Country Feature

Capacity to Belarus grows 32% in 12 months; three new airlines join the nation’s carrier line-up; Belavia commands the show with 64% of seats

Capacity to Belarus grows 32% in 12 months; three new airlines join the nation’s carrier line-up; Belavia commands the show with 64% of seats

Arkia Israeli Airlines is one of three new airlines to serve Belarus during the past 12 months, one of the factors helping grow seat capacity to the nation by 32%. We take a closer look to see how traffic has evolved during the past decade, and to discover how the nation’s remaining carriers are growing.

Seat capacity to Algeria grows by nearly 15%; Hungary and Russia are newest markets; Atlas Atlantique Airlines is latest carrier

Seat capacity to Algeria grows by nearly 15%; Hungary and Russia are newest markets; Atlas Atlantique Airlines is latest carrier

Atlas Atlantique Airlines is the only new carrier to serve Algeria during the past 12 months, with it opening up eight routes between France and Africa’s largest nation. anna.aero looks into how other carriers have grown during the past year and how the leading country markets have developed over the same period.

Windhoek to Johannesburg is Namibia’s number one route; Munich newest connection; Ethiopian Airlines, KLM and Qatar Airways to serve

Windhoek to Johannesburg is Namibia’s number one route; Munich newest connection; Ethiopian Airlines, KLM and Qatar Airways to serve

Home to 2.1 million people, Namibia is a nation which is celebrating 26 years of independence from South Africa. During the past year seat capacity to the African nation is down 5.9%, with one carrier no longer serving. anna.aero takes a closer look into Namibia’s route map, showcases the country’s aviation developments of the last 12 months and highlights the next airlines to enter the market.


Colombian traffic up 7.4% for first half of 2016; grows 63% since the turn of the decade; Bogota – Medellin #1 route despite passenger drop

Colombian traffic up 7.4% for first half of 2016; grows 63% since the turn of the decade; Bogota – Medellin #1 route despite passenger drop

Since 2010 Colombian domestic traffic has grown 59% while international traffic has risen 74%. Within the past year the nation has welcomed Air Europa and Turkish Airlines to its airline roll call, while at the same time another European carrier has ended flights to the South American nation. We take a closer look at traffic development and how the nation’s top routes are performing.

Nepal welcomes three new carriers; overall capacity to the nation down 3.9%; Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka to be next country markets?

Nepal welcomes three new carriers; overall capacity to the nation down 3.9%; Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka to be next country markets?

Himalaya Airlines, Druk Air and US-Bangla Airlines are three carriers which have inaugurated flights to Nepal this summer. However, despite the rise in serving carriers, Nepal’s overall seat capacity this summer is down 3.9%. anna.aero takes a look at some of the key airline and country market changes, and investigates the next potential markets.

Slovakian traffic up 18% in 12 months; Poprad-Tatry fastest growing airport; Ryanair overtakes Travel Service Slovakia to become #1 carrier

Slovakian traffic up 18% in 12 months; Poprad-Tatry fastest growing airport; Ryanair overtakes Travel Service Slovakia to become #1 carrier

Passenger traffic in Slovakia for 2015 surpassed two million passengers, a feat the country had not witnessed since 2009. However, despite overall traffic for the nation growing the capital, Bratislava, has still not recovered to the level of traffic it witnessed in 2008. anna.aero takes a closer look at traffic trends, and how the airline demographic has changed during the past year.


Cyprus sees record passenger numbers in 2015; Blue Air, Ryanair and newcomer Cobalt operate bases after collapse of Cyprus Airways

Cyprus sees record passenger numbers in 2015; Blue Air, Ryanair and newcomer Cobalt operate bases after collapse of Cyprus Airways

The collapse of Cyprus Airways early in 2015 has not impacted the country’s airports as much as might have been expected. We reveal traffic growth since 1998, seasonality profiles and the leading country markets and airlines.

Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia’s traffic set to leap past 5.5 million in 2016; airBaltic still #1 carrier

Latvia is the tasty filling in the Baltic nation sandwich, sitting as it does between its close neighbours Estonia and Lithuania. The country’s air traffic is booming this year, with an average monthly growth of 8.4% between January and May. We take a look at who is doing what, and from where.

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

UAE’s top three airports transport nearly half a billion passengers since 2011; Dubai targets 83 million; flydubai fastest growing home carrier

The UAE is served by nine commercial airports with its leading one, Dubai, being the world’s largest international airport. The country is home to two MEB3 carriers, and last year Dubai and Abu Dhabi welcomed over 100 million passengers combined. anna.aero investigates how passenger traffic has developed, and to see how the most popular country markets are performing.


Croatia again welcomes new routes from over 20 airlines in 2016; airberlin, easyJet, Volotea and Transavia adding most new routes

Croatia again welcomes new routes from over 20 airlines in 2016; airberlin, easyJet, Volotea and Transavia adding most new routes

The Croatian market is forecast to grow by around 15% this summer with many carriers launching new routes. We reveal the top 12 airlines and top 15 country markets and how they compare with last summer.

Cuba set for US airline expansion; Havana – Miami #1 required service; Sunwing Airlines overtakes Cubana to become #1 carrier

Cuba set for US airline expansion; Havana – Miami #1 required service; Sunwing Airlines overtakes Cubana to become #1 carrier

On 16 February the US and Cuba signed a deal which restored commercial air traffic rights between the two countries for the first time in five decades, which will allow dozens of new daily flights between the two nations. anna.aero takes a closer look at which routes airlines have applied for between the US and Cuba, and analyses the Caribbean island’s current aviation market.

Vueling and Ryanair battle for Spanish supremacy; Madrid growing fast once more as UK market set to see significant growth in S16

Vueling and Ryanair battle for Spanish supremacy; Madrid growing fast once more as UK market set to see significant growth in S16

Spanish airports are preparing for a record-breaking 2016 with passenger numbers set to top 220 million. We look at demand since 1999, the leading airlines and the leading country markets to see which carriers and regions are generating growth in Spain this summer.