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Hong Kong market on course to pass 60m passengers in 2014; Cathay Pacific Airways commands 31% of weekly seats

Hong Kong market on course to pass 60m passengers in 2014; Cathay Pacific Airways commands 31% of weekly seats

Hong Kong has grown by 5.5% in the first eight months of 2014 and with 42 million passengers achieved until end-August the 11th busiest airport in the world is ready to achieve a new record high in 2014. With the airport offering 139 non-stop routes to 42 countries, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this dynamic market.

Ryanair’s return to Prague Airport helps boost Czech Republic traffic; easyJet and Vueling make it six carriers serving Rome

Ryanair’s return to Prague Airport helps boost Czech Republic traffic; easyJet and Vueling make it six carriers serving Rome

Prague Airport dominates air traffic in the Czech Republic. Passenger numbers grew rapidly between 1995 and 2008, but since then things have developed more slowly as we reveal with our look at the leading routes and airlines serving the market.

Kuwait International Airport heading for 10-million passenger milestone; Cebu Pacific Air starts flights from Manila

Kuwait International Airport heading for 10-million passenger milestone; Cebu Pacific Air starts flights from Manila

Oil-rich Kuwait is not trying to create another regional aviation mega hub, but has still seen passenger numbers double in the last decade at its only airport. We reveal the airport’s leading airlines and some of the route developments that have occurred in 2014.


Uruguay still trying to recover after Pluna’s demise; Aerolineas Argentinas controls 23% of seats

Uruguay still trying to recover after Pluna’s demise; Aerolineas Argentinas controls 23% of seats

Football is the most popular sport in Uruguay, with the national team having won two FIFA World Cup titles and reached three additional semi-finals. Nonetheless, Uruguay is also a South American aviation hot-spot, having seen its gateways offering a combined total of 1.7 million passengers last year. With the arrival of Iberia’s four weekly flights from Madrid, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this dynamic market and reveals which is the first international country market.

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.