Articles Tagged ‘African airlines’

Domestic issues in Egypt and Tunisia appear to be impacting Morocco's tourism; Arik Air capacity up 28%

Domestic issues in Egypt and Tunisia appear to be impacting Morocco’s tourism; Arik Air capacity up 28%

North Africa has seen its fair share of political upheaval this year, which is not good for the region’s important in-bound tourism. But which countries, airlines and airports in Africa have been growing fastest during the last year based on scheduled capacity analysis?

Lonrho-owned Fly540 grows by 25% in 2009; still focussed on Kenya and Tanzania; now operating first CRJ

Lonrho-owned Fly540 grows by 25% in 2009; still focussed on Kenya and Tanzania; now operating first CRJ

Africa’s Fly540 is owned by Lonrho and carried over 215,000 passengers last year. Which are its busiest airports and what share of the Kenyan domestic market does it have? Where else is the airline hoping to set up bases?

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?


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?