Articles Tagged ‘Air Canada’

South American fiesta of FTWAs this week

South American fiesta of FTWAs this week

It’s not often that we receive an FTWA from South America, indeed prior to this week we had received just three so far this year. Yet this week we have had five – the most of any region! See if any of these entries can emulate Quito Airport back in February which won its week […]

St. John’s International Airport in Newfoundland welcomes second London service; Halifax and Toronto Pearson account for 60% of seats

St. John’s International Airport in Newfoundland welcomes second London service; Halifax and Toronto Pearson account for 60% of seats

The closest major airport in North America to Europe, St. John’s in Canada handles 1.5 million passengers per annum and is served by eight scheduled carriers. We reveal the airport’s seasonality profile and leading routes.

Air Canada jumps into Jacksonville and San Jose

Air Canada jumps into Jacksonville and San Jose

Air Canada launches weekend services to the Floridian airport from its Toronto Pearson base while San Jose sees double-daily services from Vancouver.


WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

WestJet helps stimulate UK-Canada seat capacity by 20% this summer; passenger numbers peaked in 2007 at 3.9 million

Can the UK-Canada market be stimulated by an LCC? WestJet hopes so as it launches six new routes to the UK, contributing to a big increase in seat capacity for this summer. We look at traffic trends since 1994 and exchange rates.

Memphis and Flint airports celebrate their anna.aero award wins

Memphis and Flint airports celebrate their anna.aero award wins

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air announces new routes from Budapest and Katowice, while British Airways inaugurates A380 services to Vancouver. More news also from Gazipaşa-Alanya, Enfidha, Munich, Doncaster Sheffield, Glasgow and Miami airports as well as from Germania and Air Canada.

Delhi traffic up 10 million since 2011; international and domestic markets growing at equal rate; developing global hub strategy

Delhi traffic up 10 million since 2011; international and domestic markets growing at equal rate; developing global hub strategy

anna.aero caught up with Delhi Airport’s Abhijnan Sengupta, Associate GM, Airline Marketing & Route Development, and Jitendra Singh, Associate VP, Head Airline Marketing & Route Development at Routes Europe in Krakow recently. Discussions included the airport’s phenomenal traffic growth, and how it is showcasing the facility’s international hub potential to a global audience.


Air Canada is welcomed to Washington Dulles

Air Canada is welcomed to Washington Dulles

Air Canada begins thrice-daily services to Washington Dulles from Toronto Pearson – Reagan and Baltimore/Washington already served by the carrier.

Air Transat is almost two different airlines – winter versus summer; Cuba is #1 year-round

Air Transat is almost two different airlines – winter versus summer; Cuba is #1 year-round

Perhaps Air Transat should be named Canadian Caribbean Airlines in the winter and Canadian European Airlines in the summer, such is the difference in the carrier’s network between the seasons. anna.aero‘s data elves rummage through the operations one of the world’s most dynamic airlines.

Air Canada commands the show in the US – Canada market; seat capacity up 2.9% between the two nations

Air Canada commands the show in the US – Canada market; seat capacity up 2.9% between the two nations

After recording a growth in seat capacity between the two country markets over the past 12 months of 8.0%, Air Canada remains the number one carrier, with fellow Canadian airline WestJet second. However, airlines based on the north side of the border are faring much better than their US counterparts. anna.aero takes a closer look […]


WestJet now serves more destinations from Toronto Pearson than from anywhere else; London (UK) services set to start next May

WestJet now serves more destinations from Toronto Pearson than from anywhere else; London (UK) services set to start next May

It may not offer quite as many flights and seats as it does in Calgary, but WestJet’s Toronto Pearson base offers the most extensive network of any of the airline’s hubs. We reveal what competition it faces on the busiest routes.

Air Pegasus and TruJet latest carriers to launch domestic operations in India; domestic growth fastest since 2011; IndiGo heads for 100 planes

Air Pegasus and TruJet latest carriers to launch domestic operations in India; domestic growth fastest since 2011; IndiGo heads for 100 planes

India’s domestic market has seen the number of airlines grow from six in 2013 to 11 at the end of 2015. We reveal how the newcomers are performing and how quickly the market overall is growing. Plus a round-up of new international services.

Cincinnati, Cleveland and Memphis continue to deal with USB3 capacity cull; numbers looking positive again after years of decline

Cincinnati, Cleveland and Memphis continue to deal with USB3 capacity cull; numbers looking positive again after years of decline

For an airport, the pain of being de-hubbed is acute and numbing. We look at how three US airports – Cincinnati, Cleveland and Memphis ‒ are getting over falling out of love with their main airline partner and which carriers are now plucking their respective network growth heart strings.