Articles Tagged ‘Africa’

African air travel dominated by South Africa and Egypt, their national carriers, and their biggest airports

African air travel dominated by South Africa and Egypt, their national carriers, and their biggest airports

We take a look at the leading air travel country markets, airlines and airports and see how they compare with one year ago. Which is the fastest-growing airline and how many airports are there with scheduled services?

Egypt's traffic up 35% in three years; local start-ups attacking Egyptair monopoly

Egypt’s traffic up 35% in three years; local start-ups attacking Egyptair monopoly

Cairo airport, which has a brand-new terminal, dominates the Egyptian market, but where does the growth take place? What are the networks like from other Egyptian airports? Which country market serves Egypt with 23 flights on 747s this week? And which Egyptian start-up airlines will launch this year?

Afriqiyah helps connect Libya with more countries; new Tripoli terminals being built

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusLibya has nine commercial airports but Tripoli dominates the airport market. Which are the largest carriers at the capital and which destinations are most keenly contested? Which European carriers serve the growing market?


Ethiopian growing profitably from Addis Ababa; new Q400s due in 2010

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusEthiopia has 16 commercial airports serving the population of 80 million. Addis Ababa and Ethiopian dominate the country’s air travel scene but how quickly are both growing? How far does Ethiopian’s network reach and which are its newest routes? Who else serves Ethiopia?

Kenya Airways develops regional network from Nairobi; may see tourism benefit from inauguration of President Obama

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisKenya Airways has a fleet of 24 aircraft including three Embraer E-jets. Where does it fly them and which route has it recently added? How many routes does it serve in Europe and which new routes are starting in 2009?