Articles Tagged ‘PMI’

Exeter Airport bounces back above 900,000 annual passengers with traffic climbing 7.2% in 2017, the fifth consecutive year of growth

Exeter Airport bounces back above 900,000 annual passengers with traffic climbing 7.2% in 2017, the fifth consecutive year of growth

Exeter Airport greeted over 900,000 passengers last year, the first time that the facility has achieved this feat since 2008. anna.aero’s Jonathan Ford met with Rob Johnson, Aviation Development Manager at Regional & City Airports in Exeter to find out more about the airport’s recent developments.

Germany-Spain market grows for fifth straight year; Ryanair is largest carrier, while Palma de Mallorca is top airport

Germany-Spain market grows for fifth straight year; Ryanair is largest carrier, while Palma de Mallorca is top airport

There were more than 32.2 million seats available between Germany and Spain in 2017, up from 31.4 million the previous year. The market has now experienced five consecutive years of growth, after an inconsistent start to the decade. Nick Preston takes a closer look at this country pair to reveal its top network trends in […]

Thomas Cook Group carriers grow seat capacity 11% in two years as US market more than doubles; Birmingham biggest base without long-haul

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.  


Edinburgh Airport handled 13.43 million passengers in 2017; London tops destination leaderboard; easyJet and Ryanair are biggest carriers

Edinburgh Airport handled 13.43 million passengers in 2017; London tops destination leaderboard; easyJet and Ryanair are biggest carriers

Edinburgh Airport handled 13.43 million passengers in 2017, an 8.8% increase on 2016, making last year the busiest 12-month period in the airport’s history. anna.aero has took a further look into Edinburgh’s growth to discover which airlines have expanded the most to allow this Scottish success story to happen.  

easyJet opens its second Berlin base

easyJet opens its second Berlin base

easyJet commences operations at Berlin Tegel with an initial 13 routes.

IAG set to buy NIKI to grow Vueling's presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; could become Palma de Mallorca's number one airline

IAG set to buy NIKI to grow Vueling’s presence in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; could become Palma de Mallorca’s number one airline

IAG has announced its intention to purchase NIKI as it seeks to enhance Vueling’s presence in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The former airberlin unit appears to be a perfect fit for this strategy, with most of its top airports being among Vueling’s leading destinations in the region, plus it gives IAG a foothold into a […]


Gran Canaria on course to topple 13m; BinterCanarias is #1 carrier

Gran Canaria on course to topple 13m; BinterCanarias is #1 carrier

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.

Berlin battleground: easyJet's Tegel domestic routes intensify Lufthansa competition; Ryanair set to base nine aircraft too

Berlin battleground: easyJet’s Tegel domestic routes intensify Lufthansa competition; Ryanair set to base nine aircraft too

easyJet has put more than one million seats on sale from Berlin Tegel for its winter season flights up to end-March 2018. The LCC will start four key domestic and 15 international routes, so we take a look at the competitive landscape that the carrier will find in the German capital – including competing with itself!

Tampere-Malaga is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with over 16,000 searches; Finnair's next regional route??

Tampere-Malaga is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 16,000 searches; Finnair’s next regional route??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 16,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Tampere and Malaga ‒ but the route is unserved!? With Finnair adding a Palma de Mallorca to Oulu service in S18, could this airport pair be the next route linking ‘little […]


Iberia rebuilds capacity from its Madrid hub over the last three years

Iberia rebuilds capacity from its Madrid hub over the last three years

Iberia is the largest operator at Madrid Airport. Services provided by its mainline operation, Iberia Regional and Iberia Express account for 42% of all departing seat capacity from Madrid during the week commencing 10 October 2017. The next largest carrier is Air Europa which will provide 15% of the departing seats from the Spanish capital.

Turin-Prague is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 75,000 searches; Blue Air to 'Czech-out' this connection??

Turin-Prague is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 75,000 searches; Blue Air to ‘Czech-out’ this connection??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year over 75,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Turin and Prague ‒ but the route is unserved!? With Stockholm Arlanda services to be launched in early 2018 by the Romanian hybrid carrier, will the Czech connection be Blue Air’s […]

The Monarch Airlines failure – which airports are most affected?

The Monarch Airlines failure – which airports are most affected?

Monarch Airlines has slipped into administration overnight, bringing to an end over 50 years of aviation history for this renowned UK holiday brand. We take a look at which airports will be feeling its loss the most in the UK and overseas.