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
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 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.
Agadir Airport passenger traffic is down 4.4% for the first six months of 2015; Casablanca still #1 route
So far this year the airport is recording a decline in passenger traffic. However, the airport is still on track to handle over 1.4 million passengers in 2015. Nonetheless, even with declining traffic, the airport is reporting an increase in capacity. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines are growing and which destinations are seeing growth despite the current passenger trends.
Naples Airport seeing double-digit international growth; easyJet leads way but Air Arabia Maroc, Finnair and SWISS all new carriers in 2015
Italy’s eighth busiest airport is on track to pass six million passengers in 2015. We look at traffic growth during the last 20 years, the airport’s seasonality profile, most popular routes in 2014 and biggest airlines in 2015.
Dynamic Airways becomes the latest carrier to serve Caracas Airport; but seat capacity for 2015 is down 13% at Venezuela’s busiest airport
After seeing its three largest airlines report declines in available seat capacity when compared to last year, Caracas Airport has witnessed overall capacity reduction by 13%. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines have shrunk operations the most, and which have grown operations from the Venezuelan facility.
Odessa leads Ukrainian traffic recovery; new terminal set to open in 2016 when passenger levels will once again pass one million mark
Having seen traffic quadruple between 2003 and 2013, Odessa International Airport suffered a 20% drop in 2014. But this year the airport is leading the country’s recovery in air passenger demand and welcomed back Austrian Airlines.
Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Michigan reports almost 10% growth in 2015; Delta Air Lines #1 as Allegiant Air adds Florida routes
Michigan’s second busiest airport is one of America’s fastest-growing in 2015. We take a closer look at the history of the airport serving Grand Rapids, its top 10 routes, leading airlines and upcoming new routes.
Ljubljana Airport sees passenger growth of 11% in 2015; Zurich now #1 route as Star Alliance carriers dominate in Slovenia
Ljubljana Airport serves as the gateway to the capital of Slovenia. After four years of consecutive decline in passenger traffic from 2009 to 2012, the airport has since witnessed growth and during the first seven months of 2015, Ljubljana has seen passenger traffic increase by 11%. anna.aero looks to see which routes and airlines have grown the most since S14.
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
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
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.