Articles Tagged ‘Virgin Atlantic Airways’

Detroit pursues Midwest to Middle East developments

Detroit pursues Midwest to Middle East developments

One clear example of Detroit Metro Airport’s catchment credentials for additional service to the Middle East is the fact that the Islamic Center of America is a Shia mosque located in Dearborn, Michigan close to the airport ‒ the largest mosque in North America.

Aberdeen Airport grows by 8.4% in 2014; Flybe is top airline in terms of weekly seats; steals crown from BA

Aberdeen Airport grows by 8.4% in 2014; Flybe is top airline in terms of weekly seats; steals crown from BA

Fuelled by its catchment’s burgeoning energy sector, Aberdeen Airport, Routes Europe 2015 host this coming April, produced its best ever passenger results in 2014. anna.aero discovers which routes and airlines have been gushing growth at Scotland’s third largest airport.

Airbus-Boeing 2014 deliveries up 6%; Seattle wins as Airbus hands over #1 A350-900 to Qatar Airways

Airbus-Boeing 2014 deliveries up 6%; Seattle wins as Airbus hands over #1 A350-900 to Qatar Airways

An impressive 1,351 airframes were delivered to worldwide airline customers by Airbus and Boeing last year, turning 2014 into a record year. Boeing delivered 722 aircraft and wins the race for the third consecutive year.


Virgin Atlantic, Norwegian, Lufthansa, SAS, Etihad, Air Canada, Ryanair and AF-KLM to share passenger experience plans at FTE Europe

Virgin Atlantic, Norwegian, Lufthansa, SAS, Etihad, Air Canada, Ryanair and AF-KLM to share passenger experience plans at FTE Europe

Improving the passenger experience is now very much on airlines’ list of priorities and if you are interested in finding out what the world’s most forward-thinking carriers have planned to enhance the end-to-end travel process, you should take a look at anna.aero’s sister initiative, Future Travel Experience Europe 2015.

Cyprus Airways ceases operations; Blue Air moves in with Larnaca base

Cyprus Airways ceases operations; Blue Air moves in with Larnaca base

Times are tough for businesses in Cyprus, and the state-owned flag carrier Cyprus Airways is the latest victim of a weakened Cypriot economy. Following the European Commission ordering the airline to pay back around €65 million out of a €103 million state aid package received between 2012 and 2013, Cyprus Airways ceased operations on 9 […]

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

As South Africa is lined up to host the 21st annual World Route Development Forum, in Durban next September, anna.aero takes a closer look at the recent developments in scheduled air services at the country’s busiest gateways and reveals which is the first international country market this November.


Boeing stays in lead over Airbus as it delivers 61 units in October, SriLankan Airlines receives its first A330-300

Boeing stays in lead over Airbus as it delivers 61 units in October, SriLankan Airlines receives its first A330-300

Following a record September, both Airbus and Boeing handed over fewer airframes this October, with a combined total of 111 units. While SriLankan Airlines received its first A330-300, the American manufacturer is likely to have won this year’s delivery race, as Boeing leads by 96 units this October.

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

Weekly seats up 2.3% and ASKs up 4.7% between Europe and Asia; London Heathrow-Hong Kong is #1 city pair

The relationship between Europe and Asia has grown considerably over the years as both regions are actively engaged economically. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of both regions, resulting in flights increasing by 0.7% and ASKs up 4.7%, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between the two markets.

Join the world’s most forward-thinking, passenger-focused airlines at Future Travel Experience Global 2014

Join the world’s most forward-thinking, passenger-focused airlines at Future Travel Experience Global 2014

Next month, the world’s most innovative airlines will come together in Las Vegas at anna.aero sister initiative Future Travel Experience Global 2014, where they will reveal all about what they are doing to improve the travel experience for their passengers, and share their bold visions for the future. Will you be joining them?