Articles Tagged ‘Latin America’

Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Bolivia’s capacity increases by 27% in 2013; Boliviana de Aviacion commands 50% of weekly seats

Rich in mineral and energy resources and for being the home of Marco Antonio Etcheverry (the greatest Bolivian footballer player nicknamed “El Diablo”), Bolivia is also a South American aviation hot-spot, having seen its gateways offering a combined total of 4.4 million one-way seats in 2013. As the state-owned flag carrier, Boliviana de Aviacion commands […]

Cuba lights a cigar to celebrate 18% annual growth; Sunwing #1 carrier

Cuba lights a cigar to celebrate 18% annual growth; Sunwing #1 carrier

Due to the US economic embargo on Cuba which has lasted for nearly 50 years, there are no scheduled flights between the two nations. So which nation is the top country market?

TACA bites into LAN’s territory; 13%+ capacity growth in Lima

TACA bites into LAN’s territory; 13%+ capacity growth in Lima

As the large AviancaTaca nears full operational alignment, TACA brand will soon disappear. anna.aero examines how has TACA’s network changed following the merger with Colombian Avianca.


Peru traffic grows 12% in first half 2012; domestic capacity up 20% in November, but LAN still dominates

Peru traffic grows 12% in first half 2012; domestic capacity up 20% in November, but LAN still dominates

Recently pronounced the new economic tiger, the South American country of Peru remains in the shade of bigger players in the region. However, as its raw-materials based economy remains strong amidst the global slowdown, Peru’s aviation is booming. But which three airlines hold over three quarters of international market? How fast does Star Peru, the […]

Pluna's collapse bad news for Uruguay and Montevideo Airport; non-stop links to five Brazilian airports lost

Pluna’s collapse bad news for Uruguay and Montevideo Airport; non-stop links to five Brazilian airports lost

Uruguay appears to have lost its flag-carrier for the time being. How has traffic developed in recent years at the country’s main airport? How dominant was Pluna at Montevideo Airport? And which airlines stand to gain most from the carrier’s demise?

Argentina’s regional airports see traffic growth; Aerolíneas Argentinas faces increasing competition

Argentina’s regional airports see traffic growth; Aerolíneas Argentinas faces increasing competition

Unlike other countries in the region, Argentina’s air traffic growth over the years has been somewhat less dynamic and hampered by crises and heavy regulation. But has the country’s troubled flag carrier sustained its virtual domestic monopoly? How does domestic growth compare to the international segment? And which of the country’s airports saw its traffic […]


Panama: the one airport – one airline set up

Panama: the one airport – one airline set up

With Spanair’s demise, Star Alliance might have lost its footing in Spain, but its Americas network is soon to be strengthened by Panama’s Copa joining in. But just how dominant is the flag carrier at its Hub Americas in Panama City? How big is the European market out of Panama and which alliance does not […]

Avianca faces rapid expansion with aircraft orders and Star Alliance membership

Avianca faces rapid expansion with aircraft orders and Star Alliance membership

The Colombian airline in AviancaTACA prepares for long-haul expansion with large widebody orders, but which of its markets is currently growing the fastest? How important is its domestic network? And what is the airline’s market share in Bogotá?

Latin America dominated by Brazil; Sao Paulo, GOL, TAM leads way as traffic jumps +7% in 2011

Latin America dominated by Brazil; Sao Paulo, GOL, TAM leads way as traffic jumps +7% in 2011

Latin America is home to some rapidly expanding carriers as consolidation continues to be felt across the continent. But which are the leading airports and airlines in the region and just how dominant is Brazil? Which are the leading domestic markets and which are the biggest international markets?


Iberia's focus on Latin American routes quantified; USA bigger than domestic market from Madrid by ASKs

Iberia’s focus on Latin American routes quantified; USA bigger than domestic market from Madrid by ASKs

Following our recent examination of British Airways our attention now turns to fellow IAG member Iberia. How important is its Madrid hub? Which are the leading country markets from Madrid? And the leading routes (by ASKs)? And which new destinations have been added recently?

Venezuelan market not growing despite country's oil wealth; American Airlines, Miami top international airline and airport

Venezuelan market not growing despite country’s oil wealth; American Airlines, Miami top international airline and airport

Caracas is one of Latin America’s top 10 busiest airports but which airlines are biggest in oil-rich Venezuela? Which US and European cities are served by which airlines? And isn’t it about time the country’s airlines upgraded to some newer aircraft types?

Peru's traffic grows as Lima doubles in six years; TACA Peru expands to take on dominant LAN

Peru’s traffic grows as Lima doubles in six years; TACA Peru expands to take on dominant LAN

Big celebrations just took place at Lima Airport, but how has traffic developed under Fraport’s influence? Which markets dominate Peruvian traffic? And which European airline is resuming services to Lima later this year?