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oneworld member SriLankan Airlines is big in India and growing in China; London Heathrow is still #1 route for ASKs

oneworld member SriLankan Airlines is big in India and growing in China; London Heathrow is still #1 route for ASKs

The newest member of the oneworld alliance, the Sri Lankan flag-carrier joined on 1 May 2014. We reveal how the airline has grown since 2000 and what its biggest routes are in terms of ASKs and flights.

JetBlue Airways grows 14% at Fort Lauderdale in 2014; 33 destinations served this December

JetBlue Airways grows 14% at Fort Lauderdale in 2014; 33 destinations served this December

anna.aero undertakes an in-depth analysis of exactly what are the top 13 routes flown by USA’s fifth biggest carrier – JetBlue Airways – from its third busiest operational base in terms of weekly capacity this December – Fort Lauderdale.

Singapore Airlines struggles to grow in dynamic Singapore market

Singapore Airlines struggles to grow in dynamic Singapore market

Singapore Airlines has an enviable reputation for service quality but its route network from Changi has been shrinking rather than growing in recent years. We reveal the airline’s top routes by ASKs and how its partner airlines have been developing.


Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

The UK’s sixth largest carrier, Thomas Cook Airlines has seen its place in the market increasingly marginalised by the continued encroachment of LCCs. anna.aero analyses the extreme seasonality that the airline has to deal with and discovers its most important country markets.

Hawaiian Airlines grows by 4.8% in 2013; regional subsidiary launched in March

Hawaiian Airlines grows by 4.8% in 2013; regional subsidiary launched in March

Founded on 30 January 1929 as Inter-Island Airways to provide short sightseeing flights over O’ahu, Hawaiian Airlines has grown rapidly beyond these borders, offering flights to a total of 28 destinations this December. As the airline has recently added its second route to San Francisco, anna.aero looks at Hawaiian Airlines’ top markets by weekly capacity.

Uzbekistan Airways now serving 50 destinations

Uzbekistan Airways now serving 50 destinations

Launched in 1992, Uzbekistan Airways operates a similar number of both Airbus and Boeing aircraft. We reveal the airline’s top 12 destinations and how seat capacity has fluctuated over the last decade, plus a look at the airline’s 2014 figures.


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.