Articles Tagged ‘Ethiopian Airlines’
Madagascar capacity jumps 33% over past 10 years; domestic routes lead growth in 2018; Mauritius top international destination
There were 2.11 million two-way seats available on all flights serving Madagascar in 2018, up 8.9% on the previous year. The African Island nation has seen a 33% boost in available seats over the past 10 years, with four consecutive years of growth since 2014. Nick Preston takes a look at recent network trends.
Global turboprop capacity up 22% since 2009; Vancouver is ‘Top of the Props’ as Canada overtakes US to become top market
More than 245 million two-way seats were available on scheduled turboprop flights in 2018, a 22% increase since 2009. Nick Preston examines trends over the past decade to identify which airlines, airports and country markets have seen the biggest increases or cuts in services performed by these aircraft.
Ethiopian Airlines links Addis Ababa and Manchester, via Brussels, while Moscow will operate non-stop.
Ethiopian Airlines initiates a three times weekly service between Addis Ababa and Mogadishu.
With the start of W18/19 now less than three weeks away, we decided to peer into the future to see which airlines will be ruling the roost this winter. Nick Preston identifies those carriers offering the most routes and which will operate from the most country markets and airports in a typical week during W18/19.
Tchadia Airlines takes flight from Chad with an initial network of 11 routes; will increase seat capacity from Chad this winter by 56%
Tchadia Airlines commenced operations from N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, on 1 October. The carrier is currently operating two Q400s across a network of 11 routes. Jonathan Ford looks further into the initial operations of this Ethiopian Airlines-backed carrier to see what it will offer over the course of this winter.
Zambia market returns to growth in 2018; capacity up by 4.2% this year, South African Airways is leading carrier
There are 2.56 million two-way seats scheduled on flights serving Zambia in 2018, a 4.2% increase on the previous year. Nick Preston takes a look at the African nation’s commercial air traffic trends over the past 10 years, including domestic and international market share and the biggest airlines and country markets.
Entebbe traffic hit 1.53 million passengers in 2017, up 8.1% versus 2016; Jambojet newest airline while Heathrow is leading unserved route
Serving as the main gateway to Uganda, Entebbe Airport has witnessed a 310% increase in annual traffic between 2000 and last year. Jonathan Ford looks at how traffic has developed from the Ugandan gateway in recent years, which airlines are seeing potential, and highlights the top unserved markets.
Air Tanzania reached a significant milestone earlier this month, when VIPs, staff and crew alike greeted the African airline’s first wide-body to its fleet – ushering in a new chapter in its development. Marc Watkins investigates the carrier’s existing network and its long-haul route plans for the future.
Ghana growth curbed by cutbacks in 2017; Africa World Airlines is leading carrier; Lagos top destination
There were 4.53 million two-way seats available on flights serving Ghana in 2017, 4.0% down on the previous year. Despite this, the African nation has enjoyed a strong capacity growth spurt over the past 10 years. Nick Preston looks at Ghana’s capacity trends, and its leading airlines, airports and routes.
Airbus and Boeing’s productivity improved 2.6% in May; 26% of units went to low-cost operators; Air Italy greets first 737 MAX 8
In May Airbus and Boeing combined handed over 119 units to customers, up from 116 deliveries in May 2017. Of those deliveries, 31 went to low-cost operators. Among the highlights for May include Air Italy receiving its first 737 MAX 8, while LEVEL collected its latest A330-200 for its Paris Orly base.
In a week when the nation’s football team failed to beat Croatia in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16, a little bit of Danish national pride will have been restored as a result of an Arch of Triumph win against 14 other airports in the FTWA World Competition.