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Articles Tagged ‘Europe’

Adria Airways gone; 9 routes left unserved

Adria Airways gone; 9 routes left unserved

Slovenia’s Adria has ceased to exist – and, along with it, nearly 60% of Ljubljana’s capacity. Adria actively pursued wet leases and foreign bases, which in 2015 saw Ljubljana have just 55% of its capacity. In 2019, it operated 17 routes from Ljubljana, with 9 presently unserved by others. After Brussels Airlines and the Lufthansa […]

2018 sees biggest net rise in airline seats between Europe and China this decade; 30 new routes added last year; two new airline players for 2019

2018 sees biggest net rise in airline seats between Europe and China this decade; 30 new routes added last year; two new airline players for 2019

In 2018 there was 17.72 million two-way seats on routes between Europe and China, with this having risen from just 7.47 million in 2009. Jonathan Ford looks at the biggest players in the market, the number of routes that have been added in the past few years, and highlights the recent announcements for 2019. 

Russia rules European capacity growth in 2017; FLAPI airports all see traffic increase, Amsterdam fastest growing last year

Russia rules European capacity growth in 2017; FLAPI airports all see traffic increase, Amsterdam fastest growing last year

Russia led a group of 20 select European nations with a 16% year-on-year increase in departing seat capacity in 2017. Nick Preston examines other European traffic trends, including growth rates at the continent’s five largest hub airports, with Amsterdam seeing the biggest increase in passengers last year.


LCC capacity in Europe set for half a billion seats in 2018; nine nations already at 50% market share; European share forecast for 50% in 2027

LCC capacity in Europe set for half a billion seats in 2018; nine nations already at 50% market share; European share forecast for 50% in 2027

European low-cost seats are forecast to cross the half a billion barrier in 2018. Jonathan Ford takes a deeper look into the development of the model across Europe, including its market share of all seats, and which country markets have seen the greatest stimulation over the past decade.

Europe-Asia long-haul capacity up 6% this year; UK and China lead way for most seats as Aeroflot overtakes Lufthansa as #1 airline

Europe-Asia long-haul capacity up 6% this year; UK and China lead way for most seats as Aeroflot overtakes Lufthansa as #1 airline

We take a closer look at capacity changes on long-haul routes between Europe and Asia since the beginning of 2014. Plus we reveal the top 15 airlines and leading countries at each end of the market and how fast they are growing (or not). 

Iceland tops ranking for European countries dominated by local carriers; Lithuania and Slovakia among others with no home carriers

Iceland tops ranking for European countries dominated by local carriers; Lithuania and Slovakia among others with no home carriers

Ryanair has over 80 bases, easyJet and Wizz Air over 20 each and most are outside of where they are headquartered. We reveal which European countries are still dominated by their home-based airlines and which are now dominated by foreign carriers.


Over 50 new services added between Europe and US this summer; airberlin, Norwegian and WOW air adding most capacity versus S16

Over 50 new services added between Europe and US this summer; airberlin, Norwegian and WOW air adding most capacity versus S16

The Europe to US market will see capacity grow by 6% this summer thanks to the addition of over 50 new services. We reveal the leading players in the market and how quickly they are growing, plus which US airport will welcome back European flights for the first time since the 80s.

Manchester to Bangkok is the #1 unserved route between Europe and Thailand; Russia and UK top markets; MEB3 presence intensifying

Manchester to Bangkok is the #1 unserved route between Europe and Thailand; Russia and UK top markets; MEB3 presence intensifying

Europeans are the second largest contingent of visitors to Thailand after Asians. In 2015, 5.63 million European tourists visited the Asian country. anna.aero takes a closer look at the development of tourism from Europe to Thailand during the past decade, and looks into the most popular unserved connections. 

Europe-South America market grew by 3% in 2016; Iberia still leading carrier as LATAM closes gap; British Airways starts new Chile service

Europe-South America market grew by 3% in 2016; Iberia still leading carrier as LATAM closes gap; British Airways starts new Chile service

Brazil’s hosting of the Olympics in 2016 focused world attention on South America. Non-stop connections from European airports have grown steadily in recent years. We reveal the rate of growth as well as leading airlines and country pairs.


Shanghai - Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

Shanghai – Barcelona largest unserved market between China and Europe; Paris CDG #1 connected airport; Shanghai – Amsterdam fastest growing route

During the past 12 months, 16 previously unserved routes have opened up between Europe and China, with Baku, Manchester, Prague and London Gatwick being the latest airports to gain Chinese route status. anna.aero looks at how the market has developed in the past year, and to see which are the biggest unserved routes between the two markets.

China-Europe market analysed; Chinese carriers growing faster than European rivals as tourism market stimulates demand

China-Europe market analysed; Chinese carriers growing faster than European rivals as tourism market stimulates demand

China is already the biggest country market in Asia for non-stop air services from Europe. We reveal how quickly it is growing, which are the leading airlines and how many airports in China now have direct service to Europe.

Transatlantic market grows by 6% in 2015; Delta Air Lines, British Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines lead way

Transatlantic market grows by 6% in 2015; Delta Air Lines, British Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines lead way

Despite currency fluctuations the Europe to North America market looks in good shape this summer with capacity up and many new routes being launched among the almost 60 airlines serving the market.