China’s sixth busiest airport grew by a modest 5% last year, but is busier than Boston Logan. Air China subsidiary Shenzhen Airlines is still the leading airline with almost 50 non-stop routes. Competition is intense on the leading domestic routes, but international services are limited to nine destinations in six countries.
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India’s fifth busiest facility, Kolkata Airport has grown at an average rate of 12% since 2006, powered largely by the growth of the domestic segment. But with international capacity up 45% this April, it is rapidly becoming the next driver of growth.
Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, better known as Santiago de Chile International Airport, saw it’s traffic increase by a fifth in 2012 and now readies up for LATAM’s growth.
The latest addition to JetBlue’s network, Charleston International Airport closed 2012 with 3% growth. As new low-cost services increase competition, anna.aero looks at other sources of a 24% capacity hike in S’13.
Bogotá El Dorado Airport handled 22.5 million passengers in 2012, which places it as Latin America’s #3 airport. Avianca dominates both domestically and internationally, but the growing airline might soon need even more space.
With 14 additional services in anna.aero’s New Route Database for 2013 already, Chicago O’Hare expects to see a significant return to passenger growth this year.
Poland’s second largest city and main tourist attraction, Kraków attracted a record nine million visitors in 2012. anna.aero examines the impact of this influx on Kraków Balice, the country’s largest regional airport, in the wake of major infrastructure development.
Vietnam’s busiest airport, Ho Chi Minh City, welcomed two routes last week – one each international and domestic. While Vietnam Airlines still dominates, VietJet Air has grown to become the second force domestically. But as VietJet Air embarks upon international expansion, China – the largest country market from the airport – might soon grow even bigger.
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