Country Feature

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Bangladesh’s capacity grows on average by 7.6% per year over last 11 years; UAE is top international market

Classified as one of the most densely populated countries, as it accommodates over 160 million people despite being about 10% smaller than the state of California, Bangladesh is also an Asian aviation hot-spot. With the flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines controlling 31% and 21% of seats and flights respectively, anna.aero takes a closer look at this dynamic market.

Edinburgh Airport passes 10m; Aberdeen Airport breaks passenger record again as easyJet (seats) and Flybe (flights) top Scottish rankings

Edinburgh Airport passes 10m; Aberdeen Airport breaks passenger record again as easyJet (seats) and Flybe (flights) top Scottish rankings

Scotland’s top four airports handled 22.5 million passengers in 2014 (up 3.6%), the same as in 2005. Heathrow is leading non-Scottish destination, Amsterdam and Dublin leading international destinations. anna.aero takes a look at this country market in the week that Routes Europe rolls into Aberdeen.

Australia’s top 20 airports grow by 1.5% in 2014; international demand growing faster than domestic

Australia’s top 20 airports grow by 1.5% in 2014; international demand growing faster than domestic

One of the latest new domestic routes to launch in Australia was the JETGO Australia route between Brisbane and Tamworth. However, it is overseas traffic at the top 20 airports that is driving much of the country’s annual growth, with international airlines increasing by 5.6% in 2014. We investigate where is growing and where is not, Down Under.


Romania sees traffic grow by 11% (CAGR) in 10 years; Wizz Air is #1 carrier

Romania sees traffic grow by 11% (CAGR) in 10 years; Wizz Air is #1 carrier

Since joining the European Union at the beginning of 2007 the demand for air travel to and from Romania has increased considerably. Liberalisation of the market has enabled competition to flourish and helped Blue Air and Wizz Air to develop their local bases, while easyJet and Ryanair have also entered this market. anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in Romania and reveals which is #1 country market.

Managua Airport grows by 8.9% in 2014; Copa Airlines commands 27% of seats; Aeromexico is newest carrier

Managua Airport grows by 8.9% in 2014; Copa Airlines commands 27% of seats; Aeromexico is newest carrier

Nicaragua is the largest country in the Central American isthmus and the aviation industry plays an important role in supporting the country’s tourism, with Managua Airport being the main gateway to Nicaragua. anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this market and reveals which is the #1 country market.

Spain's traffic grows by 4.1% in 2014; Iberia commands 20% of seats

Spain’s traffic grows by 4.1% in 2014; Iberia commands 20% of seats

Located in the Iberian Peninsula and being home to an estimated population of over 46 million as of 2014, Spain is served by 39 commercial airports providing scheduled airline services this March. With Spanish air traffic beginning its recovery in 2014, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this fluctuating market and reveals which is the #1 international country market.


South Korea sees traffic grow by 11% in 2014; t’way air is the fastest growing airline

South Korea sees traffic grow by 11% in 2014; t’way air is the fastest growing airline

Home to an estimated population of 51 million, who like to describe their home country’s economic success as “Miracle on the Han River”, South Korea is served by 14 commercial airports. With the two airports serving Seoul commanding 63% of the total traffic, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this fast growing market and reveals which is #1 country market.

Botswana’s capacity grows by 3.3% in 12 years; South Africa is top country market

Botswana’s capacity grows by 3.3% in 12 years; South Africa is top country market

Known for its fast-growing economy and for being home of Amantle Montsho (gold medallist at Daegu 2011 World Championships and at Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games), Botswana is also an African aviation hot-spot, being served by four international airports this February. With the flag carrier Air Botswana controlling 58% and 61% of seats and fights respectively, anna.aero takes a closer look at this unstable market.

Colorado's Denver International Airport has record 2014 as Frontier, Southwest and United all add routes

Colorado’s Denver International Airport has record 2014 as Frontier, Southwest and United all add routes

Colorado is the size of South Korea and its main airport at Denver handled over 53 million passengers in 2014. We look at its evolution since 1996, the top 12 routes and what to expect in 2015. Plus, we rank the state’s other scheduled airports by 2014 seat capacity.


Panama’s capacity grows by 8.1% in three years; Copa Airlines adds #1 domestic flight

Panama’s capacity grows by 8.1% in three years; Copa Airlines adds #1 domestic flight

Situated on the isthmus connecting North and South America, Panama is served by 18 commercial airports providing scheduled airline services in 2015. With Panama City controlling 94% of the country’s scheduled seat capacity this January, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this interesting market and reveals which is the #1 country market.

Kenya’s capacity grows by 4.6% (CAGR) in 11 years; Fly-SAX adds Nairobi-Entebbe sector

Kenya’s capacity grows by 4.6% (CAGR) in 11 years; Fly-SAX adds Nairobi-Entebbe sector

Famous for its tea, coffee, flowers and athletes, Kenya is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its 19 airports offering around 6.3 million one-way seats in 2014. As Kenya Airways controls over half of weekly capacity this January, anna.aero evaluates the airlines operating in this dynamic market and reveals which is the first international country market.

Airlines respond to abolition of Ireland’s travel tax; Aer Lingus and Ryanair help airports grow traffic by 7% in 2014

Airlines respond to abolition of Ireland’s travel tax; Aer Lingus and Ryanair help airports grow traffic by 7% in 2014

Air traffic to and from Ireland is booming once more. We look at the evolution of the Irish market since 1998 and reveal which airlines and country markets are the biggest and fastest-growing this summer. Plus a sneak peek at some new routes from Dublin.