While the whole of Europe is either already on holiday or just about to go, we thought it would be good time to reveal the winners of the last of our three annual competitions – the Euro ANNIES. With winning airports in Bulgaria, France, Germany, Iceland, Russia, Spain, Turkey and the UK there is a good geographical spread. Find out who is jumping for joy.
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Déjà vu: China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam win 7th Asian ANNIES airport awards; Chinese carriers again dominate airline awards
We’ve had the US ANNIES, now it’s time for the Asian ANNIES. See which airports have repeated their wins from 12 months ago. The countries dominating the awards may not have changed but there are plenty of new winners.
Ryanair adds connecting flights at Milan Bergamo – anna.aero investigates traffic stimulation factor at largest mainland European hub
Ryanair recently announced that from 3 July passengers will be able to book connecting flights from Milan Bergamo, its second connecting hub operation after Rome Fiumicino. We investigate this part of Ryanair’s “Always Getting Better” programme to see how it will stimulate traffic at its largest mainland European hub.
Iceland tops ranking for European countries dominated by local carriers; Lithuania and Slovakia among others with no home carriers
Ryanair has over 80 bases, easyJet and Wizz Air over 20 each and most are outside of where they are headquartered. We reveal which European countries are still dominated by their home-based airlines and which are now dominated by foreign carriers.
Turkish Airlines set to consolidate in 2017 and 2018 before fleet growth resumes in 2019; still launching new routes but also dropping some
After double-digit growth in each of the previous five years, Turkish Airlines grew much more slowly in 2016 and is even shrinking slightly in 2017. We look at the regional variations last year and this year. Plus we reveal which 12 destinations have been suspended and what’s new for this summer.
Last week we looked at which airlines were the most dynamic in the US market. This week we have seven US ANNIES awards for airports, four for growth and three for network/carrier development. We even have a tie in one category as seven different airports claim victory.
For a seventh year running, airlines across the US have been celebrating their wins in the anna.aero US ANNIES. Take a closer look to see which airlines have been celebrating this week in Part I of the awards, with the airport winners to be revealed next week in Part II.
International growth stalls in China; Japan deposes South Korea as #1 market as Hainan Airlines grows 50%; Guangzhou adds 700k seats
After double-digit growth in each of the last three summers, international growth in China is set to slow dramatically this summer to less than 3%. Political issues with South Korea have taken their toll as we reveal the winners and losers by country, airline and Chinese airport.
Would Alitalia be missed in Italy? Only has 9% of international seats this summer; easyJet, Ryanair and Vueling could take up domestic slack
Back in July 2007 we first did some analysis on the possible collapse of Alitalia. A lot has changed since then, but some things it seems haven’t. We look at the airline’s top domestic routes and competitors, its share of international traffic and which major airports are most (and least) vulnerable.
By end-2017 Qatar Airways will serve 19 more destinations than Emirates; latter has 70+ more aircraft; bilaterals holding it back
With Qatar Airways already having 18 new airports lined-up to join its network in the next 18-24 months, and Emirates only having two, it seems that the UAE carrier’s MEB3 rival is well ahead in regards to future expansion. With that in mind, anna.aero has investigated the global market to see where it needs to launch services in order to catch-up with the oneworld member.
LOT Polish Airlines, Finnair lead network expansion race among Europe’s flag carriers; British Airways adds 20 new routes in two years
We reveal by how much Europe’s flag carriers have expanded their networks from their main bases since 2015. Iberia, KLM and Turkish Airlines have also been busy celebrating many new routes. Plus the top 20 flag carriers by routes served from their main airports.