Congratulations. You have landed in’s unrivalled, free-to-download, regularly updated aviation database bank. Each week you can download a summary of all the new routes launched in the previous week. Sometimes that may only be a handful, in other weeks it can be over 200. We also have the most comprehensive, freely accessible, database of European airport passenger statistics anywhere on the web, with monthly data for over 300 airports across Europe. We have a similar databases for airports in North, South and Central America, as well as the Rest of the World. Plus we have a database of all routes launched by US airlines since 2010. And finally, we have’s SVID calculator, which enables you to assess the seasonality of any airport in the world, assuming you have monthly data for a whole year.

Download this week's new airline route launches

Complementing our detailed, weekly review of all the new routes started each week (often with accompanying photos celebrating the event) now presents a handy, weekly, FREE, downloadable spreadsheet summarising that week's new routes. Providing date, route, frequency, aircraft type and competitor information readers can be build up their own archive of new route launches from across the globe.

European Airport Traffic Trends

The latest free, downloadable European airport traffic trends database from comes in two parts. Total passenger numbers by month and also year-on-year comparison for each month. We now have well over 340 European airports in our database, with data for many airports going back as far as 2008.

Rest of the World Airport Traffic Trends

This free, downloadable Rest of the World airport traffic trends database from tracks passenger numbers from those part of the world other than Europe and the Americas. Monthly and yearly data from 2014 onwards is made available through regular updates.

American Airport Traffic Trends's latest free, downloadable database focuses on airport traffic data in North, South and Central America. We already have monthly data for 2010 and 2011 for over 230 airports in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecudaor, El Salvador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and, of course, the US. Updates are published every week so remember to keep checking back.

If your airport in the Americas is not currently included in our database do please get in touch.

New US routes

The US is still the world's biggest air travel market so thought it might be of interest to our readers to keep track of new domestic and international routes planned by US and overseas airlines. Our database goes back to the beginning of 2010 and we update it on a regular basis. If we have missed any (or made any mistakes in the ones we have listed) please get in touch at and we will make the necessary changes.

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Seasonal Variation In Demand (SVID) calculator

FACT: Airlines like routes with flat demand profiles, as it helps them to plan their annual aircraft capacity. Find out how here how your airport scores…and just how it does against some of the world's biggest and best.

In order to calculate your airport's SVID score, simply enter the last full year's monthly passenger data, then your score will be automatically calculated for you.

SVID scores
0 to 1.9 Excellent
2-9.9 Good
10-19.9 Poor
20-99.9 Managerial and operational challenges
Over 100 Why bother opening in the off-peak?

Benchmark your airport against these ones:

SVID Airport Benchmark scores
Airport Score
Hong Kong (HKG) 0.45
London Heathrow (LHR) 0.9
Sao Paulo (GRU) 0.9
New York (JFK) 1.89
Frankfurt (FRA) 2.4
Barcelona (BCN) 5.4