Country Feature

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.

Omani market grows by 10% in 11 years; Oman Air expands internationally with Manila

Omani market grows by 10% in 11 years; Oman Air expands internationally with Manila

Situated south of the United Arab Emirates, holding a strategically important position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, Oman is served by four commercial airports providing scheduled airline services in 2014. With the country’s main gateway at Muscat commanding 91% of weekly seat capacity in Oman, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this dynamic market and reveals which is the first international country market this December.

Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport set for 15 million passengers this year; easyJet and Wizz Air help drive growth in Israeli market

Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport set for 15 million passengers this year; easyJet and Wizz Air help drive growth in Israeli market

Israel’s air travel market is dominated by Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport which has seen passenger traffic double in 12 years. We reveal the biggest and fastest-growing airlines and country markets and what new services are planned for 2015.


Zimbabwe sees capacity grow by 44% in 2014; fastjet arrives from Dar es Salaam with twice-weekly flights

Zimbabwe sees capacity grow by 44% in 2014; fastjet arrives from Dar es Salaam with twice-weekly flights

Rich in natural resources, including over 40 types of metals and minerals, Zimbabwe is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its airports offering around one million one-way seats this year. As Air Zimbabwe controls 32% and 34% of seats and flights respectively this December, anna.aero takes a closer look at Zimbabwe’s aviation sector and reveals which is the #1 country market.

Ecuador’s capacity grows by 4% in 11 years; tame adds its second route to Fort Lauderdale

Ecuador’s capacity grows by 4% in 11 years; tame adds its second route to Fort Lauderdale

Nestled away in the north-west corner of South America, Ecuador is served by 19 commercial airports providing scheduled airline services in 2014. With the country’s major gateways at Quito and Guayaquil having increased their combined annual seat capacity by 6.8% since we last looked at Ecuador four years ago, anna.aero investigates the airlines operating in this dynamic market and reveals which is the first international country market.

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

As South Africa is lined up to host the 21st annual World Route Development Forum, in Durban next September, anna.aero takes a closer look at the recent developments in scheduled air services at the country’s busiest gateways and reveals which is the first international country market this November.