The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from launch celebrations.
24 new routes launched in the last week and we also have great photos from other celebrations across the world. But which airline launched its second international destination as part of a controversial partnership with a foreign carrier? And which airport celebrated for a whole weekend as it welcomed a new airline?
31 new routes have seen the light of day in the last week, but which two Asian carriers entered a new country market each? Which European charter carrier changed business models and began scheduled operations? And which US state capital got its second route with big jets?
Dutch airports recover as departure tax is abolished; traffic up 4.7% in 2010; Eindhoven and Maastricht up over 20%
While neighbours Germany have introduced an air travel tax in 2011, the Dutch abolished theirs back in 2009 and reaped the benefits in 2010. This year could be even better. Which are the leading country markets from the Netherlands and what share do KLM and its partners have of the Dutch market?
The last week has been busy, with 56 new routes starting. But which single airline launched 20 routes as it opened two bases? Which island nation attracted three new routes? Which route resumed after a hiatus of over five-years? Which busy domestic route got a low-cost carrier to compete? And which capital city airport got four new long-haul services?
US airlines all report growth in January; international demand growth outstrips domestic at all four majors
America’s airlines have all reported their first traffic results for 2011. Which group of airlines are growing fastest and which international markets have helped the ‘legacy’ carriers to more than offset a domestic reduction in January? Which airlines have seen the best load factor improvement year-on-year?
Airbus vs Boeing race 2011 is on; 2009-2010 airline top lists revealed; Chinese airlines beat Gulf carriers
The new year’s first month has seen the delivery of 59 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, but which manufacturer started off the year in the lead? And which airlines took the most aircraft during the last two years? We expect you to find the results rather surprising as a nation’s aviation industry emerges as a key global player.
31 new routes launched across the world in the last week. Two different airlines moved some of its services between competing airports, but which ones? Which are the four new African routes launched? And which low-cost carrier just entered a highly competitive route?
UK – US transatlantic air traffic down 3.3% in 2010; British Airways adding winter capacity on existing routes
The supposedly lucrative transatlantic market is still shrinking, at least between the UK and the US. Where is the traffic reduction coming from? Which airlines have added capacity this winter (and how), and which carrier’s seasonal route has been axed for this summer?
anna.aero has now passed the 7,000 mark for new routes reported! Last week’s 23 routes is the perfect week to celebrate this, with diverse routes having launched in all corners of the world. The capitals of Peru and Estonia, Lima and Tallinn, are the only ones with more than one route launch, so we have a wide spread of new services analysed and illustrated.
Delta gets the blues in Memphis; passenger traffic down 16% in last decade; new Mexico City service started this week
Delta’s hub at Memphis used to belong to Northwest. Passenger numbers have been in gradual decline for most of the last decade, but Delta has added several new destinations in the last couple of years. We examine how average air fares compare with other US airports.