Airport Analysis

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.


New York JFK reports 5.2% growth so far in 2014; excellent SVID result

New York JFK reports 5.2% growth so far in 2014; excellent SVID result

The US’ sixth busiest gateway according to passengers handled in 2013, New York JFK Airport handled 50 million passengers last year, growing by 2.3%. With a total of 68 airlines operating from the airport this December, anna.aero investigates JFK’s recent activity and reveals how dominant JetBlue Airways is.

Dar es Salaam reports 13% traffic growth in 2013; Air Seychelles touches down from Mahé

Dar es Salaam reports 13% traffic growth in 2013; Air Seychelles touches down from Mahé

The gateway to the largest and richest city of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam Airport (perhaps better known as Julius Nyerere International Airport) handled close to 2.4 million passengers in 2013. With a total of 20 airlines flying to 30 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals its top 12 airlines and destinations for this December.

Fukuoka Airport reverses traffic decline thanks to LCCs such as HK Express, Jetstar Japan and Peach Aviation

Fukuoka Airport reverses traffic decline thanks to LCCs such as HK Express, Jetstar Japan and Peach Aviation

Handling an estimated 20 million passengers in 2014, Fukuoka Airport is the busiest on the Japanese island of Kyushu. We look at traffic development in the last 20 years and what new developments have led to the airport’s return to growth since 2011.


Sao Paulo Viracopos sees growth of 6.9% so far in 2014; Azul Airlines adds Fort Lauderdale

Sao Paulo Viracopos sees growth of 6.9% so far in 2014; Azul Airlines adds Fort Lauderdale

The third busiest gateway to Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo Viracopos Airport handled close to 9.3 million passengers in 2013 (a new record high). With a total of five airlines flying to 59 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant Azul Airlines is this December.

Hobart Airport reports modest 2014 growth; Jetstar is #1 airline

Hobart Airport reports modest 2014 growth; Jetstar is #1 airline

Australia’s ninth biggest airport (for now anyway) welcomes over two million passengers per year and currently offers a 100% domestic network only. anna.aero’s data elves worked like Tasmanian Devils to unearth the airport’s statistical trends.

Sochi/Adler Airport closes in on three million passengers in 2014

Sochi/Adler Airport closes in on three million passengers in 2014

Sochi/Adler Airport’s passenger figures are far from downhill and should speed skate close to the three million mark this year. anna.aero takes an ice dance through the Russian airport’s statistics to discover its gold medal winning airlines and routes this winter.


Kansai International Airport benefits from LCC expansion from Peach Aviation and Jetstar Japan

Kansai International Airport benefits from LCC expansion from Peach Aviation and Jetstar Japan

Having just celebrated its 20th anniversary, Osaka’s Kansai International Airport has seen an upturn in its fortunes since local LCCs emerged. We examine the traffic growth, leading airlines and country markets as the airport heads for 20 million annual passengers.

Chongqing Airport grows long-haul routes thanks to Qatar Airways, Finnair and Sichuan Airlines

Chongqing Airport grows long-haul routes thanks to Qatar Airways, Finnair and Sichuan Airlines

China’s ninth busiest airport handled over 25 million passengers in 2013 and has seen almost tenfold growth since 2000. Over 95% of flights are within China. We reveal the top 12 airlines and routes and which non-Chinese carriers serve the airport.

San José hammers out a path to nine million passengers again; Southwest still #1

San José hammers out a path to nine million passengers again; Southwest still #1

Last year Mineta San José International Airport attracted a service to Tokyo Narita with All Nippon Airways. As the Californian airport stands poised to smash through the nine million passenger mark in 2014, anna.aero takes a peek at which airlines, including ANA, and the city pairs that are delivering this spike in activity.