Tel Aviv - Dubai coming?  Israel - UAE reach peace agreement; we explore opportunities

Tel Aviv – Dubai coming? Israel – UAE reach peace agreement; we explore opportunities

As Israel – UAE announce peace deal, we see that over 1.9 million flew between Tel Aviv and Africa (East/Southern), Asia, and Australasia last year, with UAE hubs offering more choice and often shorter routings. 

Budapest Airport and anna.aero Runway Run 2020 is on!

Budapest Airport and anna.aero Runway Run 2020 is on!

Saturday 19 September 2020, Budapest Airport and anna.aero’s eighth air transport industry’s charity race will be held on Budapest Airport’s 13R-31L runway.

Routes Reconnected, a new hybrid event for 2020; anna.aero is media partner with three show dailies

Routes Reconnected, a new hybrid event for 2020; anna.aero is media partner with three show dailies

Routes Reconnected is a route development platform combining virtual and live events, which anna.aero will cover with three Show Dailies full of news, analysis, and coverage that showcases the whole event.

Kenya Airways to resume Guangzhou; we examine this market and connections over Nairobi

Kenya Airways to resume Guangzhou; we examine this market and connections over Nairobi

To be restarted daily from October, connecting traffic over Nairobi far outweighs local demand. We see where’s top for connections, with Guangzhou flat despite Kenya Airways’ Asia capacity falling by 25%.

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San Jose, California, grows 63% since 2015 with 8 million seats added

San Jose, California, grows 63% since 2015 with 8 million seats added

San Jose has grown very strongly, with Southwest, Alaska, and Delta primarily accounting for this. We examine what’s been happening.

UK - Spain most profitable for Euro LCCs last year with est. €395m, RDC’s Apex platform shows

UK – Spain most profitable for Euro LCCs last year with est. €395m, RDC’s Apex platform shows

Despite tough times, we explore Europe’s top-20 most profitable markets last year. The UK’s quarantine undermines the recovery of the #1 most profitable market, UK – Spain.


Breeze sees 500+ unserved routes; we explore 66 possibilities from 4 underserved midsized US cities

Breeze sees 500+ unserved routes; we explore 66 possibilities from 4 underserved midsized US cities

With Breeze starting scheduled ops next May, we think about its network and look at 4 underserved US cities that could have 66+ routes with between 2 and 5 weekly flights.

Eastern Airways announces Teesside - Heathrow, but questions of viability given schedule

Eastern Airways announces Teesside – Heathrow, but questions of viability given schedule

Eastern Airways to begin Heathrow, bookable into winter, with hopes of a twice-daily service. We explore the market + also KLM’s offering, with 67% of passengers connecting over Schiphol.

Aeroflot’s North America network analysed; New York #1, but where do people connect from Miami?

Aeroflot’s North America network analysed; New York #1, but where do people connect from Miami?

Aeroflot’s North America network had over 1 million seats last year. We examine its development and look in particular at Miami’s connections, with Miami having above-avg SLF + the highest local fare.

Blue Air boosts Bacau base with 5 routes; carrier's total seats down 1/4 as focuses on profitability

Blue Air boosts Bacau base with 5 routes; carrier’s total seats down 1/4 as focuses on profitability

Romania’s Blue Air adds 5 routes despite big cuts as moves towards sustainable profitability. We see what these new routes are and explore how the carrier has been changing.


Air Arabia Abu Dhabi announces Dhaka and Kabul; network strategy with Etihad clearer

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi announces Dhaka and Kabul; network strategy with Etihad clearer

With Air Arabia’s third + fourth routes from the UAE capital revealed, we look at its network strategy with Etihad and what routes could be next.

Pakistan’s international seats +68% since 2010; domestic seats/population lower than Bangladesh

Pakistan’s international seats +68% since 2010; domestic seats/population lower than Bangladesh

Pakistan is an enormous country and could be a future aviation paradise. We see what’s been happening, noting that it is very underexploited domestically.

The US’ top-100 airports: Orlando Sanford, Charleston, Austin key for % growth since 2010

The US’ top-100 airports: Orlando Sanford, Charleston, Austin key for % growth since 2010

We explore how capacity at the US’ top-100 airports changed in 2019 versus 2010 on a % basis. Leisure markets feature highly, with some major airports thrown in.

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

Lufthansa’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt; seat load factor of ~88%, but to where do they connect?

We explore the carrier’s Sao Paulo – Frankfurt service, which had ~233,000 passengers last year and nearly 60% connecting. Nagoya #1 O&D.