Articles Tagged ‘Africa’
Qatar Airways to begin Abuja, just a few days after being announced. Operating via Lagos in both directions, it’ll be its third city in West Africa.
As United Airlines unveils multiple new routes, as it redeploys 2021 capacity from Europe, we explore them and the US – India and US – Africa markets.
Emirates’ Lusaka route saw 76% of pax connect over Dubai last year; we see where and why. Africa had 11% of the MEB3’s seats, with Emirates by far the #1 non-African airline.
Amsterdam busiest in Europe with 835 daily flights, Eurocontrol shows; we explore Schiphol’s network
Amsterdam is fighting back. KLM had 35 routes with 3+ daily flights on 21 August. Of all regions, we see that Latin America is very strong, with this region the least affected.
To be restarted daily from October, connecting traffic over Nairobi far outweighs local demand. We see where’s top for connections, with Guangzhou flat despite Kenya Airways’ Asia capacity falling by 25%.
Kenya Airways launched Geneva & Rome last year while its dominance to/from/in Africa falls. Curiously, 47% of the carrier’s total seats are now by the E190.
Ethiopian Airlines has 107 international destinations, with 120 by 2025. It has now expressed interest in Europe – Asia passengers, despite Africa strength.
Having achieved its Vision 2025 seven years early, Ethiopian Airlines is Africa’s largest & strongest financially. It has now announced a brand-new airport.
Africa World Airlines will be West Africa’s leading regional airline by developing its Accra hub through partnerships. It plans 100-seaters.
Air Senegal will add eight international cities in W19, including in Europe. Sensibly, it redesigned its schedules to enable two-way connections over Dakar.
International flights within Africa are up 19% since 2015, with Ethiopian Airlines and RwandAir responsible for 60% of this growth. Mauritius – Reunion is now the leading route.
Cape Verde Airlines is to be the Icelandair of Africa. Four continents are in an eight-hour radius of its hub, and all are reachable with narrow-bodies.