Articles Tagged ‘Egypt’

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?

African air travel dominated by South Africa and Egypt, their national carriers, and their biggest airports

African air travel dominated by South Africa and Egypt, their national carriers, and their biggest airports

We take a look at the leading air travel country markets, airlines and airports and see how they compare with one year ago. Which is the fastest-growing airline and how many airports are there with scheduled services?

UK charter traffic down 26% in just two years; Turkish market still growing but scheduled traffic growing faster

UK charter traffic down 26% in just two years; Turkish market still growing but scheduled traffic growing faster

The rise of LCCs has hit the UK charter market hard. But what have been the trends over the last two years? Who are the key remaining players and which African market was the fastest growing in 2009?


Egypt's traffic up 35% in three years; local start-ups attacking Egyptair monopoly

Egypt’s traffic up 35% in three years; local start-ups attacking Egyptair monopoly

Cairo airport, which has a brand-new terminal, dominates the Egyptian market, but where does the growth take place? What are the networks like from other Egyptian airports? Which country market serves Egypt with 23 flights on 747s this week? And which Egyptian start-up airlines will launch this year?

Demand at UK airports down 2% in Q3; four Central European markets still reporting double-digit growth

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsOnly a few UK airports reported traffic growth during the third quarter. Which ones? Which London airport suffered most in September? A dozen major country markets are still reporting double-digit growth. We name them!

New Star Alliance member Egyptair’s strong domestic network differentiates it from regional rivals

New Star Alliance member Egyptair’s strong domestic network differentiates it from regional rivalsThe 21st member of the Star Alliance has seen traffic grow 20% in the last year. Its Cairo hub serves 59 international destinations in 43 countries but where are its network strengths? And where are there notable gaps? We take a closer look.


Tunisia losing out to Morocco and Egypt

0802010_tunisia_01.gifWithout an ‘open-skies’ agreement with Europe and without the same all-year-round sunshine as Egypt, Tunisia has struggled in recent years to maximise its tourism potential. Early indications are that 2007 wasn’t a great year either so why is a Turkish company building a new airport only 60 kilometres from Monastir? And why are there hardly any LCCs in the market?

Egyptian market prepares for increased deregulation

Country Focus: EgyptEgypt is preparing itself for increasing deregulation. We take a look at the current situation. How has demand fluctuated during the last 10 years? Which are the country’s leading airports? How much does seasonality impact operations? We look at how traffic has fluctuated from various EU markets and what EgyptAir is doing to protect its dominant domestic position.