80 unserved routes within Europe with median 25,000 passengers

80 unserved routes within Europe with median 25,000 passengers

80 unserved routes within Europe have 2.3m passengers. Hamburg – Toulouse #1. Larnaca – Paris, Gothenburg – Lisbon, Birmingham – Oslo in the 80.

airBaltic announce five routes from Vilnius

airBaltic announce five routes from Vilnius

airBaltic will base a third A220-300 at Vilnius and begin Dubrovnik, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Rijeka and Zurich from Vilnius. None will have direct competition.

Allegiant Air doubled in size in six years; 476 routes now served

Allegiant Air doubled in size in six years; 476 routes now served

76% of routes by Allegiant Air have no direct competition. With 129 destinations, Orlando Sanford #1 airport and Asheville – Fort Lauderdale #1 route.

Singapore Airlines' top-20 connecting routes; Hong Kong - Jakarta #1

Singapore Airlines’ top-20 connecting routes; Hong Kong – Jakarta #1

About 13 million connected with Singapore Airlines in the past year.  Hong Kong – Jakarta #1 airport-pair and Australia – India #1 country-pair.


Route Shop

Norwegian Air Argentina sold to JetSMART after just 14 months

Norwegian Air Argentina sold to JetSMART after just 14 months

With Argentina’s economic situation and significant domestic capacity growth, it hasn’t been easy. This acquisition will help with stability.

Transavia France announces first 12 routes from new Montpellier base

Transavia France announces first 12 routes from new Montpellier base

Transavia France new Montpellier base starts in April. Only one of its 12 routes will see direct competition. anna.aero predicted these 10 of these routes.


Air Seychelles adds Tel Aviv flights with cake of the week extravaganza

Air Seychelles adds Tel Aviv flights with cake of the week extravaganza

Air Seychelles on 27 November launched weekly services to Tel Aviv from Mahé amid a cake of the week-winning extravaganza. CCO Charles Johnson explains more to anna aero.

United Airlines orders 50 A321XLRs to replace 757s to Europe

United Airlines orders 50 A321XLRs to replace 757s to Europe

United Airlines is the largest user of the 757 from the US-Europe. In S19, United had 14 European routes with the 757. The A321XLR is to replace them.

95 served routes in Europe have average 27,000 indirect passengers

95 served routes in Europe have average 27,000 indirect passengers

431 routes within Europe have 20,000+ passengers connecting. 95 of these have 50%+ passengers flying indirectly with a median 27,000 per route.

South African Airways losses quadruple; will it survive?

South African Airways losses quadruple; will it survive?

With job cuts and unpaid wages by South African Airways – and the airline on the brink, again – James Davis looks at what went wrong.


London - Bucharest 1.5 million seats; 9% CAGR since 2014

London – Bucharest 1.5 million seats; 9% CAGR since 2014

Bucharest-London is served by five airlines from five London airports. Yet London-Romania (excl. Bucharest) is now a larger market.

China to Europe sees highest YOY growth; Shanghai – Iceland coming

China to Europe sees highest YOY growth; Shanghai – Iceland coming

China to Europe sees 48 European and 34 Chinese airports. In 2019, 2.4m extra seats were added, the biggest ever, with over 50 new routes. Keflavik coming.

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen to double passengers to 70m in 10 years

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen to double passengers to 70m in 10 years

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen expects 35.5m passengers in 2019 – a decade earlier than forecast. With a new runway and terminal coming, it expects 70m by 2030.

Vistara adds Mumbai to Colombo flights; total capacity up 78% in W19

Vistara adds Mumbai to Colombo flights; total capacity up 78% in W19

Vistara launches six times weekly services between Mumbai and Colombo on 25 November; we see how the India – Sri Lanka market has evolved.