Articles Tagged ‘Canada’

Canadian airports see passenger numbers rise 3.7% during 2010; Air Canada and WestJet growing much faster

Canadian airports see passenger numbers rise 3.7% during 2010; Air Canada and WestJet growing much faster

Eight out of the top 10 Canadian airports have grown in 2010. Which are the two exceptions and which airport is growing fastest? But how can the nation’s two biggest carriers Air Canada and WestJet both be both growing much faster?

Canada-Cuba traffic +27% this year; explosive growth last decade

Canada-Cuba traffic +27% this year; explosive growth last decade

As Americans return from Thanksgiving, we have a look at the Cuban market, which their northern neighbours the Canadians love so much. If the political landscape changed, maybe Cuba could be the next place for US sun seekers? But exactly how has the market developed from Canada?

Canada's airports see international growth outstrip domestic routes; US routes and Air Canada still dominate

Canada’s airports see international growth outstrip domestic routes; US routes and Air Canada still dominate

How many airports in Canada offer international services? Where do Toronto’s two airports rank? Which country markets are the biggest? Which non-US destinations are served at least daily from Canada’s six busiest airports?


WestJet resumes growth as international network grows; Calgary being caught by Toronto as biggest base

WestJet resumes growth as international network grows; Calgary being caught by Toronto as biggest base

Canada’s second airline is growing rapidly once more after a brief pause in 2009. How has the airline’s average sector length changed and how much international flying does it do in winter? How big a threat is Air Canada on domestic routes?

Toronto welcomes Virgin America services to Los Angeles and San Francisco; Air Canada still has 60% of capacity

Toronto welcomes Virgin America services to Los Angeles and San Francisco; Air Canada still has 60% of capacity

Canada’s busiest airport with over 30 million annual passengers welcomed a new airline last week. How has traffic developed in the different market segments in recent years and which other new routes have been started?

Transatlantic capacity up 2.4% this summer; at least 24 new routes starting with ‘new’ United battling Delta for #1 status

Transatlantic capacity up 2.4% this summer; at least 24 new routes starting with ‘new’ United battling Delta for #1 status

Things are picking up on the historically lucrative transatlantic market with capacity up this summer and over two dozen new routes. But which are the leading country-pair markets and which airlines are expanding (and reducing) their presence.


Passenger numbers stable in Canada in Q1; Ottawa only top 10 airport growing at more than 5%; Demand up at Air Canada and WestJet

Passenger numbers stable in Canada in Q1; Ottawa only top 10 airport growing at more than 5%; Demand up at Air Canada and WestJet

Air travel at Canada’s airports has shown little growth yet both Air Canada and WestJet have seen an increase in demand (RPMs). How can this be? How dominant are these two carriers at Canada’s top airports?

Canadian airports see 6% drop in demand in 2009; Air Canada will add six new Atlantic routes in 2010

Canadian airports see 6% drop in demand in 2009; Air Canada will add six new Atlantic routes in 2010

Which of Canada’s leading airports performed best and worst last year? Did any report growth in 2009? How quickly (or not) have Air Canada and WestJet been expanding?

Air Canada growing Atlantic services; now represent 25% of all capacity

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisAir Canada and its partner Jazz operate over 330 aircraft, many on domestic routes. But what share of capacity is dedicated to the domestic market? Which regional market has shrunk the most in 2009 and how dominant are routes to London among transatlantic services?


Signs of recovery at Canada’s top 10 airports; 3 airports show year-on-year growth

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsCanadian airport traffic data for August and September looks promising. But which airports are growing compared with last year and which airport is in desperate need of a major international event to take place in its catchment area?

Canada – US market generates 23 million passengers but none on US LCCs; Air Canada has one-third of market

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryFlights between Canada and the US operate from 23 Canadian airports and 60 US airports but which are the leading airports, routes and airlines? Which Canadian airport has seen the market grow by almost 20% in 2009?

Montreal welcomes Jumpstart; international (non-US) traffic continues to grow

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusMontreal still ranks third (just) among Canadian airports and is benefiting from international traffic growth. Which services has it lost and gained in the last year? Which airlines are the busiest (after Air Canada) and which transatlantic route starts next week?