Boeing and Airbus pass 1,000 deliveries for 2016; Jet2.com welcomes first brand-new 737-800 while China Airlines receives first A350
In the ninth month of 2016 Airbus and Boeing passed the milestone of 1,000 unit deliveries, with a total of 1,025 aircraft having been delivered by both companies between January and September. Overall Boeing handed over 10 more aircraft than its European counterpart last month. However Airbus is catching up in regards to narrow-body units.
US-China market quadruples since 2006; Chinese carriers account for 60% of the 300+ weekly flights; 16 new routes in last two years
The US-China market has grown dramatically in the last decade. We reveal the rate of growth each year, the leading airlines and airports on both sides of the Pacific Ocean, and the new routes launched in the last two years.
Impact of Norwegian air passenger tax not yet discernible in airport passenger statistics; Oslo Gardermoen traffic up 4% in 2016
The new government tax, introduced at the beginning of June, has yet to have a noticeable impact on traffic looking at monthly data for the top 10 airports. We reveal which airlines have grown (and shrunk) capacity in the Norwegian market this summer.
For the first time this year Airbus has delivered more units than Boeing in a given month, with the European manufacturer handing over 61 aircraft in August, two more than its US counterpart. Together both companies distributed 120 units to their customers, the sixth month in 2016 which has seen both manufacturers achieve the feat of delivering more than 100 units in a month.
China Southern Airlines flew 45% of traffic between China and Australia in 2015; capacity between nations grows 30%; next stop Adelaide
During the past year six routes have launched between these two nations, while a further eight are planned to commence before the end of the year. For the first five months of 2016, traffic in the market has grown 36% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at the market in relation to traffic and showcase what’s still to come before 2017.
Canadian airports see traffic growth of just under 5% so far in 2016; NewLeaf is newest domestic airline as WestJet’s UK services launch
We look at how Canada’s busiest airports are developing in 2016. Which airports are growing fastest and which are shrinking? Plus an analysis of the growth by geographic markets for the country’s biggest airport.
Indian domestic market growing at 20% in 2016; IndiGo celebrates 10th anniversary and reaches 111 aircraft; Air Pegasus grounded
Domestic air travel demand in India is growing fast. We reveal the latest market share trends among Indian carriers and also reveal which are the fastest-growing airports for international traffic.
Airports in Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain reporting excellent growth so far in 2016
We analyse the growth trends across 20 European country markets to reveal the winners and losers so far in 2016. Can you guess the five country markets which are seeing traffic declines in the first half of this year?
Airbus and Boeing rack up the orders in Farnborough, however both are not performing to par in deliveries
Airbus and Boeing each had a successful year at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow last month, with both racking up the orders. However neither performed to the same level of July last year when it came to deliveries. Boeing extended its lead over Airbus in the 2016 delivery race to 93 units, while a total of 98 aircraft were delivered in July.
Brazil enduring prolonged period of declines; Rio Olympics unlikely to help much; GOL and LATAM still vying for domestic honours
With the economy predicted to shrink by almost 4% this year it’s no surprise that the demand for domestic air travel has been falling significantly. We reveal just how much and look at how the country’s privatised airports are getting on.
All Nippon Airways now bigger than Japan Airlines on international routes; LCC share of Japan’s domestic market remains under 10%
Japan’s domestic market seems to be stagnating again, but the international market is healthier with capacity this summer up 7%. We look at how ANA and JAL have developed recently and the leading country markets and airlines.
ULCCs Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth in S16; Air Canada and Emirates growing by 20%
US airlines set domestic and international traffic records in 2015. We reveal the leading airlines this summer in the US domestic and international markets and how their seat capacities compare with last summer.