Articles Tagged ‘Egypt’

The UK ends ban to Sharm El Sheikh; it had 1.2 million passengers

The UK ends ban to Sharm El Sheikh; it had 1.2 million passengers

The UK ban to Sharm El Sheikh has been lifted. In 2015, 15 UK airports had service to Sharm, carrying nearly 1.2m passengers.

The dragon awakes: over 2.5 million flew China-Africa last year

The dragon awakes: over 2.5 million flew China-Africa last year

Buoyed by rising trade and 1 million+ Chinese in Africa, over 2.5 million people flew between China and Africa in 2018. Guangzhou is the leading gateway, with one-third of passengers, while Egypt is the most-demanded country. 14 routes operate to the continent, but 8 in 10 passengers connect on the way. anna.aero explores this growing […]

Heathrow Expansion - 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

Heathrow Expansion – 61 unserved African routes; 27 African countries!

In the lead up to the anna.aero-RABA Heathrow HubLAB conference next month, we look at Heathrow’s underserved potential for routes to Africa and the Middle East. There are 61 African airports and 27 countries with links to other mega hubs in Europe, but no services to Heathrow this summer.


Turkish Airlines grows faster in Egypt than MEB3

Turkish Airlines grows faster in Egypt than MEB3

Despite Turkish Airlines being the best connected airline to the African continent in terms of destinations served, when it comes to Egypt the carrier places second to Qatar Airways in relation to seat capacity. anna.aero looks into the connectivity contest between Turkish and the MEB3 carriers in Egypt, as well as looking to see which […]

UK airports see international passenger numbers grow by 4.5% in 2014 H1; Canary Islands lead ‘summer sun’ surge

UK airports see international passenger numbers grow by 4.5% in 2014 H1; Canary Islands lead ‘summer sun’ surge

International air travel from the UK grew faster in the first half of 2014 than in the previous year. Popular summer sun destinations such as the Canary Islands, Greece and Portugal have been performing well, but one major EU country market (which grew rapidly last year) has seen a decline this year.

Europe-Africa airline seat capacity up less than 2% in March; Moroccan markets growing fastest as Egypt faces uncertain future

Europe-Africa airline seat capacity up less than 2% in March; Moroccan markets growing fastest as Egypt faces uncertain future

Modest growth between Europe and Africa disguises significant developments at an airline and country pair level. Ryanair is increasing capacity by over 70%, Vueling by over 500%, while traffic on Egyptian routes appears to be suffering due to the country’s on-going political uncertainty.


Egyptair struggles to fully recover; launches four new destinations this week, including Manchester and Toronto

Egyptair struggles to fully recover; launches four new destinations this week, including Manchester and Toronto

Egyptair’s slow recovery includes double-digit capacity growth in Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, Italy and Germany, as well as new long-haul destinations like Osaka Kansai and Toronto Pearson.

UK international traffic up 5% in 2011; Spain up by over two million passengers, Estonian market grows by 150%

UK international traffic up 5% in 2011; Spain up by over two million passengers, Estonian market grows by 150%

UK airports have had a difficult year but international traffic is up 5%. Which markets have seen the biggest volume increase (and decrease) and which major markets have seen the highest growth in 2011? And who is responsible for the UK – Estonian market more than doubling this year?

Egypt’s air traffic on way to recovery after revolution; Saudi market doubling

Egypt’s air traffic on way to recovery after revolution; Saudi market doubling

Egypt’s revolution earlier this year is now long over, but what has the effect been on air travel in the country? Which airlines have downsized and which have instead seen opportunities? And which of Egypt’s country markets has more than doubled in size?


Spain, USA and Ireland lead way in May for biggest volume growth from UK airports; Egypt and Tunisia still struggling

Spain, USA and Ireland lead way in May for biggest volume growth from UK airports; Egypt and Tunisia still struggling

International traffic from UK airports actually grew by almost 8% in May. But which country markets have seen the biggest year-on-year growth in traffic volume? How much are Egypt and Tunisia still struggling to recover tourist demand, and which European country has seen traffic almost treble?

Domestic issues in Egypt and Tunisia appear to be impacting Morocco's tourism; Arik Air capacity up 28%

Domestic issues in Egypt and Tunisia appear to be impacting Morocco’s tourism; Arik Air capacity up 28%

North Africa has seen its fair share of political upheaval this year, which is not good for the region’s important in-bound tourism. But which countries, airlines and airports in Africa have been growing fastest during the last year based on scheduled capacity analysis?

UK international air traffic demand almost back to last year's level in Q1; Egypt and Qatar now included in analysis

UK international air traffic demand almost back to last year’s level in Q1; Egypt and Qatar now included in analysis

So which ‘mature’ markets are performing best (and worst) from the UK in 2010? We’ve added two more countries to our basket of ‘emerging’ markets. And what’s up with the Moroccan and Polish markets?