Articles Tagged ‘Virgin Atlantic’

Qantas chooses A350 for Project Sunrise flights from 2023

Qantas chooses A350 for Project Sunrise flights from 2023

Qantas has provisionally chosen the A350-1000 for Project Sunrise flights. Other than Sydney-London/New York, what other new non-stop routes are possible?

Virgin Atlantic doubles Delhi; for all airlines, London-Delhi seats down 25%

Virgin Atlantic doubles Delhi; for all airlines, London-Delhi seats down 25%

Virgin Atlantic to add second-daily Heathrow – Delhi. For all airlines, seats down 25% since 2015 from Jet Airways’ end and big cuts in seats per departure. 

Manchester Airport: presently, six flybe routes could feed Virgin Atlantic

Manchester Airport: presently, six flybe routes could feed Virgin Atlantic

Manchester Airport is to be the UK’s ‘hub of the north’. anna’s James Davis chats with Julian Carr and Robert Smith about this plan.


Virgin Atlantic launches daily Mumbai service

Virgin Atlantic launches daily Mumbai service

Virgin Atlantic commenced a daily service from London Heathrow and Mumbai. We take a look at capacity development since the end of Jet Airways.

Virgin Atlantic takes off to Tel Aviv

Virgin Atlantic takes off to Tel Aviv

Virgin Atlantic launches daily flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv Ben Gurion. We take a quick look at the current state of the market.

30-Second Interview – Juha Järvinen, EVP Commercial, Virgin Atlantic Airways

30-Second Interview – Juha Järvinen, EVP Commercial, Virgin Atlantic Airways

anna.aero’s Assistant Analyst Mohammad Bhimani sits down for a chat with Virgin Atlantic’s Executive Vice President Commercial, Juha Järvinen.


Eurowings inaugurates new Pristina base

Eurowings inaugurates new Pristina base

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Eurowings inaugurates new Pristina base, a new airline emerges in the form of Wilderøe, Salam Air welcomes its first A320neo, Virgin Atlantic looks for further consolidation and Great Dane Airlines enters the aviation market.

AirAsia celebrates 10 years at Hong Kong with new route announcement

AirAsia celebrates 10 years at Hong Kong with new route announcement

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with AirAsia’s celebration of serving Hong Kong for 10 years, Virgin Atlantic and LanzaTech mark the first use of a next generation sustainable jet fuel, plus there is route news from St. Petersburg regarding upcoming services for W18/19.

Flybe announces London Heathrow as its fifth London airport, but will its various operations from the UK capital in S17 be sustainable?

Flybe announces London Heathrow as its fifth London airport, but will its various operations from the UK capital in S17 be sustainable?

In December Flybe announced that from 26 March it will start multiple daily flights to London Heathrow from Aberdeen and Edinburgh, becoming the airline’s fifth UK capital airport. In the same week, the regional carrier announced an advanced agreement with Stobart Air to operate 12 new routes from London Southend. We look at Flybe’s various […]


US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US airlines are racking up record profits partly thanks to keeping a check on capacity growth. Passenger numbers are up only modestly this summer, while this winter domestic capacity is down at the top five carriers. We reveal which of the top 50 airports are likely to see growth this winter.

ULCCs Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth in S16; Air Canada and Emirates growing by 20%

ULCCs Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth in S16; Air Canada and Emirates growing by 20%

US airlines set domestic and international traffic records in 2015. We reveal the leading airlines this summer in the US domestic and international markets and how their seat capacities compare with last summer.

ULCCs Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth this summer; Southwest Airlines doubles international capacity

ULCCs Allegiant Air and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth this summer; Southwest Airlines doubles international capacity

Domestic growth rates are rising while international growth rates are falling. We reveal the leading airlines in the US domestic and international markets and how their seat capacities compare with last year.