Airport Analysis

Silver Airways adds three more routes and new South Carolina airport

Silver Airways adds three more routes and new South Carolina airport

Silver Airways has announced Greenville Spartanburg to Jacksonville, Orlando, and Tampa, all obvious opportunities.  Where could be next?

Istanbul Airport to have 286 destinations, with 207 daily-plus

Istanbul Airport to have 286 destinations, with 207 daily-plus

Istanbul Airport’s network to be highest in recent years, with 45 domestic and 241 international destinations across 122 countries.

Manaus sees Azul replace Gol as top carrier as capacity rises 25%

Manaus sees Azul replace Gol as top carrier as capacity rises 25%

Manaus was on track to have four million seats again before coronavirus hit. It now has 23 routes, with Azul #1 – operating A330s to Caravans.


Salt Lake City just 64,763 seats short of 30 million this year

Salt Lake City just 64,763 seats short of 30 million this year

Salt Lake City is within a whisker of 30 million seats, with Delta up strongly this summer over S19. The airport has 101 routes this year.

Sochi grows 201%; now Russia’s fifth-largest airport

Sochi grows 201%; now Russia’s fifth-largest airport

Sochi added almost five million seats between 2010-2019 for a CAGR of 11.6%. It rose to 15.5% between 2013-2019. We look at what’s been driving this growth.

Kansas City very underserved with 3.5 million flying indirectly

Kansas City very underserved with 3.5 million flying indirectly

Kansas City has 31 markets with P2P demand of 17,000+ before stimulation for a total of 1.3 million. We explore these, including by fares. Where’s next?


Ryanair expects to operate 1,615 routes this summer

Ryanair expects to operate 1,615 routes this summer

95% of Ryanair seats are due to touch the UK, Spain, and Italy this coming summer – up from 78% in pre-coronavirus summer 2019.

Loganair announces four new routes from the Isle of Man

Loganair announces four new routes from the Isle of Man

Loganair to more than double its network from the Isle of Man while increasing frequencies on existing routees. Three based aircraft from 1 July.

Cairo has 72 routes across 32 airlines this week

Cairo has 72 routes across 32 airlines this week

Cairo has 716 flights each way this week, with Jeddah top. The Middle East and Africa have 85% of Cairo’s flights, with Europe a distant third with 13%.


Jackson, Wyoming, network up 15% with busiest winter yet

Jackson, Wyoming, network up 15% with busiest winter yet

Jackson added three routes and a new airline in winter 2020, while over half of its existing network grew by 20% or more YOY.   

Jet2 reveals four new routes from Edinburgh, its eighth-largest base

Jet2 reveals four new routes from Edinburgh, its eighth-largest base

Jet2 to begin four new routes from Edinburgh, taking the carrier’s Greece routes to nine. Jet2 will have 29 routes from the Scottish capital this coming summer.

Münster Osnabrück seeks Istanbul as missing piece of network

Münster Osnabrück seeks Istanbul as missing piece of network

Münster Osnabrück has six routes to Turkey this summer, with Ankara new. And with 100,000 Turkish migrants in its unique catchment, it actively targets Istanbul and more.