Yields in the bin: The Ryanair, Wizz Air, easyJet Brexit slide (according to RDC Apex data)

Yields in the bin: The Ryanair, Wizz Air, easyJet Brexit slide (according to RDC Apex data)

In anna.aero’s latest aviation partnership, we have teamed-up with aviation performance data experts RDC. In this first joint report, we showcase the performance of London’s biggest LCCs to see how their ex-London routes have financially performed since the 2016 Brexit vote. 

Hobart Airport handling 42% more passengers per annum versus 2010; Perth most recent new route, with data showing need for Canberra

Hobart Airport handling 42% more passengers per annum versus 2010; Perth most recent new route, with data showing need for Canberra

Hobart is the top gateway to the island of Tasmania, situated to the southern part of Australia. With the airport handling 2.68 million passengers in 2018, Hobart has tripled in size since the turn of the century. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s recent developments including recent new routes and opportunities.

One-to-one with William Pearson, CCO Regional & City Airports

One-to-one with William Pearson, CCO Regional & City Airports

anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Nick Preston recently met with William Pearson, the new Chief Commercial Officer at Regional & City Airports, to discuss his vision for expanding passenger services across the group’s portfolio of UK airports, plus the potential for future acquisitions.

Data reveals 43,500+ passengers want Münster/Osnabrück to London link; historical numbers shows route can support 70,000+ annual PAX

Data reveals 43,500+ passengers want Münster/Osnabrück to London link; historical numbers shows route can support 70,000+ annual PAX

Skyscanner data reveals that during the past 12 months, over 43,500 people have searched for a direct flight between Münster/Osnabrück and London. As a historically proven route which handled up to 73,000 passengers per year, could an airline see the potential of opening up this much needed market again?

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Edmonton Airport set to record 7.8 million terminal passengers for 2018; ULCCs Flair Airlines and Swoop drive second consecutive year of growth

Edmonton Airport set to record 7.8 million terminal passengers for 2018; ULCCs Flair Airlines and Swoop drive second consecutive year of growth

Edmonton Airport handled 7.38 million terminal passengers in 2017, returning to growth after two years of declining traffic. Figures for 2018 suggest that it was on target to exceed 7.80 million passengers by the end of December. Nick Preston takes a closer look at the Albertan airport’s network developments.

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines traffic fell 3.3% in Q3 2018; Melbourne route carries over 150,000 people in first year; India accounts for 33% of PAX

SriLankan Airlines in 2018 operated a 35+ destination network from Colombo, having not opened a new route from Sri Lanka’s capital in over 12 months. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s network with regards to its top routes by passengers carried, and highlights potential future services as others are cut.


Turkish Airlines begins new capital connection from Ankara to Rome Fiumicino

Turkish Airlines begins new capital connection from Ankara to Rome Fiumicino

In this week’s network planning community news Turkish Airlines adds a capital connection with twice-weekly flights between Ankara and Rome, Glasgow Airport gets set to welcome scheduled A380 flights to Dubai, plus more news from Tampa, St Petersburg-Clearwater and Yangon Airports.

The race to find the 'Fastest Airline in the World' returns to Budapest!

The race to find the ‘Fastest Airline in the World’ returns to Budapest!

Budapest Airport and anna.aero will be hosting the seventh annual air transport industry’s 10km charity race on Saturday 31 August 2019 on the Hungarian airport’s 13R-31L runway. GET INVOLVED!

MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table

MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table

Qatar Airways stretched its lead over Emirates and Etihad Airways in terms of destinations served between peak S17 and peak S18. anna.aero reveals which routes have been added and dropped by the MEB3 carriers since summer 2017, plus the fastest growing destination markets across the trio’s networks.

One-to-one with Stephen Gill, MD, Bournemouth Airport

One-to-one with Stephen Gill, MD, Bournemouth Airport

Just before the Christmas and New Year holidays, anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Nick Preston took a trip down to Bournemouth Airport to meet its new MD Stephen Gill. The airport expects to see a 20% boost in passenger numbers in 2019 and the pair discussed the primary targets for new destinations.


Lisbon takes annual Arch of Triumph honours for second time

Lisbon takes annual Arch of Triumph honours for second time

As the final collection of entries are assessed for the 2018 Arch of Triumph competition, we reveal which airport was crowned the annual winner. We received 434 entries in 2018 and competition was fierce but the successful airport is a returning champion. Read on to find out more!

Turkish Airlines honours 10 years at Birmingham and one million passengers as carrier prepares to up frequency to twice-daily

Turkish Airlines honours 10 years at Birmingham and one million passengers as carrier prepares to up frequency to twice-daily

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Turkish Airlines celebrates a decade of Birmingham flights, with data showing that it has transported over one million passengers from the airport, while Virgin Australia confirms it will link Darwin with Denpasar. More news also from Salzburg and Yangon airports.

Fukuoka Airport's international traffic triples during past decade; 23.98 million passengers in 2017; AirAsia X and Thai Lion Air to serve in 2019

Fukuoka Airport’s international traffic triples during past decade; 23.98 million passengers in 2017; AirAsia X and Thai Lion Air to serve in 2019

Fukuoka is the fourth largest airport in Japan after Tokyo’s Haneda and Narita, plus Osaka Kansai. Situated on Japan’s Kyushu Island, the city is home to a metro population of 5.6 million people. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s development since 2008, focusing on its international expansion.

Southwest Airlines' Nashville traffic up 54% in 10 years; January to September traffic climbs 11%; five new routes in 2019

Southwest Airlines’ Nashville traffic up 54% in 10 years; January to September traffic climbs 11%; five new routes in 2019

Southwest Airlines is the largest operator at Nashville, transporting over 7.45 million passengers from the airport in 2017, up from 4.83 million in 2008. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s expansion from the airport in recent years, its performance for the first three quarters of 2018, and its top connections.