Articles Tagged ‘Istanbul’

Vueling now carrying 11 million passengers per annum; Barcelona now a proper hub; Ciudad Real new for winter

Vueling now carrying 11 million passengers per annum; Barcelona now a proper hub; Ciudad Real new for winter

The ‘new’ Vueling operates a fleet of 37 A320s but how seasonal is demand? Which are the airline’s busiest country markets and what is unusual about its UK flights? Which new routes are being started this winter?

Turkey's airports report growth of 24% in first half of 2010

Turkey’s airports report growth of 24% in first half of 2010

You want a country where air travel is booming? Then look no further than Turkey. Passenger numbers are up almost a quarter this year and all airports are growing. But which are growing fastest and which have been Turkish Airlines’ new destinations this year?

Introducing the Euro annies – proper awards based on science, statistics and evidence

Introducing the Euro annies – proper awards based on science, statistics and evidence

Want some airport (and airline) awards that are based on transparent analysis of numerical data? You got it. Will it throw up some unusual winners? You bet.


Turkmenistan's all-Boeing fleet set to grow as Birmingham route outperforms London; Istanbul is top Ashgabat route

Turkmenistan’s all-Boeing fleet set to grow as Birmingham route outperforms London; Istanbul is top Ashgabat route

We like a challenge, and finding useful data on air transport in Turkmenistan comes into that category. How big is the national airline’s fleet and which routes does it operate? Who else operates flights to Ashgabat? And why is Birmingham such a popular route?

SunExpress: Booming Lufthansa/Turkish JV grew 32% in 2009!  Will it grow by frequency or routes in 2010?

SunExpress: Booming Lufthansa/Turkish JV grew 32% in 2009! Will it grow by frequency or routes in 2010?

A rapidly growing carrier based in Turkey? Is it Turkish Airlines? Is it Pegasus? No it’s SunExpress. And the carrier plans to grow a further 25% this year. Which are its biggest Turkish bases?

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen opens new terminal; demand up 40% so far in 2009

nl201109-airprot-100.jpgOne of Europe’s fastest growing airports has a great new terminal. How is demand split between domestic and international flights and how do the three major Turkish carriers compare? Which European and Middle Eastern LCCs serve the airport?


Turkish airports report double-digit growth this autumn; Istanbul leads way

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsTurkish airports will handle over 80 million passengers this year and most (but not all) are growing. But is it domestic or international traffic that is driving the growth? How dominant are Istanbul’s two airports?

Sabiha Gökçen entry takes The RouteShop.com to 666!

Lead StoryAs unique monthly visits to anna.aero pass 35,000, Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökcen became the 80th airport to join TheRouteShop.com advertising 11 routes, taking the total available air services in the shop to an auspicious 666.

Growth in Turkish market driven by domestic demand; SAW sees rapid growth everywhere

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsWhat’s this? A country where air travel demand has been growing throughout 2009? Yes, it’s true and we show you which are the fastest growing airports in Turkey and which new international routes have been started.


Pegasus Airlines wings its way to mainland Europe with increasing scheduled services

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisThe owners of Istanbul-based Pegasus are now also the largest shareholder in airberlin. But what routes does Pegasus serve around Europe? How extensive is its domestic network and what are its frequencies on the busiest routes?

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?

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?