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77% of US domestic air routes are a monopoly; nine routes have at least five airlines fighting for passengers
The US domestic air travel market consists of around 2,800 routes, of which more than three-quarters are operated by just one carrier. We take a closer look at which routes are ultra-competitive, with two routes from Los Angeles each being served by six carriers. We reveal what the impact of on-going mergers will have on these routes.
The new planned coalition government looks set to leave the country’s air travel tax in place, much to the dismay of airlines, airports and the tourism industry. Out of Germany’s top 20 airports only six are growing in 2013, though that does include all four of the busiest airports. Ryanair continues to strongly influence the fortunes of some of the nation’s smaller airports.
Airbus delivers more units than Boeing for the first time in six months; Royal Brunei Airlines receive first 787
While Boeing continues to lead the 2013 delivery race by 26 units, Airbus gets back on track as it manages to deliver five more aircraft than its US counterpart in October.
anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Ralph Anker (a good Norwegian surname apparently) was invited to make a presentation on “Key Trends In Aviation” at Avinor’s conference in Oslo this week. If you couldn’t make it to see the man himself present it, then at least take a look at the downloadable presentation, which contains material never previously presented on anna.aero.
While both Airbus and Boeing improved their annual performance by almost 10% so far, the US manufacturer is now more than 30 units ahead of its European counterpart and a strong contender to win the 2013 delivery race.
easyJet re-enters UK-Romania market with flights from London Gatwick Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
The UK-Romania market has grown steadily every year since Romania joined the EU in 2007. Blue Air and Wizz Air have stimulated demand with low-cost flights, but now easyJet has re-entered the market it briefly served in 2007/08. We look to see who is operating which services between the two countries, and why capacity will be up 40% this winter.
While the 8,000th Airbus was delivered in August, the European manufacturer will have to add some power if it wants to catch up with its American counterpart before the year’s end — Boeing now outperforms Airbus by 20 units.
The US-Canada market is relatively balanced between the US and Canadian carriers. The Canadian airlines have increased their market share by eight percentage points in the last year, breaking through the 50% share. Marginally behind are the US carriers, despite launching over double the amount of new routes as their Canadian counterparts. We reveal the top 12 (of 12) carriers in the market, how quickly they are growing, and which new services have been launched.
Aeromexico, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines drive 8% growth in US-Mexico seats; Interjet capacity up over 50%
The US-Mexico market has been dominated by US carriers for many years, but Mexican airlines have increased their market share by almost three percentage points in the last year, and started twice as many new routes as their US counterparts. We reveal the top 12 carriers in the market, how quickly they are growing, and which new services have been launched.
Lille Airport (+21.3%) leads French traffic growth of 1.3% in 2013; Air France still growing on domestic routes
With monthly traffic data available from 14 of the top 15 airports, we take a closer look at the latest developments in the French market. We reveal which which airports have been growing fastest, and which are having a tougher year. We also take a closer look at the leading French domestic routes, and what Air France’s strategy is.
It’s a draw! Both Airbus and Boeing delivered 52 units each in July, but Boeing maintains its overall lead so far in 2013
Boeing’s lead remains unchanged with 11 more units (+3.2%) delivered than Airbus so far this year. Boeing’s performance included seven 787-800s and Airbus delivered one A380.
Italian airport passenger numbers down 3.3% in first half of 2013; international routes show 1% growth
June 2013 saw Italian airports report their first combined year-on-year increase in passenger numbers since July 2012. We reveal which airports are growing fastest, and how each of the country’s leading airports is performing. Plus analysis of the Italian domestic market in which Volotea is growing quickly.