16th October 2009 Archive
Bogota airport hugely dominant for new Avianca/TACA partnership; Miami and JFK among top 12 airports
The new combined Avianca/TACA will have a fleet of over 120 aircraft. But apart from Bogota which will be the combined airlines’ busiest airports? What are the busiest routes and which destinations does it serve in Europe?
The Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia has named its airports after which great historical figures? How has traffic developed at Skopje and Ohrid during the last decade and what’s happening with the national carrier MAT Macedonian?
Lufthansa has 60% of scheduled seats at both its major hubs, but which country markets are better served from Munich? What are the airline’s plans for this winter and which region will benefit most?
When are average load factors in the high 80s just not good enough? When you’re Allegiant Air it seems. We take a look at load factors by month on the airline’s routes from Phoenix/Mesa. It’s fascinating stuff.
Cancun has just opened a second parallel runway and remains the #1 tourist destination in Latin America. How has traffic developed during the last decade and which are the leading routes at the airport? Which are the leading carriers and which new routes have been added?
Eastern, Gill Air, Go and Jet2.com have all served this market in recent years but now there are just three airlines each using a different London airport. When did demand peak and how much has it fallen in recent years?
Eight of nine biggest US carriers saw load factors improve in September. Who was the odd one out and who is still not (quite) filling three quarters of their seats? And which carrier is consistently ranked bottom when examining year-on-year changes in demand?
What’s been happening at Spanish airports during the last six month? Which airports grew during the third quarter and which (if any) have reported growth across all of 2009? And how has HSR impacted MAD-BCN traffic?
The start of the winter season is just a couple of weeks away so airlines are holding back on new route launches. But we’ve still found some interesting new routes starting this week involving airports in Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Montenegro, Nepal, Netherlands, the Philippines, Qatar, the USA and Vietnam.