Routes Marketing Awards – 'Under 4 Million' airport nominees tell anna.aero why they should win

Routes Marketing Awards – ‘Under 4 Million’ airport nominees tell anna.aero why they should win

With World Routes in Guangzhou fast approaching, each week leading up to the event, anna.aero will preview the nominees for this year’s marketing awards, starting with the ‘Under 4 Million’ category. Read about what Billund, Cork, London Southend, Myrtle Beach and Shannon think of their nominations. 

Last chance saloon to enter the Airbus-sponsored Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, taking place 1 September

Last chance saloon to enter the Airbus-sponsored Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, taking place 1 September

There are only two days left to show your support and join this year’s Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, sponsored by Airbus, Qatar Airways and Mercedes. Sign-up now and come join the expected 1,000 runners to support great causes at one of aviation’s leading charity events.

Canadian capacity increased by 34% from 2008 to 2017; foreign flights account for most seats; Portugal fastest-growing international market

Canadian capacity increased by 34% from 2008 to 2017; foreign flights account for most seats; Portugal fastest-growing international market

There were 139.28 million two-way seats serving Canadian airports in 2017, 34% more than in 2008. Nick Preston examines the main trends in this market over the past 10 years, including a comparison of domestic and international capacity and the fastest-growing airports and international country markets.

30-Second Interview – Neil Garwood, Managing Director, Southampton Airport

30-Second Interview – Neil Garwood, Managing Director, Southampton Airport

anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Nick Preston dropped into Southampton Airport on the UK’s South Coast in early August to meet its new Managing Director, Neil Garwood. The airport welcomed a record high of two million passengers in 2017 and Garwood discussed its main challenges and opportunities for the future.


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European and US airports battle it out in Week 32 of the Arch of Triumph 2018

European and US airports battle it out in Week 32 of the Arch of Triumph 2018

Six airports battled it out in a special transatlantic edition of the Arch of Triumph this week, with two European and four US facilities fighting it out to claim victory. With five baptisms for low-cost launches, and the other a niche regional service, see which airport took the title in Week 32 of the 2018 competition.

Sun Country Airlines to launch Nashville services

Sun Country Airlines to launch Nashville services

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Sun Country Airlines confirms that from 1 November it will launch flights from Nashville to six destinations. More news also this week from Frontier Airlines which has announced six new destinations from Southwest Florida, plus Aberdeen Airport in the UK.


Fiji Airways expands quickly as nation's popularity grows among international visitors; over 2.30 million seats being flown in 2018

Fiji Airways expands quickly as nation’s popularity grows among international visitors; over 2.30 million seats being flown in 2018

Fiji Airways in 2018 will offer just over 2.30 million seats, up 11% versus its offering last year, and up 46% since being re-branded from Air Pacific in 2013. Jonathan Ford looks at the recent developments that have taken place at the South Pacific-based carrier, including new routes and the nation’s visitor trends.

anna.aero joins Widerøe and Liverpool Airport to celebrate airline's first flight from Bergen; first-ever scheduled E190-E2 service to the UK

anna.aero joins Widerøe and Liverpool Airport to celebrate airline’s first flight from Bergen; first-ever scheduled E190-E2 service to the UK

On 10 August Widerøe inaugurated a twice-weekly service between Bergen and Liverpool, becoming the UK airport’s seventh commercial carrier. See how the day’s events unfolded as anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford joined the airline and airport to celebrate the first flight from Norway.

Taiwan passengers up 8.8% in 2017; China Airlines remains largest carrier; Japan is top international market

Taiwan passengers up 8.8% in 2017; China Airlines remains largest carrier; Japan is top international market

Taiwanese airports welcomed 65.98 million passengers through their terminals in 2017, an 8.8% increase compared to the previous year. anna.aero looks into Taiwan’s air traffic trends over the past 10 years, including its leading airports, airlines, routes and country markets.

Entebbe traffic hit 1.53 million passengers in 2017, up 8.1% versus 2016; Jambojet newest airline while Heathrow is leading unserved route

Entebbe traffic hit 1.53 million passengers in 2017, up 8.1% versus 2016; Jambojet newest airline while Heathrow is leading unserved route

Serving as the main gateway to Uganda, Entebbe Airport has witnessed a 310% increase in annual traffic between 2000 and last year. Jonathan Ford looks at how traffic has developed from the Ugandan gateway in recent years, which airlines are seeing potential, and highlights the top unserved markets.


easyJet's Nice operation doubles in size between 2008 and 2018; has a 27% market share of all seats; Tenerife South next new destination

easyJet’s Nice operation doubles in size between 2008 and 2018; has a 27% market share of all seats; Tenerife South next new destination

One of easyJet’s first non-UK destinations was Nice, an airport it started serving in 1996. This summer the airline is offering 38 destinations from the French Riviera hub, with a 39th service launching in September. Jonathan Ford looks at the carrier’s developments from its 12th biggest airport operation this summer.

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft on long-haul routes; US is leading market in S18, Copa Airlines heads airline rankings

Narrow-body aircraft are typically workhorses for short- and medium-haul flying. However, some carriers choose to deploy single-aisle types on longer sectors, including a growing number of LCCs. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for long-haul narrow-body flights in S18.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines shows inconsistent capacity through fleet restructure; long-haul network shrinks as carrier prepares for first 787-8

Biman Bangladesh Airlines shows inconsistent capacity through fleet restructure; long-haul network shrinks as carrier prepares for first 787-8

Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the national carrier of Bangladesh, holding a 28% share of capacity from its home market. While the airline’s growth has been slow in recent years as capacity has been adjusted, Jonathan Ford tells of the carrier’s network changes, and informs on potential new routes for the 787-8s. 

191 air transport organisations show support for Airbus-sponsored Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

191 air transport organisations show support for Airbus-sponsored Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

There is only 10 days left to register and join the 191 organisations who have shown huge support in the charity fundraising efforts of the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, sponsored by Airbus, Qatar Airways and Mercedes.