Airlines starting over 460 new routes in first three weeks of S17 season; Ryanair is #1 with almost 100 as FIGUS countries lead way
The start of the (northern) summer season always sees a surge in new route launches. When compared with the same period last year the new route count is up over 40%, with over 120 airlines starting over 460 new services involving airports in over 100 countries in the first three weeks alone.
There can be no greater addition to your airport fire station walls than an anna.aero Arch of Triumph certificate from the first of just four Public Votes which will take place in 2017. So what are you waiting for? Find your airport’s entry – from the 25 that have been sent in this week – and get voting now. Vote! Vote! Vote!
Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part I – choose the winner from the 26 baked beauties from the start of S17
The rules in the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I are very strict: you have to get as many votes as you can to win! How you get these votes is of little concern to us, as long as it is legal (or you don’t get caught). Get everyone in your airport/airline to vote, get it shared on Facebook, LinkedIn, and get re-tweeting!
Well we have been waiting for it for months, but finally IAG announced to the world LEVEL, its new low-cost long-haul airline to be based in Barcelona with two A330-200s from June. Initially serving four transatlantic routes, we take a look at capacity ‘levels’ of the competition in Spain and across Europe.
China dominates Asian growth in Q2; fastest-growing major country market but Jakarta fends off Kunming for fastest-growing airport
With Routes Asia taking place next week and the start of the summer season less than two weeks away, we decided to take a look at Asian developments in 2017 Q2 compared with 2016 Q2. We look at the top country markets for growth, biggest airlines and fastest-growing airports.
Europe’s PELOCO5 carriers drop almost 200 routes for S17; Ryanair and Vueling drop most, easyJet and Wizz Air fewest
Europe’s biggest LCCs are not afraid to drop underperforming routes. But some of them do it rather more than others, at least this summer. We look at some of the more notable route suspensions and compare the number of droppings with the number of routes started.
As the Northern Hemisphere looks forward to the start of the S17 season at the end of March, we reveal the seasonality issues that various favourite holiday hotspots in Europe have to deal with. Plus we reveal how SAS differs from other European legacy carriers.
Over 50 new services added between Europe and US this summer; airberlin, Norwegian and WOW air adding most capacity versus S16
The Europe to US market will see capacity grow by 6% this summer thanks to the addition of over 50 new services. We reveal the leading players in the market and how quickly they are growing, plus which US airport will welcome back European flights for the first time since the 80s.
Frankfurt with almost 300 destinations and Paris CDG with over 100 airlines lead global analysis of airport operations in S17
We reveal the top 15 airports in S17 as measured by most destinations served non-stop, most country markets served and most airlines welcomed. Not surprisingly some airports appear in all three categories, but can you guess which ones?
Ryanair, Turkish Airlines and American Airlines top S17 rankings for airline networks in comprehensive anna.aero analysis
We reveal the top 15 airlines this summer (S17 season) as measured by most routes operated, most country markets served and most airports served. Not surprisingly some airlines appear in all three categories, but can you guess which ones?
The “best, most and worst” Ryanair airports 2007-17; 2,800 air services, from over 250 airports including 80+ bases
Ryanair is Europe’s leading (U)LCC and the regular winner of anna.aero awards for most routes launched each year. But this week, we focus on which of its 80-plus bases have seen the lowest and highest turnover of routes during the last decade. Plus we identify 24 airports which have only ever had one Ryanair service.
Following the recent additions of Brussels and Tel Aviv to Cobalt’s network, the airline’s new routes are coming thick and fast as it looks to include three more UK points in S17 to augment its three existing services to Birmingham, Manchester and London Stansted.