Over the Christmas and New Year period, 36 new routes were launched across the world and they were far from only to ski and sun destinations. We have analysis and pictures to go with the new routes that range from Transaero’s 11,500-kilometre route between Moscow and Rio to Cape Air’s 300-kilometre hop between San Juan and Anguilla in the Caribbean.
Russia’s leading airports growing by 27% in 2010; hosting World Cup in 2018 will bring fresh challenges
World Cup success, WikiLeaks revelations, and EU criticism of its aviation industry; it’s not been a dull time for Russia recently. But how are its airlines and airports actually performing in 2010? How does it differ from 2009?
Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection of cakes.
This has been a busy week for route launches. Out of 75 new routes, 25 are started by Ryanair which launched its new Malaga base. Still, we have information and photos from all the remaining 50 worldwide routes, ranging from CityJet’s short hop across the English Channel to Qatar Airways new South American service.
This week has seen the launch of over 100 new routes! The single airport to have experienced the most new routes is Keflavik Airport in Iceland, followed by Ireland’s Cork Airport. The week’s routes are between 60 of the world’s countries, giving our coverage a truly global spread. We have all the details and lots of great celebratory pictures.
In the last week, Russian airports saw the most new routes launched, followed by airports in the UK. The US, Italy, Spain, Greece, China and Norway also had multiple launches, while the rest of the week’s 41 new routes took place in Canada, Tunisia and across Europe and Asia.
anna.aero in Moscow: Russia’s Transaero growing at 70% in 2010; Miami and New York planned for later this year
Russia’s second largest airline is growing fast, but in which markets? Where is it flying to and where is it expanding? What are the challenges it faces? And how is it rearranging its flights in the Moscow airport system?
Over 60 new routes this week with a strong bias towards European LCCs. Cimber Sterling, easyJet, Jet2.com, Ryanair and Wizz Air all launched multiple routes. But AirAsia, Avianova, BA CityFlyer, Delta, Flydubai, Southwest, Spanair and Transaero among others all had reasons to celebrate this week.
A big anna.aero welcome to AeroGal of Ecuador making their first appearance in this section as part of another healthy crop of new routes this week with a particular focus on leisure routes from Canada. We have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Albania, Australia, Austria, Canada, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Macau, Mexico, Netherlands, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Thailand, the UK and the USA.
The rapid collapse in air travel demand has been almost as dramatic as its growth in 2007 and early 2008. We highlight the trends over the last 18 months and reveal which are the leading domestic routes. Which airline has added 10 domestic routes in 2009?
This week we counted over 80 new routes launches including 18 from Ryanair. But there are also new routes from the likes of Aeroflot, AirAsia X, airBaltic, Andalus, clickair, Continental, Danubewings, Delta/Northwest, easyJet, firefly, flybe, Mahan Air, Norwegian, Southwest, Tiger Airways, Transaero, US Airways, Volaris, Widerøe, Wind Jet and Wizz Air.