Eurostar celebrates 20 years of London-Paris service with new trains; air travel demand cut by 55% from 1994 peak of four million
Once one of the world’s busiest air routes, the London-Paris market has been severely impacted by the launch in 1994 of Eurostar’s high-speed rail services. We reveal what happened to air travel demand in the last 20 years.
Ryanair will join fellow LCCs easyJet and Norwegian, along with British Airways and SAS, in serving the London-Copenhagen market in 2015. We reveal how demand has grown since 1996 and which carriers have been operating in the market.
South Korean carriers dominate the market from Seoul Incheon to Japan; ANA withdraws from the market
As Jin Air increases its offering from Seoul Incheon to Japan this week with the launch of services to Nagasaki, anna.aero examines the latest changes in the market.
UK – South Korea: traffic doubles up in a decade; British Airways the latest carrier to fly Gangnam Style
As “Gangnam Style” rocks youtube charts, anna.aero looks at the market from the UK to South Korea. While Korean Air suspends services from London Gatwick, British Airways returns with flights from Heathrow. But with +300k annual passengers, is there just enough potential for everybody?
Traffic between Mainland China and Australia is booming as Chinese carriers keep growing. But which airports benefit the most? And what is the response from Australian carriers?
The Czech-Russian bilateral is about to be liberalised, but what are the developments leading to this decision? How has the Prague-Moscow route developed? And which airports have received traffic spill?
Virgin Atlantic to axe Nairobi service from September; British Airways and Kenya Airways operate daily flights
Virgin Atlantic has decided to drop its flights to Kenya after just over five years. How have passenger numbers between the UK and Kenya developed during the last 14 years and how have the number of weekly flights offered by the three carriers operating from Heathrow to Nairobi changed since 2002? And which UK leisure carriers serve Mombasa?
London to Rio +76% in February, but UK to Brazil slows down compared with other South American countries
With monthly year-on-year growth reaching 80% on selected routes in February, Brazil was praised as the saviour of London Heathrow’s traffic growth. But what hides behind the monthly volatility? How does the trend compare to the region’s average? And why might the UK to Brazil market soon become a oneworld monopoly?
New Caribbean Airlines services from Trinidad and Barbados to London Gatwick set to stimulate demand
The UK has strong historic links with many parts of the Caribbean, but which country markets have the biggest air travel demand from the UK? And which markets have grown fastest in the last decade? When did demand peak?
Kingfisher Airlines abandons UK market; Virgin Atlantic announces plans to resume Mumbai flights in October
The UK – India market is currently going through some changes. Kingfisher’s on-going troubles mean that it is axing its long-haul flights to the UK while Virgin Atlantic is returning to Delhi with twin-engined aircraft later this year. But how have passenger numbers evolved during the last decade, and which routes are now a British Airways monopoly?
Monarch and Ryanair enter London – Barcelona market; both airlines target current easyJet route monopolies
The UK – Barcelona market saw amazing growth between 1991 and 2007 but has since seen demand drop by almost 30% in just two years. Which carriers are still serving the market and which have cut routes in the last two years? And what’s happened to the Spanish carriers on the route?
Spain’s airport growth driven by international traffic; Russia replaces Morocco in top 15 with almost 50% growth
Spanish domestic traffic has barely grown in 2011, but international traffic is up over 11%. What growth has there been in the largest individual country markets in the first three-quarters of 2011, and which smaller country markets are growing fastest? Just how badly have the Egyptian and Tunisian markets been affected?