Articles Tagged ‘Star Alliance’

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.   

Airbus outperformed Boeing for deliveries in May by 7.1%; latter still leads the 2017 race; Malindo Air becomes first 737 MAX 8 operator

Airbus outperformed Boeing for deliveries in May by 7.1%; latter still leads the 2017 race; Malindo Air becomes first 737 MAX 8 operator

Airbus and Boeing in May delivered 116 aircraft between them, down 12 units when compared to the same month of 2016. The fifth month of this year also marked the first time since December that Airbus has outperformed its North American counterpart in relation to monthly deliveries, handing over four more aircraft.   

Brussels Airport returns to natural growth; on course to pass 24 million passengers in 2017; anna.aero meets with CEO Arnaud Feist

Brussels Airport returns to natural growth; on course to pass 24 million passengers in 2017; anna.aero meets with CEO Arnaud Feist

Brussels Airport serves the capital of Belgium and Europe. This year will see the airport return to natural growth, with every month since November being record-breaking for the hub. We recently travelled to the airport to speak with its CEO Arnaud Feist to find out more about what lies ahead for the airport.  


Turkish Airlines set to consolidate in 2017 and 2018 before fleet growth resumes in 2019; still launching new routes but also dropping some

Turkish Airlines set to consolidate in 2017 and 2018 before fleet growth resumes in 2019; still launching new routes but also dropping some

After double-digit growth in each of the previous five years, Turkish Airlines grew much more slowly in 2016 and is even shrinking slightly in 2017. We look at the regional variations last year and this year. Plus we reveal which 12 destinations have been suspended and what’s new for this summer.

Brussels Airlines set to become part of Eurowings empire by 2018; can a hub-and-spoke carrier fit into the Eurowings point-to-point model?

Brussels Airlines set to become part of Eurowings empire by 2018; can a hub-and-spoke carrier fit into the Eurowings point-to-point model?

Belgium’s flag-carrier Brussels Airlines is set to undergo significant changes after full acquisition by Lufthansa. We focus on the carrier’s African network and wonder how an airline with 40% connecting traffic will fit into Eurowings’ point-to-point template.

LOT Polish Airlines capacity up 20% in 2016 but still behind Ryanair in Poland; US routes key to growth in 2017 as fleet will reach 50 aircraft

LOT Polish Airlines capacity up 20% in 2016 but still behind Ryanair in Poland; US routes key to growth in 2017 as fleet will reach 50 aircraft

Star Alliance carrier LOT Polish Airlines has just launched a new long-haul route to Seoul. We look at the airline’s development during the last decade, its share of the Polish market, top routes by ASKs and leading country markets. Plus what’s new for 2017.


300+ orgs already registered for anna.aero’s imminent “sister” – Future Travel Experience Asia EXPO 2016, Singapore – register free. Do it now!

300+ orgs already registered for anna.aero’s imminent “sister” – Future Travel Experience Asia EXPO 2016, Singapore – register free. Do it now!

Future Travel Experience Asia EXPO 2016 is co-located with APEX EXPO and Aircraft Interiors EXPO Asia. With an expected attendance of 3,000+, FTE Asia EXPO 2016 is designed to help Asia’s airlines and airports improve end-to-end customer experiences, and to help the industry avoid customer experience chaos. If you like anna.aero, you’ll love Future Travel […]

Singapore Airlines celebrates Route of the Week win for Capital Express link between Singapore, Australia and New Zealand

Singapore Airlines celebrates Route of the Week win for Capital Express link between Singapore, Australia and New Zealand

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Pegasus Airlines and flynas sign a codeshare agreement, while Norwegian toasts 25 million passengers from Spain. More news also from Shannon Airport which will welcome its latest Star Alliance carrier next year.

Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN - LHR is #1 route for ASKs

Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN – LHR is #1 route for ASKs

The Star Alliance is made up of 27 carriers, with its largest member being United Airlines. During the past 12 months, the members’ collective seat capacity has grown 3.7%, with the alliance offering over eight million monthly one-way seats. We look at Star’s top 12 routes in relation to ASKs and seats, top airports and […]


Air China grows international capacity by 13% per annum since 2013; US is biggest market by ASKs, Japan routes have most seat capacity

Air China grows international capacity by 13% per annum since 2013; US is biggest market by ASKs, Japan routes have most seat capacity

Air China now operates over 100 international routes. We look at the airline’s international seat growth since 2006, the leading country markets (and their rate of growth) and the leading routes as measured by ASKs.

Air Canada rouge is welcomed to London Gatwick by anna.aero

Air Canada rouge is welcomed to London Gatwick by anna.aero

Air Canada rouge commenced services between Toronto Pearson and London Gatwick on 19 May. anna.aero was on hand to help celebrate the carrier’s new service at the London airport on 20 May, and of course produce a splendid route launch cake.

Over 1,200 routes connect Asia to the rest of the world; Mumbai–Dubai is #1; MEB3 hub is also the number one destination from the continent

Over 1,200 routes connect Asia to the rest of the world; Mumbai–Dubai is #1; MEB3 hub is also the number one destination from the continent

During the past 12 months, seat capacity between Asia and the rest of the world has grown by 6.2% with Emirates remaining as the largest carrier in the market. With Routes Asia just around the corner, anna.aero thought it would look to see how the world is connecting to the continent, and to highlight some […]