Articles Tagged ‘Portugal’

Portugal leads European traffic growth in Q1 2017; Russia and Poland also reporting strong increases; Turkey starting to recover

Portugal leads European traffic growth in Q1 2017; Russia and Poland also reporting strong increases; Turkey starting to recover

With Portugal recording an average monthly increase in traffic for Q1 2017 of over 20%, it means that the country is the fastest-growing in Europe for that period. Along with Q1 analysis, we have also examined the 10 nations that have also posted Q2 2017 results to see how the growth has changed heading into […]

Airports in Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain reporting excellent growth so far in 2016

Airports in Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain reporting excellent growth so far in 2016

We analyse the growth trends across 20 European country markets to reveal the winners and losers so far in 2016. Can you guess the five country markets which are seeing traffic declines in the first half of this year?

Portugal reports double-digit growth again in 2015; Ryanair, easyJet, Transavia and Vueling key players with NIKI and Volotea new for S16

Portugal reports double-digit growth again in 2015; Ryanair, easyJet, Transavia and Vueling key players with NIKI and Volotea new for S16

Faro, Lisbon and Porto airports handled over 36 million passengers in 2015. We look at growth over the last 20 years and reveal which carriers and country markets are the biggest in 2015 and how they compare with 2010. Plus a look at what’s coming in 2016.


Porto Airport passes 8 million passenger mark in 2015; Turkish Airlines arrived while easyJet and Ryanair expanded their networks

Porto Airport passes 8 million passenger mark in 2015; Turkish Airlines arrived while easyJet and Ryanair expanded their networks

Portugal’s second busiest airport reported impressive growth of 17% in 2015. We reveal the leading airlines and country markets at the airport and what new services are already planned for 2016. Plus which services are being suspended.

Airport traffic across Europe growing solidly in 2015; Ireland and Greece lead way with Nordic countries and Russia facing challenges

Airport traffic across Europe growing solidly in 2015; Ireland and Greece lead way with Nordic countries and Russia facing challenges

We’ve collected airport traffic data for 20 European countries and plotted the growth over the last 18/30 months. We reveal the winners and losers and illustrate the impact of the re-timing of Easter.

UK airports see international passenger numbers grow by 4.5% in 2014 H1; Canary Islands lead ‘summer sun’ surge

UK airports see international passenger numbers grow by 4.5% in 2014 H1; Canary Islands lead ‘summer sun’ surge

International air travel from the UK grew faster in the first half of 2014 than in the previous year. Popular summer sun destinations such as the Canary Islands, Greece and Portugal have been performing well, but one major EU country market (which grew rapidly last year) has seen a decline this year.


Ryanair reaches Lisbon Airport; easyJet and Norwegian also add new routes in 2013 as passenger numbers grow by almost 4%

Ryanair reaches Lisbon Airport; easyJet and Norwegian also add new routes in 2013 as passenger numbers grow by almost 4%

Lisbon Airport may still be dominated by TAP Portugal, but all four of Europe’s leading LCCs now serve the Portuguese capital, with Ryanair arriving for the first time last week. We examine how the airport’s traffic has grown in recent years, its seasonality profile and which airlines have already announced plans to start new services […]

anna.aero reports from Lisbon: easyJet’s base launch in pictures

anna.aero reports from Lisbon: easyJet’s base launch in pictures

Following from a personal invitation to travel to Lisbon together with the airline’s CEO Carolyn McCall for the opening of the low-cost carrier’s new base in the Portuguese capital, anna.aero reports from the celebrations.

easyJet opens base in Lisbon; network grows by five to 21 destinations with TAP Portugal competing directly on 14

easyJet opens base in Lisbon; network grows by five to 21 destinations with TAP Portugal competing directly on 14

easyJet’s first base in Portugal opened last week (with two aircraft) and heralded the launch of five new routes, but to which destinations? How much did easyJet grow traffic in Lisbon last year? How quickly has its network at the airport grown and on which routes will it face competition with local flag-carrier TAP Portugal?


Exclusive interview with easyJet CEO Carolyn McCall; key opportunities in Switzerland, France and Italy

Exclusive interview with easyJet CEO Carolyn McCall; key opportunities in Switzerland, France and Italy

At the Lisbon base launch, the anna.aero fan and easyJet CEO Carolyn McCall set aside time to speak exclusively to anna.aero about the new base and the airline’s overall network plans.

Emirates to start daily Lisbon service from July

Emirates to start daily Lisbon service from July

Emirates hopes to generate significant long-haul traffic out of Lisbon starting in July. But which were the airport’s leading non-European country markets in 2011 and how fast are they growing? What’s currently the best option for passengers wanting to travel between Portugal and Asia?

Portugal benefiting from not being in North Africa; in-bound traffic still growing

Portugal benefiting from not being in North Africa; in-bound traffic still growing

The problems of the Portuguese economy do not appear to be impacting air traffic as much as has happened in Greece and Ireland. How are its three busiest airports performing this year? Which destinations has TAP added this year, and what other significant routes have been launched in the last year across the country?