Airport Analysis

Nagoya Airport welcomes seven new airlines in last year; 2016 capacity could reach seven-year high

Nagoya Airport welcomes seven new airlines in last year; 2016 capacity could reach seven-year high

Taiwanese LCC V Air was one of seven new airlines welcomed to Japan’s eighth busiest airport – Nagoya – in the last 12 months. The Japanese airport also boosted its network by 11 new destinations – all of them Chinese. anna.aero negotiates through Nagoya’s year-on-year net gains in terms of airlines and routes.

Sydney Airport falls just shy of 40 million milestone in 2015; Qantas/Jetstar hold nearly half of weekly seats

Sydney Airport falls just shy of 40 million milestone in 2015; Qantas/Jetstar hold nearly half of weekly seats

Although Sydney Airport didn’t quite handle 40 million passengers in 2015, the route development Force is still strong with Australia’s biggest airport. anna.aero’s data elves take a peek at the biggest airport down under for the first time since 2009.

Vienna Airport welcomes Eurowings base and easyJet expansion; UK market sees 40% growth with eight new services in last 12 months

Vienna Airport welcomes Eurowings base and easyJet expansion; UK market sees 40% growth with eight new services in last 12 months

The Austrian capital has seen traffic growth of 44% since 2005 and set a new record in 2015 with almost 23 million passengers. We look at the leading airlines and country markets and what’s new for 2016.


Baltimore/Washington sees winter seat capacity rise by 6.5%; Allegiant Air to become next carrier

Baltimore/Washington sees winter seat capacity rise by 6.5%; Allegiant Air to become next carrier

On 12 January, Allegiant Air announced that it would commence operations from Baltimore/Washington to Asheville, Cincinnati, Knoxville, Lexington, Savannah and Tulsa. With this news, anna.aero decided to review how the airport is looking in regards to its airline and route mix, and also to see how passenger traffic has developed over the past few years.

Macau Airport ready to break passenger records in 2015; five new airlines welcomed this year

Macau Airport ready to break passenger records in 2015; five new airlines welcomed this year

Although the six million annual passenger barrier is perhaps another 12 months away, Macau International Airport has had its best year ever, surpassing its previous record year of 2007 after seeing four years of consecutive growth. anna.aero delves into Macau’s key markets, routes and airlines to discover its secrets.

Las Vegas Airport is having a bumper year as it sees 1.8 million extra passengers for the first 10 months; Norwegian latest carrier

Las Vegas Airport is having a bumper year as it sees 1.8 million extra passengers for the first 10 months; Norwegian latest carrier

This week, Virgin America commenced a 12 times weekly service between Las Vegas and Dallas Love Field, meaning that the carrier now operates to a total of five destinations from the Nevada hub. However, it’s not just Virgin America which is growing from Las Vegas. anna.aero delves into what other carriers are doing at the airport and which markets are growing the most.


Bordeaux Airport gets ready to celebrate five million passenger milestone; easyJet announces four new routes for next summer

Bordeaux Airport gets ready to celebrate five million passenger milestone; easyJet announces four new routes for next summer

The decision to build a dedicated facility for LCCs has paid off handsomely for Bordeaux Airport. Traffic is up almost 60% in six years. We reveal the leading airlines and routes and how much they are growing.

Townsville Airport goes international in 2015 with flights to Bali; flat year predicted by anna.aero's data elves

Townsville Airport goes international in 2015 with flights to Bali; flat year predicted by anna.aero’s data elves

Earlier this year Townsville Airport, Australia’s 11th largest, celebrated attracting its first international service to Denpasar in Indonesia – how long before it adds the word ‘international’ to its name? Find out who is the airport’s biggest carrier and whether service to state capital Brisbane is its biggest route.

Orange County’s domestic market makes up 96% of the airport’s overall seat capacity; Phoenix remains #1 route

Orange County’s domestic market makes up 96% of the airport’s overall seat capacity; Phoenix remains #1 route

Orange County this winter will be connected to 26 destinations, of which only four are international. So far in 2015, passenger traffic to the Californian airport is up 6.7%, with the facility expecting to reach the 10 million milestone if this trend continues. As the domestic market is so significant to the airport, anna.aero looks to see which state markets are the most popular and what growth is expected for 2016.


Moscow Sheremetyevo overtakes Domodedovo to become Russia’s busiest airport again; #1 airline Aeroflot grows by 8%

Moscow Sheremetyevo overtakes Domodedovo to become Russia’s busiest airport again; #1 airline Aeroflot grows by 8%

Not since 2005, when Moscow Domodedovo became the busiest airport in Russia, has Moscow Sheremetyevo been #1, but 2015 figures so far reveal it is on course to take top spot again. Carriers like long-serving Czech Airlines have helped – a good reason for another celebratory fire truck water arch we think!

Cincinnati, Cleveland and Memphis continue to deal with USB3 capacity cull; numbers looking positive again after years of decline

Cincinnati, Cleveland and Memphis continue to deal with USB3 capacity cull; numbers looking positive again after years of decline

For an airport, the pain of being de-hubbed is acute and numbing. We look at how three US airports – Cincinnati, Cleveland and Memphis ‒ are getting over falling out of love with their main airline partner and which carriers are now plucking their respective network growth heart strings.

Seoul Gimpo Airport recovers from MERS outbreak in South Korea; passengers up 7% in first nine months as 23-million mark targeted

Seoul Gimpo Airport recovers from MERS outbreak in South Korea; passengers up 7% in first nine months as 23-million mark targeted

Seoul Gimpo Airport has long been usurped by Seoul Incheon Airport as South Korea’s busiest, but it still plays a significant role. We look at recent growth at the airport, its seasonality, leading airlines and leading routes.