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Leeds Bradford Airport attracts new services but still lacks profitability

16-Jul-2012

The announcement by Monarch Airlines that it will create a base at the UK’s Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), hot on the heels of one promising the re-instigation of a London Heathrow service by British Airways demonstrates that what has been a moribund airport is now moving rapidly in the right direction. But it has proved to be a hard slog to make money out of it. [2242 words]

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Subheadings:

  • Economic clout
  • Knowing your place
  • Ethical investor
  • Two dominant airlines but not as much as at Liverpool
  • Capital punishment
  • Poor return on investment

Graphs and data:

  • Leeds/Bradford Airport capacity by carrier (seats per week): 09-Jul-2012 to 15-Jul-2012
  • Leeds/Bradford Airport network summary (scheduled carriers) as of 15-Jul-2012
  • Leeds Bradford Airport passenger numbers: 1997 to 2011
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