Articles Tagged ‘GIG’

Weekly seats up 2.4% and ASKs up 3.7% within South America; Santos Dumont-Congonhas is #1 route

Weekly seats up 2.4% and ASKs up 3.7% within South America; Santos Dumont-Congonhas is #1 route

While South America is still considered by many as an emerging market, air transport has become extremely significant for the development of the region. As weekly departing seats have increased by 2.4% this March, anna.aero investigates the top dozen country and city pairs respectively within South America.

United Airlines grows by 2.7% at Houston Intercontinental Airport in 2014; 175 destinations served this March

United Airlines grows by 2.7% at Houston Intercontinental Airport in 2014; 175 destinations served this March

anna.aero undertakes an in-depth analysis of exactly what are the top 12 routes flown by America’s third biggest carrier (United Airlines) from its busiest operational base in terms of weekly capacity this March, Houston Intercontinental Airport.

Lima Airport reports 5.7% traffic growth in 2014; LAN Airlines is leading carrier with half of all seats and flights

Lima Airport reports 5.7% traffic growth in 2014; LAN Airlines is leading carrier with half of all seats and flights

The primary international and domestic airport of Peru, Lima Airport (perhaps better known as Jorge Chávez International Airport) handled 16 million passengers last year (a new record high). With a total of 24 airlines flying to 56 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant LAN Airlines […]


GOL grows traffic by 10% in 2014; 97% of seats in domestic market

GOL grows traffic by 10% in 2014; 97% of seats in domestic market

Established in 2000 and having started operations on 15 January 2001 with a flight from Brasilia to Sao Paulo Guarulhos, GOL has expanded considerably since then, offering services to a total of 70 destinations in 11 countries this January. With the carrier flying to 55 points in Brazil, anna.aero looks at GOL’s top airports, country […]

Air Canada adds second route to Brazil

Air Canada adds second route to Brazil

Air Canada now connects Toronto Pearson to Rio de Janeiro Galeao with thrice-weekly flights, using its 767-300s.

Sao Paulo Viracopos sees growth of 6.9% so far in 2014; Azul Airlines adds Fort Lauderdale

Sao Paulo Viracopos sees growth of 6.9% so far in 2014; Azul Airlines adds Fort Lauderdale

The third busiest gateway to Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo Viracopos Airport handled close to 9.3 million passengers in 2013 (a new record high). With a total of five airlines flying to 59 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity, reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant Azul Airlines is […]


Peruvian market grows by 7.9% in 11 years; Lima commands 63% of seat capacity

Peruvian market grows by 7.9% in 11 years; Lima commands 63% of seat capacity

One of Latin America’s best-managed economies, Peru is also an aviation hot-spot, having seen its gateways offering 15 million one-way seats this year. As LAN Airlines commands over half of weekly seats, anna.aero investigates the carriers operating in this dynamic market and reveals which is the first international country market this October.

Dallas Love Field: 4.2% growth in 2014; Southwest Airlines and Virgin America make Love with eight new destinations

Dallas Love Field: 4.2% growth in 2014; Southwest Airlines and Virgin America make Love with eight new destinations

Following the lifting of Wright Amendment restrictions, Dallas Love Field Airport has seen the addition of eight new destinations from the likes of Southwest Airlines and Virgin America. With a total of 27 destinations being served from the airport this October, anna.aero investigates Love Field’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Southwest is.

Hosting World Cup boosts Brazil’s international air traffic; American Airlines and TAM each start two new daily routes in last 12 months

Hosting World Cup boosts Brazil’s international air traffic; American Airlines and TAM each start two new daily routes in last 12 months

Demand for air travel within Brazil has seen modest growth in 2014 with no obvious spike occurring during the period when the country hosted the FIFA World Cup.


World Cup puts spotlight on Brazil; international capacity at Brazilian airports up 15% in June

World Cup puts spotlight on Brazil; international capacity at Brazilian airports up 15% in June

The football World Cup is off and running and fans from all over the world have arrived in Brazil for the event. But how did they get there? We take a closer look at the international air services currently on offer from Latin America’s biggest country and highlight some of the recent long-haul additions.

30-Second Interview ─ Martin Modarelli, Commercial Director UK & Nordic Countries, LATAM Airlines Group

30-Second Interview ─ Martin Modarelli, Commercial Director UK & Nordic Countries, LATAM Airlines Group

Following TAM Airlines’ entry into oneworld on 31 March, anna.aero was invited to attend a special drinks reception held in London last week. We got to talk to LATAM Airlines Group’s Commercial Director for UK and Nordic Countries, Martin Modarelli about the airline holding group’s plans for 2014, the current network planning strategy, as well […]

Brasilia Airport grows 77% in eight years; Congonhas remains top destination

Brasilia Airport grows 77% in eight years; Congonhas remains top destination

Benefiting from a favourable economic climate in Brazil, the capital city’s airport in Brasilia has grown significantly over recent years, reaching a new high record of 16.5 million passengers in 2013. We take a closer look at the airport’s recent progress and reveal how dominant TAM Airlines and GOL are.