ANA made headlines recently with the launch of two new types. One, the A380, culled by Airbus and living out its twilight years with most operators, and the other – Boeing’s 787-10 variant – promising a revolution in “A-Market” (under 8 hours) long-haul economics. anna.aero investigates the rationale behind, and the potential of, this fleet overhaul.
Entebbe Raid hero promotes engagement to lower airport security threat – why his message is relevant to viability of regional airports
One of the leaders of the Entebbe Raid has vital ideas on how to lower the terror threat to aviation. His proposals have profound meaning for the viability of regional airports struggling to pay for security.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, SAS announces the first flights from the new Scandinavian Mountains Airport and a Stavanger-Manchester service, Virgin Atlantic accepts delivery of its first A350 and announces 2020 schedule, easyJet announces Glasgow to Birmingham flights, Air Sial signs a deal for three A320s, Air Antwerp commences operations to London City Airport from Deurne in September, Air Canada announces initial A220 routes and , Vueling expands network connections from Europe’s main airports.
Last-minute spaces still available for our annual Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, set to be a bumper year with over 1,000 participants.
Airline Route News
14 Aug 2019
AirAsia Japan sends it into Sendai with direct Nagoya service
14 Aug 2019
Delta surfs into Santa Barbara
13 Aug 2019
Southwest rolls into Richmond with Tampa flight
12 Aug 2019
Jetstar Pacific lands in Kaohsiung from Da Nang
12 Aug 2019
Vistara launches services to Singapore Changi from Mumbai
9 Aug 2019
AirAsia Indonesia launches six new routes in a single day
5 Aug 2019
Air China arrives in Nice
5 Aug 2019
Kuwait Airways lands in Baku
31 Jul 2019
easyJet brings the fight to Air France with new Montpellier service
30 Jul 2019
JC Cambodia International arrives in Wanzhou from Siem Reap
23 Jul 2019
Himalaya Airlines drops into Dhaka
Skopje International Airport has seen strong growth from both low cost airlines and international flag carriers like Qatar Airways. anna.aero analyses the recent developments taking place at the airport, which continues to make headlines as a rising European aviation powerhouse.
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Baku Heydar Aliyev International goes up against Nice Côte d’Azur in the fight for this week’s Arch of Triumph.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Brisbane Airport Corporation welcomes Carl Jones as new Head of Aviation Development, Wizz Air announces four routes from Edinburgh, Air Seychelles welcomes the first A320neo to be based in Africa, British Airways launches commercial A350 operations, Etihad Airways introduces the 787-10 Dreamliner on Chinese routes and Hilton Head Island Airport celebrates record passenger numbers.
Surat Airport is currently on the up, with passenger numbers doubling within a year, low cost carrier SpiceJet expanding rapidly at the airport, and a recent report naming the city the fastest-growing on Earth. anna.aero examines what’s next for Surat, and if flights could soon be coming to a city near you…
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Korean Air suspends Japan routes amid political spat, LCC Scoot adds 16 Airbus A321neos to its fleet, Belavia launches Minsk to Munich route, Air France announces A220 order, and Aer Lingus commences transatlantic A321LR operations.
anna.aero’s Assistant Analyst Mohammad Bhimani travelled to Jordan to interview Stefan Pichler, CEO of Royal Jordanian Airlines, at the carrier’s HQ in Amman.
Royal Jordanian sees green shoots of sustainable growth with turnaround plan and 266 additional flights in S19
Royal Jordanian Airlines has faced a decade of uncertainty with fluctuating demand on certain routes and profits tumbling. anna.aero looks into how the Oneworld member is tackling these issues, amidst an extensive turnaround plan for the future.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, British Airways performs a centenary flypast with the Red Arrows and receives its first A350, Wizz Air celebrates the launch of six new routes, Air Canada celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Vancouver to Beijing route, Frontier quadruples its Miami offering this Autumn, and EVA Air launches its first new European route in 20 years.
Cape Air, a relatively small Cape Cod-based commuter carrier, burst onto the world stage at the Paris Air Show in June 2019 with a landmark order for Eviation’s electric commercial aircraft. As the industry heads towards a new phase of carbon-neutral growth, we look at Cape Air’s probable future route network.