Airport Analysis

Katowice Airport breaks three million barrier in 2015; Wizz Air serves almost 30 destinations with new Dubai service starting in October

Katowice Airport breaks three million barrier in 2015; Wizz Air serves almost 30 destinations with new Dubai service starting in October

Katowice Airport is Poland’s fourth busiest and has seen a twelvefold increase in passenger numbers since the country joined the EU back in 2004. We reveal the airport’s biggest scheduled airlines and country markets.

Krakow Airport passes four million mark in 2015; Ryanair serves over 30 destinations; UK and Germany are leading country markets

Krakow Airport passes four million mark in 2015; Ryanair serves over 30 destinations; UK and Germany are leading country markets

Krakow Airport will soon welcome airline and airport route planners from across the world as the city hosts Routes Europe. We reveal the airport’s impressive growth, its leading airlines, country markets and most recent route additions.

Pune Airport pushes past five million barrier; IndiGo retains its #1 spot with impressive 17% annual growth

Pune Airport pushes past five million barrier; IndiGo retains its #1 spot with impressive 17% annual growth

Pune Airport has had a great 2015, not only has it broken through the five million barrier for the first time, but it has become India’s ninth largest airport, jumping ahead of Goa, courtesy of its 29% annual growth. anna.aero inspects the growing carriers and biggest routes at this Indian hot spot.


Nantes Airport traffic doubles in 10 years; easyJet, Transavia, Volotea and Vueling driving growth; Brussels Airlines and CityJet new for S16

Nantes Airport traffic doubles in 10 years; easyJet, Transavia, Volotea and Vueling driving growth; Brussels Airlines and CityJet new for S16

France’s eighth busiest airport now handles well over four million passengers annually. We look at growth over the last decade, the airport’s leading routes and biggest airlines. Plus, we identify a dozen new services for this summer.

Manila Airport traffic up four million since 2012; Milan Malpensa #1 unserved market

Manila Airport traffic up four million since 2012; Milan Malpensa #1 unserved market

During the past four years, traffic from Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport has grown by 11% from 31 to 35 million, with 59% of these additional passengers using international services. With the city being host to this year’s Routes Asia, anna.aero thought it would be fitting to see how international traffic has developed from the gateway, and to look at the airport’s key markets that do not have a direct service.

Kaohsiung Airport passes 6 million passenger milestone in 2015; welcomed three new airlines - AirAsia, Scoot and Tigerair Taiwan

Kaohsiung Airport passes 6 million passenger milestone in 2015; welcomed three new airlines – AirAsia, Scoot and Tigerair Taiwan

Taiwan’s second biggest airport has seen passenger growth of almost 50% in the last four years. We look at traffic trends over the last decade, the leading airlines and routes, and what new services were launched in 2015.


Porto Airport passes 8 million passenger mark in 2015; Turkish Airlines arrived while easyJet and Ryanair expanded their networks

Porto Airport passes 8 million passenger mark in 2015; Turkish Airlines arrived while easyJet and Ryanair expanded their networks

Portugal’s second busiest airport reported impressive growth of 17% in 2015. We reveal the leading airlines and country markets at the airport and what new services are already planned for 2016. Plus which services are being suspended.

Ahmedabad Airport traffic up 31% since 2012; now connected to Europe with Air India’s London Heathrow service

Ahmedabad Airport traffic up 31% since 2012; now connected to Europe with Air India’s London Heathrow service

In the last month of 2015, Air India commenced services from Ahmedabad to London Heathrow via its existing Mumbai service, meaning that the Indian facility is now connected to Europe. As well as welcoming new markets, the airport also welcomed 31% more passengers in 2015 when compared to 2012. anna.aero takes a closer look to see how this growth has been achieved.

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.