Airport Analysis

Athens Airport recovers in 2014 with 21% growth thanks to Aegean Airlines and Ryanair; Blue Air, Finnair, NIKI and Volotea new for 2015

Athens Airport recovers in 2014 with 21% growth thanks to Aegean Airlines and Ryanair; Blue Air, Finnair, NIKI and Volotea new for 2015

Not only did Athens Airport have a great 2014, but 2015 is set to be the airport’s busiest ever year. Ryanair is doubling flights as Aegean Airlines adds many new destinations. We look at the airport’s seasonality and the leading airlines and routes.

Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport reports 23% capacity growth in 10 years; Germania arrives from Berlin Schönefeld and Düsseldorf

Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport reports 23% capacity growth in 10 years; Germania arrives from Berlin Schönefeld and Düsseldorf

The main gateway to the largest city in Western Asia and to the capital of Iran, Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport (IKA) consolidated its annual capacity in recent years, offering around 2.9 million seats in 2014 (a new record high). With a total of 25 carriers flying to 46 destinations in 30 countries, anna.aero takes a closer look at the key players and top destinations from Tehran’s main gateway this March.

Aberdeen Airport grows by 8.4% in 2014; Flybe is top airline in terms of weekly seats; steals crown from BA

Aberdeen Airport grows by 8.4% in 2014; Flybe is top airline in terms of weekly seats; steals crown from BA

Fuelled by its catchment’s burgeoning energy sector, Aberdeen Airport, Routes Europe 2015 host this coming April, produced its best ever passenger results in 2014. anna.aero discovers which routes and airlines have been gushing growth at Scotland’s third largest airport.


Sao Paulo Guarulhos reports 9.9% traffic growth in 2014

Sao Paulo Guarulhos reports 9.9% traffic growth in 2014

The busiest gateway to Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo Guarulhos Airport handled close to 40 million passengers in 2014 (a new record high). With a total of 40 airlines flying to 91 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant TAM Airlines is this March.

Lima Airport reports 5.7% traffic growth in 2014; LAN Airlines is leading carrier with half of all seats and flights

Lima Airport reports 5.7% traffic growth in 2014; LAN Airlines is leading carrier with half of all seats and flights

The primary international and domestic airport of Peru, Lima Airport (perhaps better known as Jorge Chávez International Airport) handled 16 million passengers last year (a new record high). With a total of 24 airlines flying to 56 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant LAN Airlines is this February.

London City Airport gets growth plans go-ahead; British Airways still leading airline; Dublin now busiest route

London City Airport gets growth plans go-ahead; British Airways still leading airline; Dublin now busiest route

Having handled a record-breaking 3.65 million annual passengers in 2014, London City Airport received the green light last week to expand facilities to accommodate up to six million passengers. anna.aero takes a look at the key players and top routes at the downtown London airport.


New Orleans Airport reports a new record high for the first time since Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans Airport reports a new record high for the first time since Hurricane Katrina

The 37th busiest airport in the US, New Orleans handled a new record high of 9.8 million passengers in 2014, growing by 6.2%. With a total of 10 airlines operating to 40 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Southwest Airlines is this February.

Rabat Airport reports 41% traffic growth in 2014; Ryanair is #1 airline

Rabat Airport reports 41% traffic growth in 2014; Ryanair is #1 airline

The sixth busiest Moroccan airport, Rabat Airport handled a new record high of 684,000 passengers in 2014. With a total of four carriers flying to 11 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant Ryanair is this January.

Hangzhou Airport passes 25m passenger mark in 2014; KLM and Qatar Airways operate airport’s longest routes to Amsterdam and Doha

Hangzhou Airport passes 25m passenger mark in 2014; KLM and Qatar Airways operate airport’s longest routes to Amsterdam and Doha

Just 200 kilometres from Shanghai, Hangzhou is home to China’s 10th busiest airport, which grew by 15% in 2014. We look at the airport’s rapid growth since 2006, its leading routes, leading airlines and developments in international services.


Florence Airport reports 14% traffic growth in 2014; Air France is #1 airline

Florence Airport reports 14% traffic growth in 2014; Air France is #1 airline

The primary gateway to the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany, Florence Airport handled 2.3 million passengers last year (a new record high). With a total of 12 airlines flying to 16 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Air France is this January.

Chisinau Airport reports 30% traffic growth so far in 2014; Air Moldova adds Turin service

Chisinau Airport reports 30% traffic growth so far in 2014; Air Moldova adds Turin service

The main gateway to the Republic of Moldova, Chisinau Airport – formerly known as Kishinev – handled 1.3 million passengers in 2013, growing by 8.2%. Following a rapid increase in 2014 passenger traffic, anna.aero investigates Chisinau’s recent activity and reveals its top 12 airlines for this January.

Reno-Tahoe International Airport welcomes first international service in 15 years; seasonal London service set to start in December

Reno-Tahoe International Airport welcomes first international service in 15 years; seasonal London service set to start in December

Nevada’s second busiest airport has seen passenger numbers drop by a third in the last seven years, but international services have recently returned to the airport. We look at the airport’s seasonality profile, top 10 routes and leading airlines.