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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.


Bahrain ready for growth again following Gulf Air restructuring, bankruptcy of Bahrain Air

Bahrain ready for growth again following Gulf Air restructuring, bankruptcy of Bahrain Air

Bahrain’s home carrier Gulf Air has completed its network consolidation and is returning to new route growth in 2014 — good news for the country market which has not only had to deal with the restructuring of its biggest airline, but also the loss of its second carrier, Bahrain Air, last year too.

Saudi Arabian airports forecast to break 70m passengers in 2013

Saudi Arabian airports forecast to break 70m passengers in 2013

Sidewall skiing (where cars drive on two wheels) is a growing trend in Saudi Arabia. Air travel is also growing in popularity too, with the country’s airports doubling in size since 2004. anna.aero investigates the biggest airlines and routes in this burgeoning market.

Canary Islands growth driving Spanish recovery this winter; Norwegian and Ryanair lead way with 30 new routes

Canary Islands growth driving Spanish recovery this winter; Norwegian and Ryanair lead way with 30 new routes

With the weather across Northern Europe currently pretty cold and wet, flying off to the Canary Islands for a few days of winter sun seems like an appealing prospect. Traffic in November was up by more than 10% at Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife Sur. We reveal which airlines have contributed to this growth with new services.


Kyrgyzstan’s capacity to Russia grows by 65% in 12 months

Kyrgyzstan’s capacity to Russia grows by 65% in 12 months

Kyrgyzstan’s ASKs have tripled in just 10 years as the country has become increasingly attractive for airline route development. anna.aero investigates how the two Kyrgyz airports have grown over time and how frequently served the Russian destinations are. 

Etihad Airways investment in Air Serbia helps traffic growth at Belgrade Airport

Etihad Airways investment in Air Serbia helps traffic growth at Belgrade Airport

A re-invigorated Air Serbia (formerly JAT Airways) will be at the vanguard of traffic development in its home market of Serbia thanks to its partnership with Etihad Airways. anna.aero investigates how the Serbian market has changed and what the future holds.

Canadian traffic to Bahamas grows, while US flights fall

Canadian traffic to Bahamas grows, while US flights fall

The capital of the Bahamas, Nassau, commands over 50% of all traffic that operates into the 700 islands, cays and islets that make-up this nation. Find out which North American country is boosting it traffic to the Caribbean paradise, while the other is cutting capacity.