Articles Tagged ‘ABV’

MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table

MEB3 network review 2018; Qatar Airways dominates new route race; US is biggest market by ASKs, India and UK top capacity table

Qatar Airways stretched its lead over Emirates and Etihad Airways in terms of destinations served between peak S17 and peak S18. anna.aero reveals which routes have been added and dropped by the MEB3 carriers since summer 2017, plus the fastest growing destination markets across the trio’s networks.

Europe's airports seal eighth consecutive Arch of Triumph victory

Europe’s airports seal eighth consecutive Arch of Triumph victory

Having not won a single award until Week 10 of the competition, Europe’s airports have not looked back since, securing an eighth win on the bounce. Find out which of the six gateways from the region – including this one from London Southend – wins this week, as well as which airports from around the world were […]

RwandAir launches second Nigerian service

RwandAir launches second Nigerian service

RwandAir commences a four times weekly service between Kigali and Abuja – adds to existing Lagos link. 


Abuja traffic looks set to decline further in 2017 due to capacity cuts, having hit a peak of 4.3 million passengers in 2015; Emirates returns

Abuja traffic looks set to decline further in 2017 due to capacity cuts, having hit a peak of 4.3 million passengers in 2015; Emirates returns

Serving the capital of Nigeria, Abuja Airport handled 4.23 million passengers in 2016, down 1.5% from the year before. With capacity down 3.2% in 2017, this trend looks set to continue. After a thriving few years from 2006 to 2011 when traffic doubled, anna.aero looks to see why that growth has stalled.  

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.

easyJet opens bases at Barcelona and Venice Marco Polo airports

easyJet opens bases at Barcelona and Venice Marco Polo airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, London Gatwick unveils the latest part of its €2.6 billion transformation, while Thai AirAsia announces its next international service from Bangkok Don Mueang. More news also from St Petersburg and Abuja airports.


Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Med-View Airline becomes latest entrant in Nigeria to Europe market; annual growth of 8% includes new Turkish Airlines service to Abuja

Last week the Nigeria to Europe market welcomed a new entrant, as Med-View Airline began a four times weekly service from Lagos to London Gatwick on 20 November. We take a look at the market dynamics over the last 12 months, as well as recent travel habits between Africa and Europe.

Turkish Airlines starts flights to Nigeria’s capital

Turkish Airlines starts flights to Nigeria’s capital

Turkish Airlines utilises its 737-900s on new link to Abuja – joining its existing daily flights to Lagos.

Emirates #1 player in Middle East-Africa market; ASKs increase by 14%; Seats not far behind on 10% growth

Emirates #1 player in Middle East-Africa market; ASKs increase by 14%; Seats not far behind on 10% growth

Not many global region pairs can boast posting double-digit annual growth, but the Middle East to Africa is an exception, posting a 14% growth in weekly ASKs and a 10% hike in weekly seats in the last 12 months. anna.aero delves into the data to reveal the emerging trends in this dynamic market.


Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Ethiopian Airlines grows 13% in FY13; nine European points served

Africa’s third largest carrier according to weekly seat capacity, Ethiopian Airlines has been growing without interruption in recent years, handling 5.2 million passengers in FY2013. As the Star Alliance member is now serving a total of 79 destinations across the globe, anna.aero reveals Ethiopian Airlines’ recent development and its top 12 routes for this September.

Emirates makes Abuja its 21st African non-stop network point

Emirates makes Abuja its 21st African non-stop network point

Emirates connects its global Dubai hub to Nigerian capital city.

Arik Air arrives at Dubai from Lagos and Abuja

Arik Air arrives at Dubai from Lagos and Abuja

Arik Air adds five weekly flights from Abuja and Lagos to Dubai, with the latter being operated via Abuja, using its A330-200s. Competes against Emirates.