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Air Armenia growing as Armenia’s new national carrier

Air Armenia growing as Armenia’s new national carrier

After Armavia’s demise last March, Air Armenia has taken over as the de facto national carrier of Armenia. With a fleet of just two aircraft so far (a 737-500 and an A320), the airline’s route network is focused on Russia. We reveal which other routes are served and what share the airline has of the Yerevan market.

Spring Airlines growing at 20%; Shanghai bases dominate network

Spring Airlines growing at 20%; Shanghai bases dominate network

For most carriers, Spring Airlines’ annual seat growth of 20% would be eye-watering — but then this is an LCC in China we are talking about here, not a European flag carrier or US hub-operating behemoth. anna.aero takes a bounce through Spring’s numbers.

Air Algérie is third largest airline in North Africa; Over 75% of capacity split between domestic and French markets

Air Algérie is third largest airline in North Africa; Over 75% of capacity split between domestic and French markets

Not many airlines have a Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules as part of their active fleet. However North Africa’s Air Algérie still retains the services of the veteran cargo aircraft. anna.aero takes a closer look at the region’s third largest airline, and reveals its busiest routes and how capacity has changed in the last 12 months.


Tigerair Australia opens base #3; Melbourne and Sydney command over 60% of weekly seats

Tigerair Australia opens base #3; Melbourne and Sydney command over 60% of weekly seats

As Tigerair Australia opens up its third base in Brisbane last week, alongside Melbourne and Sydney, we take a look at how the airline is rebuilding its network following its 2011 grounding.

British Airways growing capacity in North America and Asia; new route to Austin is 19th non-stop service to US

British Airways growing capacity in North America and Asia; new route to Austin is 19th non-stop service to US

Fully 35% of British Airways’ capacity (measured by ASKs) from London Heathrow is on routes to the US, which have just seen the addition of a new route to Austin, Texas. We reveal the rest of the top 15 country markets (by ASKs) and summarise the airline’s network changes from Heathrow and London Gatwick this summer.

Republic Airways carried 22 million passengers in 2013; over 110 destinations served this February

Republic Airways carried 22 million passengers in 2013; over 110 destinations served this February

The Indianapolis-based airline holding, Republic Airways, managed to increase its passenger numbers by 7% last year, operating a fleet of almost 250 aircraft across its three airlines, Shuttle America, Republic Airlines and Chautauqua Airlines. anna.aero investigates which are the top 12 airport pairs of the Republic Airways subsidiaries.


Frontier Airlines turns 20 this February; 75+ destinations now served

Frontier Airlines turns 20 this February; 75+ destinations now served

The 10th largest US carrier, according to Innovata schedule data, Frontier Airlines has operated for two decades, growing rapidly over the last 10 years and serving over 75 destinations in February 2014. As the carrier’s traffic grew by over 72% last year when compared to 2004, anna.aero investigates Frontier’s top 12 airport pairs and which new routes are scheduled to be launched this year. 

Volotea fine tunes Europe's most seasonal network; 51 of 54 airports served by its 717s in just four countries

Volotea fine tunes Europe’s most seasonal network; 51 of 54 airports served by its 717s in just four countries

Launched in April 2012, Spanish-headquartered Volotea has bases in France (Bordeaux and Nantes) and Italy (Palermo and Venice) and operates 15 717s. Its schedule is extremely seasonal, and it now serves over 100 airport-pairs. We reveal the airline’s network strategy, and which airports have been added (and dropped) since its first season of operations.

NextJet gradually expanding beyond Swedish domestic market

NextJet gradually expanding beyond Swedish domestic market

Swedish regional carrier NextJet ironically doesn’t operating any jets, having an all turboprop fleet of 17 aircraft. Primarily a domestic carrier with its hub at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, the airline has recently launched new routes to Kokkola and Pori in Finland, and Oslo Torp in Norway.


Germania to launch 11 new routes in first half of 2014; corporate charter services increasingly important for its network strategy

Germania to launch 11 new routes in first half of 2014; corporate charter services increasingly important for its network strategy

Germania, which has operated both scheduled and charter services since 1979, is expanding rapidly, as passenger numbers grew by 60% to almost 1.6 million last year. anna.aero examines which are the carrier’s top 12 routes based on Innovata schedule data for this February and which new services will be launched in 2014.

IndiGo passes 70 million passengers; India's #1 domestic airline still growing at 20% per annum with over 70 A320s

IndiGo passes 70 million passengers; India’s #1 domestic airline still growing at 20% per annum with over 70 A320s

IndiGo went from first flight to India’s biggest domestic airline in just under six years. We take a closer look at the airline’s rate of development, load factors and which are its leading airports. Only two other carriers (AirAsia and Lion Air) have more aircraft waiting to be delivered from Airbus than IndiGo.

Ural Airlines’ traffic grows by 25% in 2013; 97 destinations now served

Ural Airlines’ traffic grows by 25% in 2013; 97 destinations now served

Russia’s sixth largest carrier, Ural Airlines has grown rapidly over recent years, serving a total of 97 routes in February 2014. As the airline’s traffic went up 25% last year, anna.aero investigates the carrier’s rapid expansion and its current network.