MHT-CHS

Manchester-Boston is by far the busiest of three New Hampshire airports with scheduled airline flights. Situated approximately 84 kilometres north of Boston, it was once a lower-cost and far less congested alternative to Boston for Southwest. Southwest has served Manchester-Boston since 1998, and it first flew to Boston itself in 2009. The immediate impact on […]

EI NOK-LHR

Aer Lingus is Europe’s twenty-third largest airline by available seats in the first half of 2024 (January-June), based on Cirium schedules data. Its network is from the Republic of Ireland, Belfast BHD in Northern Ireland, and, through its Aer Lingus UK AOC, from Manchester. Planespotters.net shows that Aer Lingus itself has 54 A320s/A321s/A330s, its Regional […]

February 5, 2024 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

TUI-BHX-SIN

Singapore is one of 101 international airports in Asia-Pacific connected to Europe on a non-stop or one-stop same plane service. This is based on Cirium schedules information data for Q1 2024 (January-March) and having at least four departing flights. Singapore ranks number one Examining Cirium schedules data indicates that Singapore ranks number one from Europe […]

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic’s first commercial flight was between London LGW and Newark in June 1984. More than 39 years later, the long-haul-only airline is the fourth-largest carrier to serve the UK by Available Seat Kilometres (ASKs) this winter. Only British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet are larger in this sense. According to Planespotters.net, Virgin’s 41-strong fleet averages […]

Egypt Air at Manchester

Serving a great slice of northern England, Manchester welcomed 24.2 million passengers in the first 10 months of 2023. This included 2.6 million in October, up by more than 5% versus the same month in 2019. It was the first month to have seen traffic exceed pre-pandemic levels. Not surprisingly, the airport’s own statistics shows […]

CAI-MAN

EGYPTAIR launched operations to its second destination in the United Kingdom on Saturday 15 July by inaugurating flights between Cairo and Manchester. The 3,745-kilometre service will be maintained 5-weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with the 154-seat 737-800 aircraft. The Star Alliance member faces no competition on the route. The Egyptian flag carrier […]

July 20, 2023 | Latest Route News +

MAN-TIV

Jet2.com introduced a seasonal service between Manchester and Tivat on Monday 1 May, marking the airline’s entry onto the Montenegrin market. The 1,975-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly on Mondays and Thursdays with the 737-800 aircraft. Jet2.com faces no competition. The service was initially scheduled to launch in S20 but was delayed due to the […]

May 6, 2023 | Latest Route News +

easyJet add Belfast

Belfast BHD (known locally as George Best Belfast City Airport) ended 2022 with 1.66 million passengers and was the UK’s 17th busiest airport, according to the UK Civil Aviation Authority. It accounted for a quarter of all Northern Ireland air passengers. Traffic was down by 32.4% over 2019, less recovered than UK airports generally (-25.2%). […]