Articles Tagged ‘Cape Town’
Three new carriers add spice to domestic market in South Africa; FlySafair, Skywise and Fly Blue Crane face challenging times
Competing against South African Airways and Comair’s two local airlines will be challenging for the new entrants. Passenger numbers are up 3.9% at the country’s three biggest airports in the first half of 2015. UAE still top country market.
SAA, Mango, British Airways and kulula.com take advantage of 1time’s demise; international traffic up 5% in 2013
The disappearance of 1time from the South African aviation market has resulted in a decline in domestic passenger numbers, and leaves domestic passengers with a choice of four airlines, owned by just two companies. The good news is that international traffic is up 5% at the country’s main international gateway.
Johannesburg sees international traffic pass eight million in 2011; Cape Town adds non-stops to Paris and Zurich
South Africa’s airport traffic grew in 2011, but did it set a new record? How has international traffic developed following the hosting of the FIFA World Cup in 2010? Which airlines have started new scheduled services in Johannesburg and Cape Town during 2011?
South Africa welcomes the world! Month-long football tournament will boost air traffic; United Kingdom still leading foreign market but UAE closing fast
The FIFA World Cup is up and running with everyone still in with a chance. But what about recent trends in air travel demand to, from and within South Africa? What impact have LCCs had on the domestic market?
Kulula.com is South Africa’s leading LCC despite operating just eight routes; capacity to grow almost 30% in 2010
South Africa’s first low-cost carrier is also the country’s biggest, but where does it fly and which airlines does it face competition from? At which of its airports is it the only major airline operating? And what is special about the latest aircraft it has had delivered?
Domestic traffic in South Africa is currently back at the levels of which previous year? International traffic after a period of decline has shown recent signs of growth at Johannesburg. But what about in Cape Town?
How has South African air traffic demand been affected by the global events of the last 12 months? We reveal the latest monthly traffic trends, by airport and market segment.