In the last week, Russian airports saw the most new routes launched, followed by airports in the UK. The US, Italy, Spain, Greece, China and Norway also had multiple launches, while the rest of the week’s 41 new routes took place in Canada, Tunisia and across Europe and Asia.
anna.aero in Moscow: Fast-growing Avianova stimulates Russian market; looking at top 100 cities for expansion
We met with the Russian LCC Avianova’s CEO and found out about the airline’s network expansion. Where will it grow? Who does it target? And will the airline start flying internationally?
Over 60 new routes this week with a strong bias towards European LCCs. Cimber Sterling, easyJet, Jet2.com, Ryanair and Wizz Air all launched multiple routes. But AirAsia, Avianova, BA CityFlyer, Delta, Flydubai, Southwest, Spanair and Transaero among others all had reasons to celebrate this week.
Demand for air travel in Russia growing at more than 20%; UTair now #1 domestic carrier; Egypt and Turkey popular
The Russian market is back in growth mode and the battle to be #1 in the domestic market is intensifying. Which are the leading international markets and which are the leading carriers on international routes?
A bit of a lull before the beginning of May when over 100 new routes will begin. After the ash cloud dispersed from European airspace, launch celebrations were not at the top of the agenda everywhere. However, we still have news and pictures on new routes started during the last week involving airports in France, Germany, India, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Poland, Russia, Spain, the UK and the USA.
Saint Petersburg’s airport is the busiest in Russia outside of Moscow, but how has traffic developed in recent years? How seasonal is demand, which are the leading destinations and which new routes have been started?
The rapid collapse in air travel demand has been almost as dramatic as its growth in 2007 and early 2008. We highlight the trends over the last 18 months and reveal which are the leading domestic routes. Which airline has added 10 domestic routes in 2009?
Italy and Greece have been the main beneficiaries of new route launches (from Air Italy, blu-express, easyJet and Wizz Air) this week as we head into the peak of the European summer season. Other interesting new routes are provided by Estonian Air, Tiger Airways and yet another new route from Turkish Airlines.
Russian airline growth slows from over 20% to under 5%; S7 extends lead over Aeroflot in domestic market
Even energy-rich Russia has seen a slowdown in traffic growth in recent months. How do growth rates for international and domestic traffic compare and how seasonal is demand at various airports? Which airlines have the most domestic passengers?
Russia’s airports handled less than 90 million passengers in 2007 despite growth of 20%. How dominant are Moscow’s three airports and which are the next busiest? Which are the leading airlines? And what are the biggest country markets?