Articles Tagged ‘ABJ’

Ghana growth curbed by cutbacks in 2017; Africa World Airlines is leading carrier; Lagos top destination

Ghana growth curbed by cutbacks in 2017; Africa World Airlines is leading carrier; Lagos top destination

There were 4.53 million two-way seats available on flights serving Ghana in 2017, 4.0% down on the previous year. Despite this, the African nation has enjoyed a strong capacity growth spurt over the past 10 years. Nick Preston looks at Ghana’s capacity trends, and its leading airlines, airports and routes.

Heathrow Expansion - 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

Heathrow Expansion – 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

In the lead up to the anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB conference next month, we look at Heathrow’s underserved potential for routes to Africa and the Middle East. There are 61 African airports and 27 countries with links to other mega hubs in Europe, but no services to Heathrow this summer.

Europe's airports close in on 100 FTWAs in 2018

Europe’s airports close in on 100 FTWAs in 2018

10 airports do battle for Week 19 Arch of Triumph glory, with entries from Asia, North America, Africa and Europe. The latter region remains the dominant force in the competition, but the scrap for second place is heating up – anyone got any water?


Ethiopian Airlines initiates US service from Ivory Coast

Ethiopian Airlines initiates US service from Ivory Coast

The Star Alliance member begins a three times weekly link between Abidjan and New York Newark. 

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport on recovery path from ongoing operational restrictions; Qatar #1 carrier, IndiGo leaps from nowhere to second biggest airline

Doha Airport’s recent growth trajectory has faltered as a result of flying restrictions imposed by its Middle Eastern neighbours. However, its not all bad news, as other carriers, like India’s LCC IndiGo, have rushed in to fill the capacity void left by others – Marc Watkins gets all cuddly with the data.

TAP Portugal takes off for Cologne Bonn

TAP Portugal takes off for Cologne Bonn

TAP Portugal begins twice-daily flights from Lisbon – also launches Abidjan and Lome services. 


Air Côte d'Ivoire arrives in Abuja

Air Côte d’Ivoire arrives in Abuja

Air Côte d’Ivoire begins thrice-weekly services between Abidjan and the Nigerian capital using its Q400 fleet.

Côte d’Ivoire's Abidjan Airport is one of three on the African continent to see regular A380 services; Ghana #1 country market

Côte d’Ivoire’s Abidjan Airport is one of three on the African continent to see regular A380 services; Ghana #1 country market

After sending a one-off A380 service to Abidjan early last year, Air France now operates three of its seven weekly flights with the aircraft type on the route between its Paris CDG base and the Côte d’Ivoire airport. anna.aero has taken a close look to see how other airlines have developed their operations to the country over the past 12 months, […]

Arik Air enters the Ivory Coast with Abidjan route

Arik Air enters the Ivory Coast with Abidjan route

Arik Air now links Lagos to Abidjan via existing Cotonou service, utilising a mixed fleet of CRJ 900s and 737-700s. Competes against Air Cote D’Ivoire and Camair-Co.


Air Côte d'Ivoire expands domestic network from Abidjan

Air Côte d’Ivoire expands domestic network from Abidjan

Air Côte d’Ivoire ups its presence in the domestic market with three new routes from Abidjan to Korhogo, Bouaké and San Pedro, using its recently delivered Q400s.

Turkish Airlines adds further German and African spokes to its hub

Turkish Airlines adds further German and African spokes to its hub

Turkish Airlines started its 13th German destination — Münster/Osnabrück — as well as a triangular service to Abidjan and Cotonou.

Egyptair launches flights to Abidjan via Accra

Egyptair launches flights to Abidjan via Accra

Egyptair starts flying from Cairo Airport to Abidjan Airport via Accra Airport.