Articles Tagged ‘Avianca’

Birmingham Airport's festivities for fifth FTWA victory

Birmingham Airport’s festivities for fifth FTWA victory

2015 Arch of Triumph Champions, and last year’s runner-up, Birmingham Airport certainly knows the ingredients of cooking-up a winning FTWA. Find our which of this week’s six entries from around the world have discovered some of the UK airport’s recipe for success.

Avianca arrives at Iguassu Falls

Avianca arrives at Iguassu Falls

Avianca begins a daily service to Iguassu Falls from Sao Paulo Guarulhos. 

Airbus and Boeing end 2016 with record month; Airbus passes 100+ unit deliveries for a single month; Lufthansa welcomes its first A350

Airbus and Boeing end 2016 with record month; Airbus passes 100+ unit deliveries for a single month; Lufthansa welcomes its first A350

During December Boeing and Airbus distributed 178 aircraft, over 12% of both companies’ combined delivery total for 2016. This was the first time in recent history that both had delivered 170+ aircraft in a given month. December was also the first month that one of the manufactures past 100+ unit deliveries.


Europe-South America market grew by 3% in 2016; Iberia still leading carrier as LATAM closes gap; British Airways starts new Chile service

Europe-South America market grew by 3% in 2016; Iberia still leading carrier as LATAM closes gap; British Airways starts new Chile service

Brazil’s hosting of the Olympics in 2016 focused world attention on South America. Non-stop connections from European airports have grown steadily in recent years. We reveal the rate of growth as well as leading airlines and country pairs.

Singapore Airlines receives Airbus' 10,000th aircraft as the European manufacturer matches Boeing for October deliveries

Singapore Airlines receives Airbus’ 10,000th aircraft as the European manufacturer matches Boeing for October deliveries

In the 10th month of 2016, Airbus and Boeing equaled each other for unit deliveries, with both manufacturers handing over 54 aircraft. October was a major milestone for the European manufacturer, as it handed over its 10,000th aircraft to Singapore Airlines, with that being the airline’s sixth A350-900. To date for this year, both companies […]

US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US traffic growing modestly in 2016 so far; domestic capacity down, international up this winter; LCCs continue to lead the way

US airlines are racking up record profits partly thanks to keeping a check on capacity growth. Passenger numbers are up only modestly this summer, while this winter domestic capacity is down at the top five carriers. We reveal which of the top 50 airports are likely to see growth this winter.


Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN - LHR is #1 route for ASKs

Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN – LHR is #1 route for ASKs

The Star Alliance is made up of 27 carriers, with its largest member being United Airlines. During the past 12 months, the members’ collective seat capacity has grown 3.7%, with the alliance offering over eight million monthly one-way seats. We look at Star’s top 12 routes in relation to ASKs and seats, top airports and […]

Colombian traffic up 7.4% for first half of 2016; grows 63% since the turn of the decade; Bogota – Medellin #1 route despite passenger drop

Colombian traffic up 7.4% for first half of 2016; grows 63% since the turn of the decade; Bogota – Medellin #1 route despite passenger drop

Since 2010 Colombian domestic traffic has grown 59% while international traffic has risen 74%. Within the past year the nation has welcomed Air Europa and Turkish Airlines to its airline roll call, while at the same time another European carrier has ended flights to the South American nation. We take a closer look at traffic […]

ULCCs Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth in S16; Air Canada and Emirates growing by 20%

ULCCs Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines driving US domestic growth in S16; Air Canada and Emirates growing by 20%

US airlines set domestic and international traffic records in 2015. We reveal the leading airlines this summer in the US domestic and international markets and how their seat capacities compare with last summer.


Los Angeles-Buenos Aires is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 125,000 searches per year; one for American Airlines?

Los Angeles-Buenos Aires is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 125,000 searches per year; one for American Airlines?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has uncovered that in the last year 125,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Los Angeles and Buenos Aires ‒ but the route is unserved. Surely this is an ideal route for either American Airlines or Aerolineas Argentinas??

Avianca adds Quito - Panama City route

Avianca adds Quito – Panama City route

Avianca begins a twice-weekly service between the Ecuadorian and Panamanian airports using its A319 fleet.

Airbus thumps Boeing in final delivery month of 2015; TAM Airlines becomes first A350 operator from the Americas

Airbus thumps Boeing in final delivery month of 2015; TAM Airlines becomes first A350 operator from the Americas

After delivering 79 units in the month of December, Airbus has closed the gap to Boeing by 26 units. The month was also a celebration for TAM Airlines, which became the fourth global operator of the A350. December has also witnessed the European manufacturer deliver three A350s to Finnair and Vietnam Airlines, however Boeing handed out […]