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Poland’s airports break 25m for first time in 2013; Warsaw Chopin hits 10m mark

Poland’s airports break 25m for first time in 2013; Warsaw Chopin hits 10m mark

After last week’s Austrian market analysis, this week anna.aero takes a closer look at developments in Poland — interestingly both markets are about the same size with 25 million passengers. In Austria, the country’s main airport still dominates, but the story is different in Poland, where regional airports have prospered.

Vienna Airport’s share of Austrian market continues to rise; Air Algérie, Air China and Ethiopian Airlines coming in 2014

Vienna Airport’s share of Austrian market continues to rise; Air Algérie, Air China and Ethiopian Airlines coming in 2014

Passenger numbers across Austria’s airports fell by 1% in 2013, but Vienna’s share of the market continues to rise. We reveal when passenger numbers peaked at the country’s other main airports, and take a look at which new services have launched so far this winter, as well as revealing what new services are coming this summer.

New Zealand’s big three airports handled 26 million passengers in 2013; Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington all growing

New Zealand’s big three airports handled 26 million passengers in 2013; Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington all growing

New Zealand’s three biggest airports all reported traffic growth in 2013 and handled a record 26 million passengers between them. We look at domestic and international traffic growth at each airport and reveal which country markets are growing fastest. We also reveal which two new international connections launched last year.


Europe-Africa airline seat capacity up less than 2% in March; Moroccan markets growing fastest as Egypt faces uncertain future

Europe-Africa airline seat capacity up less than 2% in March; Moroccan markets growing fastest as Egypt faces uncertain future

Modest growth between Europe and Africa disguises significant developments at an airline and country pair level. Ryanair is increasing capacity by over 70%, Vueling by over 500%, while traffic on Egyptian routes appears to be suffering due to the country’s on-going political uncertainty.

Record January for Airbus, Boeing; 76% of deliveries are single-aisles

Record January for Airbus, Boeing; 76% of deliveries are single-aisles

Following a busy December, both Airbus and Boeing delivered significantly fewer aircraft in the first month of the year. However, January 2014 goes down in history as the busiest beginning to a year since anna.aero started monitoring aircraft deliveries in 2008.

Chinese air traffic up 11% in first 11 months of 2013; 29 international links to be launched in first half of 2014

Chinese air traffic up 11% in first 11 months of 2013; 29 international links to be launched in first half of 2014

The world’s second largest air travel market, according to Innovata weekly seat capacity for February, is rapidly growing, reaching 326 million passengers in the first 11 months of 2013. Despite the current issues regarding the EU’s ETS, Air China is still launching links to Europe. anna.aero reveals who is the main player in the Chinese domestic market and which new international services will be launched in 2014. 


Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport sees rapid growth in European services; easyJet and Wizz Air dominate new route launches in 2014

Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport sees rapid growth in European services; easyJet and Wizz Air dominate new route launches in 2014

Passenger numbers at Tel Aviv’s main airport have soared by 30% in the last four years, driven by the appearance of not just LCCs, but also the arrival of several flag-carriers. We reveal the details of over 40 new services that will have launched between the beginning of 2009 and the end of 2014.

Morocco's airports grow passenger numbers by 9% in 2013; easyJet and Ryanair lead way with most new routes

Morocco’s airports grow passenger numbers by 9% in 2013; easyJet and Ryanair lead way with most new routes

The EU’s ‘open-skies’ agreement with Morocco continues to reap dividends as passenger traffic rebounded in 2013 after a difficult 2012. We reveal which airports grew fastest in 2013, and which foreign airlines have added routes for this summer.

Ryanair makes gains in Italy; Alitalia holding steady — for now

Ryanair makes gains in Italy; Alitalia holding steady — for now

Despite gaining access to Milan Linate last March, using its specially-painted aircraft, easyJet is a loser in the battle for the Italian domestic market. anna.aero takes a look at the dynamics in a near-60 million annual passenger market.


American Airlines, Copa Airlines and United Airlines battle for #1 in North-Central America market; capacity up 7% versus last February

American Airlines, Copa Airlines and United Airlines battle for #1 in North-Central America market; capacity up 7% versus last February

Non-stop services between airports in North and Central America are growing steadily, with several carriers launching new services in recent months. We rank the top 12 country pairs and the top 12 airlines in the market, and reveal the top 10 airports in each region for capacity to the other.

Flights up 15% and ASKs up 5.9% between Asia and Australasia; Singapore – Australia #1 country pair

Flights up 15% and ASKs up 5.9% between Asia and Australasia; Singapore – Australia #1 country pair

The relationship between Asia and Australasia has grown considerably over the years as both regions are actively engaged economically and culturally. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of both regions, resulting in flights increasing by 15% and ASKs up 5.9%, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between the two markets. 

Flights up 10% and ASKs up 15% between Middle East and Africa

Flights up 10% and ASKs up 15% between Middle East and Africa

Cultural, social and religious links are strong between the Middle East and Africa, which has resulted in an extended period of new route growth between the two regions. anna.aero takes a closer look to reveal the leading country pairs and airport pairs.