Qantas chooses A350 for Project Sunrise flights from 2023

Qantas chooses A350 for Project Sunrise flights from 2023

Qantas has provisionally chosen the A350-1000 for Project Sunrise flights. Other than Sydney-London/New York, what other new non-stop routes are possible?

FlyArystan revolutionising Kazakhstan as Moscow begins

FlyArystan revolutionising Kazakhstan as Moscow begins

Kazakhstan’s first LCC, FlyArystan, has begun its first international route. FlyArystan’s the first LCC in Central Asia and has 40% lower costs than parent.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launching 2020; 80% world population within 6 hours

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launching 2020; 80% world population within 6 hours

Wizz Air announces surprise Abu Dhabi subsidiary; all-A321neo fleet to have 80% of global population in range and market leading CASK. Is it that simple?

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.


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VietJet up 10 million seats in 2 years; now goes west to Delhi

VietJet up 10 million seats in 2 years; now goes west to Delhi

VietJet doubled in size since 2015 and added 10 million seats since 2017. It’s now focused on longer routes, with Delhi launched this week.

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.


Oman Aviation Group forms to attract tourism; connecting Asia with Africa

Oman Aviation Group forms to attract tourism; connecting Asia with Africa

Oman Airports discuss the group’s traffic development and opportunities, as the group aims to attract more inbound tourism and connect Asia with Africa.

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.

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.