Articles Tagged ‘oneworld’

Amsterdam overtakes Frankfurt and Istanbul as it aims to catch Paris CDG to become Europe's #2 hub; Heathrow to have 9.3 million pax lead

Amsterdam overtakes Frankfurt and Istanbul as it aims to catch Paris CDG to become Europe’s #2 hub; Heathrow to have 9.3 million pax lead

FLAPI airports (Frankfurt, London Heathrow, Amsterdam, Paris CDG and Istanbul Atatürk) handled over 326 million passengers in 2016, up 1.5% when compared to 2015. We look to see how these airports have grown in the past decade in regards to their hub carriers and their market shares.   

American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs

American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs

The oneworld alliance covers a network of 1,000+ airports and 3,600+ routes on a fleet of 3,571 aircraft. Last year, around 3.5 billion people flew around the world according to IATA, with 558 million flying on a oneword airline. This means that around 15%-16% of air travellers last year flew on a oneworld member aircraft. […]

LATAM Airlines Group cuts capacity across network with overall seat availability down 5.5%; traffic for 2016 down 1.1%; now serves Africa

LATAM Airlines Group cuts capacity across network with overall seat availability down 5.5%; traffic for 2016 down 1.1%; now serves Africa

The LATAM Airlines Group is currently going through a major rebranding programme. However, since its inception in 2012, it has not been smooth sailing as traffic and profits have fallen, and continue to do so. We take a closer look at traffic development and see how its network has changed during the past 12 months.


Finnair’s scheduled traffic grows 65% in five years; surpasses one million monthly passengers; Iceland is next country market

Finnair’s scheduled traffic grows 65% in five years; surpasses one million monthly passengers; Iceland is next country market

During the past year, Finnair has welcomed 13 new airports to its route map. As well as this, the carrier became the first European A350 operator, and June 2016 was the first time in recent history that the airline managed the feat of carrying one million scheduled passengers in a month. anna.aero looks in further detail at traffic […]

airberlin shrinking and still losing money; Russian routes dropped, Palma virtual hub axed; growing in Croatia, Germany and US

airberlin shrinking and still losing money; Russian routes dropped, Palma virtual hub axed; growing in Croatia, Germany and US

airberlin is a curious airline. One of Europe’s largest, yet it struggles financially as it tries to occupy too many market segments. We reveal where it is (and isn’t) growing this summer and which routes have been dropped and added.

Qatar Airways is welcomed to Birmingham

Qatar Airways is welcomed to Birmingham

anna.aero was live at Birmingham Airport to welcome the arrival of Qatar Airways’ inaugural service from Doha on 30 March, a route which will operate eight times weekly. Take a closer look to see how the morning’s events unfolded, and discover why Birmingham is an important link for Qatar Airways, and to hear from Paul Kehoe, CEO of […]


Iberia Express grows by 8.4% from Madrid since last year; route count doubles since operations commenced

Iberia Express grows by 8.4% from Madrid since last year; route count doubles since operations commenced

Since commencing operations four years ago, Iberia Express has gone from a low of 16 destinations being served in its first year of operations in 2012, to a grand total of 31 routes being served from Madrid this summer, with some routes making a reappearance since being dropped after the first season. anna.aero takes a […]

Ljubljana Airport sees passenger growth of 11% in 2015; Zurich now #1 route as Star Alliance carriers dominate in Slovenia

Ljubljana Airport sees passenger growth of 11% in 2015; Zurich now #1 route as Star Alliance carriers dominate in Slovenia

Ljubljana Airport serves as the gateway to the capital of Slovenia. After four years of consecutive decline in passenger traffic from 2009 to 2012, the airport has since witnessed growth and during the first seven months of 2015, Ljubljana has seen passenger traffic increase by 11%. anna.aero looks to see which routes and airlines have […]

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

American Airlines overtakes Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to become #1 at Los Angeles

The merger of American Airlines and US Airways has resulted in the ‘new’ American becoming the number one carrier out of Los Angeles, with the number one carrier in S14, United Airlines, slipping to third. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines are growing the most from the Californian hub, and which markets are becoming more popular.


airberlin still #1 in German capital serving 61 destinations non-stop; Billund and Prague new, but nine routes dropped in last two years

airberlin still #1 in German capital serving 61 destinations non-stop; Billund and Prague new, but nine routes dropped in last two years

Berlin Tegel is still airberlin’s biggest base. We reveal its development during the last decade, which country markets are growing (and shrinking) and which routes have been terminated in the last two years.

oneworld member SriLankan Airlines is big in India and growing in China; London Heathrow is still #1 route for ASKs

oneworld member SriLankan Airlines is big in India and growing in China; London Heathrow is still #1 route for ASKs

The newest member of the oneworld alliance, the Sri Lankan flag-carrier joined on 1 May 2014. We reveal how the airline has grown since 2000 and what its biggest routes are in terms of ASKs and flights.

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Most of the eight airlines operating the Boeing 787 are keeping them close to base while they build-up familiarity with the new airframe. At 5,245 kilometres, Qatar Airways’ Doha to London 787 route which touched down for the first time on 14 December, is only using around one-third of the aircraft’s 15,000 kilometre range capability.