Articles Tagged ‘Russia’

t'way air more than doubles international seats in 2017; Seoul Incheon is main international hub, Japan is top destination

t’way air more than doubles international seats in 2017; Seoul Incheon is main international hub, Japan is top destination

There were 3.94 million two-way seats available across t’way air’s international route network in 2017, 158% up on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at how the carrier has developed its international links since it was formed in 2010, including its leading airports, routes and country markets.  

flydubai sees capacity fall for first time in 2017 after seven years of growth; Saudi Arabia is top destination market

flydubai sees capacity fall for first time in 2017 after seven years of growth; Saudi Arabia is top destination market

flydubai provided more than 15 million seats across its network in 2017, representing a marginal 2.0% reduction compared to the previous year. The Middle Eastern LCC has enjoyed a rapid rise since commencing services in 2009. Nick Preston examines the carrier’s development, including its fleet and network trends.

The US and China have largest domestic networks in 2017, but Australia offers more seats per capita and Middle East markets are growing fast

The US and China have largest domestic networks in 2017, but Australia offers more seats per capita and Middle East markets are growing fast

Global domestic capacity grew by 7% from 2016 to 2017 with more than 6.2 billion seats on sale this year. While the US remains the largest domestic market, it is being outgrown by other developing networks. anna.aero has trawled through the schedules to reveal the largest domestic markets, and which are growing at the fastest […]


Europe-Asia long-haul capacity up 6% this year; UK and China lead way for most seats as Aeroflot overtakes Lufthansa as #1 airline

Europe-Asia long-haul capacity up 6% this year; UK and China lead way for most seats as Aeroflot overtakes Lufthansa as #1 airline

We take a closer look at capacity changes on long-haul routes between Europe and Asia since the beginning of 2014. Plus we reveal the top 15 airlines and leading countries at each end of the market and how fast they are growing (or not). 

Iceland tops ranking for European countries dominated by local carriers; Lithuania and Slovakia among others with no home carriers

Iceland tops ranking for European countries dominated by local carriers; Lithuania and Slovakia among others with no home carriers

Ryanair has over 80 bases, easyJet and Wizz Air over 20 each and most are outside of where they are headquartered. We reveal which European countries are still dominated by their home-based airlines and which are now dominated by foreign carriers.

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?


Russian market set for changes as Aeroflot to absorb Transaero Airlines; fastest-growing Russian airports and airlines revealed

Russian market set for changes as Aeroflot to absorb Transaero Airlines; fastest-growing Russian airports and airlines revealed

We reveal the top airports and airlines in Russia in the first half of 2015 and how they compare with 2014. We also report on which country markets have seen the biggest changes in capacity in the last two years.

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.

15 fastest-growing intra-European country pairs this summer revealed

15 fastest-growing intra-European country pairs this summer revealed

We identify which country pairs are achieving the highest growth rates (percentage) this summer and also the biggest increase in actual seat numbers, and reveal which carriers are driving the growth. Plus the three fastest-shrinking country pairs revealed.


Ryanair gains access to Russia; Dublin to Moscow and St Petersburg from March 2014

Ryanair gains access to Russia; Dublin to Moscow and St Petersburg from March 2014

Following in the considerable footsteps of easyJet and Wizz Air, Ryanair has been granted access to the Russian market from March 2014.

St Petersburg's 18% average growth 2009-12 puts pressure on infrastructure; new terminal to open this year

St Petersburg’s 18% average growth 2009-12 puts pressure on infrastructure; new terminal to open this year

With double-digit growth over the last five years, St Petersburg Airport is bursting at the seams. A new terminal, due to open later this year, is the stepping stone for further growth, as anna.aero finds out from the airport’s operator – Fraport.

Novosibirsk Airport: International traffic doubles in just two years; Chinese and European routes wanted

Novosibirsk Airport: International traffic doubles in just two years; Chinese and European routes wanted

With annual growth of 20% and international passengers doubling in numbers in just two years, Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport’s remote location seems to be benefiting its ongoing traffic development — anna.aero examines the airport’s success.