Articles Tagged ‘GIG’

Brazil enduring prolonged period of declines; Rio Olympics unlikely to help much; GOL and LATAM still vying for domestic honours

Brazil enduring prolonged period of declines; Rio Olympics unlikely to help much; GOL and LATAM still vying for domestic honours

With the economy predicted to shrink by almost 4% this year it’s no surprise that the demand for domestic air travel has been falling significantly. We reveal just how much and look at how the country’s privatised airports are getting on.

Skyscanner reveals the value of time to air travellers is $8 per hour for long-haul passengers

Skyscanner reveals the value of time to air travellers is $8 per hour for long-haul passengers

We all know that time is money, but just how much is a long-haul passenger prepared to pay to save one hour of travel time? Those clever people at Skyscanner have analysed the top 100 long-haul routes, and they reckon it’s $8 per hour. They also reveal the potential for new non-stop routes.

London Gatwick celebrates Cake of the Week win for British Airways’ JFK launch

London Gatwick celebrates Cake of the Week win for British Airways’ JFK launch

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Singapore Airlines launches A350 operations to Amsterdam, while Delta Air Lines resumes seasonal services between Pittsburgh and Paris CDG. More news from Rome Fiumicino, Cork, Düsseldorf, Leeds Bradford, Izmir, Madrid and Punta Gorda airports.


South American fiesta of FTWAs this week

South American fiesta of FTWAs this week

It’s not often that we receive an FTWA from South America, indeed prior to this week we had received just three so far this year. Yet this week we have had five – the most of any region! See if any of these entries can emulate Quito Airport back in February which won its week […]

Royal Air Maroc rhumbas into Rio

Royal Air Maroc rhumbas into Rio

Royal Air Maroc begins services to Rio de Janeiro Galeao from Casablanca – a route which will operate via its existing Sao Paulo service.

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

Double bubble week in Arch of Triumph competition

We had an interior shot of one of the 15 FTWAs sent in to this week’s competition, which has all the arches from the last two weeks of route launches (because we were in Krakow last week). Find out which airport sent it and whether the all-important exterior shot was good enough to win.


Edelweiss Air expands to Rio de Janeiro

Edelweiss Air expands to Rio de Janeiro

Edelweiss Air begins twice-weekly services between Zurich and Rio de Janeiro Galeao onboard its A330 fleet.

Aeromexico’s international traffic grows 15%; #1 airport Mexico City grows by 9.5%; Amsterdam to join network in May

Aeromexico’s international traffic grows 15%; #1 airport Mexico City grows by 9.5%; Amsterdam to join network in May

Aeromexico is currently the largest airline in Mexico occupying 38% of seats to the nation. During 2015 the carrier launched services to many new international destinations, helping international traffic to grow by 15%. With this news, anna.aero takes a closer look to see how the airline is developing in regards to its international growth.

Brazilian airlines face challenging 2016 despite Olympics boost; domestic air travel in November shows biggest downturn in a decade

Brazilian airlines face challenging 2016 despite Olympics boost; domestic air travel in November shows biggest downturn in a decade

The country’s economy is expected to shrink in 2016 despite Rio de Janeiro hosting the summer Olympics. The fourth quarter of 2015 finally saw demand for domestic air travel start to fall. Plus we look at the performance of Brazil’s recently privatised airports.


TAM Airlines and new-look GOL still battling to be #1 in Brazilian domestic market

TAM Airlines and new-look GOL still battling to be #1 in Brazilian domestic market

Brazil’s struggling economy and currency issues are not good news for the country’s airlines. However, domestic capacity is still growing modestly. We reveal the top 12 airlines on international service and which ones are (and are not) growing.

Belo Horizonte Airport’s largest airline GOL reduces capacity while Azul Airlines increase by 10%

Belo Horizonte Airport’s largest airline GOL reduces capacity while Azul Airlines increase by 10%

Belo Horizonte Airport, otherwise known as ‘Tancredo Neves International Airport’, is the main airport to serve the Brazilian city. The other two airports are Belo Horizonte/Pampulha Airport, which serves as a hub for regional flights, while Carlos Prates Airport serves general aviation. anna.aero looks to see how the airline framework has changed at Tancredo Neves […]

Europe extends its lead in inter-regional competition

Europe extends its lead in inter-regional competition

This week’s winner sees this European hub take home its second ‘Arch of Triumph’ title, having previously won last year securing fourth spot overall in the process. Find out where it is placed in this year’s competition and just how it rated against the other nine airports entering this week.