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Iberian Peninsula power shows as Faro and Jerez win Part II of S19 voting for Cake of the Week and Arch of Triumph

Iberian Peninsula power shows as Faro and Jerez win Part II of S19 voting for Cake of the Week and Arch of Triumph

Following on from Hamilton and Aarhus’ winning streak last week, the power of the Iberian Peninsula shows this week as Jerez takes Cake of the Week glory for the bake celebrating easyJet’s inaugural flight from London Gatwick, while Faro claims sweet SAS Aarhus glory in the Arch of Triumph vote.

Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Middle East aviation market doubles over past 10 years, however growth rates shrinking fast; over 40 airlines to attend CONNECT MEIA

Departing seat capacity from the Middle East has doubled over the past decade, going from 131.82 million in 2009 to 264.31 million last year. However, since 2016, the region’s growth rate has shrunk from 13% to 3.1% last year. anna.aero examines the market in more depth ahead of the inaugural CONNECT MEIA.

Hamilton wins Cake of the Week Part I; vote from 26 creations and select your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part II

Hamilton wins Cake of the Week Part I; vote from 26 creations and select your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part II

With Hamilton Airport tasting success in Part I for the cake it commissioned for Norwegian’s first flight from Dublin, it is now time for S19 Part II of the Public Vote. With another 26 entries overt the past two weeks, which will be your choice for Cake of the Week? Vote now!!


Aarhus steals the show in Arch of Triumph Part I voting; Choose now from 30 arches and select your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part II

Aarhus steals the show in Arch of Triumph Part I voting; Choose now from 30 arches and select your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part II

Aarhus Airport stole the show in S19 Part I of the Arch of Triumph Public Vote, securing 71% of all ballots. With a further 30 entries in Part II of the S19 season launch voting, take a peruse through the global salutes and choose your favourite today. Vote now!

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part I – take your pick from 36 entries across the globe!

Vote for your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part I – take your pick from 36 entries across the globe!

Along with cake, anna.aero is allowing the readers of anna.aero to vote for their favourite Arch of Triumph during the first week of S19. With 36 entries to choose from, make sure you select and vote for your favourite water salute, an award that is very prestigious in the eyes of the airport fire chief’s mind! 

Vote for your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part I  – 25 fantastic route launch showstoppers to choose from!!

Vote for your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part I – 25 fantastic route launch showstoppers to choose from!!

The S19 season was launched on 31 March, and anna.aero is letting the reader be the judge of the much anticipated anna.aero Cake of the Week competition. Having been inundated with 25 route launch masterpieces, take a look through and choose your favourite to make sure it secures the prestigious title! 


Turkish Airlines overtakes Lufthansa to become Europe's leading flag carrier; Gibraltar fastest-growing country market in Q2 2019

Turkish Airlines overtakes Lufthansa to become Europe’s leading flag carrier; Gibraltar fastest-growing country market in Q2 2019

With S19 starting this weekend, anna.aero has looked at Europe’s fastest-growing airlines and country markets during Q2 2019 to see who the big winners are. The main story is that Turkish Airlines has overtaken Lufthansa to become the continent’s leading flag carrier, with it now the third largest airline after Ryanair and easyJet.

Moscow Sheremetyevo is Europe's fastest-growing long-haul hub in S19; Frankfurt, Heathrow cut, but BA retains lead

Moscow Sheremetyevo is Europe’s fastest-growing long-haul hub in S19; Frankfurt, Heathrow cut, but BA retains lead

OAG Schedules Analyser data states that long-haul seat capacity from Russia’s biggest airport is set to grow by an impressive 26% in S19, while Heathrow and Frankfurt are reporting slight reductions. With long-haul capacity from Europe set to grow by 2.4% this summer, we reveal the winners and losers.

anna.aero's 100 best unserved routes from Asia's top 10 airports

anna.aero’s 100 best unserved routes from Asia’s top 10 airports

With Routes Asia fast approaching, anna.aero has decided to look into the numbers to reveal the top 10 unserved markets from Asia’s top 10 airports. Using OAG Traffic Analyser data, we showcase the leading airports across the globe that are looking for direct flights to the continent’s biggest gateways.


Ethiopian Airlines set to serve more country markets than MEB3 in S19, Ryanair still tops route table

Ethiopian Airlines set to serve more country markets than MEB3 in S19, Ryanair still tops route table

The start of the S19 season is fast approaching, so it is high time to take a look at how the world’s schedules are shaping up. Nick Preston reveals which airlines will operate the most airport pairs, serve the largest number of country markets and fly from the most airports in a typical week during peak summer.

European flag carriers react to transatlantic low-cost penetration, with average economy point-to-point fares falling 9.1% in 2018

European flag carriers react to transatlantic low-cost penetration, with average economy point-to-point fares falling 9.1% in 2018

In anna.aero’s latest partnership with aviation performance data experts RDC, we look at Europe’s biggest flag carriers across the Atlantic and see how they are adjusting fares in order to compete with the growing market of LCCs to North America, with data showing that the latter group’s fares are, in fact, going up.

Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is 'Top of the Props' as Canada overtakes US to become top market

Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is ‘Top of the Props’ as Canada overtakes US to become top market

More than 245 million two-way seats were available on scheduled turboprop flights in 2018, a 22% increase since 2009. Nick Preston examines trends over the past decade to identify which airlines, airports and country markets have seen the biggest increases or cuts in services performed by these aircraft.