Articles Tagged ‘Comair’
Durban sees 24% passenger traffic increase in three years; set to launch first direct European service in autumn
Previously overshadowed by Cape Town and Johannesburg – despite serving South Africa’s second largest city – Durban has seen a rapid increase in passenger numbers since 2014. James Davis investigates the underlying seasonality trends and developments behind the airport’s recent growth, and analyses the top airlines and routes serving this coastal city.
Iberia, Oslo Gardermoen, Manchester and Singapore all celebrate their industry-recognised anna.aero Route of the Week awards
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Lufthansa launches flights to Funchal from Frankfurt while Ryanair celebrates its newest route from Trieste. More news also from Bordeaux, Durban, Malta and Manchester airports as well as Alliance Airways.
Windhoek to Johannesburg is Namibia’s number one route; Munich newest connection; Ethiopian Airlines, KLM and Qatar Airways to serve
Home to 2.1 million people, Namibia is a nation which is celebrating 26 years of independence from South Africa. During the past year seat capacity to the African nation is down 5.9%, with one carrier no longer serving. anna.aero takes a closer look into Namibia’s route map, showcases the country’s aviation developments of the last […]
kulula.com South Africa’s leading LCC has 20% of domestic market; operates just seven routes with a fleet of 10 737-800s
Despite recently celebrating its 14th birthday, South Africa’s kulula.com operates just seven domestic routes. We reveal how the airline’s annual capacity has grown in the last decade and what competition it faces on its routes.
Following the launch of Zimbabwe flyafrica.com in July 2014 and Namibia flyafrica.com in February 2015, the flyafrica.com airline group has expanded rapidly, offering services to a total of six airports in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia. anna.aero evaluates the group’s network for this March.
Zimbabwe sees capacity grow by 44% in 2014; fastjet arrives from Dar es Salaam with twice-weekly flights
Rich in natural resources, including over 40 types of metals and minerals, Zimbabwe is also an African aviation hot-spot, having seen its airports offering around one million one-way seats this year. As Air Zimbabwe controls 32% and 34% of seats and flights respectively this December, anna.aero takes a closer look at Zimbabwe’s aviation sector and […]
South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time
As South Africa is lined up to host the 21st annual World Route Development Forum, in Durban next September, anna.aero takes a closer look at the recent developments in scheduled air services at the country’s busiest gateways and reveals which is the first international country market this November.
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.
British Airways launches services from Johannesburg Airport to Maputo Airport, operated by Comair.
Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport is still Africa’s #1; more flights to Mauritius, Kenya and Mozambique
International traffic growth remains strong at Johannesburg, helping the airport to deliver close to 20 million annual passengers for the last three years.
Comair set to close in September as Delta aims to reduce effect of operating costly, older regional jets
Comair (the US airline, not the South African one) will cease to exist from October. Which are its biggest bases, how many routes does it operate on behalf of parent company Delta, and which are its busiest routes in terms of weekly frequencies?
British Airways (Comair) now flies domestically in South Africa from Lanseria near Johannesburg and Pretoria to George.