Virgin Atlantic sent me a press release this week about the expansion of Heathrow. There is nothing in it that you haven’t heard before, but it did contain three interesting statistics about British Airways position.
According to Virgin Atlantic, for Summer 2017:
52 short-haul routes from Heathrow were operated by just BA and other IAG airlines – including Glasgow, Dublin and Barcelona
21 long-haul routes from Heathrow were operated by just BA and other IAG airlines – including Bangalore, Buenos Aires, and Chennai
In total BA / IAG controlled 54.7% of Heathrow take-off and landing slots in Summer 2017.
I’ve no idea what you are meant to do with this information, but I found it interesting ….
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