Market Trends

IndiGo close to grabbing 40% of Indian domestic market; Delhi passes 40 million passenger milestone

IndiGo close to grabbing 40% of Indian domestic market; Delhi passes 40 million passenger milestone

India’s airlines are taking advantage of low fuel prices and going through a period of rapid growth. We reveal the shifts in domestic market share, the top 15 Indian airports and which are the leading international carriers.

Boeing leads the wide-body race, while Airbus matches on single-aisle deliveries in May

Boeing leads the wide-body race, while Airbus matches on single-aisle deliveries in May

The European manufacturer has matched Boeing in terms of single-aisle aircraft deliveries in May, however the American firm leads the way for wide-body variants, delivering over double that managed by Airbus last month. Overall, Boeing has further increased its lead in the 2015 race, pulling away with an advantage of 67 aircraft.

Canadian airports reporting growth of 4.4% in 2015 Q1

Canadian airports reporting growth of 4.4% in 2015 Q1

Canadian airports are growing steadily in 2015. We reveal which airports are growing across all three market segments (domestic, transborder and international) and what new international routes have been launched this summer.


Flights down 5.8% and ASKs down 13% between Asia and Africa; Hong Kong-Johannesburg is #1 city pair

Flights down 5.8% and ASKs down 13% between Asia and Africa; Hong Kong-Johannesburg is #1 city pair

The relationship between Asia and Africa has grown considerably in recent years as both regions are becoming more actively engaged economically. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of the two regions, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between Asia and Africa.

China-Japan market grows by one-third in just two years; China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Pudong Airport and Tokyo Narita Airport lead way

China-Japan market grows by one-third in just two years; China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Pudong Airport and Tokyo Narita Airport lead way

After a few years of stagnation the China-Japan market has seen capacity grow by 33% between 2013 and 2015. We reveal the leading (and fastest-growing) airlines and airports in both countries.

Record April for Airbus and Boeing; easyJet receives its 250th A320 family aircraft

Record April for Airbus and Boeing; easyJet receives its 250th A320 family aircraft

While easyJet received its 250th A320 family aircraft from Airbus, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2015 delivery race by 54 units. Overall, both Airbus and Boeing stepped up their deliveries in the fourth month of the year, handing over a combined 128 units.


Azul helps Brazil-US market to grow in 2015; TAM and GOL lead way domestically as market grows to almost 100 million passengers in 2014

Azul helps Brazil-US market to grow in 2015; TAM and GOL lead way domestically as market grows to almost 100 million passengers in 2014

Despite economic difficulties Brazil’s domestic market grew by 6% in 2014. We track domestic RPK market share by airline going back several years and reveal which are the leading country markets in 2015 and how they compare with 2014.

Boeing stays ahead of Airbus; VietJetAir receives Airbus’ 9000th aircraft

Boeing stays ahead of Airbus; VietJetAir receives Airbus’ 9000th aircraft

Following the busiest February, Airbus and Boeing managed to deliver more than 100 aircraft for the second time in 2015. While VietJetAir received Airbus’ 9000th aircraft, the European producer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2015 delivery race by 50 units.

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

Association of European Airlines (AEA) members report 2.9% increase in passenger numbers in 2014

In 2014, Europe’s flag-carriers reported traffic growth of 2.9%, according to the AEA. All geographic markets were up except for North Africa (down 3.5%), with North Atlantic and the Middle East leading the way (both +5.1%).


Record February for Airbus and Boeing; Spring Airlines receives its 50th A320

Record February for Airbus and Boeing; Spring Airlines receives its 50th A320

While Spring Airlines received its 50th A320 from Airbus, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2015 delivery race by 31 units already. However, February goes down in history as the busiest second month of the year since anna.aero started monitoring aircraft deliveries seven years ago.

Weekly seats up 2.4% and ASKs up 3.7% within South America; Santos Dumont-Congonhas is #1 route

Weekly seats up 2.4% and ASKs up 3.7% within South America; Santos Dumont-Congonhas is #1 route

While South America is still considered by many as an emerging market, air transport has become extremely significant for the development of the region. As weekly departing seats have increased by 2.4% this March, anna.aero investigates the top dozen country and city pairs respectively within South America.

US-Asia’s ASKs increase by 7.6%; Honolulu-Tokyo Narita is #1 route

US-Asia’s ASKs increase by 7.6%; Honolulu-Tokyo Narita is #1 route

Far from being a stagnant mature market, the US-Asia region pair is still providing dynamic growth in 2015. With air services having become extremely significant for the development of both regions, resulting in flights increasing by 4.3% and seats up 5.9% in the last 12 months, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between the US and Asia.