Frontier Airlines has downsized in Denver but grown in Atlanta, Chicago, Las Vegas, Orlando and Philadelphia; new A321s joining fleet
Frontier Airlines has seen a dramatic shift in its network strategy under its new owners Indigo Partners. We reveal which airports have gained the most as a result of the de-Denverisation of the evolving ULCC.
Tigerair Australia celebrates its eighth birthday; parent Virgin Australia tinkering with fleet and network of wholly-owned LCC
Tigerair Australia is eight this week! The now wholly-owned Virgin Australia Airlines subsidiary has had a busy 12 months, with an ownership change, a new home at its main base, passing the 18 million passenger milestone, 737-800s joining the fleet as well as new crew uniforms. Phew!
Flybe will open its next base at Doncaster Sheffield yet its newest base at Bournemouth won’t be on next year’s route map
Flybe, the UK’s largest regional airline recently announced that it is to open its next base at Doncaster Sheffield Airport from March 2016. However, despite growth being seen in Northern England, down on the UK’s South Coast some bases have not gone quite to plan. anna.aero takes a closer look into the route structure of the carrier, and establishes what further growth the airline has planned for next year.
Jetstar Asia set to launch three new routes later this year; 18 aircraft fleet makes it Singapore Changi’s fourth biggest airline
With Singapore celebrating 50 years of independence we look at the country’s biggest airline that isn’t part of Singapore Airlines. We reveal Jetstar Asia’s growth, route development and how much competition it faces on its routes.
ExpressJet sees Atlanta overtake Houston Intercontinental to become the airline’s largest hub despite seat capacity decline
Despite witnessing a decline in seat capacity of 9.0% over the past 12 months, Atlanta is still the number one hub for ExpressJet, which operates multiple regional services from the Georgia airport for Delta Air Lines. We look at the recent growth of the carrier which operates for Delta as well as United Airlines and American Airlines, and what are the carrier’s leading routes.
Air Serbia is double the size of its predecessor Jat Airways; Zurich overtakes Paris to become number one route from Belgrade
Air Serbia has witnessed a major period of growth since financial aid arrived in the form of Etihad Airways, with the airline now being double the size of its predecessor Jat Airways. However, even with growth, the airline is still not sustainable in certain country markets. anna.aero analyses to see where growth has been focused since the re-brand and why services to Budapest and Larnaca are ending.
Over the past five years, Air Canada has only reported seven months in which capacity declined when compared to the same month of the previous year. Over the past 12 months however, Air Canada has grown its largest hub by 6.6% in relation to seat capacity. anna.aero investigates how the airline’s most popular routes have grown, and which country markets have seen the biggest changes in capacity.
Interjet about to celebrate 10 years and 50 million domestic passengers; five US destinations served; new routes to Cuba starting shortly
Mexico’s Interjet now commands around one quarter of the Mexican domestic market. We reveal how quickly it has grown and which airports have seen the most new routes. Plus a look at its international operations.
United Airlines grows all five of its major hubs by between 0% and 5% in 2015; controversial Newark-Columbia route load factors revealed
We reveal United Airlines’ 12 biggest airports and track monthly growth at the five biggest hubs since 2011. Plus load factor details of the controversial Newark-Columbia route that may have contributed to CEO’s recent resignation.
In September, CityJet unveiled its new brand to the world in Dublin, while at the same time announcing that it is finalising an agreement for 15 under-100-seat aircraft. anna.aero looks into the route development that the airline has seen over the past few years, and establishes the possible aircraft that CityJet could be considering to replace its current fleet of Avro RJ85s and Fokker 50s, and what the acquisition of Blue1 through the recent agreement with SAS will result in.
Lufthansa using CityLine/Jump off-shoot to add destinations at its Frankfurt base this winter; US accounts for six of top 10 routes by ASKs
This week, Lufthansa’s CityLine/Jump off-shoot began operations on behalf of the parent from Frankfurt to Tampa in Florida, using high-density configured A340-300s transferred from the mainline carrier’s fleet. anna.aero looks at what else is going on at the world’s sixth biggest carrier’s largest hub.
flydubai reaches 50 aircraft; has operated to over 110 destinations from Dubai; overlaps with Emirates on 34 routes
In just 76 months flydubai’s fleet has reached 50 aircraft. We reveal the airline’s growth, its top 15 country markets and on which routes it overlaps with Emirates. Plus its plans to develop a second Dubai base.