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FlyArystan takes to the skies of Kazakhstan

FlyArystan takes to the skies of Kazakhstan

FlyArystan begins initial operations with flights from Almaty to Karaganda, Nur-Sultan, Taraz and Uralsk.

Heathrow Expansion and Asia: 15 routes uncovered, seven in China

Heathrow Expansion and Asia: 15 routes uncovered, seven in China

London Heathrow estimates that a third runway would enable it to serve 40 more long-haul destinations. In the lead up to the anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB conference next month, we look at Heathrow’s underserved Asian potential.

airBaltic kick-starts Kazakhstan connection

airBaltic kick-starts Kazakhstan connection

airBaltic inaugurates a three times weekly link between Riga and Almaty. 


Kazakhstan capacity doubles since 2010; Air Astana is dominant carrier, Almaty and Astana are leading airports

Kazakhstan capacity doubles since 2010; Air Astana is dominant carrier, Almaty and Astana are leading airports

There were 12.8 million two-way seats available on scheduled domestic and international flights serving Kazakhstan in 2017, an increase of 15.2% compared to 2016. anna.aero has examined commercial air service developments in this fast growing market to identify key trends over the past 10 years including its leading airlines, airports and international destinations. 

Urumqi joins China’s 20-million club; tenfold increase in traffic since 2002; China Southern Airlines dominates with over 40% of seats

Urumqi joins China’s 20-million club; tenfold increase in traffic since 2002; China Southern Airlines dominates with over 40% of seats

Located in the north-west corner of China, Urumqi is closer to Astana than Beijing. We look at the rate traffic has grown since 2002, the leading domestic and international routes and which are the leading airlines.

SCAT Airlines heads for Hainan Island

SCAT Airlines heads for Hainan Island

SCAT Airlines starts first Chinese route operating weekly service between Almaty and Sanya.


Air Astana traffic up over 160% since 2006; operates dual hub strategy from Astana and Almaty; Iran becomes latest country market

Air Astana traffic up over 160% since 2006; operates dual hub strategy from Astana and Almaty; Iran becomes latest country market

Air Astana last year carried nearly 3.9 million passengers compared to just 1.5 in 2006. anna.aero takes a closer look to see how the carrier has expanded over the past decade, and to investigate its dual hub network even further.

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

Auckland Airport struts its stuff with Arch of Triumph win

The glory of winning the weekly Arch of Triumph certificate is beyond comparison for the inhabitants of airport fire stations around the world – as displayed here by Auckland Airport’s Brown Watch. Find out which of this week’s 17 combatants will secure the global accolade.

Air Astana introduces Iran service

Air Astana introduces Iran service

Air Astana starts a new route from Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan to Tehran Imam Khomeini Airport in Iran, operating thrice-weekly with E190s.


Turkmenistan Airlines’ Ashgabat-Turkmenabat is #1 route; Dubai is fastest growing destination; Bangkok-Moscow most popular connection

Turkmenistan Airlines’ Ashgabat-Turkmenabat is #1 route; Dubai is fastest growing destination; Bangkok-Moscow most popular connection

Turkmenistan Airlines has in the past 12 months increased its overall seat capacity by 1.6%. anna.aero takes a closer look into the airline’s developments (or lack of) during the past year, and investigates the carrier’s most popular connections via its Ashgabat hub.

SCAT Airlines arrives in Xi’an

SCAT Airlines arrives in Xi’an

SCAT Airlines connects Almaty with Xi’an using 737-500s.

Qazaq Air launches operations in Kazakhstan

Qazaq Air launches operations in Kazakhstan

Qazaq Air connects four airports in Kazakhstan with Q400s.