Airport Analysis

Winnipeg Airport passenger traffic is up 4% for the first six months of 2015; S15 capacity down -0.4%

Winnipeg Airport passenger traffic is up 4% for the first six months of 2015; S15 capacity down -0.4%

For the first six months of 2015, Winnipeg Airport has witnessed just over 74,000 additional passengers fly from the facility when compared to the same time period last year, representing an increase of 4%. However despite this, S15 capacity is down -0.4% when compared to last year according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines and destinations have witnessed capacity cuts, resulting in overall seat availability being down.

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Airport breaks through the 10-million passenger milestone; AirAsia, Gulf Air, TruJet and Vistara are newest carriers

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Airport breaks through the 10-million passenger milestone; AirAsia, Gulf Air, TruJet and Vistara are newest carriers

India’s sixth busiest airport is growing fast. Passenger numbers are up 26% in the first half of 2015. IndiGo is the leading carrier with 40% of seats, and Dubai is the leading international route. We reveal the rest of the top 12 airlines and routes.

Cluj-Napoca Airport's capacity growth driven by Wizz Air expansion; London set to overtake Bucharest as #1 route

Cluj-Napoca Airport’s capacity growth driven by Wizz Air expansion; London set to overtake Bucharest as #1 route

Romania’s second biggest airport is having a bumper 2015, with an average monthly growth rate of over 30%. Number one airline Wizz Air, which passed the five million passenger milestone at Cluj-Napoca this month, is the prime driver of these increases ‒ we investigate what the airline is up to in S15.


American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

The merger of American Airlines and US Airways has resulted in the ‘new’ American becoming the number one carrier out of Los Angeles, with the number one carrier in S14, United Airlines, slipping to third. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines are growing the most from the Californian hub, and which markets are becoming more popular.

Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways help Pittsburgh capacity grow by 8.4%

Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways help Pittsburgh capacity grow by 8.4%

Pittsburgh Airport has welcomed four new carriers in 2015, including Allegiant Air, which operates to four destinations this summer. Along with the new additions, increases in seat capacity by Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways has helped annual capacity grow by 8.4% when compared to last year. anna.aero looks into the carriers that have expanded the most this year, and also speaks exclusively to Pittsburgh Airport about future growth.

AirAsia retains its #1 spot at Malaysia’s second biggest airport Kota Kinabalu; Shanghai Airlines becomes airline #13

AirAsia retains its #1 spot at Malaysia’s second biggest airport Kota Kinabalu; Shanghai Airlines becomes airline #13

The latest addition to the portfolio of carriers operating at Kota Kinabalu was China Eastern Airlines’ subsidiary Shanghai Airlines on 15 July. With no new routes on the horizon and recent impressive passenger growth being derailed, anna.aero takes stock of which routes and airlines are on the right track at Malaysia’s second biggest airport.


Belo Horizonte Airport’s largest airline GOL reduces capacity while Azul Airlines increase by 10%

Belo Horizonte Airport’s largest airline GOL reduces capacity while Azul Airlines increase by 10%

Belo Horizonte Airport, otherwise known as ‘Tancredo Neves International Airport’, is the main airport to serve the Brazilian city. The other two airports are Belo Horizonte/Pampulha Airport, which serves as a hub for regional flights, while Carlos Prates Airport serves general aviation. anna.aero looks to see how the airline framework has changed at Tancredo Neves which has seen passenger numbers nearly double since 2009.

Copenhagen loses Ryanair base, however the ULCC will be the third largest airline this winter; Emirates upgrades to A380

Copenhagen loses Ryanair base, however the ULCC will be the third largest airline this winter; Emirates upgrades to A380

Ryanair recently announced that due to a fallout with Danish unions, it would move its one based 737-800 from Copenhagen to Kaunas. However even with the base closure, the ULCC will still be one of the airport’s largest airlines this winter, despite only starting operations from the facility in March. anna.aero looks into the planned expansion of Ryanair from the city, and asks the airport exclusively about how other carriers are shaping up for W15/16.

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden welcomes Turkish Airlines as airberlin shrinks its monthly seat capacity

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden welcomes Turkish Airlines as airberlin shrinks its monthly seat capacity

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport recently welcomed the addition of Turkish Airlines’ four times weekly service from Istanbul Atatürk, opening up nearly 250 connection options to passengers via the Star Alliance member’s hub, however Ryanair still dominates the German airport. Overall capacity is up 17% compared to last year, so anna.aero looks to see which carriers have grown and the ones that have decided to take a step back.


Marrakech Airport sees Ryanair grow by 9% as easyJet and Royal Air Maroc reduce capacity

Marrakech Airport sees Ryanair grow by 9% as easyJet and Royal Air Maroc reduce capacity

Marrakech Airport serves the fourth largest city in Morocco. An attractive destination for those wanting to explore the rich flavoured bazaars, gardens and palaces enclosed within the city’s walls, anna.aero analyses the airport to see which airlines are growing, and which markets are the most popular.

Mexico City Airport is not served by any MEB3 or Asian carriers; on course to pass 38m passengers in 2015

Mexico City Airport is not served by any MEB3 or Asian carriers; on course to pass 38m passengers in 2015

Mexico’s biggest airport recorded its busiest ever year in 2014, handling over 34 million passengers. anna.aero looks at demand since 2005, the airport’s seasonality profile and which are the leading airlines and routes from the capital.

Dubrovnik Airport on course to pass 1.6m passengers in 2015; UK still the biggest market despite Monarch Airlines shrinking by 57%

Dubrovnik Airport on course to pass 1.6m passengers in 2015; UK still the biggest market despite Monarch Airlines shrinking by 57%

One of the main airports serving Croatia’s Adriatic Coast, Dubrovnik Airport is set to grow again this summer. With August schedules offering a 6.4% increase in weekly seats, anna.aero identifies the key players, and what new routes are still scheduled to start in 2015.