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Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways put Eritrea on the global aviation map

Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways put Eritrea on the global aviation map

Eritrea is probably one of the less well-known countries in Africa, but last week Turkish Airlines made it a lot easier to get to. We take a look at the commercial aviation scene in the East African state just across the Red Sea from Saudi Arabia.

Chicago’s airports handled 90 million passengers in 2013; city will host World Routes event in September

Chicago’s airports handled 90 million passengers in 2013; city will host World Routes event in September

Chicago O’Hare and Midway airports dominate the Illinois aviation scene accounting for over 95% of capacity. We rank the state’s largest airlines and busiest destinations, as well as revealing which airports are no longer served this September.

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish market close to 20 million passengers in 2014; Finnair commands 58% of weekly international seats

Finnish airports achieved over 19 million passengers last year, decreasing by a modest 0.4% since we last looked at this market three years ago. With Helsinki Airport offering 80% of traffic in 2013 and Sweden being the top international country this summer, anna.aero investigates how the Finnish market is evolving.


Fiji country market growing at 4%; Fiji Airways is dominant serving airline; Hong Kong is fastest growing market

Fiji country market growing at 4%; Fiji Airways is dominant serving airline; Hong Kong is fastest growing market

Made up from over 800 islands and islets, but served by just 15 operational airports, the Pacific island archipelago of Fiji is tourist favourite for Australians, New Zealanders and Asians. anna.aero gets close in on this remote territory.

Swiss market stalks closer to 50 million passengers

Swiss market stalks closer to 50 million passengers

Since we last looked at this Swiss market in 2009, its combined annual traffic has grown from 37m passengers to over 46m, but other things haven’t changed, like the fact that SWISS and easyJet still dominate. anna.aero takes a look at the data to see what else has moved on in the last five years.

Caracas and CONVIASA command Venezuelan market; Airlines cutting services due to currency crisis

Caracas and CONVIASA command Venezuelan market; Airlines cutting services due to currency crisis

On the Chinese President’s South American tour this month and a potential bolt-hole for notorious sports stars, Venezuela is often in the headlines. anna.aero takes a look at this oil-rich country’s biggest serving airlines.


Californian air travel market now almost as big as Spain; Etihad Airways and Norwegian among 60 carriers serving the golden state

Californian air travel market now almost as big as Spain; Etihad Airways and Norwegian among 60 carriers serving the golden state

California’s airports handled over 180 million passengers in 2013, and it has two airports among the world’s top 25. We reveal which are the leading airlines in the state and which are the leading destinations from the state’s airports. Plus we reveal which carriers have entered (and left) the market.

Greece gaining in popularity again for summer holidaymakers; Aegean Airlines and Ryanair help grow seat capacity by over 20%

Greece gaining in popularity again for summer holidaymakers; Aegean Airlines and Ryanair help grow seat capacity by over 20%

After some difficult years Greece’s airports are looking set for a great summer with seat capacity up by over 10% at all of the top 15 airports. We reveal which airlines have been most responsible for this surge in capacity growth, and which smaller airport has possibly been helped by a star turn in a Hollywood movie.

Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Rich in mineral and energy resources and for being the home of Marco Antonio Etcheverry (the greatest Bolivian footballer player nicknamed “El Diablo”), Bolivia is also a South American aviation hot-spot, having seen its gateways offering a combined total of 4.4 million one-way seats in 2013. As the state-owned flag carrier, Boliviana de Aviacion commands half of all weekly seats this May. anna.aero takes a closer look at this unstable market and reveals which is the #1 international country market.


Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

If Dubai didn’t have to do some major runway maintenance work this summer, UAE airports might have handled over 100 million passengers this year, after growing by 14% last year to over 91 million. We reveal which are the fastest-growing major country markets from the UAE and which new services have been started by the leading carriers in the last 18 months.

Corsica’s airports pass 3-million mark; Ajaccio and Bastia both report double-digit growth in 2013

Corsica’s airports pass 3-million mark; Ajaccio and Bastia both report double-digit growth in 2013

The four commercial airports serving the French island of Corsica saw total traffic grow by almost 8% last year, the highest rate of growth since 1998. We determine the seasonality scores of three of the four airports, and reveal which airlines are contributing to the island’s range of over 30 new services this summer.

Thailand's traffic up 16% in 2013; Bangkok's airports handle 68 million passengers as Thai Airways commands a quarter of weekly seats

Thailand’s traffic up 16% in 2013; Bangkok’s airports handle 68 million passengers as Thai Airways commands a quarter of weekly seats

Thailand’s biggest six international gateways achieved over 88 million passengers last year ― a new high record ― increasing by 64% since we last looked at this market four years ago. With Bangkok Don Mueang experiencing an impressive growth of over 175% last year and China being the top international country, anna.aero investigates how the Thai market is evolving.