Sixth annual Euro ANNIES awards; great news for Gothenburg, Greece and Germania

Sixth annual Euro ANNIES awards; great news for Gothenburg, Greece and Germania

Hot on the heels of our Asian ANNIES awards we can now reveal the winners of this year’s Euro ANNIES in 10 airport and four airline awards. Airlines and airports in Greece and Turkey have something to celebrate, but Ryanair doesn’t.

Delta Air Lines seat capacity is up 3.7% at Salt Lake City Airport; will introduce non-stop London Heathrow service from S16

Delta Air Lines seat capacity is up 3.7% at Salt Lake City Airport; will introduce non-stop London Heathrow service from S16

Delta Air Lines is the number one carrier out of Salt Lake City, which is the SkyTeam member’s fifth largest base as measured by seat capacity, just behind New York JFK. This summer the airline is reporting an increase in seat capacity of 3.7% and from next year, the airline will add its third European destination from Utah’s largest airport to London Heathrow. anna.aero investigates to see which of the carrier’s routes are performing best, and which have seen decline.

British Airways to start flights to San Jose – not New Orleans

British Airways to start flights to San Jose – not New Orleans

Do you know the way to San Jose? This cabbie did and so will BA next summer when it plans to launch daily services to the Californian city. We thought New Orleans would have been the next US destination for the oneworld carrier, but the Silicon Valley airport was on our radar too.

Top 15 routes in relation to capacity, ASKs and frequency revealed

Top 15 routes in relation to capacity, ASKs and frequency revealed

anna.aero investigates the top 15 routes in relation to the three factors of capacity, ASKs and frequency, and looks to see how they have changed over the past five years.


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Virgin Galactic, Google and Facebook to keynote at FTE Global in Las Vegas in just 2 weeks!

Virgin Galactic, Google and Facebook to keynote at FTE Global in Las Vegas in just 2 weeks!

From 9-11 September, more than 650 delegates from airlines, airports and other industry stakeholders will descend upon Las Vegas for anna.aero sister initiative Future Travel Experience Global 2015. Confirmed speakers include Virgin Galactic, Google, Facebook, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Airbus, Air France KLM, Qatar Airways and Lufthansa.

Top 12 intra-Caribbean routes revealed

Top 12 intra-Caribbean routes revealed

anna.aero reveals the top 12 intra-Caribbean routes for 2015 in relation to capacity, and identifies how the top 12 has changed over the past 12 months, and since 2010.


Bournemouth Airport welcomes its 50,000th Flybe passenger

Bournemouth Airport welcomes its 50,000th Flybe passenger

In this week’s Network Planning and Community News, Vistara celebrates flying 500,000 passengers since commencing operations in January, while Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines agree on a major expansion of commercial ties. More news also from Budapest Airport.

Dutch part of Transavia dominated by routes to Spain; new services to Germany and Cyprus celebrated in 2015

Dutch part of Transavia dominated by routes to Spain; new services to Germany and Cyprus celebrated in 2015

Transavia is the new(ish) name for both transavia.com and transavia.com France as Air France KLM looks to make its in-house LCC a growing force. We look in more detail at the Dutch part of the operation.

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Airport breaks through the 10-million passenger milestone; AirAsia, Gulf Air, TruJet and Vistara are newest carriers

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Airport breaks through the 10-million passenger milestone; AirAsia, Gulf Air, TruJet and Vistara are newest carriers

India’s sixth busiest airport is growing fast. Passenger numbers are up 26% in the first half of 2015. IndiGo is the leading carrier with 40% of seats, and Dubai is the leading international route. We reveal the rest of the top 12 airlines and routes.

TAM Airlines and new-look GOL still battling to be #1 in Brazilian domestic market

TAM Airlines and new-look GOL still battling to be #1 in Brazilian domestic market

Brazil’s struggling economy and currency issues are not good news for the country’s airlines. However, domestic capacity is still growing modestly. We reveal the top 12 airlines on international service and which ones are (and are not) growing.


Winnipeg Airport passenger traffic is up 4% for the first six months of 2015; S15 capacity down -0.4%

Winnipeg Airport passenger traffic is up 4% for the first six months of 2015; S15 capacity down -0.4%

For the first six months of 2015, Winnipeg Airport has witnessed just over 74,000 additional passengers fly from the facility when compared to the same time period last year, representing an increase of 4%. However despite this, S15 capacity is down -0.4% when compared to last year according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines and destinations have witnessed capacity cuts, resulting in overall seat availability being down.

kulula.com South Africa’s leading LCC has 20% of domestic market; operates just seven routes with a fleet of 10 737-800s

kulula.com South Africa’s leading LCC has 20% of domestic market; operates just seven routes with a fleet of 10 737-800s

Despite recently celebrating its 14th birthday, South Africa’s kulula.com operates just seven domestic routes. We reveal how the airline’s annual capacity has grown in the last decade and what competition it faces on its routes.

Turkish Airlines grows faster in Egypt than MEB3

Turkish Airlines grows faster in Egypt than MEB3

Despite Turkish Airlines being the best connected airline to the African continent in terms of destinations served, when it comes to Egypt the carrier places second to Qatar Airways in relation to seat capacity. anna.aero looks into the connectivity contest between Turkish and the MEB3 carriers in Egypt, as well as looking to see which other airlines are growing the most out of the North African nation.

Alitalia still shrinking this summer; capacity set to grow this winter but no new routes currently planned

Alitalia still shrinking this summer; capacity set to grow this winter but no new routes currently planned

Alitalia is still feeling the effects of last October’s closure of its Air One subsidiary. We reveal capacity changes at the airline’s top 15 airports this summer and see how this winter’s schedule compares with that of last winter.