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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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’ 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.
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 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’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.
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
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.