Star Feature

Southwest announces O’Hare and Houston Intercontinental coming in 1H 2021

Southwest announces O’Hare and Houston Intercontinental coming in 1H 2021

We’re reporting from the 25th IAFS, with content from management at five airlines. Sun Country’s CEO: “Our close-in fares are now stronger than last year”. 

Lakeland positioned to become new gateway to central Florida

Lakeland positioned to become new gateway to central Florida

Lakeland has zero fees, is the closest airport to 2m people, has one of the US’ fastest-growing metros, has almost 500 leaked passengers daily to just 3 cities, and a revenue guarantee fund.

Dubai - Heathrow now WORLD’s #1 international route by ASKs

Dubai – Heathrow now WORLD’s #1 international route by ASKs

There’s a new world order!  The world’s top-20 international routes shaken up because of coronavirus – with 14 new routes. Dubai – Heathrow up from fifth.


Edinburgh appoints Kate Sherry as Aviation Director; airport reached almost 15 million in 2019

Edinburgh appoints Kate Sherry as Aviation Director; airport reached almost 15 million in 2019

Kate Sherry’s 10 years as Ryanair’s Director of Route Development will be helpful, with LCCs just 40,000 seats short of 10 million at Edinburgh last year.

Ukraine International to restart JFK via KEF using B737-900ERs; the world's longest 737 route

Ukraine International to restart JFK via KEF using B737-900ERs; the world’s longest 737 route

We examine Ukraine International’s Kiev – JFK, which began in 2014. Last year, 73% of its JFK traffic transiting over Kiev, with Tel Aviv #1.

Copenhagen - Bilbao, a large unserved market; we examine profitability using RDC’s Apex platform

Copenhagen – Bilbao, a large unserved market; we examine profitability using RDC’s Apex platform

Copenhagen – Bilbao is unserved with 22,000 pax, 18% YOY growth, 485,000+ searches, + a good avg fare. We look at who could operate it + likely performance.


Routes Reconnected kicks off soon – anna.aero is media partner

Routes Reconnected kicks off soon – anna.aero is media partner

Routes Reconnected – Routes’ first hybrid event – kicks off on 30 November. anna.aero will produce three jam-packed Hybrid Dailies full of news, analysis, and coverage.

Spirit adds Orange County, its 6th airport in CA; initial routes well above RASK-distance trend

Spirit adds Orange County, its 6th airport in CA; initial routes well above RASK-distance trend

As Spirit adds its next California airport, we examine why Orange County. And we see that the ULCC’s California and West Coast presence is reducing.

Ryanair's most profitable airports identified using RDC’s Apex platform; which are in its top-10?

Ryanair’s most profitable airports identified using RDC’s Apex platform; which are in its top-10?

We look at Ryanair’s most profitable airports and see fast growth, strong dominance, and a number of surprises that help to better understand this ULCC.


Jeju’s weekly seats now ABOVE pre-coronavirus levels

Jeju’s weekly seats now ABOVE pre-coronavirus levels

Jeju’s very strong domestic market, including the world’s #1 domestic route to Seoul Gimpo, means that total seats are now above pre-coronavirus levels. But international capacity down significantly.

Routes Reconnected, a new hybrid event for 2020; anna.aero is media partner with three show dailies

Routes Reconnected, a new hybrid event for 2020; anna.aero is media partner with three show dailies

Routes Reconnected is a route development platform combining virtual and live events, which anna.aero will cover with three Show Dailies full of news, analysis, and coverage that showcases the whole event.

Brisbane opens new runway as plan to double passengers to 50 million

Brisbane opens new runway as plan to double passengers to 50 million

Brisbane has welcomed its new runway, which is crucial for future growth. In recent years, its international seats have grown significantly. Where’s next?