Airline Analysis

British Airways to Islamabad and Lahore – is Dhaka next?

British Airways to Islamabad and Lahore – is Dhaka next?

British Airways serves Islamabad with Lahore coming soon. Will Dhaka be next? It has good yield, strong local traffic, and Biman with a one-stop offering.

Lufthansa adds 13 routes from Frankfurt for S21; 11 are brand-new

Lufthansa adds 13 routes from Frankfurt for S21; 11 are brand-new

Lufthansa will begin 13 summer-seasonal routes from FRA. Six are to Greece; Lufthansa will now have 11 routes to the country from its top airport in S21.

Delta resumes Rio - ATL in December; we examine this market + connectivity

Delta resumes Rio – ATL in December; we examine this market + connectivity

Over 90% of Delta traffic on Rio – ATL connects over its Georgia hub, so we see where. This route had a higher SLF than the carrier’s system average.


TAP Air Portugal adds six new Europe and Africa routes for S21

TAP Air Portugal adds six new Europe and Africa routes for S21

TAP Air Portugal will now serve 12 airports in Spain, including three in the Canaries, as its Africa network – with 9% of seats – sees two new routes.

Air France now #1 Euro FSC with 4,256 flights and 253 routes

Air France now #1 Euro FSC with 4,256 flights and 253 routes

Over eight in ten Air France flights are at Paris next week, with CDG having 143 of the carrier’s 173 international routes. Where’s top?

JetBlue announces 24 routes, including big transcon + strong growth at EWR, LAX, RDU

JetBlue announces 24 routes, including big transcon + strong growth at EWR, LAX, RDU

JetBlue unveiled 24 leisure routes today with 167 WF. LAX and EWR get seven routes, the latter expansion almost fully about the Caribbean, with this region having 25% of JetBlue seats.


United Airlines' big long-haul expansion with 5 routes to Africa + India; P2P demand of 524,000

United Airlines’ big long-haul expansion with 5 routes to Africa + India; P2P demand of 524,000

As United Airlines unveils multiple new routes, as it redeploys 2021 capacity from Europe, we explore them and the US – India and US – Africa markets.   

Malaysia Airlines’ Tokyo grown well; we explore Tokyo connectivity over KUL

Malaysia Airlines’ Tokyo grown well; we explore Tokyo connectivity over KUL

Last year was Malaysia Airlines’ best ever to Northeast Asia. Japan grew well, so we look at connectivity over KUL. Leisure and VFR markets key. 

Wizz Air announces 8 routes, including new base at Catania

Wizz Air announces 8 routes, including new base at Catania

Wizz Air today (8 Sept) announced its next expansion, with a big focus on domestic routes within Italy – the ULCC’s fourth most profitable country.


Corendon announces Düsseldorf + Basel bases; 15 routes added at DUS

Corendon announces Düsseldorf + Basel bases; 15 routes added at DUS

As Corendon announces two new bases, with 15 new routes from Düsseldorf, we look at what it’ll introduce and the scheduling of its two based aircraft.

Pegasus has 2,763 flights and 170 routes next week

Pegasus has 2,763 flights and 170 routes next week

Pegasus’ flights are down by just 25% YOY. It has 105 international routes, yet its domestic network has rebounded strongest. We examine its network.

Emirates resumes Lusaka; we examine connectivity over Dubai + carrier's Africa growth

Emirates resumes Lusaka; we examine connectivity over Dubai + carrier’s Africa growth

Emirates’ Lusaka route saw 76% of pax connect over Dubai last year; we see where and why. Africa had 11% of the MEB3’s seats, with Emirates by far the #1 non-African airline.