Articles Tagged ‘Virgin Atlantic Airways’

Las Vegas Airport is having a bumper year as it sees 1.8 million extra passengers for the first 10 months; Norwegian latest carrier

Las Vegas Airport is having a bumper year as it sees 1.8 million extra passengers for the first 10 months; Norwegian latest carrier

This week, Virgin America commenced a 12 times weekly service between Las Vegas and Dallas Love Field, meaning that the carrier now operates to a total of five destinations from the Nevada hub. However, it’s not just Virgin America which is growing from Las Vegas. anna.aero delves into what other carriers are doing at the […]

Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Last week the Nigeria to Europe market welcomed a new entrant, as Med-View Airline began a four times weekly service from Lagos to London Gatwick on 20 November. We take a look at the market dynamics over the last 12 months, as well as recent travel habits between Africa and Europe.

Wizz Air pulls ahead of Ryanair in the east-west European market

Wizz Air pulls ahead of Ryanair in the east-west European market

With an additional 200,000 extra seats a month more than its main ULCC rival in the east-west European market, Wizz Air has strengthened its lead as the number one airline in the trans-Europe battle by increasing seat capacity by nearly 19% year-on-year, while Ryanair settles for 16% growth.


Birmingham and Glasgow airports celebrate awards at World Routes

Birmingham and Glasgow airports celebrate awards at World Routes

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Brussels Airport welcomes the arrival of one of Emirates’ A380s to help celebrate the MEB3 carrier’s one-year anniversary of services to the Belgian capital, while Varna celebrates passing 1,234,567 passengers. More news also from Turin Airport.

Virgin Atlantic Airways gambles on Glasgow to Las Vegas service

Virgin Atlantic Airways gambles on Glasgow to Las Vegas service

Virgin Atlantic Airways adds its second US route from its Scottish operation, joining its existing thrice-weekly Orlando flights.

Delta Air Lines seat capacity is up 3.7% at Salt Lake City Airport; will introduce non-stop London Heathrow service from S16

Delta Air Lines seat capacity is up 3.7% at Salt Lake City Airport; will introduce non-stop London Heathrow service from S16

Delta Air Lines is the number one carrier out of Salt Lake City, which is the SkyTeam member’s fifth largest base as measured by seat capacity, just behind New York JFK. This summer the airline is reporting an increase in seat capacity of 3.7% and from next year, the airline will add its third European […]


Boeing edges ahead in 2015 deliveries while Airbus delivers to its second A350 operator

Boeing edges ahead in 2015 deliveries while Airbus delivers to its second A350 operator

While Vietnam Airlines received its first A350-900 aircraft from Airbus, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2015 delivery race by 73 units. Overall, both Airbus and Boeing stepped up their deliveries in the sixth month of the year, handing over a […]

Virgin Atlantic Airways brings US service to Belfast International

Virgin Atlantic Airways brings US service to Belfast International

Virgin Atlantic Airways begins weekly 747-400 flights between the Northern Ireland capital and Orlando in Florida.

Tulsa Airport receives Cake of the Week award

Tulsa Airport receives Cake of the Week award

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, easyJet welcomes passenger #10 million at Manchester, while Virgin Atlantic Airways arrives in Detroit and Delta Air Lines launches Seattle Tacoma to Denver. More news from Athens, Barranquilla, Bordeaux, Hamburg, Miami, Narita and Varna airports.


Boeing leads the wide-body race, while Airbus matches on single-aisle deliveries in May

Boeing leads the wide-body race, while Airbus matches on single-aisle deliveries in May

The European manufacturer has matched Boeing in terms of single-aisle aircraft deliveries in May, however the American firm leads the way for wide-body variants, delivering over double that managed by Airbus last month. Overall, Boeing has further increased its lead in the 2015 race, pulling away with an advantage of 67 aircraft.

Vancouver Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Air France’s arrival; Lisbon Airport adds colour to Wizz Air water arch welcome

Vancouver Airport receives Cake of the Week award for Air France’s arrival; Lisbon Airport adds colour to Wizz Air water arch welcome

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Amsterdam Airport celebrates with a massive clog-shaped cake the opening of easyJet’s base, while SAS touches down at Budapest Airport from Stockholm Arlanda. More news from Lisbon and Delhi airports.

30-Second Interview ‒ Paul White, Business Development Manager, Glasgow Airport

30-Second Interview ‒ Paul White, Business Development Manager, Glasgow Airport

With double digit growth in January and February this year, and 24 months of consecutive passenger increases, Glasgow Airport is clearly on the up. During a pit-stop on his epic journey to Barra, anna.aero’s Editor Marc Watkins sneaks 30 seconds with the Scottish airport’s Business Development Manager Paul White.