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Australia’s largest independent regional airline, Rex Regional Express, concentrates most of its capacity in Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne. But as the pressure from large domestic carriers increases, it turns to new territories.
As Croatia readies up for the EU accession, its flag carrier prepares for a busy summer with six new routes in the pipeline, as it struggles to recover financially.
Sweet route! Famous for its Baklava dessert, Gaziantep has become one of Atlasjet’s five new domestic services inaugurated from its Istanbul hub this month.
At least four new airlines launched in Africa in 2012, all with significant help from European partners. Ivorian Air Cote d’Ivoire launched only three months ago, but already managed to become Abidjan Airport’s largest carrier.
As the large AviancaTaca nears full operational alignment, TACA brand will soon disappear. anna.aero examines how has TACA’s network changed following the merger with Colombian Avianca.
Will appointment of new airberlin CEO lead to further network changes; more Mediterranean routes to face axe?
“I ain’t afraid of no ghosts!” New airberlin CEO Prock-Schauer has a few network and over-capacity spectres to reduce to slime before he can sleep easily at night.
Family affair: Emily Cho (left), Jin Air’s SVP Marketing and PR, is the youngest daughter of Korean Air’s Head, Cho Yang-ho, which just happens to be the parent company of the Korean low-cost airline. Despite the family ties, Jin Air manages to compete on nearly 40% of its routes with the mother airline, including on the world’s busiest air route.
China’s #2 airline in terms of weekly seats and weekly flights has grown by 4m annual passengers in the last year, ensuring that China Eastern Airlines stays inside the world’s top 10 largest airlines. But what impact will this man have on its growth plans to Japan?
Friedrichshafen Airport’s home carrier, InterSky now plans to diversify its fleet and grow bigger with new routes from its new base in Graz. The airline’s co-owner, Renate Moser, reveals, which markets it wants to avoid.
Given its perfectly located home-hub of Baku, Azerbaijan Airlines has the potential (and the country has the oil wealth) to consider rivalry with Dubai, Doha or Abu Dhabi for passenger flows between Europe and the East. Orders for regional jets and game-changing 787 could help.
Despite living in the shadow of the mega-MEB3, Oman Air continues to grow at pace in 2012, poised on the threshold of breaking 4 million annual passengers for the first time. But where has this growth come from - existing or new routes? Which country markets have seen the biggest capacity hikes in the last 12 months?
easyJet makes Birmingham 11th domestic route from Belfast; operates international flights to seven countries
easyJet has been flying from Northern Ireland for 14 years but how has its network at Belfast International evolved during the last decade? Which international services are operated seasonally and which routes have failed to stand the test of time?