Skyscanner-anna.aero "Unserved Route of the Week" is Dublin-Miami with 60,000++ searches in 2015 – one for Aer Lingus?

Skyscanner-anna.aero “Unserved Route of the Week” is Dublin-Miami with 60,000++ searches in 2015 – one for Aer Lingus?

The Skyscanner for Business Travel Insight tool reveals that over 60,000 potential passengers per year want a Dublin to Miami route – yet the sector remains unserved. Will this be the next new transatlantic service revealed by Aer Lingus from Dublin following on from Air Canada rouge’s recent Vancouver announcement?

Hamburg is base #80 for Ryanair; seven new routes in six countries with two based aircraft starting in November

Hamburg is base #80 for Ryanair; seven new routes in six countries with two based aircraft starting in November

First Nuremberg and now Hamburg. Ryanair is sending a clear message that Germany is a target market next winter. We reveal what competition the carrier will face on its new routes and the history of Ryanair in the region.

VietJetAir reaches 19 million passengers; has ordered almost 100 A320-series aircraft

VietJetAir reaches 19 million passengers; has ordered almost 100 A320-series aircraft

Only just over four years old, VietJetAir is already challenging Vietnam Airlines to be the biggest carrier in the Vietnamese domestic market. We look at the LCC’s leading routes and international network.

Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

We reveal which are the leading airlines and country markets in the first quarter of 2016 and by how much they are growing (or shrinking). Plus a look at which airlines and countries are seeing the biggest increase in capacity.


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Aeromexico’s international traffic grows 15%; #1 airport Mexico City grows by 9.5%; Amsterdam to join network in May

Aeromexico’s international traffic grows 15%; #1 airport Mexico City grows by 9.5%; Amsterdam to join network in May

Aeromexico is currently the largest airline in Mexico occupying 38% of seats to the nation. During 2015 the carrier launched services to many new international destinations, helping international traffic to grow by 15%. With this news, anna.aero takes a closer look to see how the airline is developing in regards to its international growth.

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 5)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 5)

Chinese airport statistics for 2015, Turkish airport statistics for January 2016, Ryanair’s 79th base to be in Nuremberg and British Airways going to London Stansted.


Wellington Airport displays its monster-sized Arch of Triumph certificate for the world to see

Wellington Airport displays its monster-sized Arch of Triumph certificate for the world to see

The airport serving Middle Earth joins Christchurch to become only the second airport in New Zealand to have an Arch of Triumph certificate on its fire station walls. Find out which of this week’s three worldwide entries has racked up enough points to deliver the win for their airport.

easyJet opens bases at Barcelona and Venice Marco Polo airports

easyJet opens bases at Barcelona and Venice Marco Polo airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, London Gatwick unveils the latest part of its €2.6 billion transformation, while Thai AirAsia announces its next international service from Bangkok Don Mueang. More news also from St Petersburg and Abuja airports.

Jet2.com operating over 200 routes this summer from seven UK bases; Edinburgh base growing fastest with 12 new routes

Jet2.com operating over 200 routes this summer from seven UK bases; Edinburgh base growing fastest with 12 new routes

Despite not operating from any London airport, Jet2.com carries around six million passengers each year. We reveal the growth in routes from each base by season as well as the LCC’s leading destinations and country markets.

Ahmedabad Airport traffic up 31% since 2012; now connected to Europe with Air India’s London Heathrow service

Ahmedabad Airport traffic up 31% since 2012; now connected to Europe with Air India’s London Heathrow service

In the last month of 2015, Air India commenced services from Ahmedabad to London Heathrow via its existing Mumbai service, meaning that the Indian facility is now connected to Europe. As well as welcoming new markets, the airport also welcomed 31% more passengers in 2015 when compared to 2012. anna.aero takes a closer look to see how this growth has been achieved.


Senegal capacity up 5.2%; Ghana and Togo markets gained; Turkey pledges to help complete construction of the country’s newest airport

Senegal capacity up 5.2%; Ghana and Togo markets gained; Turkey pledges to help complete construction of the country’s newest airport

This winter Senegal has connections to 24 country markets, the same as in W14/15. However, a shake-up in the markets served has changed, with two being dropped and replaced. anna.aero takes a closer look at the country market shift as well as Turkey’s investment into the country’s brand new Blaise Diagne Airport which will serve the nation’s capital Dakar.

Ryanair’s Italian base closures analysed; we reveal which routes to Alghero and Pescara will survive into W16/17

Ryanair’s Italian base closures analysed; we reveal which routes to Alghero and Pescara will survive into W16/17

Ryanair recently announced that its bases at Alghero and Pescara will close at the end of the S16 season. We look at the number of destinations served by the airline from these airports over the last decade and which routes have been spared the axe.

anna.aero & Skyscanner launch “Unserved Route of the Week”: 100,000++ searched for Glasgow-Brussels in 2015!

anna.aero & Skyscanner launch “Unserved Route of the Week”: 100,000++ searched for Glasgow-Brussels in 2015!

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has identified that over 100,000 potential passengers per year want a Glasgow to Brussels route – yet the route remains unserved. Find out whether this would-be route will be the next new service following British Airways’ recent Glasgow-Salzburg launch.

US airlines will have started over 500 new domestic routes in just two years by the end of 2016; despite mega profits fares not really falling

US airlines will have started over 500 new domestic routes in just two years by the end of 2016; despite mega profits fares not really falling

US airlines have never had it so good, with record profits and domestic demand is going through a period of sustained growth. Most of the leading airlines are growing their domestic networks this summer, but fares are falling only slowly.