Articles Tagged ‘CPT’
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?
1time opens second international route; currently largest LCC in South Africa
Established over five years ago, 1time is currently the biggest LCC in South Africa. What competition does it face on its domestic network and which destination has become its second international service? And what characteristics does the airline share with Allegiant in the US?
Johannesburg traffic down 2.4% in 2009 Q3; international traffic up in July and August
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?
New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 26 September – Friday 2 October):
Quite a busy week with new routes from airlines based in Australia, Bahrain, China, India, Iraq, Ireland, Latvia, Oman, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, the UAE, the UK and the USA.
Johannesburg handled 18.4 million passengers in 2008; domestic demand now down 15-20%
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.
International growth fails to compensate for domestic decline at Johannesburg
Domestic traffic growth in South Africa has ground to a halt. In July it was down 12% at JNB alone. International traffic is still growing but slowing. Last year’s record of 36 million passengers through all the airports may be tough to beat this year.