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Airlines launched 3,500+ routes in 2017, Ryanair remains number one for new services as LCCs continue to dominate

Airlines launched 3,500+ routes in 2017, Ryanair remains number one for new services as LCCs continue to dominate

anna.aero has analysed its New Route Database to highlight the most newsworthy network statistics for 2017. We reveal the top airlines for new routes last year, plus the top 15 country markets and airports. We also look ahead to 2018, which promises to be busy with over 1,400 new routes announced already.

Alaska Airlines gets the most out of the West Coast

Alaska Airlines gets the most out of the West Coast

Alaska Airlines expands its route offerings from San Diego and San Francisco. 

Airbus and Boeing increased productivity in November by 15%, delivering a combined 144 aircraft; Emirates welcomes 100th A380

Airbus and Boeing increased productivity in November by 15%, delivering a combined 144 aircraft; Emirates welcomes 100th A380

Airbus and Boeing together delivered 144 aircraft in November, resulting in a 15% increase in productivity when compared to the 125 units they handed over in November 2016. The result of month 11 is the best that the duo have registered this year in terms of deliveries, beating the 139 units they distributed in June. 


Mexican market moves past 100 million seats; LCCs drive growth, international capacity outpaces domestic expansion in 2017

Mexican market moves past 100 million seats; LCCs drive growth, international capacity outpaces domestic expansion in 2017

Seat capacity on all direct flights to, from and within Mexico increased by 8.0% in 2017, with double-digit growth in three out of the past five years. We take a look at the main movers in Mexico over the past 10 years, including airline, airport and international country market trends.

Airbus and Boeing handed over 133 aircraft in September, the third best month of the year so far; Airbus opens A330 factory in China

Airbus and Boeing handed over 133 aircraft in September, the third best month of the year so far; Airbus opens A330 factory in China

Airbus handed over 55 aircraft in September, while its North American rival Boeing distributed 78. Of the 133 aircraft delivered, 73% were narrow-body and 27% wide-body. By delivering 23 more units than Airbus in month nine of 2017, Boeing has extended the lead over its European rival to 100 aircraft in the 2017 delivery race. 

Frontier Airlines' route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O'Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

Frontier Airlines’ route droppings revealed; 23 airport pairs no longer served with O’Hare and Atlanta seeing biggest changes

We love to see airlines celebrate route launches, but route droppings are also a fact of life, though less publicised. In a week that has seen US ULCC Frontier Airlines launch a significant 30 routes, we got our data elves to rummage through its schedule data to see what routes the airline has said goodbye […]


Airbus and Boeing report a 6.7% slowdown in productivity in the eighth month of this year; Hong Kong Airlines became latest A350 operator

Airbus and Boeing report a 6.7% slowdown in productivity in the eighth month of this year; Hong Kong Airlines became latest A350 operator

In August, Airbus and Boeing delivered a combined 112 aircraft, with 76% of units being narrow-body and 24% wide-body. The result is 6.7% worse than both achieved in the same month of 2016. By handing over 20 more units in August, Boeing has advanced its lead over Airbus in the 2017 delivery race to 77 […]

Alaska Airlines takes on United Airlines from San Francisco

Alaska Airlines takes on United Airlines from San Francisco

Alaska Airlines now competes with the Star Alliance member to Kansas City and Albuquerque. 

Alaska Airlines now serves Nashville from San Francisco

Alaska Airlines now serves Nashville from San Francisco

Alaska Airlines, operated by Virgin America, links San Francisco to Nashville with a daily service. 


Alaska Airlines expands from the US West Coast

Alaska Airlines expands from the US West Coast

Alaska Airlines adds new routes from Portland, San Diego, San Jose and Seattle-Tacoma.

Alaska Airlines adds to Albuquerque operation

Alaska Airlines adds to Albuquerque operation

Alaska Airlines now links Albuquerque to Portland and Orange County – already serves Seattle-Tacoma. 

Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Californian connections

Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Californian connections

After a two-year hiatus, Alaska Airlines returns to Mexico City with Los Angeles and San Francisco routes.