Airline Analysis

Wizz Air bases third aircraft at Skopje Alexander The Great Airport; now serves 19 destinations and accounts for 45% of seat capacity

Wizz Air bases third aircraft at Skopje Alexander The Great Airport; now serves 19 destinations and accounts for 45% of seat capacity

Wizz Air began serving Skopje in June 2011 and made it a base in October 2012. We reveal the airline’s rate of growth, which routes are served how often and its share of the total traffic.

Spirit Airlines reports passenger growth of 23% in H1; network grows from 133 to 170 routes, but Cleveland is only new airport

Spirit Airlines reports passenger growth of 23% in H1; network grows from 133 to 170 routes, but Cleveland is only new airport

Spirit Airlines is growing rapidly, and profitably. We reveal the US ULCC’s top 15 airports this summer and how quickly they are growing. Plus the airline’s #1 route and which new routes are still to start in 2015.

S7 Airlines reaches 77 destinations from Domodedovo this summer; five new routes started since May

S7 Airlines reaches 77 destinations from Domodedovo this summer; five new routes started since May

S7 Airlines is Moscow Domodedovo’s biggest airline and Moscow Domodedovo is the oneworld carrier’s most important airport in terms of weekly seats – being over six times larger than its #2 operation. We reveal which are the airline’s busiest routes in terms of ASKs and how many destinations it serves.


Aerolineas Argentinas shows 11% decline in seat capacity to Europe; El Calafate is airline’s fastest growing airport

Aerolineas Argentinas shows 11% decline in seat capacity to Europe; El Calafate is airline’s fastest growing airport

Aerolineas Argentinas is Argentina’s national carrier, operating a fleet of over 50 aircraft. The airline’s domestic market is showing the biggest growth compared to last year – but the European market is in decline. anna.aero analyses the carrier to see how capacity distribution has changed over the past 12 months.

Austrian Airlines remains constant at Vienna as easyJet gets ready for battle

Austrian Airlines remains constant at Vienna as easyJet gets ready for battle

With 116 routes this summer, Austrian Airlines remains the dominant carrier of the 60 airlines serving Vienna this summer, however easyJet is planning to join the party on some of the Star Alliance carrier’s most popular routes. anna.aero looks to see how Austrian is shaping up as it gets ready for battle to commence.

Jazeera Airways continues to fester; no new routes in the last 12 months or any planned

Jazeera Airways continues to fester; no new routes in the last 12 months or any planned

Is this the least dynamic LCC in the world, or simply one that is hampered by its tricky geographical location? Is there anybody in the Jazeera Airways Network Planning Department anymore? anna.aero blows away the cobwebs to see if anyone is home.


Vueling now #4 in Italy as capacity grows by 25% this summer; serves 19 Italian airports in all, and 54 destinations from Rome Fiumicino

Vueling now #4 in Italy as capacity grows by 25% this summer; serves 19 Italian airports in all, and 54 destinations from Rome Fiumicino

Italy is Vueling’s second biggest country market (after Spain) and capacity is up 25% this summer. We examine how the airline’s Italian presence has developed since 2005 and how its growth compares with other markets it serves.

United Airlines dominates San Francisco, having nearly five times more weekly seats than #2 carrier Delta Air Lines; Will drop JFK in October

United Airlines dominates San Francisco, having nearly five times more weekly seats than #2 carrier Delta Air Lines; Will drop JFK in October

United Airlines has one of its largest bases at San Francisco, and is indeed the largest airline at the hub, with the carrier boasting 85 non-stop destinations this summer. Its domination shows when compared to the airport’s second largest airline, who has just nine routes this summer. But will the loss of JFK effect the numbers? anna.aero analyses.

Ryanair gaining share at Budapest, while Wizz Air marks time

Ryanair gaining share at Budapest, while Wizz Air marks time

Despite only introducing one new route this summer at Budapest – Athens – Ryanair has managed to improve its market share at the Hungarian capital city airport, while its fellow ULCC – Wizz Air ‒ has remained static. The first warning shots in a battle for Central European turf? anna.aero does its own reconnaissance.


JetBlue Airways reaches 67 destinations from JFK this summer; Reno and Grenada are newest routes

JetBlue Airways reaches 67 destinations from JFK this summer; Reno and Grenada are newest routes

JetBlue Airways has now been operating for over 15 years from its main JFK base. We reveal which are the only three routes so far dropped and which are the busiest routes in terms of ASKs, as well as when flights peaked at the airport.

easyJet’s fastest-growing airports revealed; London leads way with three German airports in top 15 for growth

easyJet’s fastest-growing airports revealed; London leads way with three German airports in top 15 for growth

easyJet is growing peak summer capacity by around 7%, but several leading country markets will see growth of more than 15%, with just one top 15 country market in decline. We reveal what’s going on at a country and airport level.

SilkAir now serves almost 50 destinations from Singapore; China, India and Indonesia are leading country markets

SilkAir now serves almost 50 destinations from Singapore; China, India and Indonesia are leading country markets

Singapore Airlines’ regional subsidiary SilkAir now carries over 3.5 million passengers per year on a fleet of almost 30 narrow-body jets. We look at the airline’s growth in the last 10 years, leading routes and country markets.