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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.


Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Rich in mineral and energy resources and for being the home of Marco Antonio Etcheverry (the greatest Bolivian footballer player nicknamed “El Diablo”), Bolivia is also a South American aviation hot-spot, having seen its gateways offering a combined total of 4.4 million one-way seats in 2013. As the state-owned flag carrier, Boliviana de Aviacion commands half of all weekly seats this May. anna.aero takes a closer look at this unstable market and reveals which is the #1 international country market.

Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

Emirates and Etihad Airways help push UAE airports towards the 100-million mark

If Dubai didn’t have to do some major runway maintenance work this summer, UAE airports might have handled over 100 million passengers this year, after growing by 14% last year to over 91 million. We reveal which are the fastest-growing major country markets from the UAE and which new services have been started by the leading carriers in the last 18 months.

Corsica’s airports pass 3-million mark; Ajaccio and Bastia both report double-digit growth in 2013

Corsica’s airports pass 3-million mark; Ajaccio and Bastia both report double-digit growth in 2013

The four commercial airports serving the French island of Corsica saw total traffic grow by almost 8% last year, the highest rate of growth since 1998. We determine the seasonality scores of three of the four airports, and reveal which airlines are contributing to the island’s range of over 30 new services this summer.


Thailand's traffic up 16% in 2013; Bangkok's airports handle 68 million passengers as Thai Airways commands a quarter of weekly seats

Thailand’s traffic up 16% in 2013; Bangkok’s airports handle 68 million passengers as Thai Airways commands a quarter of weekly seats

Thailand’s biggest six international gateways achieved over 88 million passengers last year ― a new high record ― increasing by 64% since we last looked at this market four years ago. With Bangkok Don Mueang experiencing an impressive growth of over 175% last year and China being the top international country, anna.aero investigates how the Thai market is evolving.

Portugal market increases capacity by 4.7% in 12 months; Madrid is top international destination

Portugal market increases capacity by 4.7% in 12 months; Madrid is top international destination

Portuguese airports offered almost 20 million one-way seats in 2013, including all four largest gateways increasing their capacity last year. With the flag carrier, TAP Portugal, commanding almost half of the weekly flights and seats, and Ryanair growing its presence rapidly at Lisbon and Porto, anna.aero investigates how this country market has developed over the recent years.

Philippines capacity up 5.4% in 2013; Cebu Pacific Air commands half of domestic market

Philippines capacity up 5.4% in 2013; Cebu Pacific Air commands half of domestic market

Benefiting from an emerging economic climate, seat capacity in the Philippines has grown rapidly since we last looked at this market two years ago, offering over 41 million one-way seats in 2013. anna.aero investigates the biggest carriers operating in this dynamic market and reveals which airports are going to grow this summer. 


Honduras’ domestic capacity grows; Avianca is #1 carrier

Honduras’ domestic capacity grows; Avianca is #1 carrier

Honduras’ third largest airport according to Innovata schedule data, Roatan grows by 53% over 10 years, becoming increasingly attractive for network planning community. With the other three primary airports having not recovered since 2009, we reveal how the Honduran market has changed over time.

Chilean airports offered 16.5 million one-way seats in 2013; LAN Airlines dominates with 67 routes

Chilean airports offered 16.5 million one-way seats in 2013; LAN Airlines dominates with 67 routes

Chile’s seat capacity has grown by 10% in 2013, with the domestic sector outperforming the international one. With the flag carrier, LAN Airlines, rapidly expanding and commanding over 65% of weekly seats and flights, anna.aero takes a closer look at this fast-growing dynamic market.

Hawaii's ASKs up 7% in December 2013; Hawaiian Airlines dominates with 37 routes

Hawaii’s ASKs up 7% in December 2013; Hawaiian Airlines dominates with 37 routes

Hawaii’s ASKs have grown by 7% in 12 months as the state has become increasingly attractive for airline route development. In fact, Air China has recently launched its first route to Hawaii on 21 January. anna.aero investigates how the Hawaiian market has changed over time and how dominant Hawaiian Airlines is.