Sweet success: New routes will drive expected 8% growth this year.
Airport Analysis and Research from anna.aero
Beijing Capital Airport took three Asian ANNIES last year, and continued to grow throughout 2012, further diminishing the distance to take over on Atlanta as the world’s busiest airport. anna.aero examines the world’s second largest airport.
Oompah Oompah: Nuremberg Airport’s network will receive a bit of oomph this year with the arrival of two new links to London, one from Ryanair (daily to Stansted) and the other from CityJet (double daily to London City), launched this week.
Charging an average of 20 euros less per passenger than its neighbours Brussels Airport and Liege airports, Brussels South Charleroi is an established low-cost facility. As the airport celebrates its seventh year of double-digit growth, is there life beyond Ryanair?
Based low-cost airline Air Arabia provides 80% of Sharjah Airport’s capacity, including the recently launched Sialkot service. Flights to India command 30% of weekly capacity from the UAE’s third largest city.
Riyadh: International traffic more than doubles in a decade; new services from Shaheen Air and SpiceJet
Two new airlines – Shaheen Air and SpiceJet – were already welcomed to Riyadh Airport in 2013, adding four new routes to the airport’s offering. But with international traffic more than doubling up in size since 2002, the airport is now entering yet another decade of growth. New destinations for 2013 include Rome with Alitalia.
Winter-only flights and no domestic services (until next week) Grenoble-Isère Airport is almost a unique type of airport in France, if not Europe. It also dominated by UK airlines rather than French ones, with flights from nine UK airports and four British carriers.
Maastricht-Aachen becomes Ryanair’s first Dutch base; expects to break 500k passengers in 2013 for the first time
After launching 50 other bases which had previously avoided the Netherlands, Ryanair’s base #51 and its first in the Netherlands, will add the UK and Ireland to Maastricht Aachen’s network. anna.aero looks at the prospects for the next 12 months at the cross border catchment airport.
Monarch Airlines’ arrival in Friedrichshafen last week was a great showcase of the airport’s ability to promote new routes: anna.aero gives a closer look at the operation to find out what the new year might bring to Friedrichshafen.
Volotea’s arrival to the Nantes Atlantique Airport in June 2012, helped boost the airport’s route network significantly, and the growth to-date this year is just about to hit 10%. anna.aero examines, how the airport’s business has changed in effect, and what new routes will be launching soon.
With a catchment of over five million people, Detroit remains a vital cog in the network of the world’s largest airline – Delta Airlines – as its third largest hub after Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta and Minneapolis/St. Paul.