Country Feature

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.

Peruvian market grows by 7.9% in 11 years; Lima commands 63% of seat capacity

Peruvian market grows by 7.9% in 11 years; Lima commands 63% of seat capacity

One of Latin America’s best-managed economies, Peru is also an aviation hot-spot, having seen its gateways offering 15 million one-way seats this year. As LAN Airlines commands over half of weekly seats, anna.aero investigates the carriers operating in this dynamic market and reveals which is the first international country market this October.


Guyana sees capacity grow by 12% in 2014; Fly Jamaica Airways is fastest growing airline

Guyana sees capacity grow by 12% in 2014; Fly Jamaica Airways is fastest growing airline

Rich in gold and diamonds, Guyana is also a South American aviation hot-spot, having seen its two Georgetown airports offering a combined total of 460,000 one-way seats this year. As Caribbean Airlines dominates with 69% and 62% of seats and flights respectively this October, anna.aero takes a closer look at Guyana’s air transport and reveals which is the #1 international country market.

British Airways, easyJet and Monarch Airlines help Gibraltar Airport head for 400,000 annual passengers in 2014

British Airways, easyJet and Monarch Airlines help Gibraltar Airport head for 400,000 annual passengers in 2014

With tensions apparently increasing again between the UK and Spain over incidents around Gibraltar, we look at recent developments in scheduled air services at the airport, which opened a stylish new terminal in 2012.

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.