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Volaris growing faster in US than in Mexico; has 23% of domestic market with fleet of 50 Airbus

Volaris growing faster in US than in Mexico; has 23% of domestic market with fleet of 50 Airbus

Mexican LCC Volaris began operations in March 2006 and has grown to have 50 Airbus aircraft. We look at the airline’s recent expansion in the US, its busiest airports by flights, and busiest routes by ASKs and examine its US network expansion.

Qantas lacks capacity bounce at its main hub Sydney

Qantas lacks capacity bounce at its main hub Sydney

Analysis of Qantas’ home-hub ‒ we investigate how the operation has developed year by year and we detail which are the leading country markets, and how this compares with a year ago, along with what expansion plans the airline has for S15 at its main base (cough – none!).

SWISS commands 55% of Zurich seats; Germany #1 country market

SWISS commands 55% of Zurich seats; Germany #1 country market

Analysis of SWISS’ home hub ‒ we reveal how the operation has developed year by year and we detail which are the leading country markets, and how this compares with a year ago, along with what expansion plans the airline has for S15 at its main base.


Royal Brunei Airlines grows by 6.8% in 2013; signs deal with British Airways for UK access

Royal Brunei Airlines grows by 6.8% in 2013; signs deal with British Airways for UK access

Founded in 1974 with two 737s to provide services from Bandar Seri Begawan to Singapore, Hong Kong, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching, Royal Brunei Airlines has expanded rapidly, offering flights to a total of 14 destinations this October. As the carrier has recently received four 787-8s, anna.aero looks at Royal Brunei’s top routes by weekly departures and ASKs.

Prague-based SmartWings grows in Greece; parent company Travel Service active in ACMI market

Prague-based SmartWings grows in Greece; parent company Travel Service active in ACMI market

For an airline with over 40 aircraft this summer, the Czech company Travel Service has a surprisingly low profile. Its LCC brand SmartWings has been operating since 2004. We reveal the airline’s biggest country markets.

Okay Airways has 1% of Chinese market; Boeing order will help it grow

Okay Airways has 1% of Chinese market; Boeing order will help it grow

Okay Airways is the 17th biggest airline in the Chinese domestic market with around 1% of scheduled seats. We look at the airline’s busiest airports and what the airline’s order for more Boeings represents.


easyJet now #2 in Berlin serving over 40 destinations

easyJet now #2 in Berlin serving over 40 destinations

easyJet’s Berlin base celebrated its 10th anniversary earlier this year. We reveal how the base has developed year by year. We list which routes have been dropped and which are the leading country markets, and how this compares with a year ago.

Golden Myanmar Airlines developing domestic and international network with mix of A320s and ATR 72-600s

Golden Myanmar Airlines developing domestic and international network with mix of A320s and ATR 72-600s

With a population of over 50 million people and a growing economy, demand for air travel to, from and within Myanmar is increasing fast. We take a closer look at one of the new generation of carriers looking to take advantage.

Air Wisconsin grows by 1.6% in 2014 H1; Philadelphia is busiest airport by departures

Air Wisconsin grows by 1.6% in 2014 H1; Philadelphia is busiest airport by departures

Established in 1965 to provide services between Appleton and Chicago, Air Wisconsin has grown rapidly beyond those cities, offering services to a total of 67 destinations this October. As the airline’s traffic began to stabilise in recent years, anna.aero takes a closer look at Air Wisconsin’s recent activity and its top 12 busiest airports by weekly flights.


Far Eastern Air Transport continues its network rebuild; Kaohsiung becomes ‘FAT’test base

Far Eastern Air Transport continues its network rebuild; Kaohsiung becomes ‘FAT’test base

In the week that Far Eastern Air Transport starts another cross straight route between Taichung and Hefei, anna.aero takes a look at the Taiwanese airline’s network rebuild, since the re-start of operations in 2011.

SATA International grows by 21% in 2014 H1; seven destinations served in mainland Europe

SATA International grows by 21% in 2014 H1; seven destinations served in mainland Europe

A wholly-owned subsidiary of SATA Air Açores, SATA International achieved 553,000 passengers until end-June 2014, operating 17 non-stop services to eight countries in Europe and North America. With Ponta Delgada-Lisbon being the airline’s largest route by seats, anna.aero investigates SATA International’s recent network developments.

Aeromar has 0.1% of US-Mexico traffic with three routes to Texas; 18 domestic routes account for less than 2% of market

Aeromar has 0.1% of US-Mexico traffic with three routes to Texas; 18 domestic routes account for less than 2% of market

Aeromar has been operating in Mexico for more than a quarter of a century as a niche, ‘executive’ airline. With a fleet of mostly ATRs it operates primarily on short-haul flights from Mexico City. We look at the airline’s busiest routes and its international activities.