Articles Tagged ‘JNB’

SA Airlink adventures into St. Helena

SA Airlink adventures into St. Helena

SA Airlink becomes first airline to offer schedule flights to St. Helena with a weekly link from Johannesburg.

South African Airways continues to cut capacity as future remains uncertain; SA Airlink sees double-digit growth as SA Express shrinks

South African Airways continues to cut capacity as future remains uncertain; SA Airlink sees double-digit growth as SA Express shrinks

South African Airways in FY2016 carried 6.92 million passengers with an average load factor of 74%. However, South Africa’s national carrier is in turmoil at the moment with regards to its future. We look to see how the carrier has adjusted its network in recent years to maintain its operation so far.  

Cemair cements Hoedspruit to its network

Cemair cements Hoedspruit to its network

Cemair links Hoedspruit to Johannesburg and Cape Town – routes already flown by SA Express. 


Ethiopian Airlines returns to Singapore with non-stop flights

Ethiopian Airlines returns to Singapore with non-stop flights

Ethiopian Airlines begins five weekly flights between Addis Ababa and Singapore. 

East London is South Africa's fastest growing airport; 39.7 million passengers in 2016; traffic up five million in four years

East London is South Africa’s fastest growing airport; 39.7 million passengers in 2016; traffic up five million in four years

Having seen demand surge by almost 20% in 2016, East London is South Africa’s fastest growing airport. We take a closer look at the developments of the nation’s other large airports during the past few years, and delve deeper to see how the nation’s international sector has developed. 

Funchal Airport traffic up 13.4% for the first three quarters of 2016; on course for three million; Lufthansa arrival opens global connectivity

Funchal Airport traffic up 13.4% for the first three quarters of 2016; on course for three million; Lufthansa arrival opens global connectivity

Funchal Airport is the main gateway to the island of Madeira, and for the first nine months of this year the airport has welcomed just shy of 2.3 million passengers. With an average monthly increase so far this year of over 13%, up from 5.3% for the same period in 2015, the airport is poised […]


Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN - LHR is #1 route for ASKs

Star Alliance network covers 1,000+ airports and 4,000+ routes; Frankfurt remains largest hub (for now); SIN – LHR is #1 route for ASKs

The Star Alliance is made up of 27 carriers, with its largest member being United Airlines. During the past 12 months, the members’ collective seat capacity has grown 3.7%, with the alliance offering over eight million monthly one-way seats. We look at Star’s top 12 routes in relation to ASKs and seats, top airports and […]

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.

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

Arch of Triumph win for China-Europe new route

As we were all flouncing around in Chengdu last week at World Routes, we have a double whammy of FTWAs this week, with a massive 19 airports from around the world battling it out for airport marketing glory.


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.

Fly Blue Crane makes it to Mthatha

Fly Blue Crane makes it to Mthatha

Fly Blue Crane launches flights between Johannesburg and Mthatha – already served by South African Airways.

Windhoek to Johannesburg is Namibia’s number one route; Munich newest connection; Ethiopian Airlines, KLM and Qatar Airways to serve

Windhoek to Johannesburg is Namibia’s number one route; Munich newest connection; Ethiopian Airlines, KLM and Qatar Airways to serve

Home to 2.1 million people, Namibia is a nation which is celebrating 26 years of independence from South Africa. During the past year seat capacity to the African nation is down 5.9%, with one carrier no longer serving. anna.aero takes a closer look into Namibia’s route map, showcases the country’s aviation developments of the last […]