Airline Analysis

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.


Wizz Air reveals 8 new routes, including its only domestic services

Wizz Air reveals 8 new routes, including its only domestic services

With six new Wizz Air routes from Doncaster and two from Milan Malpensa, we examine what is happening. There’s a clear reason for its new domestic routes.

Belavia grew 90% since 2015; has 43 routes + 614 flights week starting 15 Sept.

Belavia grew 90% since 2015; has 43 routes + 614 flights week starting 15 Sept.

Belarus’ Belavia is not an airline that’s often discussed, but it’s doing interesting things – and it has grown rapidly.

Virgin Atlantic to begin Islamabad and Lahore from big gap left by PIA

Virgin Atlantic to begin Islamabad and Lahore from big gap left by PIA

As Virgin Atlantic announces Pakistan, we examine the market to understand what is driving it and the routes it has picked.


AirAsia Malaysia domestic flights down just 34% YOY with 1,600 in mid-Sept, website shows

AirAsia Malaysia domestic flights down just 34% YOY with 1,600 in mid-Sept, website shows

AirAsia Malaysia’s domestic market is rebounding, with over 1,600 weekly flights bookable across 35 routes and 16 airports in a week next month.

Royal Air Maroc’s transatlantic seats up strongly; where do its Montreal passengers connect?

Royal Air Maroc’s transatlantic seats up strongly; where do its Montreal passengers connect?

Montreal is Royal Air Maroc’s #2 North American destination, from the French Connection. We examine this important market and its connectivity.

Lübeck Air, a new scheduled airline, takes off to Munich and Stuttgart

Lübeck Air, a new scheduled airline, takes off to Munich and Stuttgart

Despite coronavirus, Lübeck Air took to the skies on 17 August. This is the first time since 2016 that Lübeck Airport has had scheduled service; its role is now very different than before.