Birmingham

It was recently announced that easyJet would finally make Birmingham a base, with three aircraft to be stationed at the UK airport from the start of next summer (S24). The LCC was already planning to operate 11 routes from the airport this summer, including domestic routes to Belfast BFS, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Compared with last […]

European Domestic Market Analysis

The last week has sadly seen the collapse of two European airlines, Flybe version 2 and Flyr. Both carriers were launched since the start of the pandemic and focussed, at least initially, on their respective domestic markets of the UK and Norway. While the revived Flybe remained focussed on the domestic market for all of […]

February 3, 2023 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

UK Air recovery 2022

Since the arrival of COVID, the UK’s recovery in air travel demand has been well below the European average with the country adopting severe travel restrictions in the early days and waiting longer than many of its European neighbours before removing the majority of restrictions. It has consistently lagged behind its major European rivals France, […]

Flybe - Newquay

Situated in the tourist county of Cornwall in Southwest England, Newquay welcomed 171,000 passengers between April and September, according to the UK Civil Aviation Authority. Of these, 118,000 (69%) were domestic. Depending on the month, it ranked 26th to 29th among the UK’s busiest airports. Newquay’s domestic passenger volume was 74% of what it had […]

November 23, 2022 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

BHD - CWL

Aer Lingus Regional on Thursday 7 July added two new routes from Belfast BHD. Using ATR 72s operated by Emerald Airlines, there will be daily flights on the 510-kilometre route to Southampton, competing with Eastern Airways, which already offers 13-weekly flights. In addition, Aer Lingus Regional is now offering 5-weekly flights on the 400-kilometre route […]