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Boeing stays in the lead over Airbus as it delivers 60+ units in August; Xiamen Airlines receives its first 787-8

Boeing stays in the lead over Airbus as it delivers 60+ units in August; Xiamen Airlines receives its first 787-8

Following a record July, Boeing stepped up its deliveries in August, while its European counterpart handed over fewer airframes. Airbus will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which now leads the 2014 delivery race by 72 units. In addition, Tigerair Taiwan took delivery of its first of 12 A320s ordered.

Cebu Pacific Air becomes latest airline to put pressure on Qantas’ international network

Cebu Pacific Air becomes latest airline to put pressure on Qantas’ international network

The Australian air travel market continues to report solid if unspectacular growth. We track the growth rates in recent months and look at which airports are growing their international demand most rapidly. Plus a round-up of recent new international services.

Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red service still struggling to fill more than half of its seats as UK domestic market stops shrinking

Virgin Atlantic’s Little Red service still struggling to fill more than half of its seats as UK domestic market stops shrinking

Virgin Atlantic Airways entered the UK domestic market last summer but it appears to be struggling to fill its aircraft. We reveal the airline’s monthly passenger figures and load factors and what else has been happening in the UK domestic market.


Hosting World Cup boosts Brazil’s international air traffic; American Airlines and TAM each start two new daily routes in last 12 months

Hosting World Cup boosts Brazil’s international air traffic; American Airlines and TAM each start two new daily routes in last 12 months

Demand for air travel within Brazil has seen modest growth in 2014 with no obvious spike occurring during the period when the country hosted the FIFA World Cup.

AirAsia India helps stimulate Indian domestic air traffic; passenger numbers up 12.6% in June

AirAsia India helps stimulate Indian domestic air traffic; passenger numbers up 12.6% in June

India’s airlines may not be the most financially healthy in the world, but that isn’t stopping them from achieving reasonable growth in the second quarter of 2014. We reveal which airports are growing fastest for domestic and international traffic and what share of the market AirAsia India has so far managed.

Western Europe’s main air travel markets growing solidly in 2014 after difficult 2013; Ireland and Norway impacted most by Easter shift

Western Europe’s main air travel markets growing solidly in 2014 after difficult 2013; Ireland and Norway impacted most by Easter shift

Passenger numbers have been growing steadily if unspectacularly at airports in most Western European countries, even in Italy and Spain which had such a tough time in 2013.


Strongest July for Airbus and Boeing; Emirates receives its 50th A380

Strongest July for Airbus and Boeing; Emirates receives its 50th A380

While Emirates received its 50th A380 from Airbus, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the delivery race by 48 units. In addition, the American producer handed over its second 787-9 to All Nippon Airways in July.

Air India and Jet Airways help AAPA member airlines report international growth of 6% in first half of 2014

Air India and Jet Airways help AAPA member airlines report international growth of 6% in first half of 2014

Airlines in the Asia Pacific region have seen international traffic grow by almost 5% in the first half of 2014. According to AAPA, the group of 30 airlines for which it collects traffic showed a 1.1 percentage point drop in load factor during the same period to 76.7%.

AEA members report 3.3% passenger growth in 2014 H1

AEA members report 3.3% passenger growth in 2014 H1

In the first six months of 2014, Europe’s flag-carriers have reported traffic growth of 3.3%, according to the AEA. All geographic markets are up except for North Africa (down 0.1%), with the Middle East leading the way (+8.0%).


China’s airlines now growing faster internationally than domestically

China’s airlines now growing faster internationally than domestically

Less than 10% of passengers on Chinese airlines are travelling on international flights, but this market is now growing rapidly. We reveal the growth rates of China’s top 15 airlines and what new international routes are still to launch in 2014.

Qatar Airways increases Hamad International Airport non-stop network by 17 destinations; still just behind Emirates

Qatar Airways increases Hamad International Airport non-stop network by 17 destinations; still just behind Emirates

The MEB3 carriers have added a total of 34 new non-stop services in the last 12 months, 20 of which are to new destinations. Download our free summary spreadsheet that reveals who’s flying where and how often.

US domestic market barely growing as airlines make huge profits; international capacity up almost 10% this summer

US domestic market barely growing as airlines make huge profits; international capacity up almost 10% this summer

As the US airline industry continues to make healthy profits, domestic capacity growth is still negligible overall. However, we reveal which of the leading domestic airlines is growing fastest. The international market is showing more signs of life and again we look to see how the leading carriers compare.