CAA shows that airport passenger numbers were up just over 2% last year with a decline in domestic traffic compensated by only modest growth in international markets. But which country markets are booming and which are in decline? And what about individual airport markets?
The last quarter of 2007 saw some changes in various UK markets. The French market was hit by the improved Eurostar service and industrial disputes. Italy’s summer boom came to an abrupt end while the US finally showed some solid growth. Meanwhile the Polish market continues to grow beyond all expectations.
UK airports mostly showing only modest growth: London City, Doncaster/Sheffield and Bournemouth bucking trend
In the week that the UK CAA published a report on recent trends in UK air travel demand, we take a closer look at monthly growth rates at the UK’s 23 busiest airports in 2007. We identify three star performers among the relatively lacklustre overall market. Which airports will have a better 2008? We highlight some trends.
UK airports are having a funny old year. London is struggling for growth while the world awaits Heathrow’s T5 though London City is booming. Various regional airports are benefiting from LCC investment and yet London Stansted, Europe’s #1 LCC airport is losing traffic. What’s happening in different parts of the UK? We show you month-by-month in 2007.