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AEA member airlines see modest 1.3% growth so far in 2013

AEA member airlines see modest 1.3% growth so far in 2013

In the first five months of 2013, Europe’s flag-carriers have reported traffic growth of just 1.3%, according to the AEA. This disguises some major variations by geographic market, with domestic traffic down 3.3%, but cross-border European traffic up 2.5%. But it’s the Middle East that is the fastest-growing region, with passenger numbers up over 10%.

Ukrainian airlines lead AEA member growth rankings in 2011; AeroSvit passengers up more than 100%

Ukrainian airlines lead AEA member growth rankings in 2011; AeroSvit passengers up more than 100%

AEA member airlines have seen their passenger numbers rise 8.4% so far this year, but how has growth varied by geographic region? Apart from North Africa which other market wasn’t growing in June or July? Which seven members have seen a decline in passenger numbers so far this year and which have improved their load […]

Domestic traffic down in four major EU markets in 2010; AEA report 2% domestic growth but other carriers make cuts

Domestic traffic down in four major EU markets in 2010; AEA report 2% domestic growth but other carriers make cuts

Traffic overall was up in Europe in 2010 but what happened in the domestic markets? We take a closer look at the biggest ones and find one country which bucked the overall trend. Which country had the greatest difference between domestic growth and overall growth?


Is Tarom European legacy carrier of the year? Passengers up 20%, load factor up almost six percentage points

Is Tarom European legacy carrier of the year? Passengers up 20%, load factor up almost six percentage points

Europe’s flag-carriers enjoyed mixed fortunes in 2010. Which ones grew fastest (and by how much) and which ones saw passenger numbers fall? Which carriers improved their load factors the most and which carriers flew with more empty seats? And if Tarom is the biggest winner, who’s the biggest loser?

Turkish Airlines now #4 among Europe’s flag-carriers; over 20 destinations added from Istanbul in two years

Turkish Airlines now #4 among Europe’s flag-carriers; over 20 destinations added from Istanbul in two years

Now operating more than 150 aircraft, Turkish Airlines is rapidly creating a major hub in Istanbul. How quickly is its transfer traffic growing and which are the airline’s leading country markets? And which sporting teams and stars is it sponsoring to help spread its ‘global’ message?

AEA passenger numbers up 1.7% in first nine months of 2010; Tarom growing fastest with improved load factors

AEA passenger numbers up 1.7% in first nine months of 2010; Tarom growing fastest with improved load factors

Which AEA airlines are reporting double-digit growth and which are averaging load factors above 80% this year? Demand for travel to which region is growing fastest this year, and which regional market is shrinking? Are load factors generally improving or declining?


AeroSvit has launched 20 new routes this year including 12 from Kiev; reports record passenger numbers in August

AeroSvit has launched 20 new routes this year including 12 from Kiev; reports record passenger numbers in August

AEA member AeroSvit started the year slowly, but is now setting passenger records. Which new routes has it added this year and which countries in Europe does it notably not serve? And which recently launched aircraft type does it operate?

AEA passenger numbers down 1.5% in first five months of 2010 (blame the volcano!); Tarom does growth 'double'

AEA passenger numbers down 1.5% in first five months of 2010 (blame the volcano!); Tarom does growth ‘double’

How have Europe’s national flag carriers fared so far in 2010 compared with 2009. Which are the fastest growing (and shrinking) and who are the only four carriers to see load factors fall so far this year.

Ukraine International Airlines upgrades all-Boeing fleet; new routes from Kiev to Geneva and Tel Aviv starting soon

Ukraine International Airlines upgrades all-Boeing fleet; new routes from Kiev to Geneva and Tel Aviv starting soon

UIA and AeroSvit are battling to be the leading airline in Ukraine. Who’s winning? Where does UIA fly to (and how often) and which are its newest routes? Which aircraft have been added to the fleet recently?