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UK airports see international passenger numbers grow by 4.5% in 2014 H1; Canary Islands lead ‘summer sun’ surge

UK airports see international passenger numbers grow by 4.5% in 2014 H1; Canary Islands lead ‘summer sun’ surge

International air travel from the UK grew faster in the first half of 2014 than in the previous year. Popular summer sun destinations such as the Canary Islands, Greece and Portugal have been performing well, but one major EU country market (which grew rapidly last year) has seen a decline this year.

Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Record June for Airbus and Boeing; Air New Zealand receives #1 787-9

Airbus and Boeing recorded strongest June since anna.aero started tracking aircraft deliveries in 2008, with the American producer handing over 71 airframes, 16 more than its European counterpart. Airbus will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which leads the 2014 delivery race by 39 units.

Interjet and Volaris battle to be #1 LCC in Mexico; TAR Aerolineas launches operations from Queretaro

Interjet and Volaris battle to be #1 LCC in Mexico; TAR Aerolineas launches operations from Queretaro

Mexico’s air travel market had a good 2013 and is doing even better in 2014. Both domestic and international traffic are up by around 10% so far this year. A new regional airline has even started operations this year, operating ERJs. We reveal which are the leading airlines in the international market.


Spanish airport traffic growing again; passenger numbers up 4% in 2014 as Jet2.com, Norwegian and Vueling drive growth

Spanish airport traffic growing again; passenger numbers up 4% in 2014 as Jet2.com, Norwegian and Vueling drive growth

Spain’s airports are bouncing back after passenger numbers declined by 3.5% in 2013 (and 5% in 2012). We reveal which are the fastest-growing airports in the country and which airlines have seen the biggest increase in passenger numbers.

Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the first time in 2014; Asiana Airlines receives first A380

Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the first time in 2014; Asiana Airlines receives first A380

Airbus managed to deliver 55 airframes in May, more units than its American counterpart for the first time this year. Nevertheless, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with Boeing, which is still leading the 2014 delivery race by 23 units.

Canadian airport traffic up 4% in Q1; WestJet launches transatlantic flights from St. John’s to Dublin

Canadian airport traffic up 4% in Q1; WestJet launches transatlantic flights from St. John’s to Dublin

Canada’s leading airports reported traffic growth of under 3% in 2013, but 2014 has started better with passenger numbers up over 4% in Q1. We have the latest traffic data (by market segment) from the country’s busiest airports and look at some of the more interesting new routes that have launched in 2014.


Indian airports serve 169 million passengers in last year; passenger numbers up 6% as AirAsia India prepares to launch

Indian airports serve 169 million passengers in last year; passenger numbers up 6% as AirAsia India prepares to launch

India’s air travel market faces economic and currency-related issues, but still grew by 6% during the last year. We look at which airports are growing fastest, what the trends in international and domestic growth are, and reveal which carriers are growing fastest in serving the Indian international market.

Morocco's airports see 2014 Q1 growth of 15.4%; easyJet and transavia.com France grow while Ryanair and Vueling shrink

Morocco’s airports see 2014 Q1 growth of 15.4%; easyJet and transavia.com France grow while Ryanair and Vueling shrink

Moroccan airport traffic has grown by more than 10% in nine of the last 11 months, but there are signs that this rate will slow this summer. We examine by how much the leading carriers have changed their international capacity to the country, and what new routes Royal Air Maroc has added recently.

Record April for Airbus and Boeing; United Airlines receives 8000th 737 family aircraft

Record April for Airbus and Boeing; United Airlines receives 8000th 737 family aircraft

Following a busy March, both Airbus and Boeing handed over fewer airframes in the fourth month of the year. However, both manufacturers recorded the strongest April since anna.aero started tracking aircraft deliveries in 2008, with the American producer leading this year’s delivery race by 24 units.


Australia’s international traffic growing at 7%; Qantas share now down at 16% as AirAsia X grows fast among leading carriers

Australia’s international traffic growing at 7%; Qantas share now down at 16% as AirAsia X grows fast among leading carriers

The Australian air travel market continues to report solid if unspectacular growth, with the international market growing over three times as fast as the domestic market. 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.

easyJet and Ryanair battle for #1 position for international services from French regional airports as Vueling and Volotea grow fast

easyJet and Ryanair battle for #1 position for international services from French regional airports as Vueling and Volotea grow fast

Air France is only the fifth biggest airline at French regional airports for international services, beaten unexpectedly even by British Airways. easyJet and Ryanair share over one-third of the market as other LCCs report the fastest growth.

US-Germany capacity grows 3.9% this summer; Lufthansa dominates with 50% of seats

US-Germany capacity grows 3.9% this summer; Lufthansa dominates with 50% of seats

The US-Germany market appears to be once again growing after being affected by the global economic recession in 2009. In fact, according to anna.aero forecasts this country pair recorded over 10 million passengers in 2013. We take a closer look at the eight carriers serving this market to reveal how rapidly they are growing this summer and which German airport dominates in terms of flights and seats to the US.