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Articles Tagged ‘Air Canada’

Please be seated: can BA's new A350 make a dent in Air Canada's formidable London - Toronto market position?

Please be seated: can BA’s new A350 make a dent in Air Canada’s formidable London – Toronto market position?

As British Airways launches A350-1000 services to Toronto this week, we take a look at whether this can help the carrier compete with Air Canada’s formidable segmentation of the route – from almost LCC density 777-300ERs to smaller 787-8s – and hold off upstart WestJet.

Air Canada launches new Australasian connections from Vancouver; posts over 20% average growth to the continent

Air Canada launches new Australasian connections from Vancouver; posts over 20% average growth to the continent

In the past five years, Air Canada has launched services to Brisbane and Melbourne, with an Auckland connection beginning this December. We look at the carrier’s Australasian growth, and potential future Asia-Pacific markets from Vancouver.

30 Second Interview: Vic Naughton, Air Canada General Manager Australia and New Zealand

30 Second Interview: Vic Naughton, Air Canada General Manager Australia and New Zealand

anna.aero spoke to Vic Naughton, General Manager Australia and New Zealand at Air Canada, ahead of this year’s World Routes conference in Adelaide. The talk focused on establishing how the airline can build on its core Vancouver-Australia routes, and Air Canada’s plans to expand further in the Asia-Pacific.


Uganda Airlines returns to African skies

Uganda Airlines returns to African skies

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Uganda Airlines returns after a 20-year hiatus, Air Canada announces Toulouse route, Qatar Airways outlines Langkawi launch date, Alaska Airlines announces eight new routes, EgyptAir gets set to welcome A220 as Air Tanzania’s gets impounded at Johannesburg Airport.

British Airways performs a centenary flypast to remember, receives first A350

British Airways performs a centenary flypast to remember, receives first A350

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, British Airways performs a centenary flypast with the Red Arrows and receives its first A350, Wizz Air celebrates the launch of six new routes, Air Canada celebrates the 25th anniversary of its Vancouver to Beijing route, Frontier quadruples its Miami offering this Autumn, and EVA Air launches its […]

Altitude East convenes in St John's for Canada's leading route development conference

Altitude East convenes in St John’s for Canada’s leading route development conference

Between June 24 and 26, the Altitude East air service development conference convened in St John’s, NL. James Davis, Assistant Editor, anna.aero, was there at North America’s most north-easterly point, 100 years since Alcock & Brown’s first transatlantic flight between St John’s and Galway.


Laudamotion opens its latest base in Palma de Mallorca

Laudamotion opens its latest base in Palma de Mallorca

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Laudamotion opens its latest base in Palma de Mallorca, Allegiant announces services to St Petersburg-Clearwater, Vueling celebrated carrying its 15th Million Passenger from Bilbao, Ethiopian wins fifth-freedom flights, Japan Airlines celebrated its first A350-900 aircraft, Brisbane airport announces direct flights to USA for 2020, and Airbus and Boeing […]

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

ACI-NA JumpStart preview Part 1: US airports smash 1 billion pax threshold

anna.aero looks at the development of the US market ahead of the upcoming ACI-NA JumpStart Nashville conference. Data published by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics shows that 1.01 billion scheduled passengers flew from US airports in 2018, averaging at 2.77 million travellers a day. 

Nashville Airport records eighth year of consecutive growth in 2018, reaching just under 16 million last year; Southwest continues to dominate market share

Nashville Airport records eighth year of consecutive growth in 2018, reaching just under 16 million last year; Southwest continues to dominate market share

Nashville Airport reached a milestone in 2018 with nearly 16 million passengers, a rise of 80% over 10 years. As ACI North America’s JumpStart Air Service Development Conference takes place in Nashville 3-5 June – where anna.aero is Official Media Sponsor – we thought it is an ideal time to take a closer look at Music […]


Europe claims latest victory in Arch of Triumph competition

Europe claims latest victory in Arch of Triumph competition

In this week’s Arch of Triumph competition, eight airports from across Europe and North America compete to be crowned the latest weekly victor in this competition. Take a look to see which European airport has helped keep the momentum alive for the continent which is still the reigning champion.

Air Canada replaces Austrian Airlines between Toronto and Vienna

Air Canada replaces Austrian Airlines between Toronto and Vienna

Air Canada launches daily service on city pair, replacing Austrian Airlines which begins Montreal service.

Moscow Sheremetyevo is Europe's fastest-growing long-haul hub in S19; Frankfurt, Heathrow cut, but BA retains lead

Moscow Sheremetyevo is Europe’s fastest-growing long-haul hub in S19; Frankfurt, Heathrow cut, but BA retains lead

OAG Schedules Analyser data states that long-haul seat capacity from Russia’s biggest airport is set to grow by an impressive 26% in S19, while Heathrow and Frankfurt are reporting slight reductions. With long-haul capacity from Europe set to grow by 2.4% this summer, we reveal the winners and losers.