Articles Tagged ‘JNB’

Double celebrations from two Arch of Triumph winners

Double celebrations from two Arch of Triumph winners

It’s a busy week – not only do we have pictures of Arch of Triumph winning airports from far-flung places like Suriname and Australia, but we have 10 FTWA entries from nine different countries. You may need to ‘calm down, calm down’ when you find out this week’s winner.

SAA’s LCC Mango set to start ninth domestic route

SAA’s LCC Mango set to start ninth domestic route

Launched by South African Airways in late 2006, Mango has grown steadily from four to 12 aircraft. We look at what competition the airline faces on its route network and how growth has accelerated in recent years.

Fly Blue Crane takes to the skies

Fly Blue Crane takes to the skies

Fly Blue Crane inaugurates its first services from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein, Kimberley and Nelspruit – all operated by the carrier’s two ERJ 145s.


Top 15 routes in relation to capacity, ASKs and frequency revealed

Top 15 routes in relation to capacity, ASKs and frequency revealed

anna.aero investigates the top 15 routes in relation to the three factors of capacity, ASKs and frequency, and looks to see how they have changed over the past five years.

kulula.com South Africa’s leading LCC has 20% of domestic market; operates just seven routes with a fleet of 10 737-800s

kulula.com South Africa’s leading LCC has 20% of domestic market; operates just seven routes with a fleet of 10 737-800s

Despite recently celebrating its 14th birthday, South Africa’s kulula.com operates just seven domestic routes. We reveal how the airline’s annual capacity has grown in the last decade and what competition it faces on its routes.

El Al to return to Miami and Chicago following 787 order

El Al to return to Miami and Chicago following 787 order

El Al recently ordered enough 787-8s and 9s to replace its entire long-haul fleet and then some. Our data elves believe this deal will see the carrier return to the two previously served routes of Miami and Chicago. Other long-haul destinations in the US and Asia could also be on the cards – find out […]


South African Airways' three main airports are reporting an average decline in capacity of 7%

South African Airways’ three main airports are reporting an average decline in capacity of 7%

Having recently launched services from Accra to Washington Dulles, Ghana’s capital has witnessed South African Airways increase seat capacity to the airport by 45%. However, the opposite is occurring at the rest of the airline’s top 12 airports. anna.aero looks to see how capacity has changed over the past 12 months ahead of September’s World […]

fastjet grows from mid-September with arrival of fourth A319; 750,000 passengers carried in last 12 months from Dar es Salaam base

fastjet grows from mid-September with arrival of fourth A319; 750,000 passengers carried in last 12 months from Dar es Salaam base

Based at Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, fastjet is looking to focus more on international routes. The arrival of a fourth aircraft from mid-September will see international routes increase their share of network ASKs from 25% to 39%.

South African Airways adds flights from Accra to Washington

South African Airways adds flights from Accra to Washington

South African Airways begins new four times weekly service from the capital of Ghana to Washington Dulles – a service that originates in Johannesburg.


Flights down 5.8% and ASKs down 13% between Asia and Africa; Hong Kong-Johannesburg is #1 city pair

Flights down 5.8% and ASKs down 13% between Asia and Africa; Hong Kong-Johannesburg is #1 city pair

The relationship between Asia and Africa has grown considerably in recent years as both regions are becoming more actively engaged economically. As air services have become extremely significant for the development of the two regions, anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends between Asia and Africa.

Vote for the best of 17 Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part I

Vote for the best of 17 Fire Truck Water Arches; S15 Launches Part I

Airport firefighters around the world want the ‘Arch of Triumph’ certificate on their wall more than a new pool table or indeed a new volleyball net. To have that achievement endorsed by the ‘public’ will make them ecstatic. If you want your airport’s fire station to have this accolade – get tweeting and mobilise your […]

South African Airways touches down at Abu Dhabi

South African Airways touches down at Abu Dhabi

South African Airways starts new route from Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi with daily flights, a sector already flown by Etihad Airways’ daily departures.