Articles Tagged ‘Condor’
Turkish market grows 11% in 2017, bouncing above the records of 2015; Istanbul accounts for 50% of traffic; Antalya leads net passenger growth
With Turkey set to open one of the world’s biggest airports this year, it is certainly an exciting time for Turkish aviation. Given the setbacks encountered in 2016, the nation has bounced back in abundance. Jonathan Ford explores in more depth the recent developments of the Turkish market.
Ecuador’s aviation market has shrunk 27% since 2013, reaching a decade low last year; Condor and Spirit Airlines planning to shake things up
Ecuador, the nation some 800 delegates will be flying into over the next two weeks to attend Routes Americas in Quito, saw its seat capacity drop 9.8% between 2016 and 2017, a fourth consecutive year of cuts. Jonathan Ford highlights who’s cut back the most and informs what to look out for in 2018.
Thomas Cook Group carriers grow seat capacity 11% in two years as US market more than doubles; Birmingham biggest base without long-haul
The Thomas Cook Group operated just under 19.93 million seats in 2017, up 11% from its offering in 2015. With long-haul growth high on the agenda, will the carrier expand this strategy to more of its bases? Jonathan Ford looks to see where the airline has focused its capacity, and where it’s expanding in 2018.
Airlines launched 3,500+ routes in 2017, Ryanair remains number one for new services as LCCs continue to dominate
anna.aero has analysed its New Route Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics for 2017. We reveal the top airlines for new routes last year, plus the top 15 country markets and airports. We also look ahead to 2018, which promises to be busy with over 1,400 new routes announced already.
Quito gains new Madrid and Frankfurt links; traffic dropped 9.4% in 2016 to 4.9 million passengers; host city of Routes Americas 2018
Quito will play host to some 800 delegates in mid-February for the 11th annual Routes Americas conference. The capital of Ecuador is on a high at the moment with a second Madrid connection thanks to Air Europa, while Condor will add Frankfurt from Q3 2018. However, the ventures come after several years of decline.
Gran Canaria is Spain’s sixth largest airport, but there are times of the year when it becomes the nation’s third busiest, behind Madrid and Barcelona. We take a look at the airport’s traffic figures, its relatively flat traffic profile, as well as its biggest carriers and routes.
Punta Cana expansion slows since 2015, American Airlines is largest carrier and March is the peak month for available seats
Punta Cana is the busiest airport in the Dominican Republic, accounting for 47% of all departing capacity from the Caribbean state in 2017. The next largest airport is Santo Domingo, with 33% of departing seats. anna.aero takes a look at Punta Cana’s seasonal capacity trends, along with its largest airline operators and country markets.
London Southend Airport wins W17/18 FTWA public vote Part I; pick your Arch of Triumph from the 15 entries in Part II
Having effectively mobilised their followers on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat, London Southend Airport won Part I of the Arch of Triumph W17/18 vote. There are another 15 FTWAs to choose from in Part II of this bi-annual competition this week.
London Southend Airport wins Cake of the Week W17/18 public vote Part I; pick your winner from the 13 cakes in Part II
With London Southend winning last week’s Part I for the cake it made for Flybe’s three new routes, it is now time for Part II of the W17/18 public vote. With another 13 entries this week, which will be your choice for Cake of the Week??
Condor adds four additional Caribbean city pairs to its network.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, the host of Routes Europe 2019 is announced while Southwest Airlines celebrates 25 years of operation at Columbus. More news also from Toulouse as it begins work on its terminal extension.
Cluj-Napoca won three Arch of Triumph weekly titles in 2016 – two from anna.aero’s judges and one in the public vote – yet it has taken it until nearly July to get a win on the board this year. Find out which one of the 11 global airports has discovered the blueprint to the Romanian airport’s success.