The profound network impact of ANA’s 787s

The profound network impact of ANA’s 787s

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

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.

New Scandinavian Mountains Airport gains London connection with SAS

New Scandinavian Mountains Airport gains London connection with SAS

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.

Final call: deadline for Budapest Airport Runway Run; Emirates challenges with 23 runners!!

Final call: deadline for Budapest Airport Runway Run; Emirates challenges with 23 runners!!

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.


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Skopje traffic doubles in five years; LCCs dominate capacity

Skopje traffic doubles in five years; LCCs dominate capacity

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.

Are you the next genius anna.aero Chief Analyst?

Are you the next genius anna.aero Chief Analyst?

The person we are looking for can do great aviation analysis, has fabulous ideas and is prepared to work very hard in a highly commercial, entrepreneurial and flexible environment.


CLASH OF THE TITANS: Arch of Triumph returns this week with a head-to-head special!

CLASH OF THE TITANS: Arch of Triumph returns this week with a head-to-head special!

Baku Heydar Aliyev International goes up against Nice Côte d’Azur in the fight for this week’s Arch of Triumph.

Vancouver Airport's Carl Jones heads to Brisbane

Vancouver Airport’s Carl Jones heads to Brisbane

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.

Fastest-growing city on Earth: Surat Airport set to capitalise on future economic powerhouse

Fastest-growing city on Earth: Surat Airport set to capitalise on future economic powerhouse

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…

Korean Air suspends Japan route amid political spat

Korean Air suspends Japan route amid political spat

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.


30-Second Interview: Stefan Pichler, CEO, Royal Jordanian Airlines

30-Second Interview: Stefan Pichler, CEO, Royal Jordanian Airlines

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 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.

British Airways performs a centenary flypast to remember, receives first A350

British Airways performs a centenary flypast to remember, receives first A350

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: the world's first electric airline; predicted first routes

Cape Air: the world’s first electric airline; predicted first routes

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.