Articles Tagged ‘IST’

Turkey’s airport traffic grew by 6% in 2008 fuelled by rapid expansion of Turkish Airlines

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusJust two airports handled 55% of Turkey’s 74 million airport passengers last year. Which ones? Seasonality is extreme at some airports. Which airports has Turkish Airlines recently added to its network and which airline legends are helping to guide Pegasus Airlines to a brighter future?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 7 March – Friday 13 March):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsGround-breaking new routes this week from AirAsia X and Southwest (hello Minneapolis/St Paul) while there are also new services being started by AeroMexico, AirAsia, AirTran, Athens Airways, City Airline, TUIfly.com and Turkish Airlines.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 28 February – Friday 6 March):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsAirlines across the world seem to have decided that the beginning of March is a good time to start a new route. This week we have news and analysis on 27 new routes being started by 15 different airlines. Leading the way is Tiger Airways with five new routes, Lufthansa Italia with four new routes from Milan Malpensa and Wataniya Airways with three.


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 21 February – Friday 27 February):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsNew routes this week from Air Algerie (Algeria), AirTran (USA), Allegiant Air (USA), Athens Airways (Greece), Turkish Airlines (Turkey), V Australia (Australia) and Wizz Air (Romania).

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 17 January – Friday 23 January):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsAnother nine new routes were started around the world this week by Aer Arann (Ireland), Air France (France), EVA Air (Taiwan), Kingfisher (India), Mexicana (Mexico), Turkish Airlines (Turkey), Sun-Air (Denmark) and Wizz Air (Poland).

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 10 January – Friday 16 January):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsAnother 17 new routes were started around the world this week by Azul (Brazil), BA (UK), Cebu Pacific (Philippines), Cimber Air (Denmark), Eastern Airways (UK), easyJet (UK), JAL (Japan), Mihin Lanka (Sri Lanka), Oman Air (Oman), Turkish Airlines (Turkey), Vivaaerobus (Mexico) and VLM (Netherlands).


Turkish Airlines still growing at 15%; Baghdad and Birmingham new for this winter

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisA lack of EU membership has not stopped Turkey’s national airline from growing profitably at 15% per annum in recent years. This year it has already received 11 new aircraft from Airbus and Boeing. But which new routes has it started and how seasonal is demand?

Turkey: Tourism growth stimulates demand without EU membership

Turkey: Tourism growth stimulates demand without EU membershipTurkey’s major airports have experienced impressive growth in recent years even without the aid of LCCs. The national airline has been profitable despite recording growth of 15-20% for the last three years. How much of its traffic is domestic and how many routes did it add in 2006? And do Brits and Germans really have different preferences for tourism resorts?