easyJet has almost 40% of Geneva market; seven new routes launched in 2016; Fuerteventura, Inverness, Krakow and Munich new for W16/17
Geneva Airport is easyJet’s third biggest base in summer and second busiest in winter. We look at the airline’s growth at the airport and which are the leading country markets in summer and winter. Only eight of 83 routes ever dropped from airport.
Qantas is averaging 28% passenger share in international markets; steadily losing domestic market share despite growth; next stop Beijing
Earlier this month Qantas announced that it will link its largest airport – Sydney – to Beijing from January, its second route to China after Shanghai. China is currently the airline’s eighth largest international market. We take a closer look at Qantas’ impact in its largest markets, including more details of its new Beijing venture.
LOT Polish Airlines capacity up 20% in 2016 but still behind Ryanair in Poland; US routes key to growth in 2017 as fleet will reach 50 aircraft
Star Alliance carrier LOT Polish Airlines has just launched a new long-haul route to Seoul. We look at the airline’s development during the last decade, its share of the Polish market, top routes by ASKs and leading country markets. Plus what’s new for 2017.
Spirit Airlines serves 20 destinations from Detroit Airport; second biggest carrier after Delta; Denver is most competitive route
Spirit Airlines is Detroit’s second biggest carrier. We look at the development of the airline’s network from Michigan’s busiest airport and reveal what competition the ULCC faces on each route.
LATAM Airlines Group cuts capacity across network with overall seat availability down 5.5%; traffic for 2016 down 1.1%; now serves Africa
The LATAM Airlines Group is currently going through a major rebranding programme. However, since its inception in 2012, it has not been smooth sailing as traffic and profits have fallen, and continue to do so. We take a closer look at traffic development and see how its network has changed during the past 12 months.
American Airlines has carried 122 million passengers from Miami since 2005; 2016 Q1 traffic up 5.8%; Cuba services come at a price
In September American Airlines commenced scheduled flights from Miami to five destinations in Cuba, with a sixth to Havana expected to commence in November. Despite welcoming Cuba to its international route map, traffic in the market for Q1 of 2016 dropped by 4.0%, and many routes from Miami have faced cuts during the past year. We take a closer look at traffic development during the past decade, and which are the most popular routes.
TAROM quickly losing market share in fast-growing Romania as Blue Air, Ryanair and Wizz Air all expand rapidly
The Romanian flag carrier started flying in 1954, but still has only a modest fleet of just over 20 aircraft. We reveal its development during the last decade, its share of the Romanian market and leading country markets.
Compass Airlines operates 66 routes between 44 airports; Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Seattle-Tacoma are its three largest bases
Compass Airlines inaugurated its first operation in May 2007 for Northwest Airlink between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Washington Dulles with a sole CRJ 200. Now it operates 62 aircraft for American Eagle and Delta Connection from three operational bases at Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Seattle-Tacoma. We take a look at the airline’s route portfolio and how its capacity has grown since 2007.
Lufthansa’s Munich hub serves over 140 destinations this year; German routes have most seats, Italy very popular, US routes #1 for ASKs
Lufthansa operates two major hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. We reveal how the Munich hub has developed in the last decade, which are the leading country markets and routes and the daily pattern of arrivals and departures.
Milan/Bergamo is Ryanair’s biggest base in mainland Europe and third biggest overall; over 70 destinations served across 25 countries
First served in 2002, Milan/Bergamo became a Ryanair base in 2003 and has since offered flights to almost 120 destinations. We look at growth rates in the leading country markets and which will be Ryanair’s next new destinations.
Air China grows international capacity by 13% per annum since 2013; US is biggest market by ASKs, Japan routes have most seat capacity
Air China now operates over 100 international routes. We look at the airline’s international seat growth since 2006, the leading country markets (and their rate of growth) and the leading routes as measured by ASKs.
Turkish Airlines defies network cuts with new long-haul route plans; Latin America and Asia in focus for growth
On 1 September Turkish Airlines launched services to Cluj-Napoca, a sector which started despite its W16/17 network cuts. The carrier’s CEO Temel Kotil says he is still planning for further long-haul network growth, so our data elves have taken a look at the competitive landscape on the four anticipated routes.