Articles Tagged ‘GRU’

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi hub-heat beginning to cool down; Etihad Airways #1 airline and Doha #1 route

Abu Dhabi Airport looks set to get close to 25 million passengers in 2016, but is some of the heat beginning to fade at Etihad Airways’ home-hub, especially with monthly statistics falling in October? We investigate the airport’s traffic trends, biggest airlines and routes to understand what is happening in the UAE’s capital city.

LATAM Airlines Group cuts capacity across network with overall seat availability down 5.5%; traffic for 2016 down 1.1%; now serves Africa

LATAM Airlines Group cuts capacity across network with overall seat availability down 5.5%; traffic for 2016 down 1.1%; now serves Africa

The LATAM Airlines Group is currently going through a major rebranding programme. However, since its inception in 2012, it has not been smooth sailing as traffic and profits have fallen, and continue to do so. We take a closer look at traffic development and see how its network has changed during the past 12 months.

American Airlines has carried 122 million passengers from Miami since 2005; 2016 Q1 traffic up 5.8%; Cuba services come at a price

American Airlines has carried 122 million passengers from Miami since 2005; 2016 Q1 traffic up 5.8%; Cuba services come at a price

In September American Airlines commenced scheduled flights from Miami to five destinations in Cuba, with a sixth to Havana expected to commence in November. Despite welcoming Cuba to its international route map, traffic in the market for Q1 of 2016 dropped by 4.0%, and many routes from Miami have faced cuts during the past year. […]


LATAM Airlines arrives in Africa

LATAM Airlines arrives in Africa

LATAM Airlines begins flights between Sao Paulo Guarulhos and Johannesburg – also commences Peruvian domestic link between Lima and Jaen.

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.

Los Angeles-Buenos Aires is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 125,000 searches per year; one for American Airlines?

Los Angeles-Buenos Aires is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 125,000 searches per year; one for American Airlines?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has uncovered that in the last year 125,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Los Angeles and Buenos Aires ‒ but the route is unserved. Surely this is an ideal route for either American Airlines or Aerolineas Argentinas??


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.

LOT Polish Airlines celebrates winning Route of the Week title for launch of services to Tokyo Narita

LOT Polish Airlines celebrates winning Route of the Week title for launch of services to Tokyo Narita

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, easyJet celebrates its 20-year anniversary of flights to Aberdeen, while Singapore Airlines announces services to Canberra and Wellington. More news also from Wizz Air, Flybe, Alaska Airlines, TAM Airlines, Airports Authority of India, London Luton, Manchester and St. Petersburg airports.

TAM Airlines links Sao Paulo Guarulhos with Bogota

TAM Airlines links Sao Paulo Guarulhos with Bogota

TAM Airlines commences a four times weekly link between the two cities – oneworld member joins Avianca and LAN Airlines on the route.


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.

Delta Air Lines adds 13 routes to network

Delta Air Lines adds 13 routes to network

Delta Air Lines adds 13 new routes to its network just in time for 2016 with four launching from Atlanta, one from Los Angeles, two from Orlando and six from Seattle-Tacoma.

GOL’s Guarulhos service arrives in Aruba

GOL’s Guarulhos service arrives in Aruba

GOL starts its first service to Aruba with twice-weekly link from Sao Paulo.